First Minister addresses AAM annual conference

The First Minister today contrasted the Scottish Government’s “Welcome in Scotland” approach with the approach being taken by the UK government. Nicola Sturgeon set out her determination to keep Scotland in the Single Market even if the rest of the UK leaves, following the Brexit vote. The First Minister addressed 200 investors at Aberdeen Asset More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

The future of mountain weather forecasts in doubt

Guarantees over the future of Scotland’s mountain weather forecasts were sought in the Scottish Parliament today (13 Sept) by Green MSP, Andy Wightman. Reports emerged over the weekend suggesting that SportScotland More...

By admin On Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Could tonight’s Lotto winner come from Aberdeen?

As the whole of the UK awaits a winner of monumental proportions this evening, you have to wonder if lightning will strike twice in the Granite City. Although the National Lottery website has crumbled under the More...

By admin On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Energy Taskforce coming to Aberdeen this week

The Taskforce established by the First Minister to support jobs in the energy sector will meet for the first time in Aberdeen next Wednesday. The new Energy Jobs Taskforce, chaired by Scottish Enterprise Chief Executive More...

By admin On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Government calls for exploration support

The Scottish Government is calling for change in taxes as a way of supporting the North Sea Oil industry at a point where oil prices dropped to $50 a barrel on Friday and petrol prices at the pump are heading More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

University of Aberdeen announces major investment in Energy Excellence

Plans for a new £100 million centre of excellence in research, innovation and teaching to help safeguard society’s energy needs were announced yesterday  by the University of Aberdeen. Details of a public meeting More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Flybe reopening Aberdeen base next year

Chief Commercial Officer of Flybe, Paul Simmons was at Bute House this morning to announce his good news along with the First Minister’s news about falling unemployment numbers in Scotland. The airline which More...

By admin On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Fraserburgh fishing boat lost

Humber Coastguard reported earlier today that it was coordinating the search for the missing skipper and four crew of the trawler, ‘Ocean Way’. The trawler, was last heard from about 100 miles east of the Farne Islands. The More...

By admin On Friday, October 31st, 2014

New boss for NHS Grampian

Malcolm Wright OBE has been appointed as the interim Chief Executive of NHS Grampian. Mr Wright, who has 39 years of experience of working in the NHS including a range of senior management posts in both Scotland More...

By admin On Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Housing for NHS Staff

Craiginches site is to be developed into homes for key workers. Key public sector workers, including NHS staff, are set to benefit from new homes developed on the Craiginches site in Aberdeen, under new plans announced More...