Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.


Funding boost for Toon projects

Two projects in Peterhead have been awarded grants from the North East Scotland Fisheries Local Action Group (NESFLAG).

Transport Scotland

Weekend contraflow for A90 at Tipperty

A contraflow will be in place on the A90 at Tipperty this weekend to enable the AWPR contractor to undertake central reservation and verge works

Bear Scotland

BEAR Scotland preparing for Storm Caroline

BEAR Scotland’s resources are prepared to assist in dealing with the “Storm Caroline” conditions with winds of up to 90mph forecast.

Facilities co-ordinator Alex Geddes with the Innovation in Tourism Award.

Top tourism award for museum

Peterhead Prison Museum picked up a top accolade at the recent Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards.

Decom North Sea interim Chief Executive, Tom Leeson says he is delighted that the Environmental Appraisal Guidelines have been launched

Environmental guidelines recommend more flexible approach to decommissioning

Guidelines providing practical advice on the environmental issues surrounding the development of decommissioning programmes have been launched today, by Decom North Sea.

Tom brings almost 30 years industry experience to the role

Decom North Sea Appoints Well P&A Expert as Interim CEO

Decom North Sea, the membership organisation for the oil and gas decommissioning sector, has appointed Dr Tom Leeson as interim Chief Executive Officer.
Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP to meet with Transport Minister over NE road

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has written to the Transport Minister calling for a meeting to investigate making improvements to the Toll of Birness.

Angela and Bryan Kinghorn

Event to celebrate BNI networking successes

More than 100 people are expected to attend the 2017 BNI Scotland North Awards night at Aberdeen’s Chester Hotel later this month.

The Kirkburn Mill site

Work begins on Aldi site

Three local politicians have welcomed the long-awaited start to work at the Kirkburn site by Aldi.
Bob Rankine, Bruce Davidson and Alex Devlin

Toon firm strengthens senior management team

A leading Peterhead surface preparation and protective coatings company has made two senior appointments strengthening and expanding its management team.

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

A number of free workshops have been made available

Sustainable Business Week to offer help and advice

Aberdeenshire businesses can get free support and funding to help them cut their energy, water and waste bills and save money during Sustainable Business Week.

Pictured (from left) are Irene Rummelhoff, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon  and Terje Soviknes.

Production begins at offshore wind farm

Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid.

Cameras are located 5-7km apart, with 15 cameras operating in each direction

A90 average speed cameras set to go live

The A90 Average Speed Camera (ASC) system between Dundee and Stonehaven will go live on Tuesday, October 31.

Brenda and Jim Ritchie outside the Merchant Street studio

Georgia to focus on photography studio

A Peterhead photographer has given up his town centre studio after 30 years but he has left it in the hands of a newly qualified photographer.

SBP managing director, John Hannah (left), with Graham Alexander,

SBP bolsters senior management team in Aberdeen

A leading North-east accountancy firm has made a key senior management appointment in Aberdeen as it continues to experience significant growth.

Shop owner Brenda Campbell with one of her new employees Naomi Ashton

New shop provides job boost for Toon

A recently opened business in Peterhead is celebrating after successfully securing employment for three members of staff.

This year's event at Thainstone marks the 25th anniversary of the event which is firmly established as one of the major winter livestock events in the UK.

Schedules out for Aberdeen Christmas Classic

Entry forms and schedules are now out for the Aberdeen Christmas Classic which takes place at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, on Monday, November 27, and Tuesday, November 28.

The two MGO tanks, which hold a combined total of 3000m3of fuel, are now operational

NorSea Group fueling the future in Peterhead

NorSea Group UK (Ltd) has completed Phase I of its multi-million pound investment at its Shore Base within Peterhead Port with the opening of a new custom-built Marine Gas Oil (MGO) facility on Smith Quay.

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