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Buckie area roadworks and road closures round-up

Buckie area roadworks and road closures round-up

Various roadworks and road closures are set to affect Buckie and the surrounding area over the course of the coming week.


BT will hold events in north-east raising awareness of switch to digital phonelines

BT will hold events in north-east raising awareness of switch to digital phonelines

BT is to hold events this summer to help raise awareness of the change from analogue to digital landlines by the end of January 2027.


Scottish Water campaign urges north-east people to bin wet wipes

Scottish Water campaign urges north-east people to bin wet wipes

Scottish Water’s sewer response teams are adopting a bold new tactic to urge customers to “bin the wipes” that cause them.


North-east businesses nominated in environment awards

North-east businesses nominated in environment awards

Businesses championing the link between economic success and environmental sustainability have been shortlisted in the VIBES Awards.


New Buckie SMART Recovery group seeks to extend helping hand to people battling addiction

New Buckie SMART Recovery group seeks to extend helping hand to people battling addiction

A new group is under way in Buckie to help people recover from addiction.


Opportunity for young north-east pipers and drummers to join national band

Opportunity for young north-east pipers and drummers to join national band

Applications are now open for young pipers and drummers from the north-east to join the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland.


North-east homes urged to keep gas prepayment meters topped up over summer

North-east homes urged to keep gas prepayment meters topped up over summer

Households who rely on gas prepayment meters have been urged to ensure that they are kept topped up over summer - even if their heating is not used.


5 £3 summer holiday activities for Huntly kids at a loose end

5 £3 summer holiday activities for Huntly kids at a loose end

HUNTLY families at a loose end over the summer holidays have been encouraged to take part in fun weekly activities - for just £3 a session.


First phase of consultation in Aberdeenshire for floating offshore windfarm is completed

First phase of consultation in Aberdeenshire for floating offshore windfarm is completed

The team behind the proposed MarramWind project have thanked people in Aberdeenshire for participating in the first round of statutory consultation.


North-east charities benefit from trust funding

North-east charities benefit from trust funding

The Barrack Charitable Trust is donating £52,000 to charitable organisations in its latest tranche of donations for 2024.


Gala fun ahead at Cullen Harbour

Gala fun ahead at Cullen Harbour

Gala fun for all the family is set to come to Cullen soon.


Keith theft: Damage caused as ‘three-figure’ sum stolen, say police

Keith theft: Damage caused as ‘three-figure’ sum stolen, say police

STOLEN cash and damage resulted from an incident in Keith earlier this week, which has sparked a police appeal.


Aberdeenshire Ranger Service and Police Scotland urge responsible countryside access

Aberdeenshire Ranger Service and Police Scotland urge responsible countryside access

The ranger service and Police Scotland have been working in partnership to share messaging on responsible countryside access.


Woman hospitalised after being poisoned by sandwich bought in Elgin

Woman hospitalised after being poisoned by sandwich bought in Elgin

E. COLI legal investigations are underway after a person was poisoned by an Asda sandwich in Elgin.


Drainage improvements on A96 Huntly bypass extended by a week

Drainage improvements on A96 Huntly bypass extended by a week

Drainage improvements on the A96 Huntly bypass are set to be extended until Friday, July 19.


Strathbogie Horticultural Society’s Flower Show returning to Huntly

Strathbogie Horticultural Society’s Flower Show returning to Huntly

Entries being accepted now for annual event.


Turriff Show Business Breakfast event to return

Turriff Show Business Breakfast event to return

This year’s event at Scotland’s largest two-day show will highlight the importance of planning to map a way forward for the Scottish farming industry.


North-east seafood festival SeaFest will make its return in 2025

North-east seafood festival SeaFest will make its return in 2025

The voluntary committee has decided that to ensure the event continues to prove successful, it will be held biennially to give more time to planning.


Award recognition for Banff Army Cadet

Award recognition for Banff Army Cadet

Banff Army Cadet Brooke Wiseman has achieved a top award while on the force’s annual camp.


Buckie RNLI welcomes 200th anniversary scroll to lifeboat station on round the coast tour

Buckie RNLI welcomes 200th anniversary scroll to lifeboat station on round the coast tour

Buckie RNLI has become the 109th lifeboat station to sign the charity’s Connecting Communities scroll as it makes its way round the UK and Ireland.


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