Aberdeen & North East

Aberdeen & North East
Local hero stars, left to right, the phone box, Peter Riegert and Christopher Rozycki

Seven classic moments from the film Local Hero

As The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh prepares to stage the world premiere of a major new production of Local Hero, we take a look back at seven classic moments from the film that pitted the ambitions of American oil multinational against the ways of a beautiful Highland village.

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Left to right are George Boyne, Colette Cohen, Paul Wheelhouse MSP and Lord Duncan. Picture: Contributed

Ribbon cut on £38m decommissioning centre

A £38 million research and development (R&D) centre opened today aimed at helping Scottish firms tap into the global market for decommissioning which is forecast to grow to be worth £80 billion.

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Tom Bryce (left) and Alan Bell see 'huge' potential in the decommissioning sector. Picture: contributed.

Launch of survey firm aiming at energy trade

Two former directors of an engineering firm sold to Amec in 2014 have launched a specialist surveying company offering “innovative” dimensional control and laser scanning survey services to the oil and gas, petrochemical and nuclear industries.

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