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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.

CLAN Cancer Support

Charity to hold women's well-being sessions

A leading cancer support charity will hold a series of women’s well-being sessions for people across the north-east who have been affected by a diagnosis.

Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

Aberdeen's Beach Ballroom

Blood donors to be honoured at award ceremony

Over 150 blood donors and guests will gather at Aberdeen Beach Ballroom to be honoured by The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service on Tuesday (April 17).

Scottish Curry Awards

Award finals for Inverurie restaurants

Two Inverurie restaurants are to go head-to-head in the upcoming Scottish Curry Awards.

The Garioch Heritage Centre

Antiques event at Heritage Centre

Local residents are being encouraged to bring their antiques and collectables along to a special event to be held at the Garioch Heritage Centre next week.

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