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Birthday Honours for Charles Skene

Charles Skene, founder of the Skene Group, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list for services to business and enterprise promotion: an honour and privileged recognition after decades of dedicated work in Aberdeen. He’s best known for founding the Skene House Apartment Hotels in 1979 (its Whitehall branch has been number […]

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    The Glamour of Graduation with Skene House

    You’ve worked for years, burnt the midnight oil and the relief and joy of actually graduating is just around the corner. The graduation ceremony is a time when, for better or for worse, families come together to celebrate. Bringing relatives into one room can be a joyous or, shall we tactfully say, ‘colourful’ experience and […]

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    Moving to Aberdeen for University?

    Are you or someone you know moving to Aberdeen for university? we thought you might like to get some top tips from someone who has recently ‘been there, done that’. Guest blogger Laura Campbell of popular blog The Floral Elephant shares her advice on where to go and what to do. Over to you Laura!… […]

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