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Fathers Day

Daddy dearest This year, Father’s Day falls on Sunday 20th of June, so you can’t say we didn’t warn you! Treat your dad or grandad to something special this year, after all, he deserves it!  Many dads would be overjoyed with a bacon roll for breakfast, a pub lunch and a quiet snooze in front…

History

Local heritage: Bon Accord Baths Fiona Stevenson, a marketing volunteer with Bon Accord Heritage, discusses the campaign to restore the city’s art deco baths to its former glory… The Bon Accord Baths opened on 30 August 1940. It’s one of the country’s leading examples of 1930s Art Deco pool design. Bon Accord Baths was on…

History

Annie Baillie: Aberdeenshire’s extraordinary conwoman The most notorious female fraudster of the Victorian age was born in 1848 in Peterhead. Her mother, Kate Reid was a household servant at the farm at Wester Barnyards near Clola. The father was the farmer, John Newbond. He denied fathering the child and threw the poor pregnant Kate out…

The Big Interview

The Big Interview Pam Cradock combines her role as an Independent Financial Advisor with being the first female chairman of the Royal Northern and University Club.  I was born in North Yorkshire to Scottish parents. We came to Aberdeen when I was 3 years old so my childhood memories are of here. My family moved…

Creative

Keenan as mustard I studied textiles at Duncan of Jordanstone College in Dundee. Since graduating, in 1998, I have always worked in retail, however, I never dreamed that one day I would own my own shop! I became a stylist for Habitat, working in the Kings Road flagship store and head office. My husband and I…

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