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Portsoy exhibition

Portsoy exhibition

PORTSOY’S Salmon Bothy will be holding an exhibition throughout September.


Parade marks 30 years of fundraising in Portsoy

Parade marks 30 years of fundraising in Portsoy

A PARADE that celebrated 30 years of fundraising in Portsoy for a cancer charity has been deemed a success by organisers.


Police appeal over Aberchirder theft

Police appeal over Aberchirder theft

POLICE are investigating a break-in to a house on Main Street, Aberchirder, near to St Marnan’s church. It happened between last Wednesday and Thursday…


Flower show hopes to blossom

Flower show hopes to blossom

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

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

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 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

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!

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

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

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

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

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


Worldwide web warnings about Banff firm

Worldwide web warnings about Banff firm

THIS week's Banffshire Journal exclusively reveals how one former Banff businessman has sparked worldwide internet warnings about the online service his…


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Wizard line-up continues to grow

Wizard line-up continues to grow

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…


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