Newmachar Church Road to close for three weeks

The Newmachar Church Road will close at the B977 near Parkhill for around three weeks from Monday to allow the installation of permanent safety barriers.

The new Greggs shop in Inverurie

Greggs to open Inverurie shop

Leading food-on-the-go-retailer, Greggs, will open its new Inverurie shop tomorrow.
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

Keith Whyte from Mitchells using the new bike

Business shares the buzz of bike deliveries

Electric bikes will soon be delivering low carbon shopping in Inverurie in a project organised by Aberdeenshire Council, Inverurie Business Association and Nestrans.

Caroline Williams with Stuart Sproat

New manager at Thainstone steakhouse

The Porterhouse Steakhouse & Coffee Bar, based at Thainstone Centre, has appointed a new Restaurant Manager.

Left to right - John Glover , Ian Sinclair , Victoria Withy, Ashley Wilson, Trevor Hart and Rurie Bear celebrate the success of the BID process

Strong backing for BID project

Business leaders in Inverurie are predicting an exciting five years ahead for the town.

Design work on the project is due to get under way next month

Another stage reached in A96 dual carriageway project

A further milestone has been reached in the upgrading of the main Aberdeen to Inverness road.

New section of B977 at Goval set to open

New section of B977 at Goval set to open

A new section of the B977 Echt to Balmedie Road is expected to open on Monday, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project (AWPR/B-T).

The 1,000th beam is put in place

1000th AWPR beam now in place

A significant milestone was reached on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) yesterday (Wednesday, June 21).

Inverurie Town Centre is set to benefit from the BID over the next five years

Five year investment boost from BID

The Ballot for the ‘We are INverurie’, Inverurie’s BID (Business Improvement District) will close today (Thursday).


Phone firm to launch 4G in Kemnay

Leading digital communications company O2 has announced it will start work to bring its 4G service to Kemnay next week.

Gordon receiving his Award from Neil Thomson and Joe Boyle

Award success for Gordon

The Fifth Annual North East Trades Awards 2017 took place at the Ardoe House Hotel recently.

The Porterhouse chefs

Double award celebration for Porterhouse

Porterhouse Steakhouse & Coffee Bar is celebrating recognition of its passion for local ‘field to fork’ produce at two of the North East’s most prestigious awards ceremonies.

Local business people who are IN votes for the We are INverurie BID along with members of Police Scotland, Inverurie Academy and Aberdeenshire Council

Town to benefit from BID project

The countdown is on for the Declaration Day of the outcome of the Ballot for the ‘We are INverurie’ project.

Mackie's new ice cream parlour Manager Yvette Harrison

Yvette lands sweet parlour job at Mackie’s new establishment

A much-loved ice cream brand’s very first parlour will be managed by a lifelong fan.

Graham Clark of Land Rover Experience Scotland, Andrew Bradford of Kincardine Castle, and Jim Smith of Flowline Specialists

Local Business backs local summer events

As part of its commitment to supporting local community projects, a north-east business has thrown its weight behind a number of events being held across Aberdeenshire this summer.

Craig Wilson of Eat on the Green, also known as the Kilted Chef, outside Aberdeen International Airport

Airport partners up with Kilted Chef for new passenger lounge

Aberdeen Airport has partnered with a local award-winning chef to provide a locally inspired menu for the new Northern Lights executive lounge.

Connie and John Sorrie of Westfield Farm with the new spelt flour

Scottish first for business

An Aberdeenshire-based family enterprise has invested a four-figure sum in new machinery to produce Scotland’s only stoneground spelt flour.

The top lot - a 2011 JCB 3CX which realised 27,200

Top price for JCB at Thainstone collective auction

Thainstone Centre attracted thousands of buyers and sellers on Saturday for the North East’s largest collective auction.

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