Publication: Buchan Observer

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Donation for Heritage Centre raffle

The Buchanhaven Heritage Centre refurbishment fund raffle has received a boost following a donation from a local bakery.Katrina Allan of Murdoch Allan and Son very kindly presented Buchanhaven Heritage Society chairman, Alex Geddes with a hamper full ... [Published Buchan Observer - 12 hours ago]
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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Group in bid to save village hall

A St Fergus group have organised a number of fundraisers to ensure the future of their local village hall is bright.The St Fergus Hall Association would like to see St Fergus Village Hall receive a major revamp but estimate the total for the project to ... [Published Buchan Observer - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Explosion of Talent from Willowbank

Willowbank Show Group & All Stars Drama Group are currently rehearsing a routine for “An Explosion Of Talent” – a fundraising variety concert organised by Willowbank Centre on behalf of Cancer Research and Willowbank Centre.Commenting on the forthcoming ... [Published Buchan Observer - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Help to Buy changes welcomed

North East MSP Christian Allard has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of changes to Help to Buy (Scotland) which will support more people get onto or move up the property ladder.The shared equity scheme will only apply to homes worth up ... [Published Buchan Observer - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Wood Group Kenny awarded CC contract

Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire.The project, the world’s first full-chain CCS project on a gas-fired ... [Published Buchan Observer - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Talented tartan team praised for their efforts

Talented Buchan youngsters have been recognised for their contribution to creating Aberdeenshire Tartan.What began as a schools project grew in to a collaboration with internationally-acclaimed textile designer Donna Wilson.Banff-born Donna joined forces ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

MACBI secures £10,000 from community fund

Aberdeenshire East MSP Alex Salmond has written to staff at the Mintlaw and Central Buchan Initiative (MACBI) Community Hub to congratulate them on receiving £10,000 from the Communities and Families Fund.The long-awaited sport and community centre, which ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Steering group is officially dissolved after failed buyout

The Crichie Community Inn Steering Group, which unsuccessfully bid to buy the village pub, has been dissolved.At a meeting of the group last week, it was agreed by members to dissolve the group and donate the remaining funds to Stuartfield village groups ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Whiteford gives backing for lower voting age

Banff and Buchan MP, Dr Eilidh Whiteford, met with two budding politicians recently to discuss their campaign to have the voting age lowered to 16 for all elections.The Scottish Government and UK Government had agreed to lower the voting age to enable ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Council takes action over pig farm smell

Council officials have taken enforcement action following complaints about pig smell from an Aberdeenshire farm.Neighbours of Alexander Howie kicked up a stink about the odour coming from slurry at Baluss Farm, on the outskirts of Mintlaw.The council ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Plea to return bench to busy Toon street

A Peterhead community councillor wants to see the return of a bench to Marischal Street after it was removed at the end of last month.Stephen Calder told fellow members recently that the public stone bench had been removed from its site outside the RBS ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tractors take to the road for memorial run

Friends and family of the late Sandy Thain from Strichen organised a charity sponsored road run on Sunday (October 12) .The road run was held to raise funds for the Amyloidosis Research Unit at University College Hospital in London where Sandy was treated ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 21 2014]

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"Scotland has dealt with infectious diseases in the past, including swine flu and a case of viral haemorrhagic fever, similar to Ebola, in 2012. I am fully confident that we have the systems and expertise in place to cope well in this instance if required."
He earlier told The Sun newspaper: "The success or failure of this rests with the politicians. I'm good at trying to get agreements from people with disparate views."

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Explosion of Talent from Willowbank [Published Buchan Observer - 12 hours ago]
Group in bid to save village hall [Published Buchan Observer - 12 hours ago]
Donation for Heritage Centre raffle [Published Buchan Observer - 12 hours ago]
Wood Group Kenny awarded CC contract [Published Buchan Observer - 13 hours ago]
Help to Buy changes welcomed [Published Buchan Observer - 13 hours ago]
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]
Help light up Peterhead [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 21 2014]
Firework spectacular raises funds for UCAN [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 21 2014]
Tractors take to the road for memorial run [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 21 2014]
Graduates are commended [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 20 2014]
Lifeboat called out twice in a single day [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 20 2014]
Blue Toon bakery bids farewell to Brian [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 20 2014]
Lochhead meets with Damanaki [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 18 2014]
Scots urge to seek advice from Energy hotline [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 18 2014]
Elaine C Smith to clean up in a Beast of a pant... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 18 2014]
Port Erroll pupils take part in beach clean at ... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 17 2014]
Patent approval for firm’s four-track tensioner [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 17 2014]
Tractors take to the road for Sandy Thain Memor... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 17 2014]
Man held over alleged sex attack [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 16 2014]
NHS 'well prepared' for Ebola [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 16 2014]
Admin trainees’ quiz raises £1,200 for CLIC Sar... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 16 2014]
Greta takes top honour at inaugural awards event [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 16 2014]
Intoxicating tea party raises £943 for Macmilla... [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 16 2014]
Road safety measures welcomed [Published Buchan Observer - Oct 16 2014]
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