Johnston Press - publishers of the Buchan Observer, Fraserburgh Herald, Ellon Times and Inverurie Herald - announced today the launch of The SmartList Scotland.
Peterhead Lifeboat Museum Trust members are to look at alternative sites for housing the Julia Park Barryof Glasgow, following a barrage of complaints from South Road residents.1 comment
Representatives from Banff & Buchan College and Mintlaw Academy gave a presentation ay Murrayfield Stadium on Employer & College & School Partnerships at a recent Employer Engagement conference organised by Education Scotland.
A Buchancompany has joined forces with the Active Schools programme to encourage Mintlaw Academy students to get involved in after-school activities.
An awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements, hard work and successes of young people, communities and staff was held by Aberdeenshire Council recently.
Aberdeenshire Council held its annual awards ceremony recently, recognising the hard work of hundreds of dedicated volunteers across the area.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has lodged a formal objection against plans to create an eight-turbine windfarm at Hill of Braco near Hatton.
A 32-year-old mother-of-two who died in a crash on the New Deer to Maud road was devoted to her children her family said today.
Police Scotland have renewed their appeal for witnesses following a serious road accident at Stirling Village last night.
Fishermen in Scotland are facing a brave new world in light of the recent agreement by European Fisheries Ministers to ban the wasteful practice of discards.1 comment
A new funding scheme has been launched to help Aberdeenshire’s communities celebrate the best of their local area.
The widely-publicised news confirming that cod stock recovery is well underway in the North Sea should not mask the fact that the majority of other assessed fish stocks are increasing too.
A two-day ‘hands-on’ course will be held at The Scottish Traditional Skills Centre, Fyvie Castle, later this month on thepractical use of lime in building.
Pupils from Peterhead’s Buchanhaven School have been recognised for their efforts at the recent Strichen Heritage Festival.
Hundreds of seized items of counterfeit clothing, worth around £50,000, have been given to a Christian organisation to put to good use instead of being destroyed.
Fire has consumed debris and canisters of some description dangerously close to the the Whitby-registered Artemis.
The responsible fishing practices of Scotland’s pelagic fishermen has been underlined by the latest scientific evidence on North Sea herring.
Mintlaw Academy Young Engineers who are Seattle-bound in June, are the latest recipients of the coveted Pride of Buchan Award.
CHEP, the pallet and container pooling solutions provider, has divested an initial 20% share in its Fishbox business which serves the Scottish fishing industry.
Aberdeenshire Provost, Jill Webster, recently visited a council-run nursery project which helps to keep towns and villages beautiful.
Peterhead’s Lido beach has won a rural seaside award thanks to its cleanliness.
Claims that the development of the Energetica corridor has stalled have been dismissed by the partners in the project.
Mintlaw Primary School P6/5 pupils, along with Treasure Trails North East, have created a Spy Trail for Mintlaw and Aden Country Park.
Dales Park School pupils were treated to a performance by All Stars Drama Group recently, based on old South American myths.
A special youth event held at Apex Church in Peterhead recently has been hailed a great success by organisers.
Most young people have an interest in mobile devices, apps and computer gaming, but statistics suggest that is where their enthusiasm for IT ends.
A leading North-east organic recycling firm has reached a significant milestone in the production of its agricultural compost.
Peterhead ‘s 1715 Jacobite Tricentenary is set to be celebrated with a series of events in 2015.
A teacher who taught at a number of North-east secondary schools in the 1960s is planning to re-visit his old area of work later this month.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a break-in to a partially-built house in the Robertson Crescent area of Peterhead.
A teenager from Cruden Bay has died after falling than 100ft from cliffs at Slains Castle on Saturday.
Traffic speeds on a stretch of Peterhead’s South Road could be reduced in a bid to improve road safety.1 comment
For many pupils the thought of leaving primary school can be daunting, but Mintlaw Academy created a fun way of making those thoughts history.
With the main points of the basic regulation of the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy having been agreed after two days of intense negotiations, the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is warning that the final implemented policy must adopt a practical approach to fisheries management that doesn’t contain unworkable measures that could ‘wreck’ the fishing industry.
Members of the Buchan area committee will be given a project update on repairs to Cruden Bay’s Ladies Bridge when they meet in Peterhead on Tuesday.
Buchan councillors will be asked to give their backing for plans for a new village in Buchan on Tuesday.
A cancer support charity is appealing for new volunteers to help with the provision of free services for anyone affected by cancer in the Fraserburgh area.
Pupils and teachers at Anna Ritchie School were in the party mood on Wednesday as they celebrated the school’s 50th anniversary.
Schoolchildren from across the north-east are set to mark the birthday of Anne Frank with an awards ceremony honouring her legacy.
The search has begun for young people in Aberdeenshire who want to help shape the approach to tackle bullying in schools across the area.
Peterhead Port Authority’s bid to erect two giant wind turbines on land at Keith Inch and Green Hill is well on track.5 comments
TV celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has admitted that North Sea cod stocks appear to be rising towards healthy levels.1 comment
A local man is preparing to cycle nearly 200 miles from the West Coast of Scotland to Boddam all in the name of charity.
Peterhead Lifeboat Museum Trust is to meet with members of the public over controversial plans to site a maritime museum at the town’s Lido.
A commitment has been given to deliver the best possible leisure and sporting facilities for Banff and Macduff, as a deal to bring a major supermarket to the area closes.1 comment
Scottish fishermen have welcomed an announcement by European Commissioner Maria Damanaki that the EU has notified the Faroe Islands that it intends to impose sanctions in response to over fishing.
Aberdeenshire Provost, Jill Webster, visited the UK’s largest renewable energe conference at Aberdeen last week.
THREE North-east politicians have joined together to start a campaign to extend the dualling of the A90 from Ellon to Peterhead.2 comments
The Northern Lighthouse Board has put a detached former store/workshop near Rattray Head Lighthouse Cottages up for sale.3 comments
Banff and Buchan MP Eilidh Whiteford attended the finale of the prestigious S2 Technology Challenge recently, where she presented prizes to the winners.
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Tuesday 18 June 2013
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