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Mid Deeside JAC shines

The Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs has formed its North regional committee for 2018-19.

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Vodafone has announced network improvements in Banchory

Vodafone network boost

Vodafone UK has announced that customers in Banchory can now have improved 4G mobile data speeds and reliable 3G voice signal, due to recent network improvements.

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Care home residents getting more active

Care home residents getting more active

Residents from Allachburn Care Home in Aboyne are benefiting from a new Care Inspectorate improvement programme to boost physical activity for older people.

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Local firms reach 2018 retail finals

Local firms reach 2018 retail finals

Several local firms have emerged as finalists in the 7th annual Scottish Independent Retail Awards.

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The Xcerts perform at the Aberdeen store

Dr. Martens Aberdeen store opens

Dr. Martens launched their highly anticipated new store in Aberdeen last month with music act The Xcerts who provided a night of raucous celebration.

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Yvonne brings more than30 years of tourism experience to the role

VisitAberdeenshire appoints head of tourism development

VisitAberdeenshire, the lead tourism agency for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire has confirmed the appointment of Yvonne Cook as its head of tourism development.

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Bus company introduces contactless payments

Bus company introduces contactless payments

Stagecoach has officially launched contactless payments on more than 360 buses in its North Scotland area.

Transport
Another award for Kincardine Kitchen

Deeside marmalade’s success continues to spread

A Deeside team is celebrating another success at the world’s most prestigious marmalade festival.

Business
Left to right - Claire and Martin Page with Nikki Gray

BBA prepares for pipe band event

Banchory Business Association (BBA) is gearing up for a major event in the local calendar.

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The AWPR opening is now scheduled for the autumn of this year. Picture: Transport Scotland

Autumn opening for bypass

The Aberdeen bypass opening has been delayed until the autumn.

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MP praises local businesses on tourism recognition

MP praises local businesses on tourism recognition

West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine Conservative MP Andrew Bowie has congratulated several local businesses named as finalists in a national competition for the tourism sector.

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Co-owner Peter Dignan with Mike Rumbles

MSP’s distillery visit

North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles enjoyed a taster on a behind-the-scenes visit to specialist gin and absinthe producers Lost Loch Distillery on Deeside.

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Alister Clark with Theo Paphitis

Aboyne company receives a boost from a ‘Dragon’

An Aboyne-based company has received a major business boost from Theo Paphitis.

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Left to right Colin Rollo, operations manager, Charles Stewart, apprentice, Lewis Macdonald  Craig Sutherland, communities benefit SME manager

Local MSP praises apprenticeships

A local company which takes on apprentices from across Aberdeenshire has been praised by an MSP.

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Left to right - Low Traditional's Alex Walker and David Low with Loren Hiller, of the MSC

MSC certificate for Westhill chip shop

A Westhill fish and chip shop has landed an industry certificate.

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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).

Business
A queue builds up ahead of Wilkies opening in Banchory

Opening time at new Banchory retailer

Banchory’s newest store has opened its doors.

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Economy secretary Keith Brown said foreign military traffic is a "legitimate" part of Prestwick Airport's business model.

Keith Brown visits Aberdeen bypass site

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Secretary Keith Brown today met with former Carillion staff and a representative from Aberdeen Roads Limited (ARL) who are currently constructing the impressive Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project.

Transport
Jacob Whitaker and Richard Kent, of Greenman Woodworking, at their workshop

Scheme offers support for small business

Small businesses in their first stages of growth in Aberdeenshire are being urged to consider whether a recently relaunched grant could help them expand.

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