Rip It Up and delve into the story of Scottish pop at National Museum of Scotland

The first major exhibition dedicated to Scottish pop music is running this summer at the National Museum of Scotland.

Banchory Academy’s ‘50 Shades of Green’

Banchory Academy’s ‘50 Shades of Green’

Four pupils from Banchory Academy and their mentors from Banchory Rotary Club joined 11 other teams from around Scotland taking part in the Alford heat of the IET 24 Greenpower car challenge at Alford Transport Museum last Friday.

Ian Clark is recovering at home

Man who survived 15 cardiac arrests thanks medics

An Aberdeenshire father-of-three has thanked ambulance staff after surviving 15 cardiac arrests in three hours.

Communities had been faced with paying for their own electricity for Christmas lights and other displays

Council to provide £11,000 of Christmas lights power

North-east communities are rejoicing after Aberdeenshire Council agreed to provide £11,000 worth of electricty for Christmas lights.

Crathes Hall, near Banchory

Consultation over local hall options

Proposals to give a new look to Crathes Hall are to go on public display next week.

The Aboyne group is raising funds and awareness for Myeloma UK

Friends take on Deeside charity challenge

A group of friends from Aboyne are preparing for a major 24-hour challenge this weekend to raise funds and awareness for Myeloma UK.

Christine Boylan, Joint Support Group Leader of the Aberdeen Myeloma Group, and her husband John.

CLAN Cancer Support & Aberdeen Support Group to host Aberdeen conference

A leading north-east cancer support charity and a support group, which supports people affected by Myeloma, are teaming up to host a conference in Aberdeen next week.
The bronze figures  will be unveiled by the Lord Provost of Aberdeen Barney Crockett

Aberdeen Fishing memorial to be unveiled

The eagerly anticipated Aberdeen Fishing Memorial, which commemorates the major contribution fishing has made to the city's life and heritage, and the men and women who lived, worked and died in the industry, will be unveiled on Wednesday, June 27.

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The rainwater collection product is at working prototype stage

Businessman’s invention plan

A Deeside man is looking to market a new rainwater collection product.

Mackie's is teaming up with Scotlands Rural College

Sweet-toothed fans to taste-test Mackie’s at show

Mackie's of Scotland is looking for around 600 volunteers from the public to take part in blind taste tests.

MP invites Leadsom to Games event

MP invites Leadsom to Games event

West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine MP Andrew Bowie has extended a Highland Games invitation to a senior Cabinet minister.

The event attracts car enthusiasts from across Scotland and supercar owners are invited to take part in the drive which will begin and end at the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa in Aberdeen.

SuperCLAN gears up for cancer charity fundraising drive

A popular event which will see spectacular collection of supercars gather in the north-east of Scotland to raise funds for a leading cancer support charity will return this summer.
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wayne’s world – 1000 miles in four-day ride

wayne’s world – 1000 miles in four-day ride

Wayne Blair from Aboyne has just completed the NC500 cycle ride around the north coast not once but twice, covering 1006 miles in 95 hours.

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Mr and Mrs Strang with their award

Deeside couple receive top Inspiring Aberdeenshire award

A couple who ran the petrol station in Kincardine O’Neil for more than 60 years have won a Lifetime Achievement accolade in the Inspiring Aberdeenshire awards.

Negotiating the equipment in the adventure playground, which was a popular attraction

Carnival time for the canines

Dogs and their owners were out in force for the recent Canine Carnival in Banchory.

Jo Robinson presents the award to Malcolm Nicol

Ballogie House gets top quality grading

A luxury Deeside self-catering house has achieved VisitScotland’s highest quality assurance grading.

The grand auction has been rescheduled

New date for Durris grand auction and family fun day

Drumoak and Durris Community Group’s grand auction has been rescheduled.

The design competition winners at the war memorial

Floral design for war memorial garden

Green-fingered pupils at Banchory schools have competed to design flowerbeds for the Gordon Highlander Memorial.

It is hoped the area will become an international mountain bike destination. Picture: NETCO

Mountain bike tourism ‘summit’

A meeting will be held in Banchory next week as part of major efforts to establish Aberdeenshire as an international mountain bike destination.


High-flying United prove too good for Westdyke

Westdyke Ladies faced a tough test against an undefeated Dundee United at Lawsondale last Sunday, and left it late to get into their stride.

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