Grape & Grain named Scotland’s Gin Bar of the Year

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Grape & Grain, Aberdeen’s multi-award-winning wine bar has been named Gin Bar of the Year at the inaugural Scottish Bar & Brew Awards. Proprietor Jeanette Forbes picked up the accolade at the awards ceremony which was held in Glasgow this … Read More

A torrid Tory affair and a Victorian love triangle

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A table celebrating a marriage torn apart by a Conservative politician and Venetian lamps that lit the workings of a Pre-Raphaelite artist – both with strong Scottish connections – are two of the notable items looking for new homes when … Read More

Global Resources Network restructures to support growing skills shortage

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A company restructure by Global Resources Network, specialist recruitment business to the offshore drilling sector, will provide greater support to clients facing the increasing challenge of a growing skills shortage across the global oil and gas industry. A subsidiary of … Read More

Prepare to Celebrate Aberdeen this weekend

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The final countdown has started for Celebrate Aberdeen 2019. On Saturday, up to 4,000 walkers representing more than 130 organisations will come together for the annual Celebrate Aberdeen parade down the city’s Union Street. The parade, which first took place … Read More

Finalists announced for 2019 Celebrate Aberdeen Awards

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The finalists have been announced for the 2019 Celebrate Aberdeen Awards. Introduced last year, the event recognises and celebrates the huge contribution which the city’s third sector makes to thousands of lives across Aberdeen City and Shire. It follows on … Read More

Shore Porters Society brings new partners on board

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The world’s oldest removals and storage company, The Shore Porters’ Society, has taken on two new partners as it seeks to continue its growth in the industry. David McPherson and Richard Henderson have taken on management roles in the Aberdeen-based … Read More

Stonehaven home shortlisted for Scotland’s Home of the Year

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A Stonehaven home, extended and renovated by award-winning Hyve Architects, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the search for Scotland’s Home of the Year on BBC. People from across the country were invited to submit their homes for consideration … Read More

Hyve a clear winner in national architectural awards

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Award-winning Hyve Architects is celebrating a positive start to 2019 after being named overall winner of a VELUX design award which celebrates the innovation of designers from across the UK and Ireland. The Stonehaven-based practice’s project, the extension of a … Read More

Eclectic mix of work by Scottish artists up for auction

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Works by some of Scotland’s most important and influential modern artists go up for auction next month at a sale of Modern British & 20th Century Art at the prestigious Woolley & Wallis Salerooms in Salisbury. Among the 30 Scottish … Read More

A tail of the unexpected

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  A ghoulish, grimacing pottery dog, which epitomises all the malevolence of All Hallows’ Eve, has captured the imagination of visitors to Woolley & Wallis’s Castle Gate Office in Salisbury. It’s not just the Halloween connection which is attracting attention; … Read More

Albyn Architects responds to business growth with new partnership

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The owners of two Aberdeen architectural businesses have joined forces to set up Albyn Architects in response to ongoing business growth. The city-based practice will now use the combined design and project management expertise of Mark Dellaquaglia and Ian McGregor … Read More

Hyve Architects only Scottish finalist in national award

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Award-winning Hyve Architects has been shortlisted for another national award. Nikki Ritchie, Director of the Stonehaven-based practise, is the only Scottish finalist in the Best Renovation/Extension Architect or Designer in the 2018 Build It Awards. The awards celebrate all aspects … Read More

Jeanette Forbes named Entrepreneur of the Year

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North-east businesswoman Jeanette Forbes has been named Entrepreneur of the Year in the prestigious 2018 Elevator Awards. The Aberdeen-based event recognised Jeanette, CEO of PCL Group, for her ingenuity and entrepreneurship and for successfully diversifying her business interests in response … Read More

Scottish Seafood Association – Preparing to cut a new future

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The Scottish Seafood Association (SSA) is spearheading a two-year pilot project to attract and prepare new entrants for a career in seafood processing and to train and upskill the existing workforce, an initiative which will be key to raising industry … Read More

Grape & Grain named top bar in Scotland for wine selection

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Aberdeen’s Grape & Grain has been named best bar in Scotland for its wine selection. The upmarket wine bar, which opened on the city’s Thistle Street in September, was announced winner of the Best Wine Selection category at the Gala … Read More

Seafood processors unite to form Federation

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Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing MSP launches new “Scottish Seafood Processors Federation” initiative from the Scottish Pavilion at the Brussels Seafood Expo At a recent meeting of the Scottish Seafood Association, Scottish Pelagic Processors Association and significant large independent processors there … Read More

Becky Shiel appointed director at Phil Anderson Financial Services

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Gifted share of company as recognition of contribution to company growth Phil Anderson, owner of award-winning Phil Anderson Financial Services, has recognised the contribution his longest serving employee has made to the Aberdeenshire company’s success by appointing her company director … Read More

IOS wins £12.5million of new contracts and embarks on £3million expansion programme

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Leading North-east storage and inspection firm Independent Oilfield Services (IOS), has secured two major new contracts, worth more than £12.5 million. The Sumitomo Corporation Europe has awarded IOS an eight-year, £10million contract to carry out OCTG management and inspection services … Read More

A greener logistics chain: NorSea Group builds onshore power supply systems along the Norwegian coastline.

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The largest ever onshore power supply contract in Norway was signed today between NorSea Group and Apply TB in Kristiansund, Norway. NorSea Group is building power supply facilities at four of its bases along the Norwegian coastline from Hammerfest in … Read More

NorSea Group and IOS form alliance

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NorSea Group (UK) Ltd and Independent Oilfield Services (IOS) have formed an alliance to provide a complete logistics, storage and inspection package which will deliver significant cost benefits for energy sector companies operating in the North-east of Scotland. The arrangement … Read More

Ship Ahoy

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Jeanette Forbes and PCL Group is looking forward to welcoming guests to visit them aboard the restored fishing vessel Isabella Fortuna which they are bringing to the Portsoy Boat Festival this weekend. Isabella Fortuna was built by James Weir of … Read More