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37 min ago | The Independent
Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies If the No vote had a heartland, Aberdeen and its surrounding shire would surely rank as friendliest territory for Better Together.
4 hrs ago | Donside Today
Deeside's beauty, already known around the world, will be taken to other planets with the release of a new film, Beyond . The feature film, which was made in 2012/2013, was mostly shot in and around Banchory and other parts of Aberdeenshire.
8 hrs ago | Canada.com
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
8 hrs ago | The Spectator
David Cameron has just delivered one of the best speeches of his career in Aberdeen. It was emotional, sincere, clear.
10 hrs ago | BBC News
Scottish actor Angus Lennie, who was famous for roles in The Great Escape and ITV show Crossroads, has died in a London nursing home aged 84. As Archibald "the Mole" Ives, Lennie performed opposite Hollywood icon Steve McQueen in The Great Escape. Director and co-star Richard Attenborough cast him again in Oh What A Lovely War.
11 hrs ago | Deeside Today
The works will see improvements to hundreds of council properties across Aberdeenshire. They were approved by members of the Policy & Resources Committee on September 11. Major structural repair work to 17 semi-detached blocks at Lumphanan and other Shire locations, was approved at an estimated cost of A 2,387,000.
11 hrs ago | Newsday
A former soldier found guilty of laundering more than A 36,000 of fraud money has been ordered to carry out community service. Sheriff Napier said: "You may have been the patsy in this but without people like you who are willing to bend the rules then people would not be able to commit these frauds.
11 hrs ago | Newsday
A Borders councillor has called for Hawick to follow the lead of Galashiels and seek the appointment of a town centre co-ordinator. Plans are in the pipeline to appoint a co-ordinator for Galashiels, and the Hawick and Denholm councillor believes one should be funded for his area also.
A Four School Action Group has been established to protect Portessie, Findochty, Portknockie and Cullen primaries amid Moray Council's ongoing sustainable education review . Early ideas penned by consultants Caledonian Economics for the future of Moray's school estate showed the primaries could be axed, merged, or become part of a new coastal campus.
Slick deal? The Buzzard oil field in the North Sea, 50 miles from Aberdeen's coastline - the oil industry is seen by people in Aberdeenshire and beyond as being a key consideration in the Scottish independence debate. Scottish Independence debate part two...Rob Devey turns the microscope on three people from Blackpool and the Fylde coast who have gone to live in Aberdeenshire and will therefore be able to take part in the historic vote.
In contrast to most coastal communities, Johnshaven was as much a manufacturing village as it was a fishing one. In 1793, for example, more weavers were recorded in the village than fishermen, sailcloth was produced from the end of the18th century and in the 19th century spinning and weaving took place on a fairly large scale at the Boase factory at the west end.
On Friday he embarked on a helicopter tour of Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee and Perth, a bewildering eight-hour dash around the citadels of his beloved north-east Scotland . He was the home-town boy entering the home stretch of a race he has been running for 40 years.
James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC.
The media mogul toured pubs in Aberdeen, Fife and Glasgow, giving a wide berth to campaign sites with less than a week before the vote. Murdoch, who owns The Sun and The Times, tweeted on Wednesday: 'Scots better people than to be dependants of London.
A LEADING member of the Better Together campaign is cheekily attempting to claim a 500 reward from the Yes Moray camp. However Douglas Ross, the Scottish Conservative councillor for Fochabers-Lhanbryde, is requesting the cash after seeing a man allegedly stealing 'No' posters from beside the A96 near Alves.
Bibby Offshore Holdings Limited, [the subsea services provider to the oil & gas industry, is pleased to announce its continued international expansion with the opening of an office in Stravanger, Norway. The Norwegian office for Bibby Offshore will be headed by Arne Lier.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:41 pm
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