In this weeks issue

Easter Stars In Their Eyes - At Inverurie Town Hall
Affordable Housing A Must For City
Councillor Urges Re-Opening Of Local Hotel
Friends Of Duthie Park Seek Additional Committee Members
Allard Calls On Cameron To Protect NHS From TTIP
Aberdeen Asset Management Back Traditional Boat Festival
David Innes Talks To Blues Rock Aberdeen
Salmond Welcomes £100,000 Boost For New Golf Event
Aberdeen 3 St Mirren 0 - Pittodrie Stadium 21.02.15
Old Susannah No  172 – Propaganda 101 Part 2
Events and Information
Easter Stars In Their Eyes - At Inverurie Town Hall

Easter Stars In Their Eyes – At Inverurie Town Hall

By Duncan Harley Having made a return to Scottish television screens earlier this year, Stars in their Eyes is also back, live on stage, in the heart of the Garioch for the fifth year running. The show, staged by local film and theatre company Right Here Productions, has so far raised around £6.5k for local charities and for 2015 has gained celebrity endorsement in the form of a good luck video from the TV host Mathew Kelly. Inverurie’s very own Stars in their Eyes Mathew Kelly look-a-like, Dan Greavey says: “Every year we raise money for charity and we are hoping that this year will be our best yet.We are delighted that this year the real Mathew was willing to […]

City Tour Date For Promising Pop Rock Outfit

City Tour Date For Promising Pop Rock Outfit

With thanks to Jenny Entwistle, Chuff Media. Black Country 5-piece EofE are coming to play Aberdeen Downstairs on 23rd February, supporting UK metallers Glamour of the Kill. The tour will be in support of their brand new single ‘Stars In Hollywood’ (out 09/03) which is currently on the Kerrang! Radio and XFM playlists. Last year, the band supported both McBusted and The Vamps on their mammouth UK tours, culminating 2014 with their own headline tour which resulted in them selling out their hometown date at Birmingham Institute. Following the unveiling of their debut track ‘Bridges’ in November, EofE, continue to leave their mark with the release of the band’s first official single, ‘Stars In Hollywood’, due March 9th. With their […]

Aberdeen Debut For Jericho Hill - Moorings 21.02.15

Aberdeen Debut For Jericho Hill – Moorings 21.02.15

The sound of Johnny Cash comes to the North-east in 2015 as Jericho Hill make their long awaited Aberdeen debut at The Moorings Bar on Saturday February 21st. By Al Pritchard

The Glasgow based five-piece have built a reputation as the tribute band for people who don’t like tribute bands with their high-octane shows up and down the country.

Jericho Hill have notched up a string of prestigious appearances at summer festivals such as Wickerman, Belladrum and Blackpool’s annual gathering of all things Punk Rock, Rebellion.

Duthie Park Carol Concert Supports Foodbanks

Duthie Park Carol Concert Supports Foodbanks

With thanks to Dave Macdermid. Friends Of Duthie Park will be putting on a Christmas Carol Concert at 11 am and 2 pm on Saturday 20th December 2014 at David Welch Winter Gardens, Duthie Park. The event will also include a raffle on behalf of Food Banks across the city. To enter the raffle, and have the opportunity to win a Christmas Fruit Hamper donated by CFine, please bring along any tinned goods, packaged and jars of food, toiletries and staple items such as tea, coffee, sugar etc. CFine will then distribute all items to those who need that extra bit of help at Christmas. Anyone wishing to make a donation before the Christmas Carol Concert, should contact Arthur Gill, or drop their donation […]

Aberdeen Forward Christmas Fayre - December 13

Aberdeen Forward Christmas Fayre – December 13

Environmental charity, Aberdeen Forward, is once again welcoming the Aberdeen community to their premises on 2 Poynernook Road for a Christmas Fayre. All stands will have excellent quality Christmas gifts for sale from local producers, such as wooden candle holders, clocks and wooden fairy houses. There will be Fruit and vegetables on sale from the Community Food Initiative North East, Inspire will be selling handmade soaps and there will be some of our tutors on hand to tell you about the exciting courses and workshops available. The Christmas Fayre takes place on Saturday 13th December between 10am and 1pm where Aberdeen Forward will showcase the varied work they’ve been doing throughout the community in 2014. Attendees will have the chance […]

Beauty And The Beast – HMT’s 2014 Christmas Pantomime

Beauty And The Beast – HMT’s 2014 Christmas Pantomime

By Duncan Harley Pantomime season arrived early this week as one of Scotland’s most talented performers, Elaine C Smith, made an impromptu appearance at Aberdeen’s Bon Accord Centre. In full costume and accompanied by Prince Sebastion, perhaps better known as the Beast, Elaine mingled with shoppers and posed for the cameras as a prelude to her star role as Mrs Potty in HM Theatre’s 2014 Christmas panto production of “Beauty and the Beast.” This is Elaine’s sixth year starring in pantomime at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen. “Some folk think that when you do panto it’s a sign that your stage career is over,” said Elaine “in reality it’s quite the opposite, this is Aberdeen’s very own panto not just […]