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Pipe Band “disappointed” over Fireballs “snub”

Stonehaven Pipe Band have said that they are “extremely disappointed” not to have been asked to play at the town’s Fireballs ceremony on Hogmany, an event which they say they have “supported almost as far back as the ceremony itself”.

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The switch-on ceremonystarts at 7pm and is part of the citys Christmas in Aberdeen festive events line-up.

Christmas tree to light up the Castlegate

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the switch-on ceremony for Aberdeen’s Christmas Tree at the Castlegate on Thursday, November 23.
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Denis will greet the crowds from the Town House balcony upon his arrival.

Join the Denis Law celebration

Denis Law will receive the freedom of the City of Aberdeen this weekend – and the celebrations will culminate with a hero’s reception for the new Freeman at the Town House on Sunday (November 26).
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Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Class A drugs with a ‘street’ value of around £6,000 have been seized in the Banchory area during an intelligence-led operation.

Crime
L-R Martin Courtney, Prince's Trust, Lucy Ayre, CHSS, Alasdair Allan MSP, Jemma Valentine, Stoats and Jenny Whyte, Crisis Scotland.

Call to perform an act of kindness

The public are being asked to do a good deed on St Andrew’s Day to celebrate Scotland’s history, culture and the nation’s shared values.

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Witness appeal following Fordoun collision

Witness appeal following Fordoun collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and a pedestrian on the B966 from its junction with the A90 Castleton to Fettercairn road.

Transport
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Hollyoaks star to lead Pride event in Aberdeen

Hollyoaks star to lead Pride event in Aberdeen

Hollyoaks actress and Aberdeen-born Annie Wallace will lead a celebration of diversity in the city next May.

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Upgrade for Banchory paths

Upgrade for Banchory paths

Banchory Paths Association (BPA) have confirmed that they are now in a position to progress with the upgrade of two paths in the Burnett Park area.

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Applications for Great British Bake Off 2018 are now open

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

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Mince pies and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

Mince pies and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

With chocolate advent calendars becoming the norm, a couple of dozen sample-size products are now the ideal way to get us in the Christmas spirit.

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Exchange students looking for hosts

Exchange students looking for hosts

After another successful year of Stonehaven and the Mearns warmly welcoming French and Spanish school students, organisers are now looking ahead to 2018.

Education
J V Simpson from Stonehaven

Local writer in ‘Nourish

A Stonehaven writer is to have her work published in a new book.

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Penguin Paddleboarder

Penguin Paddleboarder

A Stonehaven man has successfully completed a fundraising challenge to travel from from Stonehaven to Aberdeen via upright paddleboard - dressed as a penguin.

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Man charged after A90 pursuit

Man charged after A90 pursuit

A 29 year old man has been charged in relation to alleged road traffic and drug offences following a vehicle pursuit on the A90 in the Newtonhill area at around 3pm yesterday, Tuesday, 14 November.

Crime
Top 50 things that annoy drivers the most

Top 50 things that annoy drivers the most

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Competition lets beer lovers have their dream flavour made

Competition lets beer lovers have their dream flavour made

A brewery has invited beer lovers to create their dream pint - by asking them to submit the most bizarre flavours they can think of.

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Public’s poor knowledge of anatomy ‘hampers healthcare’

Public’s poor knowledge of anatomy ‘hampers healthcare’

Fewer than two in three people know where their heart is, according to new research.

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38% of Scots get more distracted working at home than in the workplace

38% of Scots get more distracted working at home than in the workplace

With big corporations such as HSBC and Virgin actively encouraging their employees to work from home, a new survey has found that 38% of Scots spend their remote working hours doing personal tasks.

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