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MP invites Leadsom to Games event

West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine MP Andrew Bowie has extended a Highland Games invitation to a senior Cabinet minister.

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Jo Robinson presents the award to Malcolm Nicol

Ballogie House gets top quality grading

A luxury Deeside self-catering house has achieved VisitScotland’s highest quality assurance grading.

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It is hoped the area will become an international mountain bike destination. Picture: NETCO

Mountain bike tourism ‘summit’

A meeting will be held in Banchory next week as part of major efforts to establish Aberdeenshire as an international mountain bike destination.

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Robert Lovie and Nikki Dean of The Prince's Foundation outside the Rothesay Rooms

Royal eateries plan Deeside expansion

An award-winning Deeside restaurant team with a royal link is set to expand its workforce.

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ACSTA 2017 winners represented a diverse range of different sectors involved in tourism across the north east.

Countdown clock ticks down to closing date in Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

A world-renowned brewery, a former prison and a coastal glamping site – three very different venues which judges in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA) say reflect the vibrant and diverse visitor offering across the region.

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Stephen Gow, general manager of The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen hotel wins North East Scotland Hotel Restaurant of the Year Award

Aberdeen’s luxury venue The Chester Hotel has been named North East of Scotland Hotel Restaurant of the Year.

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Keith Brown at the launch of the GoNorthEast campaign

Community events to mark bypass opening

A weekend of community events will be held to mark the opening of the Aberdeen bypass.

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The open event will offer a rare chance to see what happens beyond the farm gate

From plough to plate, farm open days are an education

Hundreds of farmers across the country will open their gates on June 10 to welcome the public.

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New business venture

New business venture

A Deeside businessman has launched a new venture aimed at bringing better communications to the North-east.

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Reflecting the challenging year for the sector, figures also reveal a 14.4% drop in total sales (domestic and international combined) for the year

Scotland’s oil and gas sector sustains strong international reputation

International activity from Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain expanded to account for almost 55% of the industry’s total sales during 2016/17.

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Stock image. John Devlin Johnston Press

Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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NEC see significant technological advantages.

Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

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BrightHouse

BrightHouse to pay £14.8m in redress to customers

A rent-to-own company which has stores across Scotland has committed to pay around £15m to 249,000 customers following discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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John Wright, managing director of Deeside Timberframe, with new operations director Stewart Ferguson.

Deeside Timberframe appoints Stewart Ferguson as Operations Director

Stonehaven-based Deeside Timberframe, part of the Bancon Group, has appointed a new operations director to help drive its continued expansion and growth.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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