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UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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The new AECC site

Work progressing well on new AECC

Updated photographs show that work is continuing to progress well on the site of the new £333million AECC.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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The old Kirkburn Mill site, owned by supermarket giant Aldi

Aldi confirms Toon store autumn start

German supermarket giant Aldi has confirmed that work will begin on its long-awaited Peterhead store in autumn.

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Rebecca Carr

Kintore salon announces expansion

An award-winning North-East hairdresser has announced it is to expand as its stylists prepare to head to London Fashion Week.

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The proposed NorthConnect converter station at Fourfields near Boddam

Power cable sparks north east community fund

The developers behind an electricity superhighway connecting the north east and Norway are calling on local people this week to apply for funding from a new community investment fund.

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Test projects will take place in Aberdeenshire

Broadband boost for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire has been chosen as one of six areas to pilot the UK's fastest broadband as part of a £200 million project.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

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Scott Donald outside his new Rose Street shop Granary59

Granary59 opens its doors in Blue Toon

A new art and design store will open in Peterhead later this week.

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The Lido caravan park in Peterhead.

Carry on camping

Peterhead’s Lido Caravan Park has been sold to a consortium of the caravan park residents it was confirmed last week.

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An artists impression of Waverley platforms 5 and 6 looking east

Platform work sees escalators closing

Work to extend three platforms at Edinburgh’s Waverley Station means escalators at platform 11 will be closed from Saturday, September 2 until the new year.

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The A90 north of Stirling Village

Road resurfacing work on A90 near Stirling Village

A section of the A90 north of Stirling Village near Peterhead is set to benefit from £90,000 resurfacing improvements starting on Wednesday.

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How much do you need to earn?

How much do you need to earn to live in these Aberdeenshire towns?

A new survey has revealed how much you would need to earn per hour to live in the different areas of Aberdeenshire.

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The blow for Scottish sheep producers at this crucial time in the season was the volumes of imported lamb still found on Tesco and Asda shelves.

Availability of Scottish lamb down year-on-year

As Scotland’s lamb sales approach peak season, the latest shelf watch study undertaken by Union members and staff found that 11 percent of lamb available in Scottish supermarkets is imported – almost all of it found on Asda and Tesco shelves.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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