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Blaze managing director in running for top industry award

A local company boss has been shortlisted for a leading industry accolade.

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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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Sandra Hunter, right, with stylist Rachael Bland and the award

Salon wins yet another award

A Stonehaven hair salon is celebrating another accolade in an award-winning 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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Emma Armes is one of three finalists in the Sprit of Enterprise category

Emma is a ‘proud’ finalist

A local hypnotherapist has been shortlisted in the Elevator Awards 2018.

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Jo Robinson presents Bob McAlpine with the 5-star plaque

Five-star award for Stonehaven company

A Stonehaven self-catering property company has achieved VisitScotland’s premier Quality Assurance award.

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MP visits DPD parcel depot at Portlethen

MP visits DPD parcel depot at Portlethen

A North-east MP has visited the local DPD parcel depot in Aberdeenshire to see first-hand the work that goes on.

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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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The Bay owner Calum Richardson

Stonehaven chip shop on shortlist for industry award

An award-winning Stonehaven chip shop is in the running for another accolade.

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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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The retirement village taking shape at Chapelton

Finishing touches to retirement homes

The first homes at a new Aberdeenshire retirement village are nearing completion.

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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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Pic Alan Richardson Dundee, Pix-AR.co.uk'QMS. Lynn Argo Brigstanes Pig Unit Catherine, Stonehaven

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.

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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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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.

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