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Turriff Show has been awarded just over £7000 by Visit Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Government as part of the Year of Food and Drink 2015. Turriff Show which will be held on 2 & 3 August this year, will be using the funds to showcase local Aberdeenshire produce...

The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Trust (DBIRT) is hosting a BBQ at Mayen Estate on the 6th June 2015 with an auction to raise funds to continue practical habitat restoration, invasive non-native species control, the continuation of environmental surveys and the local schools programme. Whether you are an angler...

Turriff and District Community Council will be holding their Annual General Meeting at Turriff Town House on Monday 1 June at 7pm. Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting. If anyone would like to stand as a community councillor, forms need to be completed and returned to Elaine...

As the nights become lighter and the weather improves officers in Aberdeenshire and Moray Division are reminding householders not to take their eye off the ball as far as home security is concerned. As householders and their families spend time outdoors, doors and windows are often left wide open, providing...

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Appliance

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging more men and women to sign up and enjoy ‘a life less ordinary’ by becoming retained firefighters in Turriff. The RDS (Retained Duty System) consists of part time firefighters who provide a vital service to the communities in which they live and...

Aberdeenshire Council are reminding residents that all their offices will be closed to the public on May Bank Holiday Monday. Chief Executive, Jim Savege, said Although council offices will be closed for the public holiday, there are emergency telephone numbers available for those who need assistance and I would like to...

Housebreakers code from Police Scotland

Police Scotland are warning residents to be on the look out for the 'Housebreakers Code' marked on or around properties. The code is reported to provide information about the property, the occupants and security. Posting on the Police Scotland Facebook page they say You may have seen on our regional accounts about...

Scottish Government have released a reworked Town Centre Toolkit that will help communities find information and advice about how to make their town centres more active, accessible and attractive. The Town Centre Toolkit has been developed as one of the key actions from the Town Centre Action Plan, a plan...

Polling Place Sign

Turriff and District Community Council will be holding a hustings with all 4 candidates for the Banff and Buchan constituency in the forthcoming UK General Election. All members of the public are invited to attend the hustings to listen to and ask questions of David Evans Liberal Democrats Sumon Hoque Labour Alex Johnstone...

Police Scotland named the man killed in the accident a Plaidy yesterday as John Ogston. John who was known as Jocky, was 54 and lived in the Banff area and worked for Fisher Offshore in Oldmeldrum. His wife Lesley said Jocky was born in his leathers, and motorcycles have been a huge...