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Entries open for the 2018 Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA)

Nominations for the 2018 Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA) are set to open on 2 October, following the launch at this year’s Offshore Europe in September. Now in its 32nd year, the prestigious awards, organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen and sponsored by TAQA, encompass technology and safety innovation, exceptional individual performance and…

Hoots Mon!

It might be as traditionally Scottish as damp summers, shortbread and midges but a trip to one of the North-east’s many Highland Games makes for an entertaining day out. Here’s our pick of a few of August and September’s best Highland Games: Up in the picturesque wilds of Strathdon, the Lonach Highland Gathering and Games…

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…

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. …

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