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Focus will be on cutting suicides

Focus will be on cutting suicides

Focus will be on cutting suicides

05 September 2011

THE Highland League will be getting behind Suicide Prevention Week at the Aberdeenshire Cup Final between Deveronvale and Keith at Christie Park, Huntly…


Aberdeenshire well represented at oil and gas conference

Aberdeenshire well represented at oil and gas conference

Aberdeenshire well represented at oil and gas conference

04 September 2011

ABERDEEN CITY and Shire will host a wealth of local organisations and businesses at Offshore Europe 2011 this week. This year’s Offshore Europe oil…


Future of schools go under review

Future of schools go under review

Future of schools go under review

02 September 2011

A CONSULTATION to seek the views of communities on Aberdeenshire Council’s schools has been agreed by councillors and will run until February 2012. A…


Police seek witnesses to accident

Police seek witnesses to accident

Police seek witnesses to accident

31 August 2011

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision which occurred at 6.20am, Tuesday 31 August 2011 on the A96 near the Ashgrove…


Portsoy road will close

Portsoy road will close

Portsoy road will close

31 August 2011

MOTORISTS are advised that South High Street, Portsoy will be closed from Seafield Street to The Square from Monday, September 5 for five days. The…


Motorcyclist injured

Motorcyclist injured

Motorcyclist injured

31 August 2011

A YOUNG woman was taken to hospital last night after her motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car in Sandyhills Road, Banff. The accident…


Fishermen host Scottish Parliament

Fishermen host Scottish Parliament

Fishermen host Scottish Parliament

30 August 2011

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation will tomorrow (31 August) host a visit to Peterhead of the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICE) so as to…


'Wanted' trader opens new store

'Wanted' trader opens new store

'Wanted' trader opens new store

29 August 2011

IN THIS week's Banffshire Journal we reveal how Banff whisky trader Richard Parker, alleged to be being pursued for a trail of debts running into many…


Thirteen caught with drugs at festival

Thirteen caught with drugs at festival

Thirteen caught with drugs at festival

29 August 2011

A TOTAL of 13 people were searched by police and found to be in possession of various drugs, including cannabis, cocaine and mephedrone, at the Wizard…


Banffshire battered by storms

Banffshire battered by storms

Banffshire battered by storms

29 August 2011

BANFFSHIRE was battered by stormy weather on Sunday which led to the cancellation of the annual vintage car rally at Duff House grounds. High winds…


Series of break-ins in Banffshire

Series of break-ins in Banffshire

Series of break-ins in Banffshire

26 August 2011

GRAMPIAN Police are investigating a series of break-ins in the Banffshire area. Between 5.30pm on Friday, August 19 and 11.30am last Wednesday, three…


Police appeal for Banff theft information

Police appeal for Banff theft information

Police appeal for Banff theft information

26 August 2011

GRAMPIAN Police are investigating the theft of a laptop computer from Banff’s Princess Royal Sports and Community Trust. The incident occurred between…


Work will protect Banff Bridge

Work will protect Banff Bridge

Work will protect Banff Bridge

25 August 2011

PROPOSALS to help protect the Banff Bridge by reducing scour have been agreed by councillors at a Banff and Buchan area committee . The work, designed…


Exhibition at the Salmon Bothy

Exhibition at the Salmon Bothy

Exhibition at the Salmon Bothy

24 August 2011

PORTSOY’S Salmon Bothy will be holding an exhibition for the next few weeks. The ‘Upstairs at the Bothy Show’ will showcase work from the various groups…


Cancer carer should not have claimed benefits

Cancer carer should not have claimed benefits

Cancer carer should not have claimed benefits

24 August 2011

A TURRIFF woman wrongly claimed £6,000 in benefits while looking after her husband who has cancer, a court heard. Sandra Thomson (50), of 52 Forglen…


Turriff benefits cheat ordered to carry out community service

Turriff benefits cheat ordered to carry out community service

Turriff benefits cheat ordered to carry out community service

24 August 2011

A TURRIFF woman who falsely claimed a total of £4,433 in benefits has been ordered to carry out 80 hours community service. First offender Lyn Gordon…


New project will help young unemployed

New project will help young unemployed

New project will help young unemployed

23 August 2011

A NEW project will support unemployed Banffshire people who have an interest in pursuing a career in the early years and childcare sector. The Childcare…


Portsoy exhibition

Portsoy exhibition

Portsoy exhibition

23 August 2011

PORTSOY’S Salmon Bothy will be holding an exhibition throughout September.


Parade marks 30 years of fundraising in Portsoy

Parade marks 30 years of fundraising in Portsoy

Parade marks 30 years of fundraising in Portsoy

23 August 2011

A PARADE that celebrated 30 years of fundraising in Portsoy for a cancer charity has been deemed a success by organisers.


Police appeal over Aberchirder theft

Police appeal over Aberchirder theft

Police appeal over Aberchirder theft

22 August 2011

POLICE are investigating a break-in to a house on Main Street, Aberchirder, near to St Marnan’s church. It happened between last Wednesday and Thursday…


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