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34 min ago | Ellon Times

Recycling firm helps restaurant to 'go green'

An Aberdeenshire organics recycling firm is helping a local restaurant celebrate 10 years in business with a full circle approach to sourcing produce.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Mail

The Big Yin downsizes: Billy Connolly sells his 12-bedroom Scottish ...

The Big Yin downsizes: Billy Connolly sells his 12-bedroom Scottish mansion to New York financier for A 3million A New York businessman and his wife have been revealed as the new owners of Billy Connolly's Scottish mansion.

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Aberdeen City Council

Business Booster thrusts skills support into the spotlight

Skills support for businesses is the topic of the latest in the Business Boosters series organised by Aberdeen City Council.

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The Northern Scot

Countdown on for Wall of Rock festival

Bands and acoustic acts have been lined-up for throughout the two-day event, which will raise the decibel levels at Lossiemouth's Station Park next Friday and Saturday.

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ContactMusic.com

The Xcerts Announce November 2014 Uk Headline Tour Plus New Album 'There Is Only You' Nov 3rd

Aberdeen/Exeter 3 piece THE XCERTS can now announce a UK headline tour for November, which follows their October US tour with Brand New.

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Fraserburgh Herald

Tourism chiefs help make region more welcoming

Industry leaders in the north-east of Scotland are taking the lead in making the region one of the most welcoming visitor destinations in Scotland.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Scotsman.com

Love food and drink but hate the waste: Businesses and consumers develop a taste for sustainability

The Scottish food and drink manufacturing industry is made up of almost 1,200 companies, with a staggering A 9 billion turnover in 2012, and boasting exports worth over A 5.4bn.

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Warrnambool Standard

Uniion demands release of report into offshore rig deaths

Today marks the second anniversary of the deaths of Peter Meddens, 32, of Darwin, and Barry Denholm, 60, of Lossiemouth, Scotland, who were both killed by a falling steel bar on the rig off the coast of Warrnambool in 2012.

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Newsday

Crisp firm launches whisky flavour

Snack fans abroad could soon be sampling a taste of Scotland's national drink after Scottish firm Mackie's announced the launch of its first whisky-flavoured crisps.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Buchan Observer

Recycling firm helps top local restaurant to 'go green'

Grant Keenan, Director of Keenan Recycling and Craig Wilson Scottish chef who owns and runs Eat on The Green A leading North-east organics recycling firm is helping one of the region's top restaurants celebrate 10 years in business with a full circle approach to sourcing produce.

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Fraserburgh Herald

CircoModo gets new season underway

Youngsters across the Banff and Buchan area are invited to go along to Fraserburgh and Mintlaw academies this week as CircoModo's new season of workshops get underway.

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Buchan Observer

Cruden Bay bridge set for revamp

Buchan councillors will be asked to give the go-ahead for the erection of a replacement timber footbright at Ladies Bridge in Cruden Bay, when they meet in Peterhead on Tuesday.

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Business World

New Tullamore Distillery nearly complete

The long-awaited return of whiskey production to Tullamore became a significant step closer this week with the installation of the custom-made Tullamore Distillery Spirit Safe.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Scotsman.com

Labour founder Ramsay MacDonald's home set to open

VISITORS will get a rare glimpse into the private life of Scottish-born former Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald when his family home is opened to the public next month.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Marine News

Scottish Sea Farms Orders Newbuilds

Macduff Shipyards Ltd. has received a contract worth more than 3.3 million pounds from Scottish Sea Farms for the design and build of four 19.8-meter 150T steel salmon feed barges and two 15m landing craft general purpose fish farm vessels.

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The Daily Record

First WW1 Scot to be given Victoria cross is commemorated at heartwarming ceremony in home town

SCOT Lance Corporal Charles Jarvis, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions in World War I will be remembered today in his home town, Helensburgh.

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Kincardineshire Today

CAP pedals through to Bervie

The cyclists from left to right are Anne Sinclair, Maureen Simpson, Ann Tough and Laraine Clark with our support team on the left George Simpson and on the right Jim Clark.

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The Northern Scot

Energy plant a 'significant investment' in Speyside

WORK is set to begin within the next few weeks on a new 74 million green energy plant in Moray.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Man killed in crash 'lived life to the full'

The widow of a 77-year-old motorist who died after his car was in a collision with a van on a country road has said he "lived life to the full".

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Newsday

People held in serious crime raid

A spokesman for the Easdale brothers, who have tabled a bid for the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow, said they felt Jim McColl of Clyde Blowers would be best-placed to take over the Ferguson yard.

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