She was a world pioneer in children’s theatre, awarded an OBE for blazing a trail in speech therapy and gave one of Scotland’s famed actors his first break – but to the people of Aberdeen she was the “Speech Wifie”.
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Each day we take a look back at the stories making the headlines from across our region and further afield.
Aberdeen Arts Centre is teaming up with performing arts school Music 4 U to host A Night Of A Hundred Songs, with all proceeds going towards the NHS Grampian endowment fund.
The Aberdeen Jazz Festival is suspending the rest of its programme for this week.
A business workshop will be held in Aberdeen for ethnic minorities.
A family musical is getting ready to take the stage in Aberdeen.
Panto actors have brought festive cheer to sick children in a city hospital.
A Christmas fair will take place in Aberdeen to help raise funds for children living in Kenya.
A festival which celebrates the cultures of two countries is to return to Aberdeen next year.
Scouts from across the north-east will be taking part in the 60th anniversary of a popular show.
North-east social enterprises are being invited to attend a free workshop aimed to provide information and advice on investment.
Call The Midwife star Laura Main will be making wishes come true when she plays the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella at His Majesty’s this Christmas.
Steven Lockhart appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court yesterday in connection with the matter and faces four charges of theft.
A poet is holding a series of workshops in Aberdeen in an effort to help fellow creatives.
An Aberdeen arts venue has unveiled the first images of how a planned £260,000 revamp will look.
An Aberdeen singer given just eight to 12 months to live today said the launch of her new talent agency will be her “legacy”.
An Aberdeen community organisation is to hold a fundraising event.
Budding young musicians will benefit from a new series of free sessions – led by world-class violinist Nicola Benedetti.
An Aberdeen charity is to hold a bingo fundraiser.
Police Scotland are to host an event warning young people about the risks involved with social media.
A north-east youth organisation is to host a question and answer session surrounding the issue of sexual orientation.
Although he’s best known for his BBC series, Limmy’s Show, Limmy’s Vines probably best encapsulate what he’s all about.
An Aberdeen MSP has praised a music initiative after it was awarded funding.
An artist who painted her way through chemotherapy has launched an exhibition of art work which tells the story of her cancer battle, stage by stage.
The cast of smash-hit musical The Full Monty may or may not leave their hats on at the Aberdeen Arts Centre.
Dolly Parton’s Tony award-nominated 9 To 5: The Musical will be brought to Aberdeen Arts Centre by Treading The Boards Musical Society (TTB).
A North-east drama group is offering bursary places on an upcoming workshop.
Aberdeen Arts Centre is heading in a new and more creative direction as a new year dawns.
One of Scotland's top comedians is set to bring his live act to Aberdeen next year.
It is not every day you get to go to the theatre and let yourself be a kid again.