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Appeal bags £3m ahead of schedule

An appeal to raise £3m for the new Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital has hit its target – five months ahead of schedule. Organisers of the Archie Foundation revealed the breakthrough and paid tribute to the thousands of people from throughout

Double success for campaigning paper

A campaigning Aberdeen newspaper has celebrated two victories in 24 hours. The Aberdeen Press and Journal’s first success came when it emerged that Justice Minister Jim Wallace would be abandoning his plans to close Peterhead Prison. The jail is an

Farming writer rewarded

Coverage of the agricultural industry in north Scotland has won Press and Journal writer Joe Watson an industry award. Joe won the inaugural Grampian County Food Group and Royal Northern Agricultural Society shield for achievements by a person under 35.

Local press among Scots winners at major awards

Local newspapers including The Falkirk Herald and Edinburgh Evening News were among the winners at the Scottish Press Awards 2003. The event, at Glasgow’s Hilton Hotel, saw the Scottish media turn out in force to see deputy first minister Jim