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College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

Education
The event will focus on what farmers can do now to begin to prepare for the changes ahead

Roadshow to give farmers guidance on thriving after Brexit

The AHDB, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) will host a Brexit roadshow event on Wednesday.

News
STATS Group chairman Pete Duguid and chief executive officer Leigh Howarth

Double celebration for local firm

A Kintore-based business is celebrating two decades in business with the award of its largest contract to date.

Business
Police Scotland

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
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
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
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
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
All of the events are free to attend

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.

News
Robert Gordon University Boat Club's team

Boat Race is on for Inverurie student

An Inverurie man has been selected to represent Robert Gordon University at the upcoming 23rd Aberdeen Boat Race next month.

Education
Colin Clark MP visited the Inverurie British Heart Foundation shop to take part in the Love Note campaign

MP supports BHF campaign

Gordon MP Colin Clark visited the local British Heart Foundation shop in Inverurie recently.

News
The quiet room at Donview Veterinary Centre

Vet opens Quiet Room

An Inverurie veterinary centre has recently opened a new Quiet Room for use by owners during difficult times.

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