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£6.7m investment programme for economic growth in Aberdeenshire

Private sector led economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) has set an ambitious programme of action and investment for its second year of operations to strengthen and diversify the economy of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

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Bancon Construcution managing director Gavin Currie

Bancon announce new appointments

Bancon Construction has strengthened its management team with senior appointments to deliver new contracts valued at £12million and also to drive further growth.

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Romy Thomson, left,  and Wendy Buchan have graduated in oncology massage

Therapists graduate in oncology massage

Two therapists at a Banchory salon have graduated in oncology massage.

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Peter Ellington, left, and Craig Mennie

Former oilman’s new Aboyne venture

The business community in Aboyne has a new addition.

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What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

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The newly-opened Clachan Grill in Ballater

Ballater’s new restaurant

Eight new jobs have been created by the opening of a new restaurant in Ballater.

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The Royal Bank of Scotland's Westhill branch

RBS to continue consultation on branch closure

Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to ongoing consultation over the closure of its Westhill branch.

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

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White Bunny Boutique in Banchory's Scott Skinner Square

New children’s shop

Banchory has a new children’s shop - the White Bunny Boutique opened in Scott Skinner Square on Saturday.

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Farmer Sandy Ingram pictured with his new Home Cured products bacon with maple syrup and bacon with treacle syrup.

New bacon range to launch at Taste of Grampian

Visitors to this year’s Taste of Grampian food and drink festival at Thainstone on June 3 will have the opportunity to sample two exciting new bacon products which will be officially launched at the event.

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The Royal Bank of Scotland's Westhill branch

Westhill meeting over RBS closure

Royal Bank of Scotland bosses will meet customers and community representatives next week to discuss the closure of the Westhill branch.

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Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.

New fisheries measures now in effect

Beginning on April 17, fishermen without a licence will be restricted to a daily limit on a number of shellfish species.

Environment
David Blackburn with his course certificate

Dairy technician passes ‘quality’ test

A North-east man is one of the first graduates of a new milking machinery technician’s course.

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Near normal train service promised during strike action

Near normal train service promised during strike action

Virgin Trains is reassuring customers that it will run a near normal timetable during the industrial action announced by the RMT. The union says its members will walk-out for 48 hours on April 28 and 29 on Virgin Trains east coast route.

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Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

Transport
Silver status for Ballogie

Silver status for Ballogie

Ballogie Estate Enterprises has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Accreditation at the Silver level.

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