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Tourism soars at three north east attractions

Tourism levels in the North East soared last year with three major attractions in Aberdeenshire posting increased visitor numbers of up to 134.5 per cent.

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Gyles Brandreth will host the awards ceremony.

Finalists revealed for North-east’s Elevator business awards

Twenty-seven finalists in one of the North-east’s highest profile business awards - the Elevator Awards 2017 – were announced this week.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Road closures and contraflows for A90 at Charleston

Commuters travelling on the A90 south of Aberdeen are to be faced with further roadworks as 14 beams and parapets are installed at Charleston and a contraflow system put in place over the next month.

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Royal Bank of Scotland

Stonehaven bank to close

The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that it will close its Stonehaven branch later this year.
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Scottish Rural Awards, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh 2017.

Pic - David Mackay, Heather Hannaml, Fred MacAulay

Rural employer accolade for Macphie

Mearns-based and Scotland’s leading independent food ingredient manufacturer, Macphie, has been named as one of the top rural employers in the country at the Scottish Rural Awards.

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A stretch of the A90 dual carriageway.

Put us in picture on A90 roadworks

Stonehaven Community Council has called for a public meeting with AWPR staff to get a clearer picture of the works planned for the A90 at Stonehaven and the impact they will have locally.

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Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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A view of the contraflow system which will be in place from next week.

Upcoming AWPR works could have “significant impact” on Stonehaven traffic

Traffic travelling through Stonehaven at peak times could increase by up to 100% during upcoming AWPR construction work, Aberdeenshire Council has warned.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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UK boats are only being allowed to catch a small proportion of fish stocks in our waters.

Aberdeen-based study reveals fish quotas grossly lower than stocks

Most UK fish quotas are tiny relative to the size of stocks in our waters, according to a major new report by university scientists.

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The AECC

Oil and gas job event at AECC

Employers based in the north east are being urged to take the opportunity to introduce themselves to hundreds of talented potential workers at a special employment event later this month.

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Resurfacing begins on December 18 and runs for five nights

A90 re-surfacing works near Stonehaven from Monday

£102,000 of resurfacing works are to begin on a section of the A90 north of Stonehaven from Monday night.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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Beers selected from Aberdeenshire

Local beer to feature in ALDI's Scottish Beer Festival

Beers from Laurencekirk’s Burnside Brewery have been hand-picked by ALDI for the supermarket’s Scottish Beer Festival – in store now.

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Popular Stonehaven restaurant to close

Popular Stonehaven restaurant to close

A landmark Stonehaven restaurant has announced it is closing.

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A scene from Granite. CityMoves Fusion. Production photography by Michal Wachucik (30th March 2016, Marischal College Quadrangle, Aberdeen).

Cultural groups across Aberdeenshire urged to apply for funding

Cultural organisations across Aberdeenshire are being urged to get their funding applications in now for the next financial year to secure business/arts partnership funding.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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Stonehaven beach

Stonehaven successfully reviews Fairtrade status

Stonehaven has successfully renewed its Fairtrade Town status for two more years, in recognition of the ongoing commitment to promote Fairtrade principles.

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Dunnottar Castle

New app allows virtual tour of Dunnottar Castle

A new app has been launched which allows people to take a virtual tour of Dunnottar Castle.

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Overnight road closures on B979 New Mains of Ury

Overnight road closures on B979 New Mains of Ury

The B979 will close for two nights between New Mains of Ury and Glenury Road in Stonehaven this weekend as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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