Go ahead for holiday let plans

Published: Thu 28 Aug 2014


THE owner of the Harbour Restaurant in Gardenstown has gained approval to turn it into holiday let accommodation.

Decision casts doubt over turbine project

Published: Thu 28 Aug 2014


A CONTROVERSIAL wind turbine project earmarked for the outskirts of Banff is in jeopardy after councillors rejected the bulk of a landowner's plans.

Time to dust off your wedding dresses

Published: Wed 27 Aug 2014


BLUSHING brides keen to dust off and wear their wedding dresses again will have the opportunity at a special charity event in March 2015.

Traders upset by 'unannounced' Banff roadworks

Published: Wed 27 Aug 2014


BUSINESSES in Banff's Strait Path are facing another week of upheaval this week with contractors back to dig up the steep town centre street for the third time this summer.

Shipyards win £3.2m salmon farm contract

Published: Tue 26 Aug 2014


MACDUFF Shipyards has been awarded a £3.2 million contract to build new feed barges and landing craft for a leading Highland salmon farming company.

Dedicated fund-raiser delighted with ARI boost

Published: Tue 26 Aug 2014


ONE of the twin towns' most dedicated and successful cancer charity fund-raisers has welcomed the news that Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is to be home to the first robotic assisted surgical system (RASS) to be installed in a Scottish hospital.

Underground cable project gains support

Published: Mon 25 Aug 2014


A MULTI-MILLION pound project to route an underground power line through the heart of Banffshire to connect an offshore wind farm to the National Grid has been backed by local councillors.

Turriff pensioner killed in road crash

Published: Fri 22 Aug 2014


A PENSIONER killed in a head-on car smash near Turriff last Thursday has been described as a "family man who adored his grandchildren."

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