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MSP urges Scotrail to improve access

Mike Rumbles MSP has called on Scotrail to improve disabled access at Insch Railway Station.

Transport
Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing.

Crab and lobster conservation measures

Scottish shellfish are to be given additional protection through new conservation measures announced by Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing today.

Business
BEAR Scotland

Work to begin on the Upperboat Overbridge

Maintenance improvements worth £80,000 are scheduled to take place on the Upperboat Overbridge at Inverurie next week.

Transport
Mackie's delicious chocolate ice cream

Cream of the crop required for sweet job

A dream opportunity awaits an ice cream enthusiast – as one of Scotland’s top food brands begins the hunt for the manager of its flagship ice cream parlour.

Business
John Davidson of Davidson Specialist Butchers

Butchers celebrate award success

An Inverurie butcher has won a gold award for Scotland’s other national pudding – the White, or Mealie as it is known as in these quarters.

Business
NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

Business
Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

Business
Michael Bauman has been appointed General Manager of Pittodrie House Hotel

Key appointment at Pittodrie House Hotel

Leading international hotel operator Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of a key member of staff to oversee its flagship Aberdeenshire property.

Business
Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

Business
Driving and 
operating bans for Insch haulier

Driving and operating bans for Insch haulier

Scotland’s Traffic Commissioner has disqualified the owner of a Insch haulage business for breaching safety.

Transport
2016 Plumber of the Year Shaun Scott with his father Derek

Top Insch plumber offers advice

Knowing where to go to find a professional, skilled plumber is vital, according to the 2016 UK Plumber of the Year from Insch.

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Inverurie Rail Station

Cycle parking to be expanded at station

The ScotRail Alliance has announced that it will create more cycle spaces at Inverurie Station.

Transport
John Hastie of J&A Hastie & Son with first footing products by Greg Macvean

Lidl encouraging community to revive first footing tradition

Lidl is encouraging the local community to revive the tradition of ‘first footing’ by giving its customers a lump of coal from Thursday, December 29 after they’ve shopped for all their food and drink for the New Year festivities.

Business
Director Gordon Gibb

Polaris Learning signs up for Buy North-East initiative

Polaris Learning has shown its support for local suppliers after giving its backing to a campaign promoting north-east procurement.

Business
Post Office advice to customers over strike action

Post Office advice to customers over strike action

The Post Office is reminding customers that the CWU has called strike action in 300 of its 11,600 branches on Saturday, December 24, which may result in the closure of some of these branches.

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Andrew Urquhart, David Campbell and Jason Carrison took control of Whytes earlier this year

Coach firm makes return to tours market

Leading north-east transport operator Whytes Coaches will celebrate 50 years in business next year as it makes a long-awaited return to the tours market.

Business
Mac Mackie at the Mackies solar farm

Year of green energy production for firm

Scotland’s largest privately owned solar farm is heralding its first full year of green energy production – creating the equivalent power required to make 3.3 million litres of ice cream.

Business
Peterhead Prison Museum has proved to be a huge success since it opened in June 2016.

MSP welcomes boost in tourism figures

North East MSP Liam Kerr has tabled a motion at parliament hailing new figures showing that 2016 was a bumper year for tourism in the region.

Business
Staff at Flowline Specialists hand over the donations to Original FM

Firm help food fundraiser

Workers at an Oldmeldrum business have given a massive boost to a festive food appeal which will help to ensure Aberdeen food banks are well stocked this Christmas.

Business
Keith Adam, managing director at Polaris Learning

Oldmeldrum firm targets international growth

An Oldmeldrum-based training, development and competency management specialist is on course for further growth in the global oil and gas industry after securing vital support.

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