Publication: Buchan Observer

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Disney’s Magical Ice Festival set for AECC

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) is delighted to announce that Disney on Ice will be bringing their Magical Ice Festival to the GE Oil & Gas Arena from 11th to 15th March 2015.Get ready to enter a world of enchantment featuring the most ... [Published Buchan Observer - 25 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Bonfire organisers speak out

Organisers of the Gadle Braes bonfire have told the Buchanie that they “guarantee” the event will go ahead despite concerns over safety.Simon Gemmel and Mark Alexander read the comment from Aberdeenshire Council in last week’s Buchanie and decided to ... [Published Buchan Observer - 16 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Peterhead council properties on the market

Interest is already being shown in a range of properties in Peterhead being marketed by Aberdeenshire Council.With the development of new office accommodation on St Peter Street, the council has a number of buildings which will become surplus to requ ... [Published Buchan Observer - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Strichen Playgroup hold Halloween Hunt

Anyone out for a Sunday stroll through Strichen Community Park recently would have found witches, wizards and even a ghost buster instead of a teddy bear’s picnic.Strichen Playgroup held their annual Halloween Hunt through the woods on Sunday, October ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Buchan ‘plug socket’ engagement starts

Consultation with Buchan residents starts next week on an onshore ‘plug socket’ for a power cable which will connect Scotland and Norway.The feedback from local people and interests on NorthConnect will help finalise plans for a converter station near ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Judy Murray launches poppy appeal

Judy Murray has launched this year's Scottish Poppy Appeal, a cause that has strong links with her family.The tennis coach was happy to take time out from rehearsing for Strictly Come Dancing to return to Scotland and join the annual fundraising driv ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pink Friday in aid of Breast Cancer Care

A Pink Friday event in aid of Breast Cancer Care was held in the Masonic Hall, Broad Street, Peterhead on Friday, October 24.A great night was had by all and a tremendous total of £520 was raised.Organisers would like to say a great big thank you to all ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Craigewan host successful charity slideshow

Craigewan Photographic Club hosted a Charity Slideshow recently in aid of two cancer support groups.The event was held at Score on Thursday, October 16 in aid of Maggie’s Aberdeen and Clan House.A fantastic talk by David Walker had comments from some ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Almost time for Modo’s Aden-een spectacular

Aden-een - The Shell Fireworks Parade 2014 at Aden Country Park, Mintlaw is almost upon us.Taking place this year on Hallowe’en means there are lots of scary surprises in store.The walk through the woods will unveil all sorts of fiendish fairy tale f ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Fancy dress and pumpkins at Hallowe’en Weekender

Cheers Bar in Fraserburgh is once again offering a top prize for the best fancy dress costume arriving through the doors at its special Hallowe’en Weekender this weekend.Last year more than 300 people entered the bar’s Hallowe’en fancy dress competition ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Target 5 to perform in Broch charity fundraiser

Aberdeen-based Target 5 are due to play Fraserburgh Leisure Centre on Saturday, November 1, in an event sponsored by Johnston Carmichael Accountants.The fundraiser hopes to raise cash for Friends of Anchor.Tickets are priced at £10 and are on sale at ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Unauthorised town bonfire raises safety concerns

Peterhead residents are being urged to be safe this Bonfire Night by attending organised events rather than staging their own.Aberdeenshire Council, Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are taking precautions to prevent serious injuries ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]

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"My dad served in the Royal Army Medical Corps, one of my grandfathers was in the Royal Engineers and my other grandfather was in the RAF - they were obviously in the First World War - so I have very strong links in that sense" she said
...Labour must go beyond its cautious bid to devolve three-quarters of the basic rate of income tax and back full devolution of income tax to Holyrood "to allow the Scottish Parliament more flexibility in creating a progressive taxtax system, improving public services and increasing redistribution"
He said: "We have long stressed the economic benefits of improving Scotland's connectivity, so these services will no doubt be welcomed by companies in the central belt, the north east and the Highlands who are looking to do business in London and further afield."
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: " Two men aged 26 and 27 have been arrested in relation to the incident. They have since been released."

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Disney’s Magical Ice Festival set for AECC [Published Buchan Observer - 25 mins ago]
Peterhead council properties on the market [Published Buchan Observer - 5 hours ago]
Bonfire organisers speak out [Published Buchan Observer - 16 hours ago]
Buchan ‘plug socket’ engagement starts [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
Strichen Playgroup hold Halloween Hunt [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
Craigewan host successful charity slideshow [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
Pink Friday in aid of Breast Cancer Care [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 29 2014]
Judy Murray launches poppy appeal [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
Target 5 to perform in Broch charity fundraiser [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
Fancy dress and pumpkins at Hallowe’en Weekender [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
Almost time for Modo’s Aden-een spectacular [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
Unauthorised town bonfire raises safety concerns [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
Government seeking backing on tax [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 28 2014]
Bomb threat for Peterhead business [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 27 2014]
Flybe begins London City flights [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 27 2014]
Two held over Celtic star 'attack' [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 26 2014]
State-backed banks pass stress test [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 26 2014]
Kevin asks: “Will the lights go out this winter?” [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 26 2014]
Explosion of Talent from Willowbank [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 25 2014]
Group in bid to save village hall [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 25 2014]
Donation for Heritage Centre raffle [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 25 2014]
Wood Group Kenny awarded CC contract [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 25 2014]
Help to Buy changes welcomed [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 25 2014]
MACBI secures £10,000 from community fund [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 24 2014]
Talented tartan team praised for their efforts [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 24 2014]
Steering group is officially dissolved after fa... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
Whiteford gives backing for lower voting age [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
Plea to return bench to busy Toon street [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
Council takes action over pig farm smell [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
Community councillor asks: ‘who are you?’ [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 21 2014]
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