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.