A north-east pipe band has launched a new tuition programme thanks to a funding boost from a developer.
CALA Homes donated £1,000 to the Deeside Caledonia Pipe Band.
This will pay for 10-monthly tuition sessions for the band which regularly takes part in competitions across the world.
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Managing director at CALA Homes North, Mike Naysmith, said: “Deeside Caledonia Pipe Band flies the flag for Aberdeen at events all over the world.
“Pipe bands are a fantastic part of our Scottish heritage and we’re pleased to support one right on our door step.”
Pipe Major of Deeside Caledonia Pipe Band, Robert Grant, said: “The extra tuition programme has been put in place to help us achieve our goal of being promoted to even higher grades at the competitions we compete at.”