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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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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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Stonehaven's beach pavilion

Men’s Shed hoping to take over pavilion

Stonehaven’s beach pavilion could become the new home for the town’s Men’s Shed group.

Politics
Members of Stonehavens Ury Players theatre group preparing for the final of the Scottish Community Drama Associations one-act play competition.

Picture from the Past

This week’s Picture from the Past comes from our archive of April 1992.

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Laurencekirk

Fuel for thought on town’s future

A community survey identifying what the people of Laurencekirk would like to see in the town in the future has identified a “wish list” of aspirations from residents.

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Members of Stonehavens Ury Players theatre group preparing for the final of the Scottish Community Drama Associations one-act play competition.

It Happened in the Mearns

We take a look back at what was making this headlines locally on this week in 1992, 1967 and 1917:

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TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

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E-cigarette laws change this week - here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws change this week - here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Achieving the perfect summer lawn requires a methodical approach

Top tips: How to maintain your lawn this summer

Getting out into the garden and enjoying your lawn requires some hard work to keep it looking tip top.

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McDonald’s launches search in Scotland for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™ player escorts

McDonald’s launches search in Scotland for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™ player escorts

McDonald’s is launching an exclusive competition which will offer children from Scotland a chance to win a once in a lifetime opportunity and become a McDonald’s Player Escort at UEFA Women’s EURO 2017™.

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It takes 13 mins of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of healthy eating to ‘get into it’

It takes 13 mins of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of healthy eating to ‘get into it’

It takes 13 minutes of a film, 21 pages of a book and 30 days of a healthy eating regime to ‘get into it’, a study has found.

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This week's Picture from the Past is from April, 1992. 
It was taken at a fundraising coffee morning held by Kincardine/Deeside Members Centre of the National Trust for Scotland in Stonehaven Upper Town Hall.

It happened in the Mearns

We take a look back at what was making the headlines locally on this week in 1992, 1967 and 1917:

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Mearns Camera Club: the prizewinners

Mearns Camera Club annual awards night

Mearns Camera Club held their annual awards and social evening at the Conservative Club in Stonehaven on Monday April 24.

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Team effort...Ashgrove Veterinary Centre team are doing the MoonWalk to support Anne Lawson (fourth from right).

Team effort on MoonWalk for Inverurie’s Anne Lawson

As a vet, Anne Lawson is pretty practiced at feeling lumps and bumps.

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Michaela Harmes (21) doing her skydive to raise funds for the charity Meningitis Now.

North-east student’s charity skydive to say thank you for meningitis recovery

A grateful student has taken on a skydive with three friends to say thank you for her recovery from meningitis.

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Painstaking: the model is a replica of Laurencekirk Station in the 60s.

Model railway is right on track

A model of Laurencekirk Railway Station in the 1960s has been built for a model railway show to be held in Perth next month.

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Rehoming appeal...the Balerno centre's assistant manager Kenny Sharpe was only too happy to show us around in a bid to find new homes for some long-term residents.

Help the SSPCA find homes for pets this Rehoming Week

Julie Currie visited the Scottish SPCA centre in Balerno as the charity prepared for its annual Rehoming Week, which runs from May 8 to May 14.

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