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Highland dancing success for local girls

September 22, 2017 - 10:20
In 2017 three Highland Dancers from Brechin and Fettercairn took part in a number of Highland Dance competitions. The three girls are taught by Sara Beattie at The Beattie School of Dance. They have achieved fantastic success in the six highland dance competitions they entered at the start of this year. Over a short six- month period in the Novice section, Kenadie Sivewright (9) Ellie Dalgetty (10) and Emily Scott (11) among them won a total haul of 22 Overall Trophies and 289 medals. 126 of these were Gold, 105 silver and 58 Bronze!

Macphie is bakery manufacturer of year

September 22, 2017 - 10:08
Aberdeenshire-based food ingredient manufacturer Macphie was last night named as the UK’s Bakery Manufacturer of the Year in this year’s Baking Industry Awards.

Shire shines as food producer

September 22, 2017 - 10:07
Around 40 students and staff from the Netherlands and Nova Scotia visited Macphie in Aberdeenshire on Tuesday (September 19) to find out about the food industry in the region.

First residents move into Chapelton homes

September 21, 2017 - 14:38
Chapelton’s initial range of single storey cottages are now complete with the first residents already moved in and calling the town home.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

September 21, 2017 - 14:36
Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

September 21, 2017 - 12:09
Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

Eastern Airways route network now on sale at

September 21, 2017 - 12:04
As Eastern Airways enters a new franchise partnership that will soon enhance Flybe’s route network, Eastern Airways’ flights from Aberdeen International Airport are now bookable at

New signal layout at Stonehaven

September 21, 2017 - 11:53
The contractor on the AWPR is planning to reconfigure the temporary traffic signals on the B979 Netherley Road at Stonehaven on Monday morning, September 25, to enable three-way traffic signals to operate for around ten weeks.

Companies urged to contact NESCol for £10,000 towards training

September 20, 2017 - 13:49
North East Scotland College (NESCol) is urging companies that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to contact them as soon as possible as they could be eligible for £10,000 towards the cost of training.

Union Terrace Gardens to shut for six weeks

September 20, 2017 - 13:44
Union Terrace Gardens (UTG) in Aberdeen is to close from September 25, for approximately five weeks to assess ground conditions as part of plans to rejuvenate the Victorian park.

65 years of wedded bliss for Mary and Charlie

September 20, 2017 - 12:49
A resident at Burnside care home in Laurencekirk celebrated her 65th wedding anniversary with her husband at the weekend.

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

September 20, 2017 - 12:01
The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

VisitAberdeenshire leads cruise ready preparations for region

September 20, 2017 - 11:45
VisitAberdeenshire will launch a new guide aimed at preparing the North-east for the arrival of the global billion-dollar cruise industry at a workshop in Aberdeen on October 10, ahead of the new cruise-friendly Aberdeen South Harbour opening in 2020.

New sliproad brings traffic relief to Stonehaven

September 19, 2017 - 14:38
The new A90 southbound slip road which has been constructed as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project, has reduced the levels of traffic travelling through Stonehaven via the B979 at Glenury Road by almost half during peak travelling times.

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

September 19, 2017 - 14:12
Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

“New lease of life” for beachfront area

September 19, 2017 - 11:20
A beachfront area has been given a new lease of life thanks to a host of Stonehaven volunteers.

Jake takes readers Through the Ages in pages of his book

September 19, 2017 - 11:13
Jake Buchan is making his dreams come true by publishing his autobiography.

Police appeal following break in at Mearns farm

September 18, 2017 - 16:35
Police Scotland is appealing for information following a break-in to a rural property in the Laurencekirk area.

Aberdeen bypass to provide safe wildlife travel

September 18, 2017 - 14:31
Special wildlife bridges, the first of their kind on a Scottish trunk road, are being constructed by Aberdeen Roads Limited on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty project to ensure animals can safely access areas on either side of the road once it opens to traffic.

Still time to help change the life of a vulnerable child

September 18, 2017 - 14:16
People in Aberdeenshire are being reminded there is still time to apply to the Children’s Panel.