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...

Union Square city centre linkage

So the £275 million Union Square shopping centre has been open for a month and has already clocked up a million visitors, according to the developers.

Union Square

£30 million harbour development

The news of a £30 million retain hotel, commercial and retail development beside Aberdeen harbour is to be welcomed. Read More...

Think local when filling your car

Remember when getting a loaf of bread or a pint of milk meant just a short walk if you lived in any North East town (or a short drive in Aberdeenshire) to the local corner shop? Now you probably make a family excursion to your nearest Tesco, ASDA, Sainsbury's or Morrisons. Now think about refuelling your car. Remember when refuelling the car was something you did when the fuel light came on? Oh, fuel light on, there's a station... fill up. Read More...

E&M closure is sad news for Aberdeen

The news that Esslemont & Macintosh is to close with the loss of more than 100 jobs is sad news for Aberdeen. E&Ms has been a local institution for more than a century and was Aberdeen's last remaining department store with real local roots - albeit that it had been bought out of local ownership by Owen & Owen, only for that company to crash into administration.

What ever happened to the Scottish strawberry?

Remember when Scottish strawberries were a mouth-watering taste of the best soft fruit in the world? Now, if you buy them in supermarkets strawberries are tasteless and unexciting. Why? Read More...
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