Latest News

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...

Aberdeenshire Council will be holding a drop in session for people who would like to know more about the local development plan for Turriff. The local development plan sets out plans for new housing and business building in Turriff for the next five years. The drop in session at the Town...

The UK Parliamentary General Election is now under a month away and will take place on Thursday, May 7. Aberdeenshire Council is urging voters to make sure they are registered to vote in time. Anyone who is not already on the electoral register and wants to vote in the General Election...

Aberdeenshire Trading Standards are warning residents to be aware of bogus telephone callers claiming to represent Aberdeenshire Council. The callers have targeted a number of residents across Aberdeenshire and claim to represent their local county council. Although county councils still exist in England, they were abolished in Scotland in 1975 when...

Police Scotland have confirmed that sadly a man in his 50s has died following a road traffic collision on the A947 at Plaidy this morning. The collision involved a black Victory motorcycle and a grey Audi A1. Police were informed of the collision at 7.45am and the road is expected...

Police Scotland have closed the A947 at Plaidy after a serious accident between a car and a motorcycle. The collision was reported at 7:44 this morning Police and the Scottish Ambulance Service are currently in attendance and motorists are being advised to avoid the area. The diversion routes are Traffic for Macduff...