Making hay while the sun shines: Cattle farmer Andy Duncan using cancer recovery to raise funds for Friends of Anchor
Andy Duncan says having to get up every morning and tend to his cattle has been crucial in keeping him motivated.
It’s fair to say that Colin Slessor is fun-loving and certainly a character with a glint in his eye for the next quip.
A farmer has been injured after a prize bull weighing about a tonne reared up and landed on him in the show ring.
A farmer has been seriously injured after a bull reared up and landed on him in a show ring at Thainstone Mart today.
Major developments in the fishing, agricultural and renewables sectors are being hailed as examples of what the north-east can do - and why more businesses should invest in the region.
Lobbying row MSP Peter Chapman attempted to contact Aberdeenshire Council officials to discuss a planning application lodged by a business he had invested in.
A record number of stalls and 15,000 sun-soaked visitors helped make this year’s Taste of Grampian the “best ever”.
The owners of the north-east’s biggest mart have claimed the region’s economy will suffer after councillors delayed a decision on a £5 million expansion.
Farmers at a north-east mart were caught by surprise when a bright pink ewe went up for grabs as part of a fundraising effort for a local charity.
The Thainstone market, at Inverurie, is the focus of The Mart, which is just about to hit our screens for a second series this week.
Despite having what he laughingly describes as "the perfect face for radio" auctioneer Colin Slessor is about to become a familiar face on TV, but the real star of the new show is the place where he works - the mart at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.