As you may know, National Grid has just published a new Networks Options Assessment (NOA) report which recommended that the project should not proceed. This is a great victory for the area, but NOA recommendations are updated each year so the project could still pose a threat.
I was sorry to hear the news last month that Clydesdale had decided to close their Aboyne branch as of May 2017. Following the statement, I emailed Clydesdale asking for information they were giving to customers on using the post office, bank etc.
On Tuesday I attended a meeting of the Environment, Climate Change, and Land Reform committee where I participated in a discussion on deer management issues. Links to my questions can be found here and here.