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Pitsligo man crowned Buttery World Champion

A New Pitsligo resident has been crowned World Buttery Champion.

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Councillor Thomson says action needs to be taken now to prevent a catastrophic accident in the future

SNP councillor raises Foveran AWPR safety barrier concerns

SNP Councillor for Ellon & District Richard Thomson has urged the consortium building the Balmedie-Tipperty dual carriageway to "act now to prevent a catastrophic accident", after concerns were highlighted over the lack of a crucial safety barrier near Foveran.
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Joanne and Noel Gall of Saplinbrae Hotel and Lodges are delighted to have won the award

Award success for north east hotel

A popular north east hotel’s afternoon teas have found success at a recent award ceremony.

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The team, from Teen Challenge North East Scotlands womens refuge Benaiah, will be dishing up home bakes, fresh pancakes, hot drinks and much more

Women’s addiction recovery team to raise funds by serving up treats at cafe

Staff and residents from a local female addiction recovery home are set to bake and serve treats at a Gardenstown café to help more people break free from life-controlling issues.

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Clerkhill pupils who took part in the recent Celebration of STEM event at Glasgow Science Centre

Pupils show off their skills

Pupils from Clerkhill School in Peterhead along with students from Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen, put their engineering skills to the test recently. The pupils were taking part in the finals of an event in Glasgow organised to encourage more young people into Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) related careers.

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Peterhead Port Authority's new chief executive Simon Brebner (right) is welcomed into the role by John Wallace

Wraps come off new Peterhead Fishmarket

The wraps have been taken off Peterhead's impressive new multi-million pound fishmarket.
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Councillor Stephen Calder photographed the gravestones within the rubble

'Disturbing' gravestone debris removed from Lido Caravan Park

Owners of Peterhead Lido Caravan Park have reacted swiftly to remove broken gravestones used as infill on its site

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Police rushed to the scene.

Police Scotland to launch national Vulnerable Road Users Campaign

Pedestrian, cyclists and motorcyclists are being encouraged to take extra care on the roads, as Police Scotland launches a week-long national vulnerable road users campaign on Monday, June 18.

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The programme will be launched at Inverurie Academy

Pupils to benefit from new mentoring scheme

More than 250 young people are to benefit from a schools-based mentoring programme being launched in six North-east secondary schools.
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Michael Sim discusses the training programme with Graeme Tallis of GT Seafoods.

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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Michael Sim discusses the training programme with Graeme TAllis of GT Seafoods

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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Peterhead Academy

Councillors to see progress on Peterhead Community Campus

Local councillors will be updated on the progress being made towards building a new Community Campus in Peterhead next week.

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Pupils on the Northern Lights programme

Extending opportunity through university experience

More than 100 secondary school pupils have been recognised for their commitment to learning and skills development by Robert Gordon University as it celebrated the fourth year of its Northern Lights higher-education programme.

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Haydn McLeod and Ryan Corbett accept their awards

Top accolade for Peterhead student

Two former Scottish Maritime Academy students were recently awarded the joint title of Young Fisherman of the Year at the 2018 Fishing News Awards Ceremony.

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Buchan charity groups have say in unique Co-op survey

Community groups in Buchan have contributed to a unique study which says a quarter of local charities in the UK fear for their survival.

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Health and safety is vitally important on construction sites

Recognition for Peterhead site manager

A Peterhead site manager has been awarded Commended status in NHBC’s annual Health and Safety Awards for his management of the town's Collieburn site.

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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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The proposed plans at Nether Aden at Mintlaw

Plans for 500 new homes at Mintlaw revealed

Mintlaw is set for yet another massive expansion if plans by Bancon Homes are approved.

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Officers specialising in rural crime will be staffing an exhibition stand sponsored by Secured by Design (SBD), the UKs national police crime prevention initiative

Crime prevention through better design advice to be given at Royal Highland Show

Crime prevention advice on how farmers and the rural community in Scotland can make their businesses and properties more secure will be given by officers from Police Scotland attending the Royal Highland Show, at Ingliston Showground, next week (21-24 June).

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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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