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The Last Word

Alison Sellar Still basking in the glow of a summons to Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh in July to receive the insignia of OBE from Her Majesty the Queen is Aberdeen business woman Alison Sellar whose company, activpayroll, has spread like wildfire to more than 140 countries in the past 16 years. However, the envelope containing…

The wonderful world of Wood and Wool

Meet husband and wife Alan and Julie McIntosh, who have recently opened their working studios to the public at Mill of Hirn near Banchory… Wood and Wool make a range of gorgeous interior pieces that would grace any home. Alan makes bespoke furniture which combines fabulous quality with robust design, unusual accents and brings out…

Firefighting fundraisers

Four firefighters from Central Fire Station in Aberdeen are running the New York Marathon for two causes close to their hearts. Crew Manager Graham Smith, Crew Manager Kris Malcolm, Station Manager Andy Buchan and Firefighter Ross Urquhart are all running the race in November to raise funds for The Archie Foundation and The Firefighters Charity.…

True North: The no wellies required music festival

September sees the return of True North, the music festival in the heart of the city. This year’s event runs from 20-23 September and offers the chance to see some amazing musicians and great bands. Better yet, you can do so without the hassle of heading to a field in the middle of nowhere, eating…

Sessions is back for 2018!

After a massively successful inaugural festival, Sessions Beer and Gin festival is back for 2018! Sessions will take place at the same location -Hazlehead Park – over three days: Friday 3 August, Saturday 4 August with a Family Fun Day on Sunday 5 August. We’ve already got some of your favourite bands lined up, including…

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