Banff fire service launches recruitment drive

Published: Wed 26 Nov 2014


THE Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has launched a recruitment drive to bolster the Banff Fire Station's crew's strength under the service's Retained Duty System (RDS), which trains and employs part-time firefighters to provide a vital service to the communities in which they live and work.

Serial rapist is jailed

Published: Wed 26 Nov 2014


A RAPIST who assaulted three women in Macduff and Elgin is behind bars after being jailed for seven years.

Festival's future on a knife edge

Published: Tue 25 Nov 2014


CRITICAL plans aimed at securing the future of one of the North-east's most successful tourism events - the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival (STBF) - will be aired at a public meeting in Portsoy tonight (Tuesday, November 25).

TV drama shines a light on Macduff

Published: Tue 25 Nov 2014


ACCLAIMED Scottish actor Gary Lewis has told the 'Journal' of his enjoyment of the area when film cameras rolled into Macduff, the setting for a new BBC TV drama, last week.

Countdown on for school talent show

Published: Thu 20 Nov 2014


THE COUNTDOWN clock is ticking down to Banff Academy's annual pre-festive two-night entertainment extravaganza - Banff's Got Talent.

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