Home   Categories   Grid

Banff News

Back to all categories

Fines for too much rubbish

Fines for too much rubbish

Fines for too much rubbish

03 August 2011

HOUSEHOLDERS in Banffshire could face court fines of up to £1,000 as part of tougher new recycling measures. Those leaving too much rubbish in their bins…


Banff Bay swim set to go again

Banff Bay swim set to go again

Banff Bay swim set to go again

29 July 2011

FREEZING COLD, jellyfish-infested waters will test all age groups of swimmers in the annual Banff Bay swimming event. Members of the 2011 committee…


Macduff man relaunches Mumbai teror book

Macduff man relaunches Mumbai teror book

Macduff man relaunches Mumbai teror book

28 July 2011

A Macduff man who survived through the Mumbai terrorist attacks in 2008 is relaunching his book which tells of his ordeal. See this week's Banffshire…


Police appeal for Turriff hit-and-run

Police appeal for Turriff hit-and-run

Police appeal for Turriff hit-and-run

27 July 2011

POLICE are appealing for information concerning a hit-and-run incident in Turriff, Aberdeenshire, between 9.20am and 9.50am on Tuesday, July 19. An…


Cornhill wildcats caught on camera

Cornhill wildcats caught on camera

Cornhill wildcats caught on camera

20 July 2011

A BANFFSHIRE man may have captured extremely rare pictures of a Scottish wildcat and her kitten, just yards from his house. The crofter, who lives…


Student stole £3,000 worth of whisky

Student stole £3,000 worth of whisky

Student stole £3,000 worth of whisky

14 July 2011

A STUDENT stole £3,000 worth of rare whisky from the Banff store where he worked part-time - and drank it himself. Robert Robinson (25), of 21 Crammond…


Pupils are now wired for sound

Pupils are now wired for sound

Pupils are now wired for sound

13 July 2011

Portsoy Primary P2/3 pupils have been donated money by three groups in the town to purchase a bookcase, CD player and CDs. See Banffshire Journal for…


Banffshire house hunters pay price

Banffshire house hunters pay price

Banffshire house hunters pay price

12 July 2011

HOUSE buyers in Banff and Macduff are paying the price of the towns’ growing popularity as places to live. Banff saw the second highest price percentage…


Red letter day for diary keeper

Red letter day for diary keeper

Red letter day for diary keeper

12 July 2011

A REMARKABLE Gardenstown lady had a very special day to record in her diary last week - when she celebrated her 100th birthday. Mrs Christina Margaret…


Hobbit meeting had ring of success for Katy

Hobbit meeting had ring of success for Katy

Hobbit meeting had ring of success for Katy

12 July 2011

BUDDING Alvah artist Katy Rewston reckons meeting Hobbits brings you good luck. It certainly did her no harm when she met Lord of the Rings actor Billy…


Family encounters big cat in the woods

Family encounters big cat in the woods

Family encounters big cat in the woods

12 July 2011

A WHITEHILLS family believe they may have spotted a big cat in Fochabers Wood. For years, there have been reports of mysterious big cat sightings throughout…


Mum blasts cemetery vandals

Mum blasts cemetery vandals

Mum blasts cemetery vandals

12 July 2011

IT IS a beautiful, small cemetery on the edge of possibly the most tranquil village in Banffshire. However, for months now it has been the scene of…


Man and boy injured in fall

Man and boy injured in fall

Man and boy injured in fall

08 July 2011

A MAN and a boy were airlifted to hospital after both were injured in a freak accident in Crovie on Wednesday night. The man is believed to have had…


Body identified as Jake

Body identified as Jake

Body identified as Jake

07 July 2011

A BODY found on Monday afternoon on the shoreline at Whitehills has been confirmed by Grampian Police as missing teenager Jake Miller. The 18-year-old…


Bus safety delay fears

Bus safety delay fears

Bus safety delay fears

05 July 2011

GARDENSTOWN campaigner Ron Beaty fears a delay in transferring powers to improve school bus safety to Holyrood could see more children killed or injured. Mr…


Turriff group plans bid for caravan site

Turriff group plans bid for caravan site

Turriff group plans bid for caravan site

05 July 2011

?TURRIFF’S local authority caravan site could be taken over by a new community group. The Station Road park is one of 11 caravan sites of which Aberdeenshire…


All aboard for festival fun

All aboard for festival fun

All aboard for festival fun

05 July 2011

PORTSOY’S Scottish Traditional Boat Festival was graced by glorious sunshine on Saturday and Sunday, making it an extra-special occasion for an estimated…


Body found at Whitehills

Body found at Whitehills

Body found at Whitehills

05 July 2011

A BODY was found yesterday afternoon on the shoreline at Whitehills. Family and friends of Jake Miller (18), from Turriff, lost at sea in a boating accident…


Circus comes to Banff

Circus comes to Banff

Circus comes to Banff

01 July 2011

ALL the fun of the circus is at Banff Links this weekend. The Pheonix Circus, produced by Zippo's, voted Britain's best circus two years running, is a…


Young brothers are biking bravehearts

Young brothers are biking bravehearts

Young brothers are biking bravehearts

30 June 2011

TWO Banff youngsters have continued a family tradition by cycling a gruelling 26 miles from charity. See this week's Banffshire Journal for full story.


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More
');