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Inspire Choir set for Duff House performance

Inspire Choir set for Duff House performance

Inspire Choir set for Duff House performance

20 September 2011

A GROUP of young singers known as The Inspire Choir is providing an impromptu performance of music and song at Duff House in Banff on Saturday, October…


Banff sailor still missing

Banff sailor still missing

Banff sailor still missing

19 September 2011

MYSTERY still surrounds the fate of a former Banff man who has been missing at sea for 11 weeks. Nothing has been heard of yachtsman Sandy Taylor (61)…


Turbine motive 'is greed'

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…


Perfect match for James and Lisa

Perfect match for James and Lisa

Perfect match for James and Lisa

14 September 2011

Lisa Craib and James Blanchard, both of Braco Place, Banff, who were married at the Banff Springs Hotel. The groom plays in goal for Deveronvale FC and…


50mph speed limit for village

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…


'Tin box' plan wins consent

'Tin box' plan wins consent

'Tin box' plan wins consent

14 September 2011

A MODERN “tin box” extension to the rear of an “imposing, landmark” Category B-listed building in Banff has been approved by councillors. The new building…


Youngster back in the CD groove

Youngster back in the CD groove

Youngster back in the CD groove

14 September 2011

A YOUNG Gardenstown singer has released his second album in a year. Eleven-year-old Matthew-James McKay enjoyed recording his first CD so much that…


Georgian gem opens the doors

Georgian gem opens the doors

Georgian gem opens the doors

14 September 2011

A GEORGIAN house in Portsoy with a fascinating history is opening its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday. Durn House is an 18th century…


Green light for bridge protection

Green light for bridge protection

Green light for bridge protection

14 September 2011

A TOTAL of £450,000 worth of work to protect Banff Bridge from erosion – and which will see traffic reduced to one lane for many weeks – has been approved…


Eighteen people caught drink driving at weekend

Eighteen people caught drink driving at weekend

Eighteen people caught drink driving at weekend

13 September 2011

POLICE have hit out at motorists who continue to ignore the dangers of drink driving after 18 people were caught under the influence behind the wheel…


Combine harvester catches fire

Combine harvester catches fire

Combine harvester catches fire

09 September 2011

A COMBINE harvester caught fire in a field at Alvah, near Banff yesterday evening. Fire crew from Banff and Macduff attended the blaze near the A97…


Police issue motorbike safey warning

Police issue motorbike safey warning

Police issue motorbike safey warning

08 September 2011

THE start of September started badly for Grampian motorcyclists, with six serious and four minor collisions recorded within its first week. Inspector…


Sex offender sparks fresh police appeal

Sex offender sparks fresh police appeal

Sex offender sparks fresh police appeal

07 September 2011

GRAMPIAN Police are renewing their appeal for information in an effort to track down registered sex offender Paul Redpath (40) who was last seen in Aberdeen…


Strong response to electoral register canvass

Strong response to electoral register canvass

Strong response to electoral register canvass

07 September 2011

AFTER only one week of the 2011 Canvass, the Grampian Electoral Registration Office has reported a 100% increase in households making their returns by…


Double fury at Banff caravan site move

Double fury at Banff caravan site move

Double fury at Banff caravan site move

07 September 2011

A COUNCILLOR says he is DOUBLY furious at Aberdeenshire Council over its treatment of travelling families in Banff. Councillor John Cox is outraged…


An impressive rise in the baking world

An impressive rise in the baking world

An impressive rise in the baking world

07 September 2011

BANFF woman Heather Thompson has been promoted to finance director with shortbread and biscuit manufacturer, Dean’s of Huntly. Dean’s is a family run…


Winter house closure could harm tourism

Winter house closure could harm tourism

Winter house closure could harm tourism

07 September 2011

PLANS to close Duff House Art Gallery over the winter to save money has been met with concern by a Banff tourism group. Banffshire Coast tourism partnership…


Mother calls for answers over devastating chalet fire

Mother calls for answers over devastating chalet fire

Mother calls for answers over devastating chalet fire

07 September 2011

A MOTHER is calling for answers over an explosion at a caravan park in Keith last summer which resulted in five young men – including two from Cullen…


Muriel goes nap at Gamrie flower show

Muriel goes nap at Gamrie flower show

Muriel goes nap at Gamrie flower show

07 September 2011

GARDENSTOWN celebrated the 60th anniversary of its annual flower show with a vibrant display in the public hall. Poor weather did not prevent the show,…


Police alert over Cullen thieves

Police alert over Cullen thieves

Police alert over Cullen thieves

05 September 2011

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a distraction theft at Cullen Collectibles in Cullen. A significant amount of jewellery, worth a four-figure…


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