Serviced apartments are better than hotels, oh yes they are!

The Spires has turned to pantomime as it promotes its suites in Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow over the Christmas and New Year period.

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Chris Clark appointed as director at John Clark Motor Group

Chris Clark has been appointed as a director at the John Clark Motor Group, the top four Scottish motor group established by his father, John Clark, in 1977.

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Camphill to feature in three-part radio documentary in Korea

Camphill Aberdeen communities are to be featured this week (December 1-3) in a series of three radio programmes looking at the work of the Camphill communities in Aberdeen. Read More...

Camphill newsletter published

The benefits of experiencing nature for vulnerable children, the reality of ‘inclusion’ for one boy and a Scots rugby star opening a new therapy centre. These are just some of the stories in the latest Camphill Aberdeen newsletter which is published today.

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New name for Aberdeen medical charity

The charity arm of Camphill Medical Practice has changed its name to help distinguish itself from the associated NHS practice. The charity will now be known as Camphill Wellbeing Trust, while the NHS practice will retain the Camphill Medical Practice name.

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Energy advice from Tenants First annual report

“There are also ways in which members can reduce their energy consumption, by making some simple changes of their own,” says Hugh Crothers, Director of Property of Tenants First, Britain’s largest housing co-operative. Read More...

Ethics in public relations

A joint event between the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Grampian PR Group is to examine the issue of ethics in public relations. Ken McEwen is one of the panel members for the event on Thursday, October 21 at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.

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Aberdeen Conference on Autism leads to greater understanding

Dr Olga Bogdashina, who teaches and lectures on autism around the world, led a one-day conference entitled ‘Autism: Sensory Perception and the Triad of Perspectives’ at Camphill School Aberdeen yesterday (Wednesday, October 6).

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International Flag Parade marks move into new home for school

The International School of Aberdeen’s will mark its move to a new campus in Cults, Aberdeen, on Thursday, October 7 with their International Flag Parade.

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Highland runner wins trophy on his first-ever marathon

Hugh Campbell, from Portree, Isle of Skye is the 2010 winner of the Gerald Cooper Memorial Cup, presented by Highland Solicitors Property Centre (HSPC) to the first resident from the Highlands across the line in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon.

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Scots Rugby Star opens new centre

Scottish Rugby International, Moray Low officially opened Camphill School Aberdeen’s new £305,000 Therapy Centre Centre on September 25 as part of the school’s open day. Moray’s involvement recognises the substantial donation to the therapy centre fundraising effort, from the Wooden Spoon, rugby’s children’s charity.

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Scottish motor group reports upturn in its latest annual accounts

The John Clark Motor Group has reported a significant upturn in its latest annual accounts for 2009, which have just been published. While turnover was maintained at a similar level to 2008, the group’s operating profit improved from £1.8 million to £2.8 million.

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Autism in the spotlight at one-day conference in Aberdeen

Dr Olga Bogdashina, who teaches and lectures on autism around the world, is the main speaker at a one-day conference entitled ‘Autism: Sensory Perception and the Triad of Perspectives’ to be organised by Camphill School Aberdeen on Wednesday, October 6. Read More...

The Spires heads to the Office show in London

The Spires, operators of serviced suites accommodation in Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow, is to present its business facilities at the Office, a brand new exhibition at Earls Court in London on September 21-22. The new exhibition is aimed at office managers and PAs .

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Camphill School Aberdeen opens its doors

Members of the public will be able to visit the place where the international Camphill movement began 70 years ago, during an open day at the Camphill campus of Camphill School Aberdeen on Saturday, September 25 from 2 pm to 5 pm.

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Scotland’s first degree in social pedagogy

The University of Aberdeen will launch the first degree programme in Scotland in social pedagogy today (Monday September 6) through a unique partnership with the Camphill School Aberdeen.

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Tell world of your ambition IoD Director General tells Aberdeen

Miles Templeman, Director General of the Institute of Directors (IoD), in Aberdeen to learn about the offshore energy industries, has told business leaders in the city that they need to promote the city’s past success and future ambitions.

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IoD Director General visit to Aberdeen to hear needs of energy industries

Miles Templeman, Director General of the Institute of Directors (IoD) is to visit Aberdeen on Thursday (September 2) to hear what the offshore energy industry in Aberdeen requires to sustain the oil and gas industry and maximise the potential of emerging marine renewables.

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Is being 'included' being 'excluded'?

Rowan (not his real name) came to Camphill School Aberdeen, an independent day and residential school, a few years ago. His family was close to breaking point. Rowan was ‘attending’ his local school but was more ‘excluded’ than ‘included’.

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John Clark Motor Group to open Skoda dealership in Dundee

The John Clark Motor Group is to open a new Skoda dealership in Dundee, following its acquisition of the premises and equipment of the city’s former Fairweather Motors from the receiver.

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The Spires aims to build US business at travel convention in Houston

The Spires, operators of serviced suites accommodation in Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow, is to exhibit at the NBTA International Convention & Exposition which takes place in Houston Texas, from August 8 to 11. The Spires will be on Stand 544 in the exhibition hall at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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Katy plans skydive to raise funds for sister’s special needs school

Katy Wood, who has cerebral palsy, is planning to jump out of a plane early next month to raise money for her sister’s school.

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Work to start next month on Aberdeen’s Donside Urban Village

Work is due to start work next month on the construction of a new £55 million urban village on the 25-acre site of the former Donside Paper Mill in the Tillydrone area of Aberdeen.

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HSPC launches Premier Properties brand for up-market homes in Highlands

The Highland Solicitors Property Centre (HSPC) has launched a new brand, Premier Properties, to specialise in up-market homes in the Highlands and Islands.

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Historic £55 million housing boost for North East

The biggest development of low cost homes ever built in the North East will form part of a new urban village on the site of a former paper mill beside the River Don in the Tillydrone area of Aberdeen.

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Camphill students receive Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Awards

Nine pupils at Camphill School Aberdeen, which provides education and support for children and young people with special needs, are to receive awards from the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society recognising their achievements in horticulture. Read More...

City of Aberdeen Burgesses Guild visit Camphill

Around 30 Burgesses and guests from the Burgesses Guild of the City of Aberdeen marked the 70th anniversary of Camphill with an insight into the its foundation in wartime Aberdeen.

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Camphill pupils refurbish community garden in Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Pupils from Camphill School Aberdeen, which provides education and support for children and young people with special needs, have been carrying out refurbishment work at the Ross Watt Community Garden in the Culter area of Aberdeen, as part of their activity for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

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The Spires moves to new purpose-built Glasgow city centre location

The Spires, operators of serviced suites in Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow, is developing its business with the acquisition of new purpose-built premises in Glasgow at a more central location.

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Official opening of Scotland’s first super-efficient homes from Canada

The first Canadian Super E affordable houses in Scotland will be opened on Thursday (May 20) in the Kincorth area of Aberdeen by Sushma Gera, Trade Commissioner at the High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom.

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New website tracks and compares your home energy usage

Energy costs for the average household have more than doubled over the past six years. On top of that British Gas have just reported a 7% rise in gas consumption due to the cold winter.

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Economy in focus at IoD Bank of England lunch

The economy will be the main focus at next week’s IoD lunch, on Tuesday, May 18, with Will Dowson, the newly-appointed Agent for Scotland at the Bank of England.

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Camphill Connections summer edition

We have completed the latest Summer 2010 Camphill Connections newsletter for Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire.

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The Spires builds relationships with Middle East

The Spires, operators of serviced suites accommodation in Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow, is exhibiting at the Arabian Travel Market, the Middle East’s leading travel and tourism event, which opens its doors in Dubai on Tuesday, May 4.

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New website will capitalise on new technology and social media

The Spires, operators of serviced suites in Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow, has launched a new website that will realise the potential of its recent investment in new technology and build on its use of social media.

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Nutrition as a foundation for health

Richard Phethean, from the Beannachar Herb Workshop, is the speaker at a talk on nutrition and health, hosted by Camphill Medical Practice on Tuesday, April 27.

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Alex Salmond opens Cafe Connect

The opening of Café Connect in Broad Street, Fraserburgh, by Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, is the realisation of a vision for an internet café that will provide particular benefit for disabled and disadvantaged people in the Aberdeenshire town.

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Deeside Rotary to hear about Camphill’s work in 70th anniversary year

Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Deeside will be guests of Camphill on Wednesday evening (March 31) to hear about the work of Camphill Aberdeen City and Shire communities in this, the charity’s 70th anniversary year.

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Camphill School Aberdeen launches new website

Camphill School Aberdeen, a school for children with complex special needs, has launched its new website at www.camphillschool.org.uk.

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Mistletoe cancer therapy talk

Dr Stefan Geider of the Camphill Medical Practice will be talking about the use of Mistletoe Therapy in the treatment of cancer.

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Children and young people affected by trauma

Camphill School Aberdeen is to host a conference on Tuesday, April 13 that will focus on how children and young people are affected by trauma. Read More...

Aberdeen mother aims for Kilimanjaro summit

Jane Riach, mother of a pupil at Camphill School Aberdeen, is setting her sights on reaching the summit of Kilimanjaro this summer to raise money for a new Therapy Centre at the school.

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Delegates head to Aberdeen to honour 70 years of Camphill

Representatives from 56 Camphill communities across the UK and Ireland will be heading to Aberdeen later this month to honour 70 years since the opening of the first community in the city.

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Camphill Therapy Centre Appeal exceeds £100,000 initial target

The Society of Friends of Camphill School Aberdeen has passed their target to raise £100,000 towards a new therapy centre that will benefit pupils and other individuals with special needs.

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Tenants First success in community art bid

Tenants First Housing Co-operative is celebrating support from the National Lottery-funded ‘Inspiring Communities’ scheme for its award-winning Roanheads development in Peterhead.

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The healing qualities of touch

Marei Blitz of the Camphill Medical Practice will be talking about the ‘Healing Qualities of Touch’ on Tuesday, February 23 at 7.30pm in the Newton Dee Café, on Old Ferry Road, Bieldside, Aberdeen.

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The Spires showcases at London travel show

The Spires, operators of serviced suites accommodation in Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow, is presenting its business facilities at one of Europe’s top business travel exhibitions in London next week.

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Growth of TAQA is focus at IoD lunch

Leo Koot, Managing Director of TAQA Bratani, is the speaker at the first IoD networking lunch of 2010 on Tuesday (January 26). Read More...

Ziggy Stardust artwork features on Classic Album Cover stamps

David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’ album cover is one of ten classic album covers to feature on new postage stamps issued today (Thursday, January 7).

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