North East Open Studios 2020

Delighted to support North East Open Studios (NEOS) by hosting the talented Bruce Swanson and John Threlfall at Milton Art Gallery for NEOS 2020!

Banchory Farmers Market Reopening!

Great news that the Banchory Farmers Market will reopen this Saturday, 19th September!

The Farmers Market will be open from 9am – 1pm at Bellfield car park. Follow Banchory Farmers Market on Facebook to see the list of stall holders!

Coronavirus Guidance Updates

Important Updates

From Monday, 14th September the number of people who can meet together, indoors AND outdoors, will be set at a maximum of six people from two households.


I am delighted to announce that I am planning to hold socially distanced surgeries soon to meet with constituents who want to schedule an appointment with me!

Beware of Suspicious Emails

Throughout the pandemic there have unfortunately been numerous scams circulating around and I want to remind everyone to please be cautious of suspicious phone-calls and emails.

Success of Eat Out to Help Out Scheme!


Excellent to hear that the Eat Out to Help Out scheme was a huge success across Aberdeenshire and Scotland – with over 3,100 businesses taking part in the scheme!

Reopening of Indoor Sports Facilities

For those of you have been keeping fit throughout lockdown, or have missed out on your usual exercise, it is great that gyms, swimming pools and indoor sports facilities are now able to reopen!

Braemar Kilted Open

Whilst sadly we won’t be able to celebrate the Braemar Gathering like we have in the past, on the 12th September they will launch their #virtualhighlandgames!

More information will be announced soon, but in the meantime why not book your space at this year’s inaugural Kilted Open?

Fundraising Firewalk!

Delighted to take part in the fundraising Firewalk to help raise money for Forget Me Not Club!

Forget Me Not Club provide wonderful support to those who live with dementia and have continued to deliver their services to families throughout the pandemic.