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Aberdeenshire volunteers nominated for national walking award

Aberdeenshire volunteers nominated for national walking award

Aberdeenshire volunteers nominated for national walking award

25 October 2020

Daviot Community Trust join Aboyne Paths and Tracks and volunteer Josée Kellas in the finals of the event.


Food Standards Scotland opens public consultation on their draft strategy for 2021-2026

Food Standards Scotland opens public consultation on their draft strategy for 2021-2026

Food Standards Scotland opens public consultation on their draft strategy for 2021-2026

24 October 2020

The organisation charged with protecting food safety and standards is seeking comment from the food and drink industry and members of the public.


Science festival goes completely digital

Science festival goes completely digital

Science festival goes completely digital

24 October 2020

TechFest, the north-east's annual festival of STEM goes completely online for the first time in its 27-year history.


Recent flooding raises concerns over condition of embankment

Recent flooding raises concerns over condition of embankment

Recent flooding raises concerns over condition of embankment

23 October 2020

Turriff Community Council and local MP David Duguid have raised the matter with Aberdeenshire Council after areas of the Haughs were affected.


Farming awards celebrate north-east talent

Farming awards celebrate north-east talent

Farming awards celebrate north-east talent

22 October 2020

Three farmers have been recognised for their tech-innovation, mechanical engineering and commitment to farming and diversity.


Udny area schools focus on climate in art competition

Udny area schools focus on climate in art competition

Udny area schools focus on climate in art competition

20 October 2020

A group has helped highlight climate and green issues as part of its primary schools artwork competition.


Councillor questions if Menie course will ever be constructed

Councillor questions if Menie course will ever be constructed

Councillor questions if Menie course will ever be constructed

19 October 2020

Councillor Martin Ford has raised the issue of the construction of the second course near Balmedie by Trump International.


Scottish Government funding helps bring seven new zero emission vehicles to council fleet

Scottish Government funding helps bring seven new zero emission vehicles to council fleet

Scottish Government funding helps bring seven new zero emission vehicles to council fleet

18 October 2020

Aberdeenshire Council has taken delivery of five new electric vehicles and two hydrogen vehicles.


Entries open for young farmers’ overwintering competition at Thainstone Centre

Entries open for young farmers’ overwintering competition at Thainstone Centre

Entries open for young farmers’ overwintering competition at Thainstone Centre

18 October 2020

Now in its 28th year, the highly regarded contest gives young farmers in the north region the opportunity to enhance their stockmanship skills.


Campaign group challenges Nestrans to “try harder”

Campaign group challenges Nestrans to “try harder”

Campaign group challenges Nestrans to “try harder”

17 October 2020

A96 Action has said that Nestrans needs to adopt a more innovative approach for the north-east.


YouGov survey reveals 80% of people in north-east Scotland concerned with single use plastics

YouGov survey reveals 80% of people in north-east Scotland concerned with single use plastics

YouGov survey reveals 80% of people in north-east Scotland concerned with single use plastics

17 October 2020

CONCERN at use of single-use plastics high in Moray and north east Scotland.


Business aims to close the loop

Business aims to close the loop

Business aims to close the loop

14 October 2020

Inverurie based re:treat Apothecary has set up collection points for the reusable packaging of one of their products.


MP defends decision on Agricultural Bill

MP defends decision on Agricultural Bill

MP defends decision on Agricultural Bill

14 October 2020

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has defended the UK Government’s position on the Agriculture Bill vote.


Consultation launched on banning common single-use plastic items

Consultation launched on banning common single-use plastic items

Consultation launched on banning common single-use plastic items

12 October 2020

The Scottish Government paper will cover items such as plastic cutlery, single-use plastic plates and single-use plastic straws.


Pink pigs triumph in bale art competition

Pink pigs triumph in bale art competition

Pink pigs triumph in bale art competition

11 October 2020

Lower Speyside YF were declared overall winners with their This Little Pig Stayed at Home creation.


Wildcat footage sparks hope

Wildcat footage sparks hope

Wildcat footage sparks hope

10 October 2020

"One of the rarest kittens in the world" has been caught on camera in Aberdeenshire.


Restoration for future generations

Restoration for future generations

Restoration for future generations

10 October 2020

Inverurie Rotarians welcome architect Fiona Lamb to discuss her heritage work


Man charged with wildlife crimes

Man charged with wildlife crimes

Man charged with wildlife crimes

07 October 2020

Formartine Police have dealt with the incident in relation to the trapping of a bird of prey.


Farmers urged to apply for floatation tyre funding

Farmers urged to apply for floatation tyre funding

Farmers urged to apply for floatation tyre funding

06 October 2020

Applications for the Sustainable Agriculture Capital Grant Scheme close on Sunday.


Jock o Bennachie winner crowned

Jock o Bennachie winner crowned

Jock o Bennachie winner crowned

06 October 2020

Five year old Ethan was inspired to go out and explore the local landmark with the help of online resources.


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