Tag archive for ‘Aberdeen’
By admin On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

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 More...

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 Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Ardoe House has been done up

Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel & Spa, a country retreat set in 30 acres of peaceful Aberdeenshire countryside, has been beautifully transformed into a Mercure flagship property following an extensive refurbishment 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 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...

By admin On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Commonwealth Water Polo Championships this week

THOUSANDS SET TO FLOCK TO WORLD CLASS AQUATICS CENTRE FOR COMMONWEALTH LAUNCH EVENT Prior to the public opening on 5 May, Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) is hosting the third Commonwealth Water Polo Championships More...

By admin On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Aberdeen firm fined for health and safety breach

An Aberdeen-based demolition firm has been fined for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured by falling cast iron guttering. Valentin Taljanov, 61, broke his right arm, seven ribs, and a vertebra; punctured More...