High prices achieved at auction

Over 2,000 buyers and sellers visited Thainstone Centre last weekend to take part in the third collective sale of plant, machinery and equipment of the year.

Police Scotland

Further appeal following Insch hotel vandalism

Police Scotland is continuing to appeal for information in connection with an incident at The Station Hotel at Insch last month.

Safe and sound...Markus is grateful for Shelter Scotland's support; he is now happy in his own home.

Markus is safe and sound, thanks to Shelter Scotland

From childhood, life has dealt Markus a difficult hand. There has seldom been a safe place to call home and, at his lowest ebb, he struggled to see a way forward.

Call to action...rather than celebrating its 50th birthday, Shelter Scotland is planning a 12-month series of events and promotional activities under the banner We're Still Fighting.

Shelter Scotland: we’re still fighting, 50 years later

It is 50 years since Shelter Scotland was formed to help deal with the unique challenges of homelessness and bad housing in Scotland.

That's my girl...Duncan Slater can now enjoy going out for a walk with his daughter Lilly (8), after having both his legs amputated. Despite life-changing injuries, he has no regrets about his RAF service.

Duncan Slater: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Despite almost every bone in his body being broken, Scotsman Duncan Slater remains both proud of the RAF and his service in it.

Daddy's girl...Grace was just six months old when Kevin Ogilvie was injured while serving with the RAF. He and his family received a tremendous amount of support from the RAF Benevolent Fund as he tried to overcome his injuries.

Kevin Ogilvie: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Kevin Ogilvie was just 20 when he signed up to join the RAF and two years later, the young Scotsman’s life changed forever.

Site plan of the new Inverurie Community Campus

Next step for Inverurie Community Campus welcomed

Opposition councillors at Aberdeenshire Council have today welcomed the news that the Financial Close milestone for the Inverurie Community Campus project has been achieved.

The sculpture comprises of a bronze 1.4m-high structure which has a flowing design of flying birds enclosing a seat

Designs for memorial agreed

Designs for memorial and garden for people affected by past practices around the cremation of babies have been agreed

Team members Lee Andrew, Thomas Clark and Kenny Hay with waste collections crew member Ibraham Youseff

National competition for refuse collectors

A team of local “scaffies” will be the first from Scotland to attend a national competition, while raising money for Alzheimers Society.

Roma McIntosh with the Aberdeen Macular Support Group

Marathon challenge for Kintore woman

A local woman will be putting her best foot forward for a leading sight loss charity at the 2018 London Marathon this weekend.

Sergeant Peter Henderson, PC Scott Leslie, PC Christopher Bain plus Jon Barron and Kelly Wiltshire of NESTRANS

Operation Close Pass launched in North East

An initiative to highlight the safety of cyclists has been launched today in the North East.

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

The new driveway at Thainstone House

Guests celebrate hotel driveway work

Thainstone House in Inverurie showcased its newly resurfaced driveway with a special event for taxi drivers last week.

An artist's impression of the extended Garioch Sports Centre

Green light for Sport Centre plans

Plans to extend the Garioch Sports Centre in Inverurie have been given the go ahead by local councillors.

Two youngsters enjoy a go at the drum kit

Easter fun at Gaitherin

Young people from across the area attended the 2018 Easter Gaitherin at Kemnay Academy recently.

Gordon MP Colin Clark on his recent visit to the Pitscurry Project

Project visit for MP

Gordon MP Colin Clark visited the Pitcaple Environmental Project (PEP) recently.

Tank construction work at Inverurie

Inverurie road reopens early after works

An Inverurie road closure in place to allow Scottish Water to carry out essential pipeline works has now been lifted, and the road has now fully reopened ahead of schedule.

The new homes

Inverurie development marks latest phase of new affordable homes

Aberdeenshire Council’s latest new-build development has been completed with 16 affordable homes at North Street in Inverurie.

Strathburn School

Old school memories wanted for celebration

An Inverurie school is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary but it is looking for help from former pupils.

Beware of scam calls

Trading Standards warn of scam HMRC calls

Trading Standards are warning local residents to beware of calls purporting to be from HM Revenue and Customs.

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