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Easter weekend tragedy as four die on Scotland's roads - BBC News

Easter weekend tragedy as four die on Scotland's roads  BBC News

Four people die and four others are injured following a spate of crashes on Scotland's roads within 24 hours.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:07 pm


Aberdeenshire road improvements worth £390,000 get underway - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire road improvements worth £390,000 get underway  Press and Journal

A £390,000 project to carry out road improvements for two sections of the A90 near Stonehaven is due to get underway next week. The project will involve teams ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 3:10 pm


Scotland has warmest ever Easter Sunday as temperatures soar - STV News

Scotland has warmest ever Easter Sunday as temperatures soar  STV News

Scotland has warmest ever Easter Sunday as temperatures soar. Records have been broken after the heat reached 23C at Fyvie Castle in Aberdeenshire.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 2:56 pm


Dozens of firefighters race to tackle THREE-HOUR Aberdeenshire wildfire as temperatures soar on Easter Sunday - The Scottish Sun

Dozens of firefighters race to tackle THREE-HOUR Aberdeenshire wildfire as temperatures soar on Easter Sunday  The Scottish Sun

AROUND 24 firefighters are currently dealing with a blaze in Rosehearty. Scottish Fire and Rescue confirmed they had been called out to the blaze at around ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 2:52 pm


£3m cash boost for north-east council’s to help those in need - Aberdeen Evening Express

£3m cash boost for north-east council’s to help those in need  Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Angus councils are set to receive a cash boost from Scottish Government as part of the Scottish Welfare Fund.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 1:00 pm


BrewDog granted licence for new north-east bar … and it’s opening next month - Aberdeen Evening Express

BrewDog granted licence for new north-east bar … and it’s opening next month  Aberdeen Evening Express

Craft beer giants BrewDog have been granted an occasional licence paving the way to open its latest north-east bar. The Ellon-based brewery has been granted ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Woman, 77, hurt in two-car crash in Aberdeenshire - BBC News

Woman, 77, hurt in two-car crash in Aberdeenshire  BBC News

The driver of a Citroen C1 was seriously hurt when two vehicles collided on the A90 Aberdeen to Fraserburgh road.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 9:30 am


Young volunteers wanted for Aberdeen cancer support charity - Aberdeen Evening Express

Young volunteers wanted for Aberdeen cancer support charity  Aberdeen Evening Express

CLAN Cancer Support is urging people aged between 12 and 17 to join its new young ambassadors group. The first meeting of the group is due to take place on ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 7:30 am


Trio of north-east school bands win big at national awards - Aberdeen Evening Express

Trio of north-east school bands win big at national awards  Aberdeen Evening Express

Gold awards were given to Stonehaven's Mackie Academy Concert Band, conducted by Sarah Gove, and to the South Central Aberdeenshire Youth Concert ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 6:00 am


Aberdeenshire: explore the treasures of the northeast coast | Travel - The Times

Aberdeenshire: explore the treasures of the northeast coast | Travel  The Times

As any Aberdonian given the slightest opportunity will tell you, the grey rock buildings of the Granite City sparkle whenever the sun is out — but the coastal ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 11:01 pm


Aberdeenshire orphan lambs helping with dementia - BBC News

Aberdeenshire orphan lambs helping with dementia  BBC News

Care home residents have been visited by lambs from a local farm to help reduce loneliness and anxiety.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 5:06 pm


Lifeboat crews at multiple incidents off Fraserburgh - Press and Journal

Lifeboat crews at multiple incidents off Fraserburgh  Press and Journal

Lifeboat staff from Fraserburgh and Banff have been sent to recover someone on a broken-down jet ski. Meanwhile teams were called to a broken down vessel, ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 1:00 pm


Dozens have say on controversial plans to scrap free parking in Aberdeenshire - Aberdeen Evening Express

Dozens have say on controversial plans to scrap free parking in Aberdeenshire  Aberdeen Evening Express

The proposals would see the free 30-minute period removed at pay and display car parks in Aberdeenshire. Instead, drivers would be charged 50p for the first ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:13 pm


Budding north-east engineers take part in A96 dualling project - Aberdeen Evening Express

Budding north-east engineers take part in A96 dualling project  Aberdeen Evening Express

Transport Scotland hosted the event for nine Aberdeenshire schools at Meldrum Academy on Wednesday. It is second year of the schools engagement ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:00 pm


Probe after illegal waste dumped and set ablaze in Aberdeenshire countryside - Press and Journal

Probe after illegal waste dumped and set ablaze in Aberdeenshire countryside  Press and Journal

Police have launched an investigation after illegal waste was dumped and set ablaze in the Aberdeenshire countryside. Officers and representatives from the ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Community fears for patient healthcare if Huntly hospital services reduced - Press and Journal

Community fears for patient healthcare if Huntly hospital services reduced  Press and Journal

Fears have been raised that the health care of patients could be at risk if services at an Aberdeenshire hospital are downgraded, ahead of a public consultation ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:11 am


Petition calls for Trump golf apology from Aberdeenshire Council - BBC News

Petition calls for Trump golf apology from Aberdeenshire Council  BBC News

Permission for the resort, including houses, holiday homes and a hotel, was granted in 2008.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:48 pm


Aberdeenshire horse diagnosed with equine influenza - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire horse diagnosed with equine influenza  Press and Journal

A horse in Aberdeenshire has been diagnosed with equine influenza while in quarantine – the most northerly confirmed case in 2019. The animal was ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:34 am


Aberdeenshire to roll-out HWRC changes - letsrecycle.com

Aberdeenshire to roll-out HWRC changes  letsrecycle.com

Aberdeenshire council has stated that changes to its Household Waste and Recycling Centres will be introduced this month.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:36 am


Aberdeenshire MSP engages in transgender rights row with first minister - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire MSP engages in transgender rights row with first minister  Press and Journal

Gillian Martin has been caught up in a transgender rights row after suggesting Nicola Sturgeon's liberal stance on the issue is at odds with the SNP group.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 6:00 am


Plans for new Burger King in north-east town approved - Aberdeen Evening Express

Plans for new Burger King in north-east town approved  Aberdeen Evening Express

The fast food giant submitted plans to build a new drive-thru near the Invernettie roundabout in Peterhead. According to documents submitted to Aberdeenshire ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 4:30 pm


Recycling centre changes to come into force across Aberdeenshire - Aberdeen Evening Express

Recycling centre changes to come into force across Aberdeenshire  Aberdeen Evening Express

Changes to Aberdeenshire's household waste and recycling centres will come into force from the end of the month. The changes, which take effect from April 29, ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:43 am


Deer legs dumped in Aberdeenshire river to boost salmon numbers - Express

Deer legs dumped in Aberdeenshire river to boost salmon numbers  Express

THE king of fish has been given an unusual helping hand to boost its numbers in Scotland. Deer legs are being placed in a river to help boost the salmon ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:33 am


Illuminator run returns to Aberdeenshire this October - Press and Journal

Illuminator run returns to Aberdeenshire this October  Press and Journal

A spectacular night-time run through ancient Caledonian forests in the Cairngorms National Park will return for its fifth year this October. The 15-mile Illuminator ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:53 am


VIDEO: Take a look inside this stunning Aberdeenshire home on the market for offers over £975,000 - Press and Journal

VIDEO: Take a look inside this stunning Aberdeenshire home on the market for offers over £975,000  Press and Journal

Some say home is a sense of belonging, an intimate space which we carve out with our loved ones in a bid to create roots. For Colin White, The Coach House ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:32 am


Aberdeenshire mum wants to help sing away the stress - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire mum wants to help sing away the stress  Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire mum battling cancer is hoping she can hit the right note with a new therapeutic singing group. Esther Lloyd has organised monthly singing ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:27 am


New book tells of history of north-east - Aberdeen Evening Express

New book tells of history of north-east  Aberdeen Evening Express

The Little History of Aberdeenshire, part of the “Little Book Of” series, was penned by author and Inverurie resident Duncan Harley. Readers will learn about the ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 3:52 pm


Aberdeenshire delays decision on Trump housing scheme - The Construction Index

Aberdeenshire delays decision on Trump housing scheme  The Construction Index

Consideration of a planning application by Trump International Golf Links for 550 homes in Aberdeenshire will be delayed until later in the year to allow time for ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 3:48 pm


SPONSORED: Tales from the bartop at the Aberdeenshire ‘Local Hero’ pub - Press and Journal

SPONSORED: Tales from the bartop at the Aberdeenshire ‘Local Hero’ pub  Press and Journal

Nearly 40 years after the movie premiere, Local Hero has been adapted for the stage by an award-winning creative team. Bill Forsyth and Mark Knopfler have ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 7:57 am


Chris Foy: Book now for our bright new world - Press and Journal

Chris Foy: Book now for our bright new world  Press and Journal

According to the 1989 movie Field of Dreams, you simply have to build it and they will come – even to a baseball field located in a remote Iowa farm. What the ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 6:50 am


Chippy and beauty salon torched in tiny Aberdeenshire fishing village causing thousands of pounds worth of - The Scottish Sun

Chippy and beauty salon torched in tiny Aberdeenshire fishing village causing thousands of pounds worth of  The Scottish Sun

THE blaze was deliberately started at the back of Rockfish Takeaway and the Retreat Hair and Beauty Salon in Loch Street, Whitehills, at around 5.45am on ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 4:42 pm


Firefighters called to property in Aberdeenshire town - Press and Journal

Firefighters called to property in Aberdeenshire town  Press and Journal

A spokeswoman for the *service* said that teams had been dispatched to a property on Provost Circle in Inverurie at about 5.50pm. The spokeswoman was ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 4:56 pm


Aberdeenshire motor-head raising funds for charity - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire motor-head raising funds for charity  Press and Journal

An Aberdeen racer is supporting a local charity by offering businesses the chance to sponsor a panel of his car. Lewis Skene, 26, is one of the Friend of the ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 6:35 am


Aberdeenshire farmer says ‘lack of awareness’ to blame for rise in sheep worrying incidents - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire farmer says ‘lack of awareness’ to blame for rise in sheep worrying incidents  Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire farmer whose pedigree sheep were chased to their death by dogs has backed the call for increased legislation surrounding sheep worrying.

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:41 am


Got a budget of £200k? This three-bedroom family home in Aberdeenshire is looking for a new owner - Press and Journal

Got a budget of £200k? This three-bedroom family home in Aberdeenshire is looking for a new owner  Press and Journal

If you're on the hunt for a family home with a gorgeous village location, No 16 Greystone Road might just be what you're looking for. This three-bedroom ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 4:12 am


Aberdeenshire oil service firm invests £1m in 'new identity' - News for the Oil and Gas Sector - Energy Voice

Aberdeenshire oil service firm invests £1m in 'new identity' - News for the Oil and Gas Sector  Energy Voice

An Aberdeenshire firm has invested £1 million to bring four of its divisions together under one banner. Kintore-headquartered firm eGroup has been formed ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 11:43 am


North-east council starts work to replace electric car charging points - Aberdeen Evening Express

North-east council starts work to replace electric car charging points  Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeenshire Council is installing new machines in a number of car parks throughout the north-east. The council has said a number of charging points will now ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


SSEN and SGN team up with emergency services in Moray and Aberdeenshire - The National

SSEN and SGN team up with emergency services in Moray and Aberdeenshire  The National

ELECTRICITY and gas network operators in the north of Scotland are joining forces with the Scottish Fire and Rescue *Service* to help make homes safer.

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Man who died in Aberdeenshire house fire named locally - BBC News

Man who died in Aberdeenshire house fire named locally  BBC News

The body of the 50-year-old man was found inside a house in the Aberdeenshire village of Whitehills.

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Man in hospital after suffering head injury at Aberdeenshire hotel - The Scotsman

Man in hospital after suffering head injury at Aberdeenshire hotel  The Scotsman

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after he suffered a head injury at a hotel.

Published on 7 April 2019 | 1:12 pm


Man taken to hospital after alleged assault on Aberdeenshire high street - Aberdeen Evening Express

Man taken to hospital after alleged assault on Aberdeenshire high street  Aberdeen Evening Express

Police were called to West High Street in Inverurie shortly after 10pm last night after a man suffered a head injury. He was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen ...

Published on 7 April 2019 | 10:09 am


Man, 50, dies in Aberdeenshire house fire - BBC News

Man, 50, dies in Aberdeenshire house fire  BBC News

The body of the man is found inside a house in house in the Aberdeenshire village of Whitehills.

Published on 7 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Seal distress warning at Aberdeenshire nature reserve - Aberdeen Evening Express

Seal distress warning at Aberdeenshire nature reserve  Aberdeen Evening Express

A wildlife group is pleading with people who visit a north-east nature reserve to keep their distance from seals. Scottish Natural Heritage who run the Forvie ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire shopworker spots oil worker ‘groaning’ in car before driving off while drunk - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire shopworker spots oil worker ‘groaning’ in car before driving off while drunk  Press and Journal

An oil and gas technician was found “groaning” in his car the morning after a night out, before driving off while more than double the legal alcohol limit.

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire man terrorised by youths for months ‘snapped’ and punched 16-year-old - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire man terrorised by youths for months ‘snapped’ and punched 16-year-old  Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire man whose life has been made a misery by a gang of youths was arrested after reaching breaking point and punching one of the teenagers ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire woman takes on gruelling trek for charity - Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeenshire woman takes on gruelling trek for charity  Aberdeen Evening Express

Alison Muirhead, from Alford, braved freezing conditions and thin mountain air to scale 17,600ft (5,364m) to the base camp of Mount Everest last month with her ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


‘Iconic’ Aberdeenshire bridge removed for flood action works - Aberdeen Evening Express

‘Iconic’ Aberdeenshire bridge removed for flood action works  Aberdeen Evening Express

One of the north-east's oldest bridges has been removed as part of a multi-million-pound flood action scheme. The 19th Century White Bridge in Stonehaven has ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire man terrorised by youths for months fined £400 after ‘snapping’ and punching 16-year-old - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire man terrorised by youths for months fined £400 after ‘snapping’ and punching 16-year-old  Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire man whose life has been made a misery by a gang of youths was arrested after reaching breaking point and punching one of the teenagers ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 6:17 am


Tailor of Inverness stage show tours Aberdeenshire - Mearns Leader

Tailor of Inverness stage show tours Aberdeenshire  Mearns Leader

Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mateusz ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire man to take on caber challenge for disabled sister - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire man to take on caber challenge for disabled sister  Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire man will embark on a unique fundraising adventure to improve the life of his younger sister. Stephen Reid, director of Concept Wetrooms Ltd ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


How the ‘Hairy Bikers’ began life in Aberdeenshire - Press and Journal

How the ‘Hairy Bikers’ began life in Aberdeenshire  Press and Journal

Even better, what if Dave Myers and Si King, better known as TV chefs The Hairy Bikers, offered to make the meal for you? Well, unless you're a very good pal ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Plans for three-weekly bin collections in Aberdeenshire could be axed after funding falls through - Aberdeen Evening Express

Plans for three-weekly bin collections in Aberdeenshire could be axed after funding falls through  Aberdeen Evening Express

Controversial plans for three-weekly bin collections in Aberdeenshire have been put on hold after key funding fell through. The local authority has revealed that ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Alarmed seals stampede into water off Aberdeenshire - BBC News

Alarmed seals stampede into water off Aberdeenshire  BBC News

Seals disturbed by dog walkers on an Aberdeenshire beach begin a stampede for the safety of water.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Sightseers 'causing undue seal stress' in Aberdeenshire - BBC News

Sightseers 'causing undue seal stress' in Aberdeenshire  BBC News

Concerns are growing about sightseers causing undue stress to a vast colony of seals on a beach in Aberdeenshire. The mouth of the River Ythan is a protected ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


John Byrne commends work of Aberdeenshire and Highland pupils - Press and Journal

John Byrne commends work of Aberdeenshire and Highland pupils  Press and Journal

Two Aberdeenshire pupils have been selected from more than 7,000 entrants to score the top places in the John Byrne National Drawing Competition.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 6:12 am


Aberdeenshire parish welcomes new minister after three-year vacancy - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire parish welcomes new minister after three-year vacancy  Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire congregation which has lacked a permanent minister for three years has had its prayers answered – in the form of a hill-walking reverend ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Maroc are named Club of Year in Aberdeenshire Sports Awards - Deeside Today

Maroc are named Club of Year in Aberdeenshire Sports Awards  Deeside Today

Mar Orienteering Club were crowned Club of the Year 2018 at the 2019 Aberdeenshire Sports Council Awards at the Garioch Centre, Inverurie recently.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Bill for fixing Aberdeenshire bridges after Storm Frank tops £1 million – and ‘no timescale’ for Cambus O’May repairs - Press and Journal

Bill for fixing Aberdeenshire bridges after Storm Frank tops £1 million – and ‘no timescale’ for Cambus O’May repairs  Press and Journal

More than £1 million has now been spent on fixing the Aberdeenshire bridges worst-hit by Storm Frank – and the final historic crossing in line for repair could ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire councillors to revisit plans for three-week bin collections - Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeenshire councillors to revisit plans for three-week bin collections  Aberdeen Evening Express

Plans to introduce three-weekly non-recyclable bin collections across Aberdeenshire are to be revisited. Aberdeenshire Council has revealed that councillors ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire school forms partnership with luxury hotel to help pupils consider hospitality careers - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire school forms partnership with luxury hotel to help pupils consider hospitality careers  Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire school has teamed up with a hotel to help pupils discover new careers they might never have previously considered. The Gordons Schools in ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire food producer wins third global award for making the world’s best marmalade - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire food producer wins third global award for making the world’s best marmalade  Press and Journal

And an Aberdeenshire food producer has won a global award for the third year running for the quality of its orange preservative. Kincardine Castle Kitchen made ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


A four-legged eco warrior called Obama is pitching in to help clean an Aberdeenshire beach - Press and Journal

A four-legged eco warrior called Obama is pitching in to help clean an Aberdeenshire beach  Press and Journal

Obama the pony, owned by Simon Mulholland, trots the length and breadth of Scotland to help people with disabilities access beach and woodland areas that ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Thieves steal tools worth £10000 from Aberdeenshire farm - FarmingUK

Thieves steal tools worth £10000 from Aberdeenshire farm  FarmingUK

Agricultural equipment and tools worth more than £10,000 have been stolen from an Aberdeenshire farm. Thieves stole four automatic guidance systems from ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Fraserburgh schools come out on top on Global Rock Challenge stage - Press and Journal

Fraserburgh schools come out on top on Global Rock Challenge stage  Press and Journal

Pupils from across the north-east put on a spectacular display of stage performances at the weekend as they competed in this year's Global Rock Challenge.

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Mackie's Ice Cream and Aberdeenshire Council win £4m grant to reduce emissions - News for the Oil and Gas Sector - Energy Voice

Mackie's Ice Cream and Aberdeenshire Council win £4m grant to reduce emissions - News for the Oil and Gas Sector  Energy Voice

Mackie's ice cream and Aberdeenshire Council have shared £4million of a £13.4m Scottish Government grant to reduce greenhouse gases. Aberdeenshire ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Motorist 'clocked at 111mph on 60mph road' in Aberdeenshire - BBC News

Motorist 'clocked at 111mph on 60mph road' in Aberdeenshire  BBC News

A 24-year-old man has been charged after the incident in Aberdeenshire on Sunday afternoon.

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire teenager diagnosed with cancer after dad undergoes brain tumour operation - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire teenager diagnosed with cancer after dad undergoes brain tumour operation  Press and Journal

But for Craig Gerrie, the news came less than a year after he completed his own gruelling battle with the disease. The father-of-two started experiencing ...

Published on 31 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Councillors fail to find consensus on Trump plans and neither support or reject 550 homes - Press and Journal

Councillors fail to find consensus on Trump plans and neither support or reject 550 homes  Press and Journal

A debate on controversial plans for 550 homes at Trump's Menie Estate left councillors with more questions than answers yesterday. Aberdeenshire Council's ...

Published on 31 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Banff man acquitted of rape charges after week-long trial - Press and Journal

Banff man acquitted of rape charges after week-long trial  Press and Journal

The family of a man accused of raping two women have spoken of their relief after he walked free from court. Taylor Smith was on trial at the High Court in ...

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire recycling centre closes due to fire - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire recycling centre closes due to fire  Press and Journal

The blaze started at around 3.37pm this afternoon with two appliances being deployed. The fire was extinguished within 20 minutes. A spokesman said: “Fire ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire schools prepared for upcoming Rock Challenge - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire schools prepared for upcoming Rock Challenge  Press and Journal

Pupils in a number of north-east schools are eagerly preparing for this year's Rock Challenge and J Rock performance competitions. Heats will take place over ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Social Bite scheme to fast-track homes in north-east gets council backing - Press and Journal

Social Bite scheme to fast-track homes in north-east gets council backing  Press and Journal

A new charity-funded housing scheme to help homeless people in the north-east has been approved by Aberdeenshire Council. Social Bite, the organisation ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


History of north-east family who lived in Aden House on show for first time - Press and Journal

History of north-east family who lived in Aden House on show for first time  Press and Journal

A new exhibition focusing on the lives of the family who once lived in the great house in Aden Country Park opens today. The Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire wildlife rescue centre want you to name their new baby bird - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire wildlife rescue centre want you to name their new baby bird  Press and Journal

New Arc wildlife sanctuary are giving you the opportunity to name their new baby pigeon after it was saved following the death of its parents. The young male ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


First look: BrewDog returns home to Aberdeenshire with new bar launch in Peterhead - Scotsman Whisky

First look: BrewDog returns home to Aberdeenshire with new bar launch in Peterhead  Scotsman Whisky

This weekend, craft beer giant BrewDog will be returning home to Aberdeenshire with the launch of its newest bar in the harbour-side town of Peterhead.

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


‘Harry Potter house’ in Aberdeenshire is looking for a new owner - Press and Journal

‘Harry Potter house’ in Aberdeenshire is looking for a new owner  Press and Journal

If you don't believe in magic you'll never find it, or so the saying goes, but the world of make-believe comes easy at The Firs in Torphins. More commonly referred ...

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Police patrol school drop-off in Aberdeenshire following community concerns - Press and Journal

Police patrol school drop-off in Aberdeenshire following community concerns  Press and Journal

Police have been patrolling school drop-off periods at a number of schools in Aberdeenshire following concerns from the community. Officers from the Huntly ...

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire council working to improve autism-friendliness of schools - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire council working to improve autism-friendliness of schools  Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire Council has committed to making significant efforts to better meet the needs of young people with autism in schools. Huge improvements have ...

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire parties on as nightclubs across north of Scotland call last orders - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire parties on as nightclubs across north of Scotland call last orders  Press and Journal

The number of nightclubs across the north of Scotland has plummeted over the last five years – except in Aberdeenshire. While many revellers have called last ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Could you be the family Naomi the staffie is looking for? - Press and Journal

Could you be the family Naomi the staffie is looking for?  Press and Journal

The Scottish SPCA has issued an appeal to find a new owner for a dog who has been a resident of theirs for 242 days. Naomi, a five-year-old Staffordshire bull ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Controversial plans to scrap free parking in Aberdeenshire discussed at public consultation - Press and Journal

Controversial plans to scrap free parking in Aberdeenshire discussed at public consultation  Press and Journal

Members of the public are being urged to give their views on the contentious plans to scrap the free period in pay and display car parks. The public consultation ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire meat processors get £1.6 million of EU and ScotGov funding - The Scottish Farmer

Aberdeenshire meat processors get £1.6 million of EU and ScotGov funding  The Scottish Farmer

NEARLY 300 full time jobs will be safeguarded and 40 new jobs created in Portlethen following the award of £1.6 million in EU and Scottish…

Published on 25 March 2019 | 4:00 pm


Body discovered in Aberdeenshire woods confirmed as missing teenager Liam Smith - Press and Journal

Body discovered in Aberdeenshire woods confirmed as missing teenager Liam Smith  Press and Journal

Police have confirmed the body discovered in the woods south of Banchory on Friday afternoon was missing teenager Liam Smith. Officers said that a member ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Missing Aberdeenshire man traced safe and well after police appeal - Daily Record

Missing Aberdeenshire man traced safe and well after police appeal  Daily Record

Officers grew increasingly concerned for the wellbeing of Findlay Leask after he went missing on Saturday morning.

Published on 24 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Film set in Aberdeenshire and starring Game of Thrones actor to be subtitled - The Scotsman

Film set in Aberdeenshire and starring Game of Thrones actor to be subtitled  The Scotsman

A film starring Game of Thrones' actor Mark Stanley has been subtitled for American audiences, because of its Doric accents. Run, which was filmed in and ...

Published on 24 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Liam Smith: Police inform teen's family of body found in Aberdeenshire - Sky News

Liam Smith: Police inform teen's family of body found in Aberdeenshire  Sky News

Liam Smith has been missing since November 2018 and was last seen boarding a bus from Aberdeen to Lumphanan.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Meet the man who lived in a house called Mannofield – in Bermuda - Press and Journal

Meet the man who lived in a house called Mannofield – in Bermuda  Press and Journal

When the news came through in March 1999 that Alma Victor “Champ” Hunt, OBE, had died, it gained precious little coverage outside his native Bermuda.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Katie Melua performs live with north-east school pupils - Press and Journal

Katie Melua performs live with north-east school pupils  Press and Journal

A famous singer took part in a duet with a difference as she performed alongside north-east school pupils. Katie Melua, who has sold millions of albums ...

Published on 23 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire and Highlands may be best place to see the Northern Lights this weekend - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire and Highlands may be best place to see the Northern Lights this weekend  Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire and the Highlands may be among the best places in Scotland to see an extraordinary display of the Northern Lights this weekend. A solar storm ...

Published on 23 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire Council debates ‘flexi-schooling’ plan that would allow pupils to attend part-time - Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire Council debates ‘flexi-schooling’ plan that would allow pupils to attend part-time  Press and Journal

A revolution in the way children are educated in the north-east could be on the cards as councillors consider part-time schooling. The introduction of so-called ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Schools, libraries, bus services to bear brunt of north-east council’s £22m cuts - Press and Journal

Schools, libraries, bus services to bear brunt of north-east council’s £22m cuts  Press and Journal

Council tax has also been raised by 3% as Aberdeenshire Council attempts to pull itself out of the red for the coming year. The authority has approved a raft of ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Authority agrees 3% council tax rise for Aberdeenshire - BBC News

Authority agrees 3% council tax rise for Aberdeenshire  BBC News

Aberdeenshire Council's budget is approved as the local authority seeks to make millions of pounds of savings.

Published on 14 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Hundreds of jobs could go as Aberdeenshire Council stares into £27m budget black hole - Press and Journal

Hundreds of jobs could go as Aberdeenshire Council stares into £27m budget black hole  Press and Journal

A north-east council has refused to rule out cutting jobs as it attempts to overcome a gaping deficit of almost £30 million. The authority is facing a £27 million ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Aberdeenshire Council to consider shorter school days - Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeenshire Council to consider shorter school days  Aberdeen Evening Express

A shake-up of school hours is among the measures backed by councillors as part of a bid to tackle teacher shortages. Members of the education and children's ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Aberdeenshire Council savings put 150 posts at risk - BBC News

Aberdeenshire Council savings put 150 posts at risk  BBC News

Aberdeenshire Council leader says next week's budget will need to bridge a multi-million pound gap.

Published on 7 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Bus services across Aberdeenshire to be scrapped in effort to save council funds - Press and Journal

Bus services across Aberdeenshire to be scrapped in effort to save council funds  Press and Journal

Bus services across the north-east will be scrapped in an effort to help Aberdeenshire Council save money. The authority has identified 27 routes that will now ...

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 am


'Ancient' Aberdeenshire stone circle found to be replica - BBC News

'Ancient' Aberdeenshire stone circle found to be replica  BBC News

An Aberdeenshire stone circle initially thought to be thousands of years old has been identified as a modern replica. An investigation into the site at the parish of ...

Published on 21 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Controversial plans to scrap free parking in Aberdeenshire take huge step forward - Press and Journal

Controversial plans to scrap free parking in Aberdeenshire take huge step forward  Press and Journal

Controversial proposals to scrap free short-stay parking across Aberdeenshire have taken a major step forward despite widespread opposition from businesses.

Published on 18 January 2019 | 8:00 am


'Mad cow disease' at Aberdeenshire farm after BSE confirmed - BBC News

'Mad cow disease' at Aberdeenshire farm after BSE confirmed  BBC News

A case of BSE - so-called mad cow disease - has been confirmed at a farm in Aberdeenshire. BBC Scotland understands the "isolated" case involves a beef ...

Published on 18 October 2018 | 7:00 am








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