Sporting legend supports fundraiser

A fundraiser has been organised for Ellon’s Hogmanay event, Gig at the Brig.

The fundraising disco/raffle night will be taking place on Friday, November 8 in the Station Hotel function suite.

Some great prizes will be up for grabs, not least the AFC corporate day package and a signed and framed Ross County FC shirt donated along with a goodwill message from ex Ellon Academy pupil and current Ross County Manager Derek Adams.

Top Aberdeen soul and retro sounds Deejay Ian McHattie who regularly guests on local radio will be manning the decks for the evening and Aberdeen FC legend and Gothenburg Great Doug Rougvie will the special guest drawing the prize raffle and presenting the prizes to the lucky winners on the night. Tickets will be on sale from this week at the Station Hotel priced £5, paying at the door on the night may be possible, ticket availability dependant. Tickets for Gig At The Brig 2013 will be on sale as well.

Ellon Events Committee have said that negotiations for the Hogmanay event are at an advanced stage and going well and that donations, sponsorship and advertising purchasing are picking up a pace but all businesses who would like to be part of the event and see their name on the big screen at the biggest event in Ellon’s history can contact them on their facebook page or visit