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  Fraserburgh - Scotland's Leading Light - HISTORY & HERITAGE
Fraserburgh Castle was built as a Town House by Sir Alexander Fraser, 8th Laird of Philorth in 1572.
Fraserburgh was the first RNLI Station in Scotland, opening in 1858.
It is thought that the station was closed for sometime between 1848 and 1858 when the lifeboat was placed in the town at the request of the residents.
www.visitfraserburgh.com /history_and_heritage/index.htm   (864 words)

 Fraserburgh - Aberdeenshire Towns Partnership, Scotland
Fraserburgh, also known locally as the Broch, is one of the main population centres on the north east knuckle of Scotland, standing on the shoulder of the coastline called Kinnaird Head, where the Moray Firth meets the North Sea.
The vision for Fraserburgh is of a dynamic, socially inclusive and forward thinking community, which is working together to become less dependent on fishing and fish processing and is driving forward a process of modernisation and diversification.
Fraserburgh Futures Partnership is involved with a number of projects, which will help make Fraserburgh a better place to live, work and visit.
www.atap.org.uk /fraserburgh   (1337 words)

 Fraserburgh Executive Summary
Fraserburgh is a community of marked contrasts, with affluence and prosperity alongside areas of genuine deprivation.
Whilst the relative peripherality of Fraserburgh is a cost issue for industry it did not emerge as a key issue in the consultation programme.
The Vision for 2010 for Fraserburgh is of a dynamic socially inclusive and forward thinking community which is working together to become less dependent on fishing and fish processing and is driving forward a process of diversification.
www.atap.org.uk /fraserburgh/exec_summary.htm   (1441 words)

 Fraserburgh Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
It is well signposted from the centre of Fraserburgh and you know when you have arrived from the large numbers of buoys, lighthouses and other artefacts usually found in or near the sea.
Fraserburgh's harbour is wrapped around the east side of a strikingly handsome grey stone town.
Fraserburgh also retains elements of its time as a traditional old-fashioned seaside resort.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /fraserburgh/fraserburgh/index.html   (464 words)

 Fraserburgh Heritage Centre: Clan Fraser and the Northeast of Scotland: Tapestry Sample entry
It was in spring 1571, when the first sod was cut in preparation for the laying of he foundation stone, on solid rock, of the very first Old Parish Church of Fraserburgh.
The 1571 church was enlarged, repaired and improved in the years 1628 and 1688, and the present church dates from 1803.
The Old Kirk of Fraserburgh is very rich in its historical interest and around it gathers the traditions of centuries - things spiritual, ecclesiastical, civil and educational.
www.fraserburghheritage.com /fraserburghheritage/default.asp?page=78   (144 words)

 Aberdeenshire Council - Fraserburgh Statistics
Fraserburgh is the second largest town in Aberdeenshire, behind Peterhead.
Fraserburgh is also a key centre for commercial and public service facilities.
Fraserburgh is part of the Aberdeenshire Towns Partnership (www.atap.org.uk), which seeks to bring together the Council, Scottish Enterprise Grampian, Communities Scotland and community representatives.
www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk /statistics/area/fraserburgh.asp   (528 words)

 Fraserburgh & District Community Safety Group
The Fraserburgh & District GSG was present at the Blue Light festival in Fraserburgh.
The Fraserburgh & District CSG has taken the initiative in encouraging local people to increase the amount and the clarity of house numbers and house names to help the Emergency Services find houses when they are called out on 999 calls.
The Fraserburgh & District CSG sold raffle tickets to raise funds for a defibrillator for use by the Red Cross in the area.
www.aberdeenshirecommunitysafety.org.uk /csg_pages/fraserburgh.html   (663 words)

 Overview of Fraserburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A Moray Firth fishing port and resort town in the Buchan district of N Aberdeenshire, situated 43 miles (69 km) north of Aberdeen behind the rocky Kinnaird Head promontory at the west end of Fraserburgh Bay.
Fraserburgh Academy dates from 1872 and the town's hospital was gifted by a local fish curer, Thomas Walker.
Fraserburgh was the home town of fashion designer Bill Gibb (1943-88), polar explorer Dr. Stewart Slessor and Thomas Blake Glover (1838 - 1911) who was responsible for opening up Japan and is said to have given Puccini the idea for his opera Madam Butterfly.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/towns/townfirst173.html   (299 words)

 Fraserburgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fraserburgh, called Baile nam Frisealach in Gaelic and The Broch in Scots, is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on the extreme North East corner.
Thomas Blake Glover was born in Fraserburgh, where his father worked for the coastguard.
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fraserburgh   (1145 words)

 Aberdeenshire Community Safety Groups - Firework safety with Fraserburgh primary schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Children in Fraserburgh are helping spread the fireworks safety message to friends, families and the public.
The winners of a competition organised by the Fraserburgh and District Community Safety Group were unveiled at a ceremony at the North School.
Melissa Eddie won the competition for primary one to four youngsters and in the primary five to seven section there was a dead heat between Gregor Thomson and Ellen Bruce.
www.aberdeenshirecommunitysafety.org.uk /csg_pages/fr_fireworks.html   (272 words)

Introduced in 1990 (the club's 80th anniversary), the crest was discovered by accident by a woman clearing out her loft following the death of her husband.
Although the exact meanings (in the context of this particular crest) are unknown, elements of the crest include a thistle (presumably to represent the country of Scotland), two flags, a football (to indicate the sport played by the club), a lion and the full club name as a motto.
Fraserburgh FC has plans to introduce a new crest in 2010 to celebrate the club's centenary.
www.footballcrests.com /fraserburghfc.htm   (148 words)

The Fraserburgh Heritage Centre have copies of a number of these letters which are displayed in the centre.
It was reported in the Fraserburgh Herald that he worked tirelessly at the station from dawn to dusk returning to his hotel well into the evening.
Marconi returned to Fraserburgh in April 1904 for a period of two weeks where again he conducted a number of experiments.
www.gb4imd.org.uk /fraserbu.htm   (342 words)

 Fraserburgh - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It was founded in 1570 by Sir Alexander Fraser, and the remains of his castle are at Kinnairds Head below a lighthouse.
Voices out of the air 100 years ago, Marconi sent his first long-range wireless message from Fraserburgh.
The town that was lost at sea; The picturesque, and once prosperous, little port of Fraserburgh is now the heroin capital of Britain.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-fraserbu.html   (317 words)

 Fraserburgh - Scotland's Leading Light - RE-LOCATION
Fraserburgh currently has a population of just over 13,000 making the town the second largest population centre in Aberdeenshire.
Fraserburgh has a below average unemployment rate of only 2.5%.
With a new business centre opened in 2004, accommodating 27 offices Fraserburgh makes the perfect start-up location - with the infrastructure to support your business as it grows.
www.visitfraserburgh.com /re-location   (100 words)

 Fraserburgh Heritage Centre: Clan Fraser and the Northeast of Scotland: Home
Fraserburgh Heritage Centre: Clan Fraser and the Northeast of Scotland: Home
Contact Fraserburgh Heritage Centre by phone 01346 512888
Copyright 2007 Fraserburgh Heritage Centre - All rights reserved • Powered by SiteConfig™ 4.1
www.fraserburghheritage.com   (80 words)

 fraserburgh,surf fraserburgh,fraserburgh surf,surfing fraserburgh,fraserburgh surfing,uk,ne scotland,surf spot, photos, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Fraserburgh beach has a variety of waves along its length that range in quality depending on how the sand bars are.
The most famous wave at Fraserburgh is unquestionably The Point - a long, well shaped left that breaks on a clean NW groundswell.
This aside, Fraserburgh picks up the most swell on the North East coast and will often be working when nowhere else is.
www.wannasurf.com /spot/Europe/UK/NE_Scotland/fraserburgh/index.html   (278 words)

 The Fraserburgh Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
On the new constitution date the enactments mentioned in the first and second columns of Schedule 3 to this Order (which include spent enactments) shall be repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.
You are required to notify the Fraserburgh Harbour Commissioners of any other information that you consider relevant to an assessment of your suitability as a Commissioner.
This Order re-constitutes the Fraserburgh Harbour Commissioners in line with the recommendations of the Trust Ports Review, published by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions in January 2000 and endorsed by the Scottish Ministers.
www.hmso.gov.uk /legislation/scotland/ssi2001/20010457.htm   (4255 words)

 Fraserburgh property for sale, rent and holidays
A castle converted in to a light house forms the centre in which Fraserburgh is built.
At that time there was no castle, it was built by his grandson in 1569, and continued to erect buildings and fine streets, three more charters were to follow the last refers to the town called Fraserburgh and empowers Fraser to build and endow a university.
The castle its self has been changed completely from its original structure apart from the wine tower that is virtually unaltered, that makes this the oldest house in Fraserburgh dating from the 16
classifieds.uk.com /fraserburgh.htm   (126 words)

It is known that in the early part of the century the Fire Brigade equipment consisted of a hand-barrow with stand-pipes and a few lengths of leather hose.
It is understood that on the day the new fire appliance was installed a fire call was received but that as the machine was not fully equipped and immediately available, a call for assistance had to be sent to rivals and near-neighbours Peterhead — much to the chagrin of the local firemen.
Under the new scheme, which embraced the whole of Aberdeen County, a second fire appliance and trailer pump was purchased for Fraserburgh to cover the county district.
www.btinternet.com /~graeme.kirkwood/GFB/70.htm   (494 words)

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We at Fraserburgh Running club are a very tight organisation where everyone is friends, and on race days we all help each other to warm up and make sure that they know where they are going.
It is a shame that a lot of people do not run, because all that you need is a pair of suitable running trainers and somewhere to run, but with a lot of other sports you need expensive equipment to play competitively.
So, I went along to the club for about a month and then it was time to run for my primary school again, and to mine and my schools surprise I came first, the first and only person from my school to come first in a race (my school did only have 27 pupils).
members.lycos.co.uk /BruceCrawford   (649 words)

 Fraserburgh, United Kingdom Surf Forecast, Tides, Surfcam and Sea Conditions
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom Surf Forecast, Tides, Surfcam and Sea Conditions
Fraserburgh on the East Coast is an exposed beach and point break that has quite consistent surf.
At the moment, we display the current current weather observations / forecast for Fraserburgh, tide data, sea temperature and a growing list of Surfcams.
www.surf-forecast.com /breaks/Fraserburgh.shtml   (217 words)

 UK-GolfGuide : A golfer's Guide to Fraserburgh Golf Club, Fraserburgh in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Please note that although this club has been issued with a password which allows them to update their information via the Internet, there is a disclaimer at the foot of this screen regarding the accuracy and completeness of the information.
Please click here for a popup page containing a more detailed map of the location of Fraserburgh Golf Club as well as all the other clubs within a 30 mile radius of it.
If you know that any of the information shown for Fraserburgh Golf Club is inaccurate or out of date, please tell UK-GolfGuide so that we can update our files.
www.uk-golfguide.com /scotland/25658.html   (360 words)

 Fraserburgh travel guide
Situated on the north east corner of Scotland is Fraserburgh, known locally as 'The Broch'.
Fraserburgh is one of Scotland's major fishing ports and her harbour is well stocked with a large selection of fishing boats, seals, cormorants and seagulls.
The Scottish Lighthouse Museum is located here and even more interesting is the Fraserburgh Heritage Centre which is sited adjacent to the lighthouse museum.
www.world66.com /europe/unitedkingdom/scotland/fraserburgh   (145 words)

 Fraserburgh - Scotland's Leading Light. Visit Fraserburgh,Aberdeenshire,SCOTLAND
Situated on the rugged North East coast of Scotland, 40 miles north of Aberdeen, Fraserburgh is the largest shellfish port in Europe and while fishing is the towns main industry Fraserburgh offers a wealth of other attractions.
Visit some of the cafes and restaurants throughout the town serving delicious local produce or take a stroll around the town centre and discover the wealth of shops that await.
Download some amazing scenes from Fraserburgh and use them as your desktop wallpaper.
www.visitfraserburgh.com   (218 words)

These mothers will receive a certificate and we hope to get the group of mothers and Fraserburgh born babies together for a photograph to use in our campaign.If this applies to you or anyone you know please contact: wendyjbowie@a...
We have had a petition with over 15,300 signatures and 600 "Brochers" marched in the pouring rain at a protest march.
We want NHS Grampian to know: - we are still here - we are still committed to our cause - we know that 16,000 people support our cause - we know that depriving us of this facility will lead to a fatality.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/actionnetwork/G1640   (515 words)

 Fraserburgh - Scotland's Leading Light. Visit Fraserburgh,Aberdeenshire,SCOTLAND
For an active holiday a short break or business visit, Fraserburgh has it all to offer.
Discover the endless golden sandy beaches, step back in time at the Fraserburgh Heritage centre or play on the Fraserburgh links golf course.
From cycling and walking to shopping and a range of water sports Fraserburgh offers so much to see and do.
www.fraserburgh.org.uk   (218 words)

 Fraserburgh hotels, online Fraserburgh hotel booking.
Hotels in Fraserburgh and bed and breakfast reservations in or near to Fraserburgh, Grampian, Scotland, United Kingdom, UK.
Note: If we are unable to find hotels in Fraserburgh we will search our database and display the nearest hotels we have to Fraserburgh.
All distance calculations are provided for convenience and purely informational purposes, and we recommend that you check the location of your hotel and the distance from your desired location before making a reservation.
www.travel-hotels-england.co.uk /grampian-hotels/fraserburgh-hotels-1.htm   (162 words)

 Fraserburgh Tutors, Tuition and Lessons
If you live in Fraserburgh and are looking for a tutor, we can help you.
We offer tuition in all academic, music and arts subjects at all levels from pre-school to professional level so whatever your requirements we will be pleased to hear from you.
Due to our success in the Fraserburgh area, we are also looking to recruit more tutors.
www.alphatutors.co.uk /town.php?coverage_id=722   (133 words)

 Fraserburgh - Scotland's Leading Light - TOURISM
The magical North East coastline is an amazing place to visit.
With endless activities and attractions Fraserburgh offers a wealth of undiscovered beauty.
In this section you'll find all the information you need to make your visit to Fraserburgh an extremely memorable one.
www.visitfraserburgh.com /tourism   (75 words)

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