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Home town honour for Scottish football legend Denis Law

Home town honour for Scottish football legend Denis Law

One of Scotland’s greatest-ever footballers is to be honoured by his hometown this weekend. Denis Law will receive the freedom of the City of Aberdeen this weekend – and the celebrations will culminate with a hero’s reception for the new Freeman at the Town House on 26 November. The Sunday event, which is combined withContinue Reading

North east gin festival gets ready for the festive season

North east gin festival gets ready for the festive season

The north east of Scotland’s annual gin festival is attending some Christmas festival markets in the coming weeks. GIN:NE will be present at the markets, which are taking place from 11am-4pm on 26 November, 10 December and 17 December. It is being held in the Market Place, Inverurie. GIN:NE is being held on 9 andContinue Reading

Stornoway shortlisted in FutureTown design competition

Stornoway shortlisted in FutureTown design competition

Plans for a Waterfront Walk in Stornoway have been shortlisted in Scotland’s FutureTowns design competition. Identified as Stornoway’s ‘greatest asset’ in a plan for the town, developed earlier this year by 360 Architecture, the Waterfront Walk offers the potential for Stornoway to return to its origins in its relationship to the Waterfront, creating connections throughoutContinue Reading

Closing date set for sale of nuclear-proof Inverness emergency bunker

Closing date set for sale of nuclear-proof Inverness emergency bunker

A property with a difference is currently on the market – a unique subterranean property in the Raigmore area of the city of Inverness. Owners Highland Council have set a closing date for the sale of the Inverness emergency bunker of 2pm on Wednesday, 6 December. The property includes a tarmacadam surfaced car park andContinue Reading

Art gallery celebrates its successful first 12 months

Art gallery celebrates its successful first 12 months

The Gallery Melrose is celebrating its first birthday this month. It has been a year of discovery and excitement, of growing, learning, building expectations and going with the flow. The Gallery Melrose sell paintings, pottery, wood carvings, ceramics, glass and jewellery all handmade by skilled artistic people living within a few miles of the town.Continue Reading