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  • Ogilvie Construction has successfully completed Aberdeen’s £18.5 million Centre of Excellence, Orchard Brae School, which is the first of its kind in Scotland and will be a hub for best practice in supporting pupils with Additional Support Needs (ASN) from across Aberdeen As well as functioning as a school, Orchard Brae will act as a community hub for families, ASN parents / groups and charities to access, as well as a hub for outreach services such as speech, language and autism support. The innovative development will also provide a new resource centre for ASN teaching and training and a ...
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  • It’s still Summer and the sun is still shining, so here are some top tips on how to enjoy the rest of Summer, treat yourself and have some fun in the process while staying fit.   A morning workout Set your alarm and do that workout first thing in the morning, let’s face it as the day goes on you are less likely to do it, so kick start your metabolism and get those endorphins moving to have an awesome day ahead. Packed lunch Whether you’re going out or staying in getting, into the habit of preparing lunch early will ...
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  • Kids from Carrongrange School in Falkirk managed to raise £620 for Five Sisters Zoo in West Lothian with support from Hub East Central Scotland and Ogilvie Construction. The pupils arranged a coffee morning event which raised £120 and hub ECS and Ogilvie, who are constructing the new Carrongrange school building, each donated £250 to support the initiative.   The new school building is due to open soon and will offer 190 pupils a state of the art learning environment. Five Sisters Zoo is non-profit enterprise with a collection of over 180 different species of mammals birds and reptiles.  A large ...
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  • Are you concerned about the environment? Do you want to save money on your electricity bills? Almost every day we hear or read articles on the environment and the importance of energy efficiency, making the air cleaner, reducing pollution etc. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in making the country a better place to live in and if it’s saving on my energy bills, then count me in. However, when Ogilvie Homes decided to put solar panels on all their properties at their new development in Alva, I started to consider why we should use solar power. The obvious reason for ...
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  • The Government has this week announced plans to improve air quality by ending the sale of conventional petrol and diesel cars by 2040. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has announced the changes as part of the £3billion air quality plan which includes a host of initiatives to reduce roadside emissions. The ban won’t include hybrid vehicles, those with a smaller engine and battery-power capability, which already make up a significant portion of Ogilvie’s growing fleet of over 15,000 vehicles. The Government also has an ambitious plan to only have zero emission vehicles on the roads ...
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