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Licensed premises spot-checked by officers

Licensed premises in Inverurie and Fraserburgh have been spot-checked by officers to ensure door staff are properly licensed and trained to help keep the public safe.

Crime
Sweet Charity

Tickets on sale for musical society’s latest production

Inverurie Musical Society, Buzz, is looking for ‘Big Spenders’ to get their tickets for their latest production.

Whats on
Iona reaching Venice at the end of her European leg of the trip

Iona gears up for second leg of world cycle

A Garioch woman is preparing to take off on the second leg of her two-year cycling challenge for charity.

News
Ashley Highfield

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

Politics
Killer set...Seal turned on the style with his big band at the Usher Hall in Edinuburgh on Saturday night, performing Standards as well as some of his biggest hits. (Pic: Robert Kidd)

Seal is a sensation singing Standards in Scotland

From the second Seal swaggered onto the stage, clicking his fingers as the big band played the opening chords for Luck Be a Lady, everyone in the audience knew they were in for a treat.

Lifestyle
Red flags...should be flying for potential puppy owners if they are ever asked to pick up their new pet from a car park. So its best to Adopt, Dont Shop. (Pic: Courtesy of the SSPCA)

Readers can help improve animal welfare in Scotland

The Environment Minister, MSP Roseanna Cunningham, has asked our readers to have their say on the public consultation to regulate and license animal sanctuaries and rehoming centres in Scotland.

Lifestyle
CLAN Cancer Support

Lunch event to celebrate 10th anniversary at Marcliffe

A popular north-east charity fundraising event will mark its tenth anniversary at a five-star hotel this year.

Whats on
Police Scotland

Man charged after crash on A947

A man has been charged following a two vehicle road traffic collision on the A947 Oldmeldrum to Pitmedden road this morning.

News
Pets at Home Inverurie staff present the donation to Give a Greyhound a Home volunteers

Santa Paws Appeal support for Greyhound charity

A local non-profit organisation run solely by volunteers who foster and re-home ex-racing Greyhounds and ex-working Lurchers received over £1k through the Santa Paws Appeal.

News

Video: How to make the ‘perfect’ pancake

Whether you like to have them savoury or sweet, Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day as it’s also known in the UK, is the perfect excuse for a treat this Tuesday.

Lifestyle
Sheena Martin and Lynette Summers

Firm expands with key staff appointment

An Inverurie accountancy firm has continued its expansion with the appointment of a new Associate Director, bringing the staff complement to nine.

Business
Caroline Thomson

Two causes to benefit from second Ruby Ball event

Big kids can enjoy the fun of the fair while raising money for two north-east charities next month.

News
Pittodrie Stadium in Aberdeen

Drive-in to Valentine’s Day at Pittodrie

Enjoy a Valentine’s day out with a difference this year with a drive-in movie at the home of Aberdeen Football Club.

Whats on
Police Scotland

Warning for motorists after man caught driving over 100mph

Officers have issued a reminder to motorists regarding the dangers of speeding after a driver was caught travelling in excess of 100 miles per hour in Aberdeenshire

Crime
Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

Environment
Five firms in the running for Scottish Wedding Awards

Five firms in the running for Scottish Wedding Awards

Five local businesses have made it to the finals of the 6th annual Scottish Wedding Awards.

Business
British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

Crime
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Help for local firms to cut waste and save money

Businesses in Inverurie can get free support to cut out food waste and save money during Food Waste Prevention Week.

Business
Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is seeking the views of the public on proposed changes to the role of firefighters.

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