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Thomas Blake Glover Award winner

Thomas Blake Glover was born at 15 Commerce Street, Fraserburgh, in 1938, and in later life in his adopted Japan he helped found what was to become the Mitsubishi Corporation.

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Ambitious science project takes to the road at NE primaries

Ambitious science project takes to the road at NE primaries

North-east schools have been receiving visits over the past month or so from Generation Science, thanks to sponsorship from Total E&P UK.

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Fraserburgh Library.

Craft sessions at Broch library

Our younger readers might be interested to know about the Easter Craft Sessions to be held at Fraserburgh Library, King Edward Street.

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Over £1000 raised for school project

Over £1000 raised for school project

Some excellent fund-raising has been undertaken by those attending the Aberdeen Foyer Programme called REACH in the JIC Building in Albert Street.

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South Park Primary

South Park Primary

Fraserburgh South Park School’s class P6M is holding a Community Cafe in the school hall on Thursday, March 23.

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Broch pupils creative at RGU

Pupils from Fraserburgh Academy were among a group who took part in a recent Access to Creative Education in Scotland (ACES) programme delivered locally by Robert Gordon University (RGU).

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The Fraserburgh NESCol campus

Fraserburgh Science Fair to kick off Science Week at NESCol

British Science Week will start with a bang at North East Scotland College on Monday (March 13) with the eagerly-awaited Fraserburgh Science Fair.

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CAROLYN TAYLOR FROM ASDA,FRASERBURGH COLOURING IN PICTURES WITH  THE NURSERY CLASS AT LOCHPOTS PRIMARY SCHOOL.

Asda promotes World Book Day at Lochpots

Children from Lochpots Primary School have celebrated World Book Day with the help of Asda and their dedicated community champion.

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The information evening will be held at the University of Aberdeen

Information evening to be held for aspiring Secondary teachers

An information evening will take place this week for anyone interested in becoming a secondary school teacher in Aberdeenshire.

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McColls give £400 to New Pitsligo Primary

McColls give £400 to New Pitsligo Primary

P1/2 pupils of New Pitsligo Primary School recently received a cheque for £400, kindly donated by McColls’ New Pitsligo shop.

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Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland is urging young people and parents to consider an apprenticeship as a way to work, learn, and earn on the way to gaining high-performing and highly qualified jobs.

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Ian Hughes, CITB Scotlands strategic partnerships director

Construction apprentice numbers reach six year high

Recruitment of Scottish construction apprentices has grown every year since 2011, new figures from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveal.

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Carolyn Taylor from Asda Fraserburgh reads a Peppa Pig book to the nursery class at Lochpots Primary School

Fraserburgh youngsters read all about it

Children at Lochpots Primary School have celebrated World Book Day with the help of Asda Fraserburgh and their dedicated community champion.

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The Barefoot Computing Project was launched by John Swinney.

Aberdeenshire pupils benefit from computing project

Around 7,300 Aberdeenshire schoolchildren have benefited from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.

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North East Scotland College in Fraserburgh.

North East College is a top performer

A company or business measures its success by reporting growing profits, or a growing number of satisfied customers.

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St Andrews PS rewarded for respecting rights

St Andrews PS rewarded for respecting rights

St Andrews Primary School has achieved Level 1 of the Rights Respecting School Award (write Alyx Buchan and Daniel Ferguson).

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Academy Prom

Academy Prom

Fraserburgh Academy held their fifth and sixth Year Prom at Buchan Braes Hotel, Peterhead last Tuesday. More than 190 pupils and teachers attended the Prom, which turned out to be a fantastic night. The Committee would like to thank all those involved in making the event such a success. The royalty comprised, from left - Prom King - Owen Gibson, Prom Queen - Hannah Campbell, Prom Princess - Angel McKay, Prom Prince - Jack Cowe. We hope to print more Prom pictures next week.

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South Park pupils to tell Tam’s tale

South Park pupils to tell Tam’s tale

Pupils of South Park Primary School, Fraserburgh, are to host a stop in Scottish Opera’s current tour with Tam o’ Shanter.

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Aberdeenshire currently has 43 vacancies for teachers across the region.

Moves to tackle Aberdeenshire’s teacher recruitment problem

A recruitment drive to address the shortfall of teachers in Aberdeenshire is continuing, the area’s councillors have heard.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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