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Iain says a big thank you

A local man has extended his thanks to those who have supported his recent Aberdeen KiltWalk challenge.

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Hazel Bremner, Heather Gerrie, Michael Fotheringham, David Minett, Stuart Milne and Graham Bridgeford

Firm marks ten years with growth

A leading north-east accountancy firm has marked its ten-year anniversary in Inverurie following a year of growth across its services.

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Christine Boylan, Joint Support Group Leader of the Aberdeen Myeloma Group, and her husband John.

CLAN Cancer Support & Aberdeen Support Group to host Aberdeen conference

A leading north-east cancer support charity and a support group, which supports people affected by Myeloma, are teaming up to host a conference in Aberdeen next week.
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The bronze figures  will be unveiled by the Lord Provost of Aberdeen Barney Crockett

Aberdeen Fishing memorial to be unveiled

The eagerly anticipated Aberdeen Fishing Memorial, which commemorates the major contribution fishing has made to the city's life and heritage, and the men and women who lived, worked and died in the industry, will be unveiled on Wednesday, June 27.

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Barry Gibb of Gibbs Inverurie

Inverurie menswear firm toasts £100k whisky contract

Pernod Ricard, owners of several prestigious spirit brands, has awarded a £100k retail contract to menswear outfitters Gibbs Inverurie.

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Councillor Martin Ford

Key milestone passed in plan to build new Kintore Station

The Garioch Area Committee unanimously gave their support to plans to create access and a car park for the proposed railway station in Kintore yesterday.

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Mackie's is teaming up with Scotlands Rural College

Sweet-toothed fans to taste-test Mackie’s at show

Mackie's of Scotland is looking for around 600 volunteers from the public to take part in blind taste tests.

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Man charged in relation to alleged housebreaking

A 38-year-old man has been charged in relation to an alleged theft by housebreaking that occurred in Insch.

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Laura and Sandy Junor with Ellon & District councillor Isobel Davidson

Celebrations for diamond Ellon couple

An Ellon couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary last week marking 60 happy years together.

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Meldrum House Country Hotel & Golf Course

Top accolade for Meldrum House Hotel

An Oldmeldrum hotel has been named Britain’s ‘Best Boutique Hotel’ by a premium magazine.

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The event attracts car enthusiasts from across Scotland and supercar owners are invited to take part in the drive which will begin and end at the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa in Aberdeen.

SuperCLAN gears up for cancer charity fundraising drive

A popular event which will see spectacular collection of supercars gather in the north-east of Scotland to raise funds for a leading cancer support charity will return this summer.
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Peterhead Prison Museum has gone from strength to strength since it opened its doors two years ago and continues to plan for further attractions.

Prison museum attracts an international audience

Peterhead Prison Museum recently celebrated its second anniversary of opening to the public.

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Sandy Dalgarno

Award winning local business for sale as owner retires

After 50 years of leading the field of vehicle recycling, a well-known local business entrepreneur is set to retire.

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Police Scotland

Appeal following theft of tractor navigation systems

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the theft of two tractor navigation systems both valued at a mid four-figure sum of money from the Insch area.
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Police rushed to the scene.

Police Scotland to launch national Vulnerable Road Users Campaign

Pedestrian, cyclists and motorcyclists are being encouraged to take extra care on the roads, as Police Scotland launches a week-long national vulnerable road users campaign on Monday, June 18.

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The programme will be launched at Inverurie Academy

Pupils to benefit from new mentoring scheme

More than 250 young people are to benefit from a schools-based mentoring programme being launched in six North-east secondary schools.
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Councillor Paul Johnston

Councillor seeks clarity on Bennachie road proposal

Democratic Independent and Green Group (DIGG) councillor Paul Johnston is asking Aberdeenshire Council to clarify that councillors are opposed to the option of building a dual carriageway road on part of Bennachie.

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Scotland's Beef Event 2019 hosts, Robbie and Barbara Milne and son, James, with SBA vice-chairman and event chairman, David Barron and SBA chairman, Neil McCorkindale

North east farm to host Scotland's Beef Event next year

A leading north east commercial beef farm will be the venue for the Scottish Beef Association’s biennial national beef event next year.

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Police Scotland

Public urged to be wary following reports of rogue traders

Police officers are urging the public to be vigilant following reports that potential rogue traders have been operating in Inverurie and Westhill.

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An artist's impression of the expansion

Union urges councillors to back Thainstone plans

NFU Scotland has written to local councillors asking them to back proposals for development at Thainstone when they consider the application next week.

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