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Macphie is bakery manufacturer of year

Aberdeenshire-based food ingredient manufacturer Macphie was last night named as the UK’s Bakery Manufacturer of the Year in this year’s Baking Industry Awards.

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Shire shines as food producer

Shire shines as food producer

Around 40 students and staff from the Netherlands and Nova Scotia visited Macphie in Aberdeenshire on Tuesday (September 19) to find out about the food industry in the region.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

New sliproad brings traffic relief to Stonehaven

The new A90 southbound slip road which has been constructed as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project, has reduced the levels of traffic travelling through Stonehaven via the B979 at Glenury Road by almost half during peak travelling times.

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John Wright, managing director of Deeside Timberframe, with new operations director Stewart Ferguson.

Deeside Timberframe appoints Stewart Ferguson as Operations Director

Stonehaven-based Deeside Timberframe, part of the Bancon Group, has appointed a new operations director to help drive its continued expansion and growth.

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Awards shortlist for Open Air Pool

Stonehaven’s Open Air Pool is a finalist in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Southbound A90 overnight closure at Stonehaven

The project contractor is planning to close the A90 southbound carriageway from around 11.30pm this Friday (September 15) until around 3am on Saturday (September 16) to allow the essential maintenance of roadside equipment, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route project.

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Plans for retirement village unveiled

Plans for retirement village unveiled

The growing community at Chapelton has ushered in its latest phase of development with the launch of a new sales suite for Liberty Retirement Living, on a day of exciting activity in the town.

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Howard Johnson

Awards shortlist for Blaze Manufacturing founder shortlisted for industry leader award

Blaze Manufacturing Solution’s owner and founder Howard Johnson has been shortlisted in the Industry Leader category in the prestigious energy sector ‘Gold Awards.’

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Bay on Award shortlist

Bay on Award shortlist

The Bay Fish & Chips has been shortlisted for the coveted Food Made Good ‘Most Sustainable Foodservice Business’ 2017 award.

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The new AECC site

Work progressing well on new AECC

Updated photographs show that work is continuing to progress well on the site of the new £333million AECC.

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The shop was opened in April

Taking steps toward a more inclusive community

A Stonehaven children’s shop has been praised for making special arrangements to cater for children with additional support needs.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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Rebecca Carr

Kintore salon announces expansion

An award-winning North-East hairdresser has announced it is to expand as its stylists prepare to head to London Fashion Week.

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Test projects will take place in Aberdeenshire

Broadband boost for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire has been chosen as one of six areas to pilot the UK's fastest broadband as part of a £200 million project.

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Cuddle cot donation is a first for Stonehaven

Cuddle cot donation is a first for Stonehaven

A mother from Stonehaven has marked what would have been her son’s 18th birthday by presenting the town’s first ‘cuddle cot’ to a local funeral home.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

A90 Roadworks: Next phase of demolition to begin this weekend

Subject to weather conditions, it is expected that traffic will be switched from using the A90 northbound carriageway at Stonehaven to the newly constructed A90 southbound carriageway between noon on Wednesday August 30 and 6am on Thursday August 31.

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