Generous entrepreneur ploughing cash into the community

A big-hearted Bishopbriggs entrepreneur is donating a whopping 80 per cent of the money he makes to help three local charities. Get Well Gamers, Birth, Baby and Beyond and East Dunbartonshire Foodbank will benefit from a donation from RefermyJobs’ advertising revenue. RefermyJobs founder Richie Wan has turned job advertising on its head by charging aContinue reading “Generous entrepreneur ploughing cash into the community”

Chinese grannies are having their sound systems zapped

The Guardian reported: “The gangs, made up mostly of middle-aged and older women who went through the Cultural Revolution, take to a corner of a local park or sporting ground and dance in unison to Chinese music. Loud music.”

Aberdeen artist is “blown away”

By Patrick Barnham An Aberdeen artist is celebrating as his month-long exhibition approaches its final week. Neale Bothwell said he was “blown away” by the great response to his latest abstract exhibition at Castlegate Frames and Gallery. Scores of people went to Graham Fowler’s tiny gallery and frame workshop on Justice Street during September andContinue reading “Aberdeen artist is “blown away””

Green light for Aberdeen’s new mosque

Award-winning consultancy Aurora Planning has helped Aberdeen’s growing Muslim community secure permission to convert part of a former school into a mosque. The C-listed Frederick Street School was later used as office space by Aberdeen City Council but has lain empty for three years. Aberdeen Mosque and Islamic Centre (AMIC) will turn the building intoContinue reading “Green light for Aberdeen’s new mosque”

Groundwater Guy bags award

A groundwater specialist is celebrating after receiving an award from a top national business body. Frank O’Donnell AKA The Groundwater Guy received the Entrepreneur of the Month Award from Edinburgh Entrepreneurs Circle. Edinburgh-based Frank said: “I am absolutely chuffed to be recognised in this way. When my clients are happy then I’m happy, but it’sContinue reading “Groundwater Guy bags award”

Compare fibre reveal full-fibre league tables

UK broadband league tables show huge full-fibre disparity By Patrick Barnham Figures released by broadband champions Comparefibre.co.uk reveal the winners and losers of internet provision in the UK. As a whole, the UK enjoys 96.8% superfast 30 Mbps and faster with England receiving the highest at 97.3% and Northern Ireland the lowest with 89.9%. ButContinue reading “Compare fibre reveal full-fibre league tables”