Publication: Buchan Observer

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Funding boost for Maud-based animal centre

A Maud-based animal centre has taken a big step towards securing its long-term future with the successful application for £25,000 in funding from leading funder for the third sector, Social Investment Scotland.The Owl and Pussycat Centre, based at Brucklay ... [Published Buchan Observer - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bid to reunite war medal with soldier’s family

A Former Peterhead man has launched an appeal to find the family of a WW1 soldier so that they can be reunited with his medal.David Oates emailed the Buchanie in the hope that any relatives of the Rathen soldier may still be in the area.Mr Oates said ... [Published Buchan Observer - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

The Blades set to return

Scottish Week, in conjunction with sponsors Peterhead Port Authority, are delighted to announce The Blades are to return to the Peterhead skies on Friday, September 5 at 7pm.The display will cost slightly more than the original date and the Scottish Week ... [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Ports
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Further success for Buchan Peterson pipe band

Buchan Peterson band travelled to Levengrove Park, Dumbarton, on Saturday, July 26, to compete inthe Grade 2 section of The Scottish Pipe Band Championships and were awarded fourth place overall.The main band prize went to Bleary from Northern Irelan ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Flying Pigs star to perform in Peterhead

Tickets are still available for the ‘Oh What A Night’ variety show at Peterhead Community Theatre this Saturday.The show, sponsored by Zanres Peterhead, will begin at 7.30pm and among those taking part this year is local performer, Craig Pike.Craig has ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish Week church service proves popular

The annual Peterhead Scottish Week church service proved extremely popular last Sunday.The event, which was held in the town’s Old Parish Church, was attended by members of the Scottish Week Committee, local dignitaries, this year’s Buchan Queen, Natasja ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Warning to dog owners as temperature soars in NE

The Scottish SPCA has issued a fresh warning urging people not to leave their dogs in hot cars as temperatures in Scotland continue to soar.Scotland’s animal welfare charity has so far received 220 reports of dogs being left inside warm vehicles this ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Owner, Scotland, Ignorance
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Funding secured for more Qigong classes in Shire

Qigong (pronounced ‘Chee Kung’) exercise classes are being run in care homes across Aberdeenshire after a study found participation helped to improve social interaction and quality of movement.Qigong exercises are a series of simple and gentle movements, ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Further round of consultation for LDP

An additional six week period of consultation will be available for Main Issues to be considered in the 2016 Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan.Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) agreed the extension, following a round of ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Mintlaw girls train to be dance leaders with YDance

Girls from Mintlaw Academy are among 14 teenage girls from North Aberdeenshire are who trained for an Award in Dance Leadership (Level 1) with YDance last week, at MacDuff Primary School.The course was delivered through the YDance Active project which ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Fish Filleting competition launched for Harbours Day

Peterhead Harbours Open Day organisers are delighted to announce that a Fish Filleting Competition will take place at the Saturday, August 9 event.Kindly supported by Passionate About Fish, the competition will demonstrate the filleting skills regularly ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Appeal for witnesses following disturbance

Investigations are currently underway by Police Scotland following an assault in Peterhead town centre at the weekend.A 47-year-old male from Peterhead was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following a disturbance outside Mambo’s Nightclub on Queen Street ... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 28 2014]

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"The two men sustained very serious injuries which may leave permanent scarring - it was a terrifying and violent assault."
"His friend made it ashore and raised the alarm and a police operation was then launched to trace Mr Gilpin, before his body was recovered on Sunday evening."

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Bid to reunite war medal with soldier’s family [Published Buchan Observer - 2 hours ago]
Funding boost for Maud-based animal centre [Published Buchan Observer - 2 hours ago]
The Blades set to return [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
Further success for Buchan Peterson pipe band [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 30 2014]
Flying Pigs star to perform in Peterhead [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 30 2014]
Scottish Week church service proves popular [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 30 2014]
Warning to dog owners as temperature soars in NE [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 29 2014]
Further round of consultation for LDP [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 29 2014]
Funding secured for more Qigong classes in Shire [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 29 2014]
Mintlaw girls train to be dance leaders with YD... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 28 2014]
Fish Filleting competition launched for Harbour... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 28 2014]
Appeal for witnesses following disturbance [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 28 2014]
Local man set for Ben Nevis challenge [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 26 2014]
Discard ban is the biggest challenge facing Sco... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Further round of consultation for development plan [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Great Buchan Bake Off hailed a success [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Teen Challenge to host annual summer party [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Connie’s craft fair is the ‘best yet’ [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Millie wins Scottish Week Baby Competition [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Inmates lose referendum vote battle [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Broch church war service [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 24 2014]
R.N.L.I buttery morning held at the Palace Hotel [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Peterhead camera clubs proudly display their fi... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Children with autism benefit from owl therapy [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Heritage society to host WWI-themed event [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Multi-national approach welcomed [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 23 2014]
New-look Community Council set to visit schools [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Police issue warning after trio get into diffic... [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 23 2014]
MSP welcomes contribution of NE Scotland College [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Where have our fishing boats gone? [Published Buchan Observer - Jul 22 2014]
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