Category Archives: Environment

No way on the F & B Way today

Le Grand Départ After a week away with work, I was back in the saddle for my normal ride down to the office in Aberdeen this morning and as I rode along enjoying the sound of birds singing, I noticed … Continue reading

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Trumpie’s words of wisdom

In April 2012, following the erection of a wind turbine on an industrial site in the north of Aberdeen adjacent to a golf course, Donald Trump was quoted as saying : “Royal Aberdeen is a wonderful course – one of … Continue reading

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Hold the front page

With Aberdeen City Council and Stewart Milne Group going head-to-head at the UK Supreme Court in London today, you’d have thought there might have been a mention in the Press & Journal. You know, Aberdeen City Council and a locally … Continue reading

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“Boris Bikes” for Aberdeen?

Last week, Getabout the “sustainable transport partnership” of NESTRANS asked if it was time for a “Boris Bikes Scheme for Aberdeen?” … well at Moved to Comment we are in favour of anything that helps increase the take up of … Continue reading

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Trump’s “five-year-old” Boeing 757

First of a series of posts in which we will look at examples of the Press & Journal printing factually incorrect information. So lets get started … DATE : 21st June 2011  EDITION : Aberdeen STORY : “Wife to fly … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Trumped Première

Last night I attended the Scottish première of Anthony Baxter’s new documentary You’ve Been Trumped – it’s actually the second time I’ve been to a première in Aberdeen having seen the debut of Fraser Denholm’s Run Down Aberdeen earlier in the year. Trump’s PR … Continue reading

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Should Heritage Lottery Funding be used to destroy heritage?

It was with some incredulity that I read the following headline in the Press & Journal of 19th March 2011 : “City Gardens bosses to apply for lottery cash”. Now to clear up any confusion right at the start – The … Continue reading

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The shape of things to come?

Earlier this week, I was over in Stavanger on business and after finishing work on Tuesday I had a stroll round the harbour with my camera.  Now, amid all the heavy duty nautical ephemera you expect to find in a … Continue reading

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