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Tarland hotel in awards success

A Deeside hotel and restaurant has scooped several awards at local industry “Oscars”.

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Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing.

Crab and lobster conservation measures

Scottish shellfish are to be given additional protection through new conservation measures announced by Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing today.

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The nearest Clydesdale branch for Aboyne customers is in Banchory

Concern on Deeside over bank closure

Concern has been voiced on Deeside after the Clydesdale Bank confirmed that Aboyne will be among several North-east branches to close.

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The nearest Clydesdale branch for Aboyne customers is in Banchory

Aboyne among Clydesdale branch closures

Clydesdale Bank has confirmed that Aboyne will be among several North-east branches to close.

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The Scottish Government is facing calls to work with local councils to offset the business rate hikes

Warning over NE business rates

SNP ministers have been urged to set up a fund for North-east councils to provide transitional relief for businesses hit by rocketing rates.

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Mackie's delicious chocolate ice cream

Cream of the crop required for sweet job

A dream opportunity awaits an ice cream enthusiast – as one of Scotland’s top food brands begins the hunt for the manager of its flagship ice cream parlour.

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Ecosse Subsea Systems seabed preparation system at work offshore.

Banchory company’s diversity pays off

A subsea engineering firm in Banchory is reaping the rewards of switching its focus from oil and gas to renewables.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Callater Lodge in Braemar

Deeside businesses make the shortlist

Two Deeside businesses have made the shortlist for the 2017 Scottish Rural Awards.

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Post Office advice to customers over strike action

Post Office advice to customers over strike action

The Post Office is reminding customers that the CWU has called strike action in 300 of its 11,600 branches on Saturday, December 24, which may result in the closure of some of these branches.

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The Heartwood eco-timber house in Aboyne

Aboyne eco-house to feature in web series

An eco-timber house in Deeside has been selected for a new web series showcasing the UK’s inspiring builders and their construction achievements.

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Peterhead Prison Museum has proved to be a huge success since it opened in June 2016.

MSP welcomes boost in tourism figures

North East MSP Liam Kerr has tabled a motion at parliament hailing new figures showing that 2016 was a bumper year for tourism in the region.

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The deal has has seen an increased quota in 16 of 23 key stocks.

“Positive” fishing deal welcomed

A new quota deal struck with European Union fisheries ministers has been described as “a positive outcome” for Scotland’s fishermen.

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Gaynor Jones,Aquatera director, advises on potential renewable energy developments on Gosong Island, North Sumatra.

Survey reveals Scottish companies’ global reach

Scottish renewable energy businesses are working on projects worth more than £100 million in more than 40 countries around the world, new research has found.

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The campaign will promote Royal Deeside's attractions through a new branding

New branding for Royal Deeside

A campaign is under way to promote Deeside’s unique range of visitor activities.

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Railway

Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

The SNP has offered no sign of progress six months on from a Scottish Conservative request for a timetable for rail improvement works between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.

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Deeside shoppers are being asked to support small businesses this Saturday

Call to support small businesses

Small business leaders are calling on people in Deeside to support local firms on the busiest shopping weekend of the year.

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The launch of the Digital Scotland superfast broadband cabinet at Kincardine O'Neil

Broadband boost for village

Pupils from Kincardine O’Neil Primary School have played their part in welcoming fibre broadband to the village.

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