During her time in office, Mrs Russell held events to celebrate community groups and volunteers as well as leading a campaign for signs reading Historic Banffshire
to be erected on roads leading to the county.
Mr Simpson said: "The historic area of Banffshire
is a wonderful area and it's a great honour to take on the role as Lord Lieutenant.
The Queen is pleased to appoint Mr Christopher Andrew Crawford Simpson as Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Banffshire
to succeed Mrs Clare Russell, CVO who retired on 4th August 2019.
BOX OFFICE HIT Phone booth steals the scene in Local Hero, which was filmed in Pennan, Banffshire
"As an infant he moved with his parents to the village of Newmill near Keith in Banffshire
, and later attended Keith Grammar school where he apparently received a good education.
People who can help should contact Stanley Paine, 5 Playfairs Courtyard, Cullen, Buckie, Banffshire
, AB56 4XW or telephone 01542 840643.
Karen Crowe, of the Banffshire
Coastal Tourism Partnership, says, "Kayak surfing is an exciting sport and popular in this area with a keen and talented following.
I'm passionate about Banffshire
and I've tried my best to keep it at the forefront, because it's one of the historic counties of Scotland.
Tourist Hub hopes to use the best picture of the famous robber Jamie Macpherson on a poster advertising a new festival to mark the historic event in Banff.
The girls were in a black Vauxhall Corsa being driven by a 17-year-old boy when it collided with a Nissan Terrano on the rural B9016 near Buckie, Banffshire
The Glenavon Special Liquer Whisky was distilled and bottled in Ballindalloch in Banffshire
, Scotland, in the 1850s but no one knows how it came to be in Ireland.
But no one - not even the estate agent selling the house in Macduff, Banffshire
- can find them.