Commonwealth Water Polo Championships helps boost attendances at Homecoming events


The Commonwealth Water Polo Championships in Aberdeen was among events which helped attract hundreds of thousands of people from the UK and overseas to Scotland’s second year of Homecoming - with record-breaking attendances recorded for many of the events within the first six months of 2014.



Tourism chiefs lead the way in improving visitor experience in Aberdeen City and Shire

Industry leaders in the north-east of Scotland are taking the lead in making the region one of the most welcoming visitor destinations in Scotland.

Fiddlers at Fyvie for Festival

Fiddle music will be celebrated by a number of musicians- including Royal Deeside fiddle maestro Paul Anderson- at The Fiddlers Feast, part of the Homecoming Fyvie Festival 2014.

Aberdeen Hotel Worker named top  UK bed-maker

If bed-making was a sport in this year’s Commonwealth Games, Aberdeen’s Megan Hutton would be a gold medal winner. 

Grampian Transport Museum needs a helping hand

Chamber members are invited to take an interest in the development plans for the GTM by attending a launch event to be held at the museum from 6.30 to 8pm on Thursday 26th June. 

Ardoe’s chefs getting set to cook up a storm


Four chefs from a prestigious hotel on the outskirts of Aberdeen have sampled a taste of success after reaching the final stages of a top industry competition.


World Whisky Day Event 

Deeside Activity Park, near Aboyne, is a successful farm diversification project, which is going from strength to strength this Homecoming Year 2014.  

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