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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…

Think PR

Spiral Supports Next-Gen Sports Stars Spiral Services, Aberdeen-based provider of standard and bespoke bulk handling systems for screw conveyor and pressure vessel packages, is not only committed to supporting the oil and gas industry, but also the local community in which it operates – especially its youngest members.  Recently, they have created quite a buzz…

RNUC

The Royal Northern & University Club A warm welcome and so much more The Royal Northern & University Club has been part of the very fabric of the city for over 150 years, yet many of us have no idea of what lies beyond the entrance portico of the substantial granite premises on Albyn Place. …

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…

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