Furloughed and redundant oil and gas workers given chance to upskill

FURLOUGHED AND REDUNDANT OIL AND GAS WORKERS GIVEN CHANCE TO UPSKILL

Furloughed and redundant oil and gas workers are being offered free access to a skills portal. Mintra Group is offering to help with...

THE NORTH-EAST MAN'S DIARY WHICH RECALLS THE RACIAL HARMONY AT MARTIN LUTHER KING'S FUNERAL

The eyes of the world have been focused on America this week following the worst outbreak of race warfare since the 1960s. There have...

 
 
 
Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack refuses to rule out move to sign Jonny Hayes

ABERDEEN CHAIRMAN DAVE CORMACK REFUSES TO RULE OUT MOVE TO SIGN JONNY HAYES

Aberdeen chief Dave Cormack has not ruled out a move to sign former Reds winger Jonny Hayes. The Irishman, who left Pittodrie in 2017,...

BUSINESSMEN PLEDGE THOUSANDS TO RIVER DEE TRUST TO HELP PROTECT ITS FUTURE

Three prominent Aberdeenshire businessmen have pledged thousands of pounds to the River Dee Trust to help protect its future. Jimmy...

 
 
 
Jim Hunter: History goes viral as it catches up with us

JIM HUNTER: HISTORY GOES VIRAL AS IT CATCHES UP WITH US

If, like me, you write a bit about the past, you find its shape can seem to change. This, on the face of things, might seem a crazy...

Alex Bell: Talk of letting in three million from Hong Kong is just a distraction from disasters

ALEX BELL: TALK OF LETTING IN THREE MILLION FROM HONG KONG IS JUST A DISTRACTION FROM DISASTERS

Boris Johnson says three million Hong Kong residents could move to the UK. How that fits in with the anti-immigration policy of the...

 
 
 

HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CREATE HAND-PAINTED PEBBLES FOR SIGNATURE MOSAIC

Residents in a Ross-shire town have been using lockdown to create a mosaic for a newly-transformed memorial garden. The mosaic, made...

Photographer in Moray wants to offer glimpse of lockdown for future generations

PHOTOGRAPHER IN MORAY WANTS TO OFFER GLIMPSE OF LOCKDOWN FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

A Moray photographer has captured poignant images of residents and staff at care homes during lockdown. Buckie-based Shelley Mackie...

 
 
 

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL'S PLANS FOR NEW CROSS-PARTY COVID-19 RECOVERY GROUP

Aberdeenshire Council is preparing to launch a new cross-party group to help guide the region from actively dealing with the pandemic,...

NORTH-EAST COMMUNITY GROUP OFFERS FUNDING TO OTHERS IN NEED

A north-east community group is offering financial support to other groups in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Peterhead Area...

 
 
 

TRUST CRITICISES VANDALS WHO DAMAGED FENCE ON STEEP PATH IN HIGHLAND WOODLANDS

Vandals removed safety rails from a fence on a steep path - to use them on a campfire. The National Trust for Scotland has condemned...

GALLERY: Inverness tea party organiser puts smile on residents' faces with special delivery

GALLERY: INVERNESS TEA PARTY ORGANISER PUTS SMILE ON RESIDENTS' FACES WITH SPECIAL DELIVERY

A north woman who helps out at tea parties in Inverness has ensured members do not feel forgotten during lockdown - by delivering handmade...

 
 
 
Bus firm rolls out passenger-tracking app to help with social distancing

BUS FIRM ROLLS OUT PASSENGER-TRACKING APP TO HELP WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING

Bus passengers in Aberdeen can now see how full their next journey may be before they board. First Bus has rolled out an update to...

PORTGORDON CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT GROUP SET UP LARDER TO HELP THOSE IN NEED IN THE COMMUNITY

A support group in Portgordon has set up a community larder in a bid to help those in need through the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired...

 
 
 

ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY BECOMES FIRST INSTITUTION IN SCOTLAND TO RECEIVE STUDENT AWARD

Robert Gordon University has been awarded for leading the way in producing innovative thinking students. The university has become...

NORTH AND NORTH-EAST COMMUNITIES SHARE £80,000 POT TO HELP VULNERABLE PEOPLE DURING PANDEMIC

Communities across the north and north-east have been awarded tens of thousands of pounds by an energy company to help them support...

 
 
 

NORTH-EAST DOCTORS CARRY OUT 29 TIMES AS MANY CONSULTATIONS BY VIDEO CALL DURING LOCKDOWN

A new report has shown a 2,900% increase in doctors appointments being carried out by video call in the north-east, as health services...

ABERDEEN SCHOOL LAUNCHES DRIVE FOR CFINE FOODBANK DONATIONS

Pupils at an Aberdeen primary are going the extra mile to help a north-east foodbank through lockdown. Children at Ferryhill School...

 
 
 

NORTH-EAST MISCARRIAGE SUPPORT CHARITY'S CARE PACKAGES REACH DOZENS OF NORTH-EAST WOMEN

A north-east charity has reached out to scores of people to raise awareness about miscarriage during lockdown. Miss has been creating...

ABERDEENSHIRE FAMILIES ENJOY RESPONSIBLE LOCKDOWN CELEBRATION AFTER BUMPER CHOCOLATE DONATION

Community volunteers in Aberdeenshire have come together to give youngsters in the area something to celebrate. Children in Alford...

 
 
 



EastEnders and Hollyoaks miss out in BAFTA nod as Coronation Street...

EastEnders and Hollyoaks miss out in BAFTA nod as Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Casualty and Holby City go to war

EastEnders and Hollyoaks have missed out on a BAFTA nomination for Best Continuing Drama. The shortlist was revealed today, and ‘Enders and Hollyoaks aren't in the... Read more ...

Meghan Markle breaks silence on George Floyd death in heartfelt message to...

Meghan Markle breaks silence on George Floyd death in heartfelt message to old school

MEGHAN MARKLE broke her silence over the death of George Floyd in a video addressed to students of her old school. Read more ...

At least 39 injured in knife attack at nursery in southern China

At least 39 injured in knife attack at nursery in southern China

At least 39 people have been injured in a knife attack on a nursery in southern China, state media has said. Read more ...

Aston Martin and Lookers to cut 2,000 jobs between them as sales crash

Aston Martin and Lookers to cut 2,000 jobs between them as sales crash

Dealership Lookers and manufacturer Aston Martin are looking to cut 2,000 jobs between them as sales plummet as a result of the coronavirus pandemic Read more ...

Car dealership Lookers set to axe 1500 jobs in bid to cut costs by £50m

Car dealership Lookers set to axe 1500 jobs in bid to cut costs by £50m

Lookers, who have sites in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling have been hit hard by a plunge in car sales during the Covid-19 lockdown. Read more ...

John Boyega Praised By Star Wars Co-Star Mark Hamill And Director Jordan...

John Boyega Praised By Star Wars Co-Star Mark Hamill And Director Jordan Peele Following Rousing Anti-Racism Speech

Some of Hollywood's biggest names have applauded John Boyega following his impassioned speech during anti-racism protests in London. The actor told Black Lives Matter... Read more ...

Zoe Kravitz proudly joins Black Lives Matter protests in London after...

Zoe Kravitz proudly joins Black Lives Matter protests in London after sharing ‘heartbreak' over George Floyd death

Zoe Kravitz made her voice heard during the London protests Zoe Kravitz was among the thousands of protestors who flocked to London yesterday for the Black Lives Matter... Read more ...

Amber Riley brushes off Lea Michele Glee allegations to focus on Black Lives...

Amber Riley brushes off Lea Michele Glee allegations to focus on Black Lives Matter protests

Amber Riley is ready to move on from the Glee drama Amber Riley is well and truly over the Lea Michele drama. Glee star Samantha Ware had criticised Lea for supporting the... Read more ...

Call Of Duty Black Ops Cold War gameplay footage leaks for first time

Call Of Duty Black Ops Cold War gameplay footage leaks for first time

Confirmed: Call Of Duty 2020 will have guns in it The first look at Call Of Duty 2020 is not a very enlightening one, but there are a few interesting details in the pre-alpha... Read more ...

Inside the farmhouse where new Madeleine McCann prime suspect lived

Inside the farmhouse where new Madeleine McCann prime suspect lived

The 43-year-old German criminal lived on the Algarve in Portugal between 1995 and 2007, including for a few years in the ramshackle home between Lagos and Praia da Luz. Read more ...