Student lock in at shopping mall

Students can bag some style at Bon Accord & St Nicholas this September, as Aberdeen’s top shopping destination hosts its annual student lock-in event. Read More...

The latest idea: revive Peacock project!

So, suddenly, the Peacock Arts Centre project for Union Terrace Gardens is back on the agenda. Not because Peacock are keen to revive it? Not because the public have demanded it? Not because the finance is in place?

Union Terrace Gardens

What will happen to our postal services?

So the coalition has decided that, now that it is making a profit again, they will sell off the Royal Mail. What will that mean for us, the customers?

Royal Mail

Time for decisive action on Haudagain

Can you imagine any other international energy city prevaricating about a road bottleneck that has been estimated to be costing the local economy between £15 and £30 million a year? The answer is obvious, surely.

Flyover

Aberdeen oil service worker's luck

Many of us dream about driving a brand new supercar, like an Aston Martin, or a Lamborghini, or a Ferrari. But, although there are quite a number of them on the streets of Aberdeen, few of us ever get the chance to drive, let alone own one. Read More...

St Nicholas House plans fail to excite

When the City Garden project was shelved by the current administration at Aberdeen City Council, we were urged to shift our focus to the exciting prospect of creating a new civic square in front of Marischal College.

St Nicholas House

Local rally heroes out to beat Scottish champ

The biggest annual motorsport event in the North-east of Scotland, the Coltel Granite City Rally, has attracted a bumper field of almost 120 cars. And once again, the guy the NE crews have to beat is four-times ARR Craib Scottish Rally champ, David Bogie.

Quintin Milne

Excessive card charges outlawed

Most of us have experienced them. You book your flight online and you find that you face a significant surcharge for the privilege of giving the airline your business, because you are paying by credit or debit card. Or, you walk into your local food take-away and find that they charge a hefty surcharge for paying with anything other than cash.

credit card surcharges

Wing walking in St Nicholas Street

To mark the launch of Virgin Atlantic’s new UK domestic service ‘Little Red’ from Aberdeen to London, connecting to Virgin’s long-haul flights around the world, the airline gave the general public the opportunity to experience what life is like 30,000 feet up, down under!

Virgin Atlantic Aberdeen flights

Daughters and friends to run for cancer charity that has helped their mother

Aberdeen sisters Vicki and Kerri Robertson have teamed up with friends Emma Stephen and Laura McIntyre to form a team to run the Edinburgh half marathon in on Sunday, May 26.

The team will be running to raise funds for Mistletoe for Cancer UK, having seen the benefits that mistletoe therapy has brought for the sisters’ mother Karen Foster, who is battling cancer.
Vicki Robertson explains their challenge:

Team Mistletoe
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