Publication: Buchan Observer

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Warning over fraud in Peterhead

Police Scotland are warning shoppers to be vigilant after con artists pocketed a three-figure sum of money.During the afternoons of Saturday, April 12 and Saturday, April 19 within the town centre, customers were offered items including mobile phones, ... [Published Buchan Observer - 44 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Spina Bifida charity nets £3k from sponsored walk

A Peterhead woman has raised more than £3,000 for charity following a successful sponsored walk.Caroline Clark organised the 10k walk from Longside to Peterhead in late February, and manged to raise £3,018 for the Scottish Spina Bifida Association.The ... [Published Buchan Observer - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Council appoints new head of service for education

Vincent Docherty, the current head teacher of John Paul Academy in Summerston, Glasgow has been appointed as Aberdeenshire Council’s new head of service within the Education, Learning and Leisure.The appointment was made by the council’s Appointments ... [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
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Project leads to easier access to badge scheme

The application process for a national initiative that makes it easier for people with severe mobility problems to travel has been improved, allowing customers to apply online.The Blue Badge scheme, overseen by Transport Scotland, is designed to help ... [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

More superfast broadband for Aberdeenshire

Homes and businesses in Aberdeenshire are soon to benefit from a scheme to deliver superfast internet speeds.The towns of Peterhead, Balmedie, Drumoak, Ellon, Fraserburgh, Insch, Kemnay, Oldmeldrum, Old Rayne and Turriff have all been announced as the ... [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Katherine relishes outdoor role at recycling company

For some people the idea of working outdoors would be off-putting, but Kathryn Adams doesn’t mind getting her hands dirty in her role as an environmental and compliance officer at a leading North-east organics recycling company.Kathryn relishes in her ... [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Annual general meeting for Longisde ladies

President, Carol Addison gave a warm welcome to the April meeting of Longside WRI.Guests for the evening were Mintlaw WRI ladies who conducted the AGM and entertained everyone.A thank-you card from Blackhills & District WRI was read, and Moira Kelman ... [Published Buchan Observer - 19 hours ago]
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Podiatry talk from Louise for New Deer ladies

President, Eileen Morrice, welcomed members and tellers from New Pitsligo WRI to the business meeting of New Deer WRI.Nancy Keenan read the minutes for the past year and treasurer Evelyn Glennie gave an up-to-date report. Competitions points were counted ... [Published Buchan Observer - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

SFF seeks clarity from Ministers

The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has written to the Scottish and UK fisheries ministers outlining key questions that must be answered from both sides of the independence referendum debate on the implications for fishing should there be constitutional ... [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Funding available for local groups

Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality.People’s Health Trust has just launched Active Communities in Scotland – a funding ... [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Restoration work gets underway on town cobbles

Peterhead’s controversial town centre cobbles received a makeover last week.The top part of Marischal Street was sealed off to pedestrians while restoration work began to fill the gaps on the thoroughfare.Aberdeenshire Council is spending around £40,000 ... [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Marathon running GP hangs up trainers

Twenty-three years after running his first London Marathon a Peterhead GP has decided to call it a day.Dr Iain Small took part in the London run two weeks ago, and now says it was his final city marathon.During those 23 years, the Small family has notched ... [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 22 2014]

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Mr Banks, who is also chairman of the pro-independence group Business for Scotland, said: "It is abundantly clear that the CBI is not representing its members' views honestly. I am therefore writing to the director-general, John Cridland, today, withdrawing my company membership."
"I welcome the news that action has now been completed tonight."
"The Scottish people are entitled to honest answers to questions" he said

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Warning over fraud in Peterhead [Published Buchan Observer - 44 mins ago]
Spina Bifida charity nets £3k from sponsored walk [Published Buchan Observer - 3 hours ago]
Council appoints new head of service for education [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
Katherine relishes outdoor role at recycling co... [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
More superfast broadband for Aberdeenshire [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
Project leads to easier access to badge scheme [Published Buchan Observer - 4 hours ago]
Podiatry talk from Louise for New Deer ladies [Published Buchan Observer - 19 hours ago]
Annual general meeting for Longisde ladies [Published Buchan Observer - 19 hours ago]
SFF seeks clarity from Ministers [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 23 2014]
Funding available for local groups [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 23 2014]
Restoration work gets underway on town cobbles [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 22 2014]
Marathon running GP hangs up trainers [Published Buchan Observer - Apr 22 2014]
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