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Warden suffers dogs' abuse

13 June 2012
Warden suffers dogs' abuse

Warden suffers dogs' abuse

13 June 2012

THEY arrive like a small army in their cars every morning, like clockwork. Then they let their dogs out.


Sixth time lucky for Banff Links

06 June 2012
Sixth time lucky for Banff Links

Sixth time lucky for Banff Links

06 June 2012

THE beach at Banff Links has secured the coveted Rural Seaside Award Flag from Keep Scotland Beautiful for the sixth successive year, while nearby Sandend…


Don’t buy house if you want to alter it, says councillor

05 June 2012
Don’t buy house if you want to alter it, says councillor

Don’t buy house if you want to alter it, says councillor

05 June 2012

PEOPLE who are thinking of moving into conservation area should not buy a property if they think they are going to want to change it, a councillor has…


Planners support harbour proposal

30 May 2012
Planners support harbour proposal

Planners support harbour proposal

30 May 2012

IT IS a proposal which apparently does not have a single friend in Portsoy.


Heavy men on way to games

29 May 2012
Heavy men on way to games

Heavy men on way to games

29 May 2012

TOP competitors will compete for more than £3,500 in prize money at the Cornhill Highland Games on Saturday...


Final coup in award stakes

23 May 2012
Final coup in award stakes

Final coup in award stakes

23 May 2012

THREE Banffshire tourism ventures are celebrating after reaching the national final of the Scottish Thistle Awards.


Green Tree set to open again

16 May 2012
Green Tree set to open again

Green Tree set to open again

16 May 2012

THE Green Tree restaurant and café in Castle Street, Banff is set to re-open under new management – just five months after it went bust leaving a trail…


Triathlete claims sport is losing out

16 May 2012
Triathlete claims sport is losing out

Triathlete claims sport is losing out

16 May 2012

THE men’s and women’s triathlons are expected to be among the most exciting events for spectators at this summer’s London Olympics.


Fight to save pool takes the plunge

16 May 2012
Fight to save pool takes the plunge

Fight to save pool takes the plunge

16 May 2012

THE fight to ‘Save Tarlair’ is officially under way. A campaign to see Macduff’s famous outdoor swimming pool restored to something like its former…


Banff Springs owner denies opposition to housing plan

09 May 2012
Banff Springs owner denies opposition to housing plan

Banff Springs owner denies opposition to housing plan

09 May 2012

A BANFF hotelier has stressed that he is not opposed to plans to build 127 homes on the outskirts of the town.


Turning point for Tarlair?

09 May 2012
Turning point for Tarlair?

Turning point for Tarlair?

09 May 2012

? IT WAS the scene of fantastic childhood memories for so many people. Local youngsters spent endless hours at Tarlair Outdoor Swimming Pool,…


Vivien happy to help make a difference

01 May 2012
Vivien happy to help make a difference

Vivien happy to help make a difference

01 May 2012

WHEN Vivien Rae began doing a few hours a month as an unpaid trustee with Home-Start Deveron, she had been largely motivated by the thought that it might…


Papers seized in turbine row

21 March 2012
Papers seized in turbine row

Papers seized in turbine row

21 March 2012

POLICE took away documents from Aberdeenshire Council’s planning office in Banff last week over alleged serious irregularities surrounding applications…


Sangs jobs saved in US takeover move

12 March 2012
Sangs jobs saved in US takeover move

Sangs jobs saved in US takeover move

12 March 2012

AROUND 60 staff at the Sangs soft drinks firm in Macduff are celebrating following the news that their jobs have been safeguarded.


Macduff heritage centre plan scuppered

27 February 2012
Macduff heritage centre plan scuppered

Macduff heritage centre plan scuppered

27 February 2012

A BID to establish a heritage centre at the site of the recently closed Harbour Cafe at Macduff Harbour has fallen at the first hurdle.


Woman provides 'irresistible lure'

09 February 2012
Woman provides 'irresistible lure'

Woman provides 'irresistible lure'

09 February 2012

?A STUNNING new solid silver trophy to celebrate the story of a woman catching the largest UK salmon on a fly, on the River Deveron, is to be presented…


Wages slashed as council cuts back

09 February 2012
Wages slashed as council cuts back

Wages slashed as council cuts back

09 February 2012

HUNDREDS of workers in Banffshire face substantial pay cuts following plans by Aberdeenshire Council to slash their terms and conditions. Unions warn…


Fire stations targeting the woman's touch

13 October 2011
Fire stations targeting the woman's touch

Fire stations targeting the woman's touch

13 October 2011

WOMEN in Portsoy and Aberchirder are being told that they could play a vital role in ensuring a quick fire service response to an emergency in their areas. Fire…


Turbine motive 'is greed'

19 September 2011
Turbine motive 'is greed'

Turbine motive 'is greed'

19 September 2011

A WIND turbine approved for a Banffshire beauty spot is motivated by greed, a councillor has claimed. Councillor Jack Mair hit out at the application…


50mph speed limit for village

14 September 2011
50mph speed limit for village

50mph speed limit for village

14 September 2011

A 50MPH speed limit is to be introduced at King Edward, five miles south of Banff. However, a suggestion of introducing double white lines to to prevent…


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