Mearns Leader

‘Fresh ideas’ needed for GP shortage

Health
Children as young as 10 have had suicidal thoughts.

Suicidal thoughts on rise amongst children

News
All three Codes have been developed with the help of the Fishing Industry Safety group

New codes of practice to improve safety come into force

News
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Police step back from traffic regulation

News

Offshore safety remains 'paramount' after North Sea incident

News

Foreign trade will benefit NE says MP

Politics

Blue the iguana looking for a home

News
Figures show an 8% drop in the number of women checking their breasts compared with 2016

Charity reports decline in women regularly checking their breasts

News
Some 15 miles from Peterhead, the five giant turbines of Hywind began delivering electricity to the Scottish grid this week, and will generate enough power for around 20,000 homes.

North East MSP's tribute to innovation of global first windfarm project

News

Caledonia Clan Rugby taster session

Sport

Mackie U18s in superb form to beat City

More Sport

Stonehaven Ladies & Gents Bowling Club prizegiving

More Sport

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Football

Mixed emotions for Mackie netball teams

More Sport

Laurencekirk Bowling Club Presentation Dinner

More Sport
Spirit of North Hop will be the stage for some exciting new products, many of which are a first for Scotland

New festival to celebrate Scotland’s innovative spirits industry

Whats on
The event was first run in 2015 and provides a showcase for some of the wonderful craft breweries in North-east Scotland.

Laurencekirk Beer Festival gets underway this weekend

Whats on

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Whats on

Citizens Advice reveal what you can do to save on your phone contract

Lifestyle
There's a Take Me Out over 50s special being planned.

Take Me Out looking for ‘silver foxes’ and ‘golden girls’ for over 50s special

Lifestyle

Riding the storm: Top tips to minimise damage to your home

Lifestyle