Ambitious plans by Aberdeenshire Council to relocate its HQ to a new office at a north-east football club remain on course, despite a change in administration.
Inverurie Loco. Works FC
A museum and gallery inspired by the world-renowned V&A in Dundee could form part of Aberdeenshire Council's new headquarters.
A £40million deal to create a new council HQ at a north-east football ground moved forward yesterday when politicians backed the idea.
Political leaders have united behind plans to build a new local authority headquarters after a bitter row.
Multimillion-pound plans to build a new council headquarters on a north-east football ground could take a step forward next week.
A Highland League star was caught doing almost 50mph over speed bumps in a 20mph residential street on his way to training, a court heard today.
Multimillion-pound plans to relocate Aberdeenshire Council's HQ to a north-east football ground could be funded by a loan.
Aberdeenshire Council chiefs have denied suggestions that uncertainty over the future of a north-east headquarters is costing taxpayers tens of thousands of pounds.
Aberdeenshire's newest councillor has said his constituents are more concerned about a tax hike and new leisure facilities than a £37million HQ.
Controversial plans to relocate Aberdeenshire Council's HQ stalled yesterday amid concerns about investing £37million on a potential "white elephant".
She has starred as a Bond girl and raised millions for charity. She's been kissed by an Oscar winner and petitioned a Prime Minister.
Details of "visionary" plans to transform a north-east football ground into a £37million headquarters have been unveiled by Aberdeenshire Council.
World-famous British actress and activist Joanna Lumley has been announced as absolutely fabulous guest speaker for a north-east football club's annual fundraising event.
Aberdeenshire Council's opposition leader has pounced on a statement from the authority's chief executive that moving to a new headquarters in Inverurie is a political and not public sector ambition.
The group behind ambitious proposals for an Aberdeenshire centre's multimillion-pound expansion has claimed it could be a "centre of excellence for sports".
What: Inverurie Loco Works FC’s annual business lunch.
I had been looking forward to my visit to Claggan Park on Saturday and I was not disappointed. There was some early interest as I passed the team bus broken down on the A9 at Aviemore at mid-day. The team had already been cooling its heels for two hours by the time I arrived on the scene and several players were filling in time with an exhibition of “keepie-uppie” for passing motorists. Mind you, two hours stuck in a lay-by is hardly ideal pre-match preparation.
In the context of football around 25 years ago the late Wallace Mercer, Chairman of Heart of Midlothian, referred to the “customer” and the “product”. This baffled many of his club’s support: “I’m no a customer, I’m a supporter! What’s a product? Fitba’s no a product, it’s a game!”
I was in Glasgow at the weekend for a Fairport Convention concert (remember them?) and, while my other half insisted on some retail therapy on Saturday afternoon, I took myself off to Hampden to watch Queen’s Park try to close the gap on Division Two league leaders Arbroath.
Roy McKay of Forres Mechanics made a good point about linesmen a couple of weeks ago.