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NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

NICKY MARR: Hit pause on new national parks

28 February 2024

Can we press pause on more National Parks? Just till we’re back on track with the vital stuff?


Politics: Last Wednesday’s shameful events show Westminster is utterly broken

Politics: Last Wednesday’s shameful events show Westminster is utterly broken

Politics: Last Wednesday’s shameful events show Westminster is utterly broken

27 February 2024

MP Richard Thomson reflects on last weeks vote in Westminster over Gaza and Israel and the consequences for democracy.


Politics: Offshore bill provides confidence and certainty

Politics: Offshore bill provides confidence and certainty

Politics: Offshore bill provides confidence and certainty

25 February 2024

In his latest column, MP David Duguid has hailed the Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill.


NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

21 February 2024

The housing crisis here – as in other parts of Scotland – is well documented.


Portgordon Maltings lodge plans to expand plant

Portgordon Maltings lodge plans to expand plant

Portgordon Maltings lodge plans to expand plant

19 February 2024

A PLANNING application has been lodged with Moray Council for permission to expand the Portgordon Maltings plant.


Politics: Nurturing trust with agriculture industry is vital

Politics: Nurturing trust with agriculture industry is vital

Politics: Nurturing trust with agriculture industry is vital

18 February 2024

In her latest column, MSP Karen Adam reflects on the National Farmers Union Scotland annual general meeting.


Politics: Council move to end out-of-school care exasperating

Politics: Council move to end out-of-school care exasperating

Politics: Council move to end out-of-school care exasperating

15 February 2024

In his latest column, MP Richard Thomson has shared his worries over the decision to end out-of-school care in Aberdeenshire.


NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

14 February 2024

Comparing the opportunities that a tiny 28-pupil school can provide with what can be offered in a city school, isn’t comparing like with like.


Politics: Closing out-of-school care will leave families with difficult decisions

Politics: Closing out-of-school care will leave families with difficult decisions

Politics: Closing out-of-school care will leave families with difficult decisions

13 February 2024

MSP Gillian Martin has said in her latest column that she will continue to raise concerns about closing out-of-school care provision.


Wildlife Watch: Barn owls could have died due to heavy snow

Wildlife Watch: Barn owls could have died due to heavy snow

Wildlife Watch: Barn owls could have died due to heavy snow

12 February 2024

Wildlife Watch: Our man Merlin ponders over deaths of barn owls.


Politics: Oil and gas sector expertise will be needed as industry transitions

Politics: Oil and gas sector expertise will be needed as industry transitions

Politics: Oil and gas sector expertise will be needed as industry transitions

12 February 2024

In his latest column, MP David Duguid outlines that the oil and gas sector will have a crucial role to play in future.


Big days beckon for Buckie DJ as local firms head for wedding awards

Big days beckon for Buckie DJ as local firms head for wedding awards

Big days beckon for Buckie DJ as local firms head for wedding awards

05 February 2024

A BUCKIE DJ is hoping to successfully defend his title at the prestigious national Scottish Wedding Awards (SWA) in a few weeks.


Politics: Marine funding will help support innovation and sustainable practices

Politics: Marine funding will help support innovation and sustainable practices

Politics: Marine funding will help support innovation and sustainable practices

04 February 2024

MSP Karen Adam has welcomed support from the £14 million fund for marine and fishing businesses in her latest column.


NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

31 January 2024

What is really important, is to keep abreast of the issues that I can do something about.


Politics: We must continue to stress the importance of Royal Mail’s Universal Service Obligations

Politics: We must continue to stress the importance of Royal Mail’s Universal Service Obligations

Politics: We must continue to stress the importance of Royal Mail’s Universal Service Obligations

31 January 2024

Watch as MP Richard Thomson raises the issue of Royal Mail's service commitment at Prime Minister's Question time in Westminster.


Politics: Green sector generation reaches a new peak

Politics: Green sector generation reaches a new peak

Politics: Green sector generation reaches a new peak

30 January 2024

In her latest column, MSP Gillian Martin looks at renewable energy and a welcome reopening for a north-east maternity unit's service.


Politics: Poor broadband issue had to be raised again in Parliament

Politics: Poor broadband issue had to be raised again in Parliament

Politics: Poor broadband issue had to be raised again in Parliament

28 January 2024

In his latest column, MP David Duguid highlights how he has had to raise again in Parliament the issue of poor broadband.


NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

NICKY MARR: Our words can have impact we may never know

24 January 2024

Think about the impact we, and our words and actions, each have on the lives of those around us.


Politics: Local government reform is a topic that is vital to discuss

Politics: Local government reform is a topic that is vital to discuss

Politics: Local government reform is a topic that is vital to discuss

21 January 2024

MSP Karen Adam looks at local government reform in her latest column.


NICKY MARR: Surely I'm not the only one struggling with phone addiction

NICKY MARR: Surely I'm not the only one struggling with phone addiction

NICKY MARR: Surely I'm not the only one struggling with phone addiction

17 January 2024

I can’t seem to help myself. I am addicted to my phone.


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