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MP invites Leadsom to Games event

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

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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.

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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.

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Robert Lovie and Nikki Dean of The Prince's Foundation outside the Rothesay Rooms

Royal eateries plan Deeside expansion

An award-winning Deeside restaurant team with a royal link is set to expand its workforce.

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ACSTA 2017 winners represented a diverse range of different sectors involved in tourism across the north east.

Countdown clock ticks down to closing date in Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

A world-renowned brewery, a former prison and a coastal glamping site – three very different venues which judges in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA) say reflect the vibrant and diverse visitor offering across the region.

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Stephen Gow, general manager of The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen hotel wins North East Scotland Hotel Restaurant of the Year Award

Aberdeen’s luxury venue The Chester Hotel has been named North East of Scotland Hotel Restaurant of the Year.

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Keith Brown at the launch of the GoNorthEast campaign

Community events to mark bypass opening

A weekend of community events will be held to mark the opening of the Aberdeen bypass.

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The open event will offer a rare chance to see what happens beyond the farm gate

From plough to plate, farm open days are an education

Hundreds of farmers across the country will open their gates on June 10 to welcome the public.

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New business venture

New business venture

A Deeside businessman has launched a new venture aimed at bringing better communications to the North-east.

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Councillor Robbie Withey wants rural bus services in the west of Aberdeenshire protected

Protect local bus services

A local councillor has called for equal consideration to be given when bus services and route corridors are reviewed in Aberdeenshire.

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Bypass work expected to close Maryculter Road for fortnight

Bypass work expected to close Maryculter Road for fortnight

Work on the Aberdeen bypass is expected to close the U63K Maryculter Road for around two weeks from 6am on Wednesday, May 23.

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Be vigilant as surface dressing gets underway across the Shire

Be vigilant as surface dressing gets underway across the Shire

Aberdeenshire Council’s summer programme of surface dressing works is now underway across the area and motorists are being warned of the risks of loose chips on newly dressed roads.

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David Littlewood, chef owner of the Tor Na Coille

Banchory hotel receives high restaurant rating

A Deeside country house hotel is celebrating success after being awarded two AA rosettes following a recent inspection.

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The 180m pontoon, which is the only one of its kind at Aberdeen Harbour,has been specially built on Commercial Quay West

Vattenfall pontoon unveiled in Aberdeen Harbour

Construction of a 30 metre-long, purpose-built floating crew transfer pontoon in Aberdeen Harbour’s Albert Basin has been successfully completed by Swedish energy firm Vattenfall – supporting a new gateway for renewables in the centre of the country’s energy industry.

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Reflecting the challenging year for the sector, figures also reveal a 14.4% drop in total sales (domestic and international combined) for the year

Scotland’s oil and gas sector sustains strong international reputation

International activity from Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain expanded to account for almost 55% of the industry’s total sales during 2016/17.

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Poundworld in Falkirk High Street.

Poundworld to close around 100 stores

Discount chain Poundworld is pursuing a restructuring plan that could see it shut around a third of its stores, putting more than 1500 jobs in doubt.

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The Jones sawmill site at Aboyne

Major investment in Aboyne sawmill

A £5million investment has been announced in a Deeside sawmill.

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Aberdeen FC’s stadium application formally approved

Aberdeen FC’s stadium application formally approved

Aberdeen FC’s application for a £50million stadium complex at Kingsford has been formally approved.

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Left to right - Mary-Jo Grant with Mid Deeside JAC members Eric Smith, Nicola Howie, Marelle Marshal and fellow judge Allan Grant

Mid Deeside JAC shines

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

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