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Hunt is on for Britain’s best best man

Stag and hen experts Red7 are scouring the country in search of Britain’s best best man.

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Prosecco Festival could be on its way to Scotland

Prosecco Festival could be on its way to Scotland

It’s one of the most popular drinks of the summer and now a festival dedicated to the sparkly treat could be coming to Scotland’s biggest cities.

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Everybody needs good neighbours ..?

Half of Brits don’t know their neighbours’ names, according to poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

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Dunnottar Church men's Indoor Bowling Club members at their annual supper dance and awards night in 1992.

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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There are battles and bonnets galore in the new online battlefield map.

Follow the charge of the fight brigade

Scotland’s clans have clashed through the centuries and there’s a chance the claymores were once in full swing near you.

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Picture from the Past: June 1992

Picture from the Past

This week’s Picture from the Past comes from the Mearns leader archive of June, 1992.

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The cost of attending a wedding is going up

Attending a wedding can set you back £800

Couples face an average bill of £800 each time they attend a wedding, according to a survey on the wider costs associated with tying the knot.

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from left to right, Rotary club member Bill Allan who led the project from planning to installation,Immediate Past President Billy Hunter and new President Joe Samson..and , of course, the stone!
Photograph by Rotary Club member Jim Henderson.

Rotarians put the stone in Stonehaven

Stonehaven Residents and visitors arriving by train in the past week may have noticed something new beside the entrance to the Station Car Park.

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Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets have cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).

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One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

We’ve long been a nation of pet lovers but new research has revealed how much we really value them as one in five (20 per cent) would consider including their pet on their wedding day.

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Some brits though the Leaning Tower of Pisa was taller than London's Big Ben

Time to brush up on general knowledge?

Which is taller - the Empire State Building or Mount Everest?

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Charity advises owners to micropchip their cats

Cat owners reminded of importance of microchipping

National charity Blue Cross has reminded cat owners to microchip their pets now or risk losing them forever if they stray.

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Youngsters from the local youth club in 1992.

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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Billy Connolly. Pic: Shutterstock

Billy Connolly fans asked to submit drawings of ‘The Big Yin’ for special tribute

A series of fascinating portraits depicting comedy legend Billy Connolly have been unveiled following a public appeal to his fans.

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Morrisons Daddy of all Burgers. Pic: Jon Super/PA Wire

Meat wars: Aldi announce 16oz steak for a fiver as Morrisons launch giant 1lb burger

Can your dad handle these big daddies?

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Stonehaven Tennis Club, 1992

Picture from the Past

This week’s Picture from the Past comes from the Mearns Leader archive of April, 1992.

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Pic: Shutterstock

Five dogs are stolen in the UK every day, research shows

Five dogs are being stolen every day across the UK, an investigation has found.

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Just a few of the usual grandparents and toddlers who meet at St James' Hall every Tuesday.

Grandparent toddler group hoping to attract new members

An increasing number of grandparents are helping out with childcare when parents return to work, and one toddler group in Stonehaven is aimed at helping them come together to socialise.

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Aberdeenshire lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Aberdeenshire lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Lottery players in Aberdeenshire are turning their back on the UK and looking abroad to make their fortune.

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