MSP writes to oil bosses after job losses announced

A North-east MSP has written to bosses at French oil firm Total after it announced that 250 jobs are to be axed.
MIUs are run by experienced nurses who can assess and treat minor injuries

Last chance to have your say on Minor Injury Units

This week is the last week of public information events about the Minor Injury Unit review, with the next meeting taking place at Fraserburgh Community & Sports Centre on Wednesday, March 21, from 3pm to 7pm.

The event saw more than 500 people through the doors despite the snow and freezing temperatures.

Weather fails to dampen Seedy Sunday enthuaisam

Seedy Sunday organisers have hailed the annual event at Aden a great success with more than 160kg of free potatoes distributed on the day.

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Last year's overall champion Ally Fraser and his 13-month-old Limousin cross heifer with the show sponsor representative from Ledingham Chalmers Solicitors LLP

Thainstone Show and Sale set to see prominent entries

Young Farmers across the North and North East are busy preparing for the 26th Young Farmers’ Overwintered Cattle Show and Sale next week.

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid said he shared the industry's 'frustration and disappointment'

Anger over 'betrayal' of fishing fleet

Fishing industry leaders have reacted angrily to the UK Government's 'betrayal' of the industry after Britain agreed to abide by the quotas during the transition period following Brexit.

Northsound 2 presenters Alan Edwards and Gina McKie launch Northsound 2s digital switchover campaign in Aberdeen

NE radio station to make the switch to digital

A north east radio station is to become the first commercial radio station in Scotland to make the switch to digital from analogue.

Armed police on the streets following a terror alert. Photo by Neil Hanna Photography

Terrorism: Be alert and take action

Members of the public are being encouraged to report suspicious activity in a bid to prevent terrorism.

Cheers senior barman Craig Gerrard with Mark Stanley

Game of Thrones star visits the Broch

A star from the scintillating Game of Thrones series has been picking up Doric during a visit to Fraserburgh.

Home to a diverse fleet of demersal, pelagic and shellfish vessels, including inshore creel boats and modern twin-rig prawn trawlers, Fraserburgh established a new port value record of 46.5m last year.

Battle of the ports at awards

Fraserburgh and Peterhead will vie for the prestigious Port of the Year accolade at this year’s Fishing News Awards.

Inspectors praised the school for its curriculum which was influenced by parents and developed childrens use of the Doric dialect

Happy, friendly pupils at school

Pupils at Inverallochy School are ‘happy, friendly and confident’ who support each other well and are proud of their school.

Gordon Cruden of Teen Challenge with Sunny Bear and the iconic motorbike.

Teen Challenge rev up for ASDA raffle

Customers at Asda Fraserburgh are set to receive a unique welcome on Saturday, March 24 – from a 7ft furry mascot with a Triumph motorbike!

The pro-active tourism group is made up of dedicated volunteers who promote tourism in the Fraserburgh area and wider north east.

Tourism group hits the North East 250

Members of the Discover Fraserburgh Tourism Group will be hitting the road on Friday (March 232) to complete the North East 250 road trip, and are travelling in some classic cars.

Ladies and gents will be encouraged to enter into the spirit of Ladies Day at Ascot

CLAN launches new fundraising event in north-east

Leading cancer support charity, CLAN Cancer Support, has launched a special event which will bring the excitement of a day at the races to the north-east in June.

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To make sure the amount the council spends on bus services does not exceed the budget allocated, ten services have been either cut or reduced.

Rural bus service to be axed

A number of underperforming council supported bus services are being stopped or reduced as part of changes intended to save more than £200,000 a year.

Work is to begin on the new entrance to the hospital.

ARI front doors to close

NHS Grampian is confirming that from Monday, March 19, the front doors to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary will be closed off as work on a new entrance to the hospital begins.

SCIAF director Alistair Dutton with Sunrise skipper John STephen on the quayside at Fraserburgh Harbour.

Wee Box Appeal arrives in Fraserburgh

SCIAF director Alistair Dutton took the charity’s WEE BOX appeal to Fraserburgh to meet local fishermen on Thursday.

North East region MSP Peter Chapman has challenged Shona Robison on waiting times at NHS Grampian.

Minister asked to 'apologise' over NHS waiting times

The SNP health minister has been asked to “apologise” to people in the North East due to lengthy waiting times for hospital treatment.

Hairspray is at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen, from March 19 to 24.

Meet the Nicest Kids in Town when Hairspray hits the stage in Aberdeen

One of the West End’s favourite musical comedies, Hairspray, is returning to His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen from Monday, March 19, to Saturday, March 24.

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Elkie Brooks is performing at His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen welcomes a Pearl of a singer

Singer Elkie Brooks has been on a musical journey for the past five decades – and has no intention of stopping any time soon.

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