Local News

Two Years of a Strong Local Voice

Andrew was elected as a Member of Parliament in June 2017, speaking at the two year anniversary mark earlier this week he described his work so far and thoughts on a 'Nation of Communities' 

Visit to the Grampian Transport Museum

Andrew visited the Grampian Transport Museum in Alford this morning to chat with Paul and a few of the team about the plans for the coming season and the brilliant new exhibition in autonomous vehicles and electronic cars. 

Delight at Aboyne Highland Games Funding

Andrew said he was delighted to see that Aboyne Highland Games have awarded £2000 to local community groups in the Aboyne and wider Aberdeenshire area. Andrew described the Aboyne Highland Games as a fantastic event and said that these funding awards show it is at the heart of the community.

Breaking Ground in Stonehaven

Today Andrew was present for the breaking of ground by FMR and Hillcrest at the site of their new development in Stonehaven.

Inaugural Producers Market at Craigievar Hall

Andrew attended the inaugural Producers Market at Craigievar Hall this morning with local Cllr Robbie Withey.

Andrew said "it was great to see so many people out supporting the hall and local producers."

Andrew Visits Westhill Market

Andrew said he enjoyed popping into the Westhill Market at Ashdale Hall this weekend and that it was good to meet the team behind it and see the work going into keeping the hall up and running, and fit for the next 25 years.

Andrew visits National Decommissioning Centre

Andrew described a meeting with the National Decommissioning Centre this week as "Thoroughly enjoyable and informative"

The centre is part of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre, it's aim is to become the UK lead R&D centre for Decommissioning.

Andrew Meets the Creator of Piliana

Andrew was delighted to meet with Alan Reid, creator of Piliana today, Piliana is a new way to help people reconnect with their communities and meet new people. Andrew is looking forward to working with Alan in the future as this new venture develops.