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Deeside flooding – another update

Readers of this blog may remember that, back in December and January, Deeside was affected by serious flooding. A few weeks ago, I was able to let you have good news about one business that is fighting back. At the … Continue reading

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Community spirit alive and well on Deeside

When tragedy strikes, it is often the small, quiet actions that are the most appreciated by those affected. The warm handshake, the understanding smile, the bowl of soup handed in at the door, the offer of help with suddenly overwhelming … Continue reading

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Inappropriately named storms?

Storm Eva? Storm Frank? Doesn’t quite instil fear, does it? Storm Slasher – now there’s a good rough, aggressive, manly sort of name. Perhaps it is because most of the Franks and Evas I know wouldn’t hurt the proverbial fly. … Continue reading

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Big Politics in Aboyne

Big Politics in Aboyne A version of this post was published in The Scottish Review on 9 August 2012. Each summer, the Aboyne and Deeside Festival brings a whole wide world of culture, music and entertainment to Deeside. It has … Continue reading

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