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Hydro Group presented with prestigious Queen’s Award

Aberdeen City’s Vice Lord Lieutenant, Andrew Lawtie, acknowledged Queen’s Award winners, Hydro Group, at a ceremony held at the company’s headquarters in Bridge of Don on 30 August. In recognition of its substantial international growth and commercial success, the subsea cable and connector specialist secured the award for Enterprise: International Trade in April this year. Mr Lawtie…

A winter wedding wonderland

If you’re looking for the perfect wedding venue,head to Glen Tanar. The historic estate offers an unrivalled combination of luxury, breathtaking scenery, outstanding personal attention, great food and accommodation and authentic Highland hospitality with exclusive use of the venue. Whether you’re planning a simple ceremony for up to twenty guests, or a more extravagant wedding for up…

Double, double, toil and trouble…

As the summer wedding season comes to an end, we are looking forward to the next holiday celebration, Halloween. But did you know that weddings and Halloween are closely linked? Some traditional customs we follow on All Hallows Eve are thought to predict the identity of a future spouse! If you didn’t use your apples…

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…

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