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More A90 delays due to bridge work

Motorists are facing further delays on the A90 with confirmation that a £1million repair project is to get under way on Stonehaven’s Cowie Bridge.

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Mill O' Forest pupils enjoy their beach clean at Stonehaven

School’s beach clean effort

Pupils from a Stonehaven primary school have been playing their part in protecting the environment.

Environment
Alastair Macphie at the charge point

No charge for charging EVs

Mearns company Macphie is offering local residents free charging for their electric vehicles.

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A proud moment - Phil Mills-Bishop with Mayor of Acheres Marc Honore after the signing

Twinning link formally signed

Stonehaven officially has a twin town.

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Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Four Scottish pubs have been recognised as the best in their region at the Pub and Bar Awards in London last night.

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Stonehaven group striving to raise £75,000 for Doddie Weir Foundation

Stonehaven group striving to raise £75,000 for Doddie Weir Foundation

A group of Stonehaven residents has come together to raise funds for rugby legend Doddie Weir’s charitable organisation.

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The transfer of the court building has been welcomed by STP

Courthouse changes hands

Stonehaven’s former sheriff court building has moved into community ownership.

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Scammers are often deliberately targeting older people or those who are perceived to be more vulnerable

£1.2million scammed from North-east 'vishing' victims in just three weeks

Police are urging members of the public to be on their guard after a small number of victims were scammed out of a total of £1.2million in the past three weeks.

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Key Mellor's Fat Friends The Musical runs at His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen until Saturday, May 26.

Belly laughs all round from Fat Friends at HMT

As a self-confessed 'larger lady', Kay Mellor's Fat Friends TV series was one of my absolute favourites.

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Mary Craig's old style of teaching provided a solid grounding for her pupils

Tribute to ‘grand old lady’ of Auchenblae

Tribute has been paid to the ‘grand old lady’ of Auchenblae, Mary Craig, who has died aged 107.

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Armed police rushed to the property on Stenhouse Terrace shortly after midday

Alleged break-ins: two charged

Two people have been charged in connection with a series of alleged break-ins at businesses in Aberdeenshire.

Crime
The Rutles were originally formed as a spoof by Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and Monty Python songwriter and Neil Innes and Monty Pythons Eric Idle

Monty Python songwriter to rock The Lemon Tree with The Rutles

There’s a chance to relive the heady days of Rutlemania this weekend, when The Rutles perform at Aberdeen’s Lemon Tree on Sunday, May 27.

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Over a three-week period Environmental Health officers will visit establishments owning or hiring sunbeds in Aberdeenshire.

Initiative aims to protect Aberdeenshire sunbed users

Aberdeenshire Council’s Environmental Health Service will soon be measuring the UV output from sunbed tubes used by tanning shops across the area.

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Vintage tractors get in practice ahead of their debut at Fettercairn Show

Game on as tractors take centre stage

A football match with a difference will be played at this summer’s Fettercairn Show.

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Folk festival organisers want to create the world's biggest ceilidh band

Folk festival’s record bid

Organisers of Stonehaven Folk Festival are aiming for a Guinness World Record bid.

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2nd Stonehaven Brownies with their letters to keep the unit running

Guide units seek volunteers

A plea has been made for more volunteers for Stonehaven’s Girlguiding units.

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Sam in running for GB&I team to face Continent of Europe

Sam in running for GB&I team to face Continent of Europe

Stonehaven’s Sam Locke, the Scottish Amateur champion, has been included in a 20-player Great Britain and Ireland squad for the 2018 St Andrews Trophy match.

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Lee will star alongside returning HMT favourites Alan McHugh and Jordan Young, in the panto from Saturday, December 1.

Holby City star joins HMT panto line-up

Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre has announced West End and television leading man Lee Mead will star as the dashing Prince in this year’s must-see pantomime, Snow White.

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The picturesque coastline at Catterline which is under threat

EU cash to battle Catterline erosion

A Mearns village has secured more than half a million pounds of EU funding to tackle coastal erosion and landslides.

Environment
Lanark and Clydesdale area crime call roundup

Stonehaven incident - man charged

A man has been charged in relation to an alleged attempted murder in Stonehaven.

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