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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.

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.

SFF chief executive, Bertie Armstrong says the challenge now is to turn aspiration into action.

SFF welcomes commitment from across UK government to leaving CFP

Fishermen’s leaders have welcomed the commitment from two senior cabinet ministers and the leader of the Conservatives in Scotland to leaving the Common Fisheries Policy in March 2019.

To mark his 50 years of working at Gray & Adams Fraserburgh, Bobby Buchan received a gift from MSP Peter Chapman on behalf of the company with joint managing directors Peter Gray and James Gray.

Bobby marks milestone

A North East apprentice who joined a local transport firm aged just 15 has marked a major milestone with the same employer – 50 years later.

Conrad Ritchie and Hugh Little, CLAN chairman, about to cut a cake at the opening of the new facility at Crimond Medical and Community Centre. Looking on (left to right) are Lesley Anne Ritchie, Tracy Sellar, CLAN area co-ordinator Bruce Buchan, Dr. Colette Blackwell, CLAN chief executive and Margaret Jane Cardno.

Official opening for new CLAN centre

A leading north-east cancer charity has officially opened a new centre in a purpose-designed community facility in Crimond.

The Campus will open its doors on Tuesday, March 20

New date for college open evening

NESCol’s Fraserburgh campus has set a new date for its College and Employer Open Evening following the cancellation of the original event due to poor weather conditions.

Police are investigating an altercation in West Lothian

Man charged following recovery of heroin and cocaine

A 33 years-old man has been charged following the recovery of heroin and cocaine valued at around £1400 in the Fraserburgh area.

Pictured (left to right): David Cook, Alan Dowie, Ellie Harnnesson, Richard Adams and Jimmy Buchan.

‘Much to learn’ from Iceland visit

Representatives from the Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) visited Iceland recently where they looked at automated technology within the processing sector.

Mr Stevenson said it was time to change the way in which society viewed and responded to people suffering from eating disorders.

MSP supports awareness of eating disorders

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has taken part in a debate at Holyrood to raise awareness of eating disorders.

It is hoped the results will lead to the creation of a service which enhances the councils recycling performance.

Views will help recycling effort

A survey aimed at improving recycling and waste services in Aberdeenshire has now closed.

David Duguid MP with the Prime Minister in Downing Street at their meeting on Tuesday.

MP makes case for ‘unique’ Brexit status

A north-east MP has made the case for the UK fishing industry to be granted ‘unique and special status’ during Brexit negotiations at a meeting with the Prime Minister last Tuesday.

Scottish Conservative MP David Duguid (Banff and Buchan) was among the committee members who quizzed representatives from the Highland Council, Ofcom and Citizens Advice Scotland

Shire hit by excessive delivery charges

Households in Aberdeenshire are being affected by excessive delivery charges that were previously considered to only be an issue in remote and island areas, the Scottish Affairs Committee heard last week.

Drifting snow is continuing to cause problems for drivers

Snow disruption continues

Snow and ice are continuing to cause problems in the North-east.

The Simmental which sold for 13,000gns

Snow fails to dampen spirits at Royal Northern Spring Show

A new centre record price for a Simmental bull was achieved at the 2018 Royal Northern Spring Show, held at the Thainstone Centre yesterday.

Stock pic: John Devlin

Weather update: Job centres closed

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that all job centres in areas affected by adverse weather be closed until 12pm tomorrow (March 1).

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