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The Last Word with Dean Stott

You may have seen security specialist Dean Stott acting as an instructor on the Channel 4 Spies reality show, but what you won’t know is that he is in training for his own incredible reality show. The Aberdeen-based dad-of-two has signed up for the 14,000-mile Guinness Pan-American highway cycling challenge in aid of Heads Together.…

A fairytale duo

Fairytale Events offer event management, design and hire for weddings, parties and corporate functions. Stephanie Lloyd and Jill Butler-Rennie took over the business in September 2016, joining forces to take events styling to the next level! ‘It’s going to be a nice day for a bright wedding for followers of fashion in 2017. The New…

Around the world with RGU Student Festival

The second annual Aberdeen Student Festival, organised by Events Management students at Robert Gordon University, takes place over the weekend of April 21-23. The students have lined up seven internationally-themed cultural events at venues in the city, which will showcase local talent – and raise funds for two charities Erskine and Diabetes (UK). Organisers of…

Picture this

Aberdeenshire artist Lorraine Gahagan provides an insight into her work… ‘I suppose art has always been an essential part of my life.  I can’t remember a time when I didn’t draw or paint.  My Dad is an artist and I have fond childhood memories of the smell of oil paints and turpentine. ‘My work is…

Need for speed!

In a civilised society, drivers must adhere to certain rules of the road – do not overtake another car on a bend, do not take a hairpin turn at a speed that may cause you to spin out, and definitely do not race your friends in a head-to-head time trial. Which is probably why go-karting…

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