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Major focus on tech for local pig business

A commitment to making use of new technology and improving efficiency is a key part of the business philosophy of Lynn Argo who is making her mark on the pig industry.

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A further weekend closure for AWPR work

A90 slip road closure

The A90 southbound slip road to Findon will close this weekend to allow work on the Aberdeen bypass.

Transport
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.

Health
New academy bus operator

New academy bus operator

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed a new bus operator to take over the running of the Auchenblae to Mearns Academy route.

Transport
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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The Fusion team with their award

Looking good! Local salon wins top award

A Stonehaven hair salon is celebrating a leading accolade.

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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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Netherley Road to close for two weekends for AWPR work

Netherley Road to close for two weekends for AWPR work

Further road closures have been announced to allow for work on the Aberdeen bypass.

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Kirktown Garden Centre in Stonehaven

Festive gold award for Kirktown Garden Centre

Kirktown Garden Centre in Stonehaven has won a national accolade.

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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).

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Nigel Taylor, left, chair of OMTA, with MSP Liam Kerr

On Mearns heritage trail

A heritage trail has been launched linking famous names, places and events in the Mearns.

Business
Stuart Harrington joins Macphie from Diageo

New appointment at Macphie

Mearns-based food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has announced a new appointment.

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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
Stock image. John Devlin Johnston Press

Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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Brothers Jamie, left, and Andrew Johnson with the award

Top award for Mearns firm

A Laurencekirk firm has won a leading business award.

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