Aberdeenshire county flag unfurled at Castle Fraser

THE new Aberdeenshire county flag was hoisted up the pole at Castle Fraser on Saturday. The flag was based on designs by pupils from Newtonhill primary school in Stonehaven and Elrick primary school in Westhill. Children from the schools presented the flag to Sandy Manson, Aberdeen’s lord-lieutenant at the castle, which is run by the…

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A variety of beautiful objects going under the hammer

April is a busy month at McTear’s auction house in Glasgow. At Style & Taste: Fine Furniture & Works of Art on 28 April, lot 817 is a large cast iron Royal Warrant Coat of Arms. This dates from the late 19th/early 20th century, produced by Walter MacFarlane & Co (also known as the Saracen…

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Kirsten and Robin pick up consulting awards

A sheep specialist and a manager with more than 30 years’ experience have picked up special awards from SAC Consulting. The RC Stewart Prize is awarded annually to the person, or persons, who have contributed significantly to the development of consultancy work at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). With Covid affecting last year’s preparations, this year…

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Auchbreck House is a genuine northern delight

An impressive home with plenty of space and its own swimming pool has been brought to the market. Auchbreck House, The Gash, is one of Fraserburgh’s finest properties, which Brown & McRae are delighted to offer for sale. Auchbreck House which is an exclusive styled detached house, set within its own private garden grounds with…

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