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Scottish Seafood Association prepares to cut a new future

The Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) is spearheading a two-year pilot project to attract and prepare new entrants for a career in seafood processing and to train and upskill the existing workforce, an initiative which will be key to raising industry standards and delivering sectoral growth.

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ACSTA 2017 winners represented a diverse range of different sectors involved in tourism across the north east.

Countdown clock ticks down to closing date in Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

A world-renowned brewery, a former prison and a coastal glamping site – three very different venues which judges in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA) say reflect the vibrant and diverse visitor offering across the region.

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Stephen Gow, general manager of The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen hotel wins North East Scotland Hotel Restaurant of the Year Award

Aberdeen’s luxury venue The Chester Hotel has been named North East of Scotland Hotel Restaurant of the Year.

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Keith Brown at the launch of the GoNorthEast campaign

Community events to mark bypass opening

A weekend of community events will be held to mark the opening of the Aberdeen bypass.

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The open event will offer a rare chance to see what happens beyond the farm gate

From plough to plate, farm open days are an education

Hundreds of farmers across the country will open their gates on June 10 to welcome the public.

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Almost 700 people attended Safety 30 which was organised by Oil & Gas UK

Piper Alpha conference successfully shines light on safety

A survivor of the Piper Alpha disaster  helped close a major safety conference by challenging everyone in the room to make a conscious choice to do one thing differently to impact positively on safety culture.

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The funding is designated for supporting projects that will develop sustainable employment prospects in the rural area, particularly tourism, retail or farm diversification.

Drop-in farm diversification funding event

North Aberdeenshire Local Action Group (NALAG) is hosting a drop-in event offering the farming community the last chance to access more than £300,000 of European funding before Britain leaves the European Union.

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Transport Scotland

Slip road to close this weekend

The B9000 Newburgh to Pitmedden Road southbound slip road from the A90 will temporarily close on Sunday morning for surfacing works.
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Summerhouse Drinks, is supplying a range of lemonades in various flavours.

Buchan firms added to ferry menus

NorthLink Ferries is offering its passengers a fresh taste of North East Scotland as it welcomes new suppliers to its on board offering.

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A new senior management team and significant improvements have already been made in the home.

Transformation for Cruden Bay home

A Buchan care home has relaunched to reflect its transformation under a brand new care team.

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Transport Scotland

Temporary road orders published for Goval to Blackdog section

The first section of trunk road to open on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route is expected to be a new seven kilometre section between Goval and Blackdog.

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Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

Bank closures a 'short, sharp shock' for customers

The closures of RBS branches across Scotland will continue to be a “short, sharp shock” for customers, a policy manager has warned.

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An artist's impression of NorthConnect's converter station at Fourfields, west of Stirling Hill quarry

Have your say at NorthConnect open day events

NorthConnect will host two community open events later this week to give local residents the chance to share their views.
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Councillor Gillian Owen next to one of the new signs at the Toll of Birness

Campaign to improve junction continues

The head of the 'Why Stop at Ellon?' campaign has thanked Transport Scotland for carrying out work on the A90 around the Toll of Birness.

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Stuart Leel, Kristof Szappanos and Cameron Bowden at the Brew Toon brewery

Cheers to one year of business for brewery

A family-owned Peterhead microbrewery is celebrating its successful first year of business.

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Transport Scotland

New A90 northbound carriageway to open

Road users are expected to transfer onto a new section of the Balmedie to Tipperty carriageway next week as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project.

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Stewart Stevenson MSP

Bank 'not listening' to anger of customers

Local SNP MSP Stewart Stevenson has said that Royal Bank senior executives ‘failed to answer‘ many questions at their appearance before the Scottish Affairs Committee (SAC) at Westminster this week.

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JK Junction

Garden centre open for business

A north east garden centre has opened its gates for business in time for summer.
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Be vigilant as surface dressing gets underway across the Shire

Be vigilant as surface dressing gets underway across the Shire

Aberdeenshire Council’s summer programme of surface dressing works is now underway across the area and motorists are being warned of the risks of loose chips on newly dressed roads.

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SFF and NFFO will work together

SFF and NFFO will work together

The UK’s two main fishing federations have announced they will be working together to secure the best possible deal from the EU withdrawal negotiations.

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