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Last Word – Emma Wassell

She may be an apprentice in her chosen career of accountancy but having turned 24 on 28 December, Emma Wassell is already a time-served star of the Scottish women’s rugby team. The former pupil of Ellon Academy has played 30 times without a break for her country in the engine room of the scrum and…

Are ye Aiberdeen’s neist Tarantino?

The first Doric Film Festival is being launched by Scots Radio. Before the festival kicks off in June, aspiring film makers are being encouraged to create five minute films in Doric. The judges would love to see ‘hunners o’ entries fae a range o fowk fae a across the North-east of Scotland’. Entrants are encouraged…

Sailing Tales

Once you have lived in Aberdeen for a while, the Harbour somehow becomes part of the landscape – it actually begins to feel normal to pass through the shadow of a huge offshore vessel as you walk down from Union Street to do some shopping or see a movie. But the impact that a harbour…

Green up your wedding

Before taking over Fairytale Events, our director, Jill Butler was an environmental engineer so as a business, we are very aware of the sustainability issues around weddings and events. We donate our used linens to a local charity so that they can earn money from rags reuse- everyone is a winner! We know that Eco-Weddings…

Financial advisors know the importance of investing in your community

Local independent financial advisors, Central Investment, recently moved office from their longstanding residence at Albert Street to new premises on Albyn Place. As a result, the business donated four lorries’ worth of office furniture to Aberdeen’s leading crisis charity, Somebody Cares. The company, which had been at Albert Street for over 40 years, moved to…

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