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It happened in the Mearns

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

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Jim (front centre) is pictured with top table guests and centre directors.

Grassic Gibbon Centre annual dinner

The first event of the Grassic Gibbon Centre’s silver anniversary year was the annual supper which was held last Saturday.

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Portlethen Guides fundraising Spring Fayre at the Jubilee Hall, March 1992. The event raised over �400.

Picture from the Past

This week’s Picture from the Past comes from the Leader archive of March 1992.

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VHS machines have disappeared from use

Car ownership and cash ‘increasingly absurd’ among modern day Scots

Car ownership could one day be consigned to the past thanks to advancements in technology, according to new research.

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The new �1 coin is now in circulation.

New £1 coin with ‘hidden’ security feature rolled out today

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out across the country today in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

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The most popular Scottish attraction was the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh,

Edinburgh Castle at the peak of paid for attractions

Scotland’s tourists attractions outperformed the rest of the UK last year with an annual increase of more than 15 per cent in visitors, according to new figures.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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This week's Picture from the Past comes from the Leader archives of March 1992.
It shows Arduthie Primary School P1 pupils after they successfully hatched chickens in an incubator and then house them in an improvised run.
They are named l-r as Alison Emslie, Sophie Hunt, Karen Anderson, Michael Avery, Cathy Esson, Murray Aitken and Lisa Houghton.

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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This week's Picture from the Past comes from the Leader archives of March 1992.
It shows Arduthie Primary School P1 pupils after they successfully hatched chickens in an incubator and then house them in an improvised run.
They are named l-r as Alison Emslie, Sophie Hunt, Karen Anderson, Michael Avery, Cathy Esson, Murray Aitken and Lisa Houghton.

Picture from the Past

This week’s Picture from the Past comes from the Leader archives of March 1992.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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HMS Blyth and Ramsay are pictured returning to Faslane after a long deployment in the Gulf.

Forces gather for international military exercise

The north of Scotland will be invaded by a multi-national military forces this weekend as part of one of the largest military exercises in Europe.

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland

Ending the stigma about Down’s syndrome

Schools and communities have been urged to pull on their favourite pair of socks to back Down’s Syndrome Scotland’s awareness week.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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