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Flower show hopes to blossom

Flower show hopes to blossom

Flower show hopes to blossom

19 August 2011

ORGANISERS are hoping for a strong entry for the 60th anniversary Gardenstown Flower Show on Saturday, August 27. It will be in the village’s public…


Enter the Dragon's Den

Enter the Dragon's Den

Enter the Dragon's Den

19 August 2011

CHILDREN and families dealing with the serious conditions of spina bifida and hydrocephalus will benefit from a charity event being hosted by Dragon’s…


Change on the way for council office workers

Change on the way for council office workers

Change on the way for council office workers

19 August 2011

WORKERS at Aberdeenshire Council may soon be forced to switch offices, as councillors agreed to go ahead with plans to cut the number of buildings the…


Enrolement time for BB

Enrolement time for BB

Enrolement time for BB

19 August 2011

ENROLEMENT sessions for the Anchor, Junior and Company sections of the 1st Banff Boys’ Brigade will take place at the BB Hall, Seafield Street, Banff. Anchor…


Council defends its benefits service

Council defends its benefits service

Council defends its benefits service

19 August 2011

ABERDEENSHIRE Council has defended improvements to its benefits service, following comments by the Accounts Commission. Audits of the service were…


Wood you believe it!

Wood you believe it!

Wood you believe it!

18 August 2011

FIRE-LIGHTING, knot-tying and whittling are just some of the survival techniques being taught in a woodland skills session near Turriff on Sunday, August…


Parking concerns over cafe and gift shop plan

Parking concerns over cafe and gift shop plan

Parking concerns over cafe and gift shop plan

18 August 2011

PLANS to convert a former Portsoy hotel into a cafe and gift shop have stalled after it emerged that access to and from the town’s fire station could…


Future of Duff House is under review

Future of Duff House is under review

Future of Duff House is under review

18 August 2011

ABERDEENSHIRE Council is to review how Duff House in Banff operates and is discussing proposals with employees. The proposals focus on an enhanced offering…


Advice bureau aims to beat the scammers

Advice bureau aims to beat the scammers

Advice bureau aims to beat the scammers

18 August 2011

HAVE you been scammed, or do you want to see action to stamp out common fraud and scams? If so,Turriff & District Citizens Advice Bureau wants to enlist…


Old pool could become lobster hatchery

Old pool could become lobster hatchery

Old pool could become lobster hatchery

16 August 2011

PLANS for a tourism-boosting £1.5 million lobster hatchery at the former Tarlair outdoor swimming pool at Macduff impressed a councillor so much that…


Worldwide warnings about Banff firm

Worldwide warnings about Banff firm

Worldwide warnings about Banff firm

15 August 2011

WORLDWIDE warnings have gone out on the internet about the standard of service being provided by a Banff company, this week's Banffshire Journal exclusively…


Wizard line-up continues to grow

Wizard line-up continues to grow

Wizard line-up continues to grow

12 August 2011

THE line-up for New Deer’s Wizard Festival continues to grow with Aberdeen band The Xcerts the latest to be announced. They will headline the Banshee…


Stevenson welcomes AWPR decision

Stevenson welcomes AWPR decision

Stevenson welcomes AWPR decision

11 August 2011

BANFFSHIRE & Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has welcomed the announcement that the legal protests holding up the construction of the Aberdeen Western…


Flooding latest

Flooding latest

Flooding latest

11 August 2011

ABERDEENSHIRE Council officers worked with partner agencies through the night to monitor potential flooding in The Meadows area of Huntly. Water levels…


Flood warning issued

Flood warning issued

Flood warning issued

10 August 2011

ABERDEENSHIRE Council is advising residents to remain vigilant as heavy rain returns to the area and a flood alert has been put in place. Persistent…


Turriff flood warning downgraded

Turriff flood warning downgraded

Turriff flood warning downgraded

09 August 2011

A FLOOD warning for Turriff has been downgraded by Aberdeenshire Council. However, rain is expected to continue to fall over the next few days, and…


Community events will discuss Euro fisheries fund

Community events will discuss Euro fisheries fund

Community events will discuss Euro fisheries fund

09 August 2011

DATES and venues for engagement events which could help open up a £1.2 million fund for sustainable development in Aberdeenshire fisheries communities…


Duff House closed for training

Duff House closed for training

Duff House closed for training

09 August 2011

DUFF House in Banff will be closed to the public all day on Thursday, August 18, rather than this Thursday as published in this week's Banffshire Journal.…


Cash aid for flood relief

Cash aid for flood relief

Cash aid for flood relief

03 August 2011

VITAL flood prevention work has been revealed for three Banffshire communities devastated by deluges last year. Fordyce, Portsoy and Whitehills are…


Show time for Turra

Show time for Turra

Show time for Turra

03 August 2011

THOUSANDS of people ignored drizzly weather on Sunday to descend on The Haughs for all the fun and fascination of the 147th Turriff Show. As the weather…


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