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Weekend convoy on A90 at Blackdog

A convoy will in place on the A90 at Blackdog this weekend to enable essential white lining works to take place.
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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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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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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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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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‘Cotton’ tribute by gas firm Speedwell

‘Cotton’ tribute by gas firm Speedwell

A newly-discovered North Sea gas field has been named ‘Cotton’ in honour of Inverallochy.

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Bus pic.

Passengers reminded of bus service cancellations in May

Buchan bus passengers are being reminded that certain services are being cancelled as of Monday, May 7.

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rora dairy's yogurts will soon be in local Morrisons stores

Supermarket support for local dairy

A premium yogurt made at Longside has been named as one of the ‘Nation’s Local Foodmakers’ by supermarket giant Morrisons.

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The 180m pontoon, which is the only one of its kind at Aberdeen Harbour,has been specially built on Commercial Quay West

Vattenfall pontoon unveiled in Aberdeen Harbour

Construction of a 30 metre-long, purpose-built floating crew transfer pontoon in Aberdeen Harbour’s Albert Basin has been successfully completed by Swedish energy firm Vattenfall – supporting a new gateway for renewables in the centre of the country’s energy industry.

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