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The Last Word with Ben Iravani

Trend readers are switched on to all the latest, er, trends but does that include the revolution in gin production? Hardly a day goes by without a new gin hitting the market, despite its image in days of yore as so-called mother’s ruin. Ruin or not, one label of particular interest in Aberdeen is Porter’s…

The Triple Kirks

In 1843, a disgruntled band of zealous ministers took umbrage with the Church of Scotland and ultimately decided to part ways in a mass walk-out that came to be known as The Disruption. They would go on to form the Free Church of Scotland, a Protestant denomination with a sizeable following, creating an urgent need…

VT Wealth Management: Facing your financial future with confidence

Whether you’re planning for retirement, a new chapter in your life after children, divorce or redundancy, or thinking about estate planning, using a reputable, experienced advisor makes securing your financial future easier.  When it comes to Wealth Management, Vee Thom, the Principal of VT Wealth Management, offers the perfect combination of approachability, empathy and expertise. …

Granite City Ladies: Make their mark on and off the pitch

Women’s football, the fastest-growing sport in the world, is attracting an increasing number of players in North-east Scotland. One of the city’s newest clubs, Granite City Ladies, entered the scene in style last season, winning every league game in SWFL Division 2 North. With a squad of 28 girls, ranging in ages from 15 to…

AIYF: Fun for all the family!

This year’s Aberdeen International Youth Festival runs from 28 July to 5 August, offering a diverse blend of everything from visual arts to music and performance over eight days. AIYF started out back in 1973 as an orchestral event, but now includes all forms of performing art with plenty to see in the city and…

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