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Rural commuters urged to attend Bus Forum

A Mid Formartine councillor is calling for as many bus users as possible to attend the Formartine Area Bus Forum next week at Meldrum Academy.

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Gordon MP Colin Clark with volunteers at the Garioch Community Kitchen

MP visits Community Kitchen

The Garioch Community Kitchen in Inverurie received a visit from Gordon MP Colin Clark recently.

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Paul Whitecross, Neil Skene from NESS, Ross Spence and Ross Cochrane

Top chefs team up for NE sensory charity

Four of Scotland’s most respected chefs are combining their expertise to create a feast designed especially to excite the senses.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

Crime
An artist's impression of the DogHouse Hotel and Brewery on the current Power Jacks site

World’s first ‘beer hotel’ to open in Ellon

Independent craft brewer, BrewDog, has announced plans to open an immersive craft beer hotel and brewery expansion in Ellon.

Business
The ANM Spring Show 17 Char & Supreme Champ

Excellent entries to compete at Royal Northern Spring Show

Aberdeen & Northern Marts, in conjunction with the Royal Northern Agricultural Society, has forward 90 pedigree bull and 60 commercial cattle entries for the Royal Northern Spring Show next week.

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Ellon Community Policing Inspector Nick Thom with members of the Ythan Crafters for Mental Wellbeing group

Inspector meets crafters

Ellon Community Policing Inspector Nick Thom met the Ythan Crafters for Mental Wellbeing group last week at Ellon Library.

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NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

Education
Economy secretary Keith Brown said foreign military traffic is a "legitimate" part of Prestwick Airport's business model.

Keith Brown visits Aberdeen bypass site

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Secretary Keith Brown today met with former Carillion staff and a representative from Aberdeen Roads Limited (ARL) who are currently constructing the impressive Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project.

Transport
Lindsay and Craig Wilson with singer Susan Boyle

Candlelit vigil raises £35k for charity

An award-winning restaurant in Udny Green marked its 14th birthday last week by handing over £35,000 to Friends of ANCHOR.

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Transport Scotland

Two roads to close for surfacing works

The A90 southbound slip road to Newburgh is expected to be temporarily closed next week to enable surfacing works to take place.

Transport
Little Mr M specialises in kids tableware and is owned by Karina Emslie

Redundancy gives mum design for success

Being made redundant from her job in oil and gas six months into her maternity leave forced an Udny woman to re-evaluate her career goals.

Business
Ashley Highfield

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

Politics
Police Scotland

Man charged after crash on A947

A man has been charged following a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A947 Oldmeldrum to Pitmedden road this morning.

News
Caroline Thomson

Two causes to benefit from second Ruby Ball event

Big kids can enjoy the fun of the fair while raising money for two north-east charities next month.

News
Police Scotland

Warning for motorists after man caught driving over 100mph

Officers have issued a reminder to motorists regarding the dangers of speeding after a driver was caught travelling in excess of 100 miles per hour in Aberdeenshire

Crime
Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

Environment
Five firms in the running for Scottish Wedding Awards

Five firms in the running for Scottish Wedding Awards

Five local businesses have made it to the finals of the 6th annual Scottish Wedding Awards.

Business
British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

Crime
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