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Dunnottar Castle ranked second best in Scotland

Dunnottar Castle has been ranked as the second best Castle to visit in Scotland, after Edinburgh Castle.

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Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Do you have a pet that’s, well, not the prettiest?

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Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

The humble garden rose has been revealed as Britain’s favourite flower.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Overnight closures for B979 at weekend

The B979 will close between New Mains of Ury and Glenury Road in Stonehaven for three nights over this weekend, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project.

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Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scottish companies have dominated a prestigious tourism awards ceremony, with 31 businesses scooping gongs in Glasgow.

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Dementia Awareness Week in Stonehaven

Dementia Awareness Week in Stonehaven

Two events are taking place in Stonehaven next week to mark Dementia Awareness Week (May 29 - June 4).

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Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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Operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime

An operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime will be taking place across the North East this week.

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UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

As Retail Therapy Week begins today (May 22-28) to celebrate the positive impact shopping can have on people, new research reveals that Monday is the most popular day for UK consumers to indulge in some retail relaxation.

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140 different beers will be on offer.

Beer fest to support local charities

Visitors to the Midsummer Beer Happening in Stonehaven will be drinking to the health of three good causes in the North-east.

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‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

UNISON Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government not to lift the current moratorium on fracking.

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Work has now begun on the development, which overlooks Stonehaven bay.

Work begins on £1m luxury lodges

Work has begun on development of a £1 million luxury lodge development overlooking Stonehaven.

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Teenagers charged over wilful fire-raising

Teenagers charged over wilful fire-raising

Four teenagers have been charged in relation to a wilful fire-raising to hay bales in St Cyrus, Aberdeenshire earlier this month.

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Young people involved in the launch were from LGBT Youth Scotland, Boys Brigade Scotland, Scottish Borders Youth Services, Young Scot and Scottish Youth Parliament  they are photographed with Jim Sweeney MBE, CEO YouthLink Scotland. Picture: Alan Rennie

Call for Westminster candidates to end age discrimination

Scotland’s national agency for youth work, YouthLink Scotland have launched their Westminster Manifesto with a call to candidates to stand up for young people and their local youth work services.

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ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

The ScotRail Alliance today confirmed that extra services will be provided for Edinburgh spectators and runners on Sunday, May 28.

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9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

Scotland has a rich selection of Neolithic sites which give some insight into human existence in what is now Scotland between 4000BC and 2300BC.

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Daniel Sloss has released The Estimated Guide to Scotland  (Pic: Mikael Buck)

Sloss takes on the estimations of Scotland

Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss has launched a new guide based on the worldview of Scotland, its people, traditions and culture to highlight the ridiculousness of estimations.

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UNISON local government members across Scotland are being balloted for industrial action, including strike action.

UNISON urge council staff to vote in landmark industrial ballot

UNISON Scotland is balloting all local government staff in what is seen as the first big test of the new Trade Union Act 2016.

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Stonehaven Open Air Pool

Pool opens next week

With just over a week to go until the opening of Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool on Saturday May 27, the Friends of the Pool are stepping up their fundraising and promotional activity.

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