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The Last Word

Duncan Skinner So you thought Aberdeen Football Club’s greatest achievement in Europe was winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1983, beating the mighty Real Madrid 2-1 in rain-lashed Gothenburg? Well, think again. You will now have to add another major European honour recently conferred at a ceremony in Geneva on the club’s official charity…

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas

We know it seems a bit early, but there are so many Christmas events around the region that a bit of early planning is essential if you’re going to make the most of the run up to December 25th. So look out your furry Santa hat, indulge in an early mince pie or two and…

True romance in a perfect setting

If you’re looking for a wedding venue, then Glen Tanar Estate offers a fairy-tale setting for your big day. Set in the heart of Royal Deeside, this exclusive venue combines highland grandeur and stunning scenery. You’d never guess it’s only an hour from the city. The Ballroom, which was built in 1869, has hosted celebrations…

The Last Word with Zara Janjua

To borrow a phrase much used in her native Glasgow, Zara Janjua comes across as pure dead brilliant. The sparky 32-year-old is not only an Aberdeen-based roving reporter for STV2’s Live at Five teatime show, but is also creating waves on the stand-up comedy circuit. For starters, how about appearing with Joe Pasquale on the…

NEOS: Connecting with the North-east’s makers

September brings the highlight of the creative year in the North-east, when hundreds of the region’s artists and craftspeople open the doors of their studios to the public during NEOS. Community venues and galleries from Findhorn to Johnshaven are also involved. This year’s North East Open Studios event runs from September 9th to the 17th…

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