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BCR’s urgent appeal to find new premises

Buchan Community Radio (BCR) is looking for new premises as they have just one year left at their current location.

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The Clydesdale Bank Mintlaw branch

MSP to meet with bank bosses to discuss closures

Banffshire & Buchan Coast SNP MSP Stewart Stevenson is to meet with Clydesdale Bank senior management to discuss their planned closures.

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An artist's impression of the carbon capture development at Peterhead

Carbon capture project cost taxpayers £100 million

A report from the National Audit Office has revealed that the UK Government spent around £100 million on a competition for developing ground-breaking carbon capture and storage technology before scrapping the plans.

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Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing.

Crab and lobster conservation measures

Scottish shellfish are to be given additional protection through new conservation measures announced by Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing today.

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The Clydesdale branch in Mintlaw

Call for bank closure rethink

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Mackie's delicious chocolate ice cream

Cream of the crop required for sweet job

A dream opportunity awaits an ice cream enthusiast – as one of Scotland’s top food brands begins the hunt for the manager of its flagship ice cream parlour.

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The contract will be the first time ACE Winches newly developed 500te reel drive system is used

ACE Winches secures spooling contract with Oceaneering

Turriff-based ACE Winches, has secured a spooling contract with Oceaneering for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project.

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MSP Gillian Martin says our tourism industry is going from strength to strength.

Tourism jobs boost for Aberdeenshire

The number of people working in tourism in Aberdeenshire increased by 8% in one year, new figures show – with Scotland as a whole seeing an increase of 11%.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

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Robin Kene from Ardent Group with Councillor Alan Gardiner outside the new Travelodge in Peterhead's Chapel Street.

Checking in: Travelodge boost for
Blue Toon

Travelodge will open its doors in the Blue Toon at the end of the month bringing a much-needed boost to the local economy and the town centre.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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A meeting will be held in the town's Albert Hotel on Wednesday to launch the second phase of the scheme.

Second phase of Retail Plus scheme launched

Following the delivery of the very successful Retail Plus Scheme in 2015, a second phase of the scheme is to be launched as part of the Peterhead Development Partnership Vision and Action Plan, the regeneration plan for the town.

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John Hannah, Martin Dalgarno & Alan Masson of SBP are delighted following a record year.

Record year for accountancy firm

A leading North-east accountancy firm has reported a record year in business, increasing its turnover by 20%.

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Downies of Whitehills has landed a 50,000 deal with Aldi.

Family fish business lands £50,000 Aldi deal

Downies of Whitehills has landed a £50,000 deal to supply ALDI stores in Scotland with freshly prepared Cullen Skink.

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John Hastie of J&A Hastie & Son with first footing products by Greg Macvean

Lidl encouraging community to revive first footing tradition

Lidl is encouraging the local community to revive the tradition of ‘first footing’ by giving its customers a lump of coal from Thursday, December 29 after they’ve shopped for all their food and drink for the New Year festivities.

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Post Office advice to customers over strike action

Post Office advice to customers over strike action

The Post Office is reminding customers that the CWU has called strike action in 300 of its 11,600 branches on Saturday, December 24, which may result in the closure of some of these branches.

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Staff ensure it’s a Nisa Christmas

Staff ensure it’s a Nisa Christmas

Nisa stores in Mintlaw, Maud, Stuartfield and Strichen have started reducing food items to as little as 1p to help those who have fallen on hard times.

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Rachel Duthie has been named Massage Therapist of the Year.

Top award for Rachel

A Peterhead woman has been crowned Massage Therapist of the Year at the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards 2016.

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Peterhead Port Authority chief executive Ian Laidlaw with Scottish Fisheries Minister Fergus Ewing during a visit to Peterhead recently.

Record-breaking year at port

Peterhead Port Authority and its fisherman have had a sensational year after breaking two different landing records twice in the same year.

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