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8 hrs ago | Aberdeen City Council

Charitable trust shake-up delivers GBP 370,000 to city organisations

Almost 370,000 has been distributed to Aberdeen registered charities following a major reorganisation of charitable trust funds administered by Aberdeen City Council.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

Vote letters 'did not break rules'

Claims that Aberdeen City Council's administration broke the rules by including a pro-Better Together letter to council tax payers have been thrown out by an independent watchdog.

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17 hrs ago | Business Journal

UK energy engineering firm opens Houston office

Garry Kennie is serving as Houlder Americas Inc. president after previously heading Houlder's offshore and engineering business in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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21 hrs ago | The Northern Scot

Moray businesses warned of phone fraud scam

POLICE are warning businesses to be vigilant against telephone fraud following a number of incidents in Moray in recent weeks.

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Yesterday | Donside Today

Deeside firms showcase best of Scotland

Deeside firms will join a dozen tourism businesses from across Aberdeenshire to showcase the very best the region has to offer at this year's VisitScotland expo.

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Yesterday | Donside Today

Property consultants new to Cults

CKD Galbraith, property consultants, have announced the appointment of Iain Russell as chairman of the firm, as they opened their new Cults base.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WebProNews

12-year-old Abandoned By Airline Crew

Usually when parents send their child on a lone flight, they're not too worried because most airlines do a wonderful job of watching that child and making sure he or she gets to their destination, but that's not what happened to a 12-year-old girl by the name of Jordan.

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Free Republic

Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [April 14, 2014]

Whom the Lord loves He chastens . . ." . How petty our complaining is! Our Lord begins to bring us to the point where we can have fellowship with Him, only to hear us moan and groan, saying, "Oh Lord, just let me be like other people!" Jesus is asking us to get beside Him and take one end of the yoke, so that we can pull together.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Peter McKay: Could Kate and George keep Scots on board?

And closer to home, there are signs that Scotland could go the same way. Scot Nat leader Alex Salmond's new appeal to Labour voters taps into republican sentiment north of the border.

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Donside Today

Brownies taste success

Kincardine and Deeside County have been holding a 'Big Brownie Bake Off' as part of the movement's centenary celebrations in 2014.

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The Northern Scot

Launching the 'Paddle and Plod' at Spynie Palace.

A HISTORIC canal route will be used to transport visitors to an ancient Moray palace during a new initiative aimed at boosting tourism in the area.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Buchan Observer

Community council seeks new members

The community council has recently undergone a number of changes and is now in need of new community-spirited folk to come forward in order that the group can maintain its position as a statutory body - the first tier of government.

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Free Republic

Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [April 12, 2014]

" Death no longer has dominion over Him. . . . the life that He lives, He lives to God.

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The Northern Scot

Baton honour for Elgin girl Chloe

AN ELGIN teenager will join thousands of others from around the globe taking part in the Queen's baton relay.

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Yahoo!

Referendum is about Scotland, not SNP, says first minister

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will seek to set aside party politics on Saturday as he appeals to Labour voters to back independence in the nation's forthcoming referendum, insisting the priority is the future of Scotland.

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Buchan Observer

Kids break hoodie fundraising target

Pupils from Longside Primary school smashed their fundraising target in their effort to buy uniform hoodies for an upcoming adventure camp.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Fraserburgh Herald

Shire towns to receive funds

Aberdeenshire Council is embarking on an ambitious project to improve walking, cycling and access to public transport in a number of its key settlements.

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Buchan Observer

Council assurances on HRI

A leading council official has told the Buchanie that residents of Peterhead will be consulted before a decision is made on town regeneration.

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The Northern Scot

Library campaigner Vivien Hendry.

Books, shelves and other items have been donated by businesses and local individuals for the Hopeman Community Library and Hub, and a committee has been formed to organise the volunteer-run libary, which will initially be open to the public three times a week.

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Aberdeen City Council

Scottish and African children get creative to show impact of oil industry on their daily lives

The impact of the oil industry on the North-east of Scotland and Sub-Saharan Africa is the focus of a new exhibition, created by young people from the two regions, which opens at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, on Saturday 12 April).

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