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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: SAS soldier’s story

A former member of the SAS from Scotland has spoken about his own experiences in the army ... to help raise awareness of veteran suicides.

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Paramedics, police and passers-by tried to help the teenager

Homes out of bounds for ambulance crews

Ambulance crews are prevented from entering almost 170 addresses in the North East amid fears for their safety, new figures have shown.

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A souvenir photograph against the backdrop of Dunnottar Castle

Twinning highlighted in Commons

Stonehaven’s links with Europe will provide the blueprint for developing close links in the EU after Brexit, according to the local MP.

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Charlie with Mill O' Forest P7 pupils

Mill P7s leave school in style

P7 pupils at a Stonehaven primary school experienced a leavers’ party with a difference.

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Police Scotland

Over 20 people charged under drink drive campaign

A total of 23 people have been charged in relation to drink/drug driving offences in the North East as part of a national summer drink drive campaign.

Crime
Councillor Leigh Wilson says project talks are at an advanced stage

Fresh hopes for coastal project

A Mearns councillor hopes the coastal path between Inverbervie and St Cyrus can be fully developed following discussions with local community groups and potential funders.

Environment
Pam McFadden with P7s

Stonehaven netball coach calls it a day

A stalwart of the Stonehaven netball scene has decided to bow out.

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Still time for daredevils to sign up to charity bungee jump

Still time for daredevils to sign up to charity bungee jump

Daredevils from across the north-east have been urged to sign up to bungee jump for a leading cancer support charity this summer.

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Scottish mum Rose Gentle, whose son Gordon died in Iraq in 2004, is backing the Johnston Press campaign calling on Scottish and Westminster Governments to shed light on veteran suicide figures.''Pic: Robert Perry.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

A Scottish mum whose son was killed in Iraq in 2004 has given her support to a Johnston Press investigation into veteran suicides.

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Ross bags birdies to take the spoils in Wednesday Stroke

Ross bags birdies to take the spoils in Wednesday Stroke

Scintillating golf was the order of the day during Stonehaven’s Wednesday Stroke with Ross McAllan leading the way with a 65 (net 60).

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An electric vehicle charging point

Initiative launched to expand Electric Vehicle charging network

The network of Electric Vehicle charging points across Aberdeenshire could be expanded to cover a tourist route highlighting some of the best the north east has to offer visitors.

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The new renal dialysis unit at Stonehaven

Dialysis unit opens its doors

A new renal dialysis unit based in Stonehaven, which has been largely funded by the community, is set to open its doors to the public today (Thursday).

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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

Health
Aberdeenshire Council's new Director of Education and Childrens Services, Laurence Findlay

New Director of Education and Children’s Services takes up post

Whilst children, teachers and staff are taking a well-earned summer rest, Aberdeenshire Council's new Director of Education and Children’s Services, Laurence Findlay, started his new job today.

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Aberdeen International Airport

Airport workers accept pay offer

Workers at Aberdeen International Airport have accepted a three per cent pay offer by company management.

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Dunnottar Castle - a ‘hidden treasure’

Dunnottar Castle - a ‘hidden treasure’

Dunnottar Castle is in the top 10 of the UK’s ‘hidden treasures’.

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Love' Labour's Lost will be performed at Duff House

Open-air tour of Shakespeare play comes to Aberdeenshire

Duff House is set to stage one of William Shakespeare’s earliest comedies this weekend as Love’s Labour’s Lost is brought to life in a stunning open-air performance.

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Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers confess to behaving in a way that could endanger their life on the railway – and one in admitted to walking along the railway line.

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16/07/18 THE 147TH OPEN ' CARNOUSTIE' Scotland's Sam Locke with Paul Lawrie

Lawrie a major influence on Locke ahead of Open debut

Paul Lawrie warned Sam Locke not to get “starry-eyed” in this week’s Open Championship when he accompanied the 19-year-old in a practice round at Carnoustie on Monday.

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Some of the group on a recent outing

Stoney Loons gear up to take part in Ride London 100

A group of Stonehaven friends will be taking part in Ride London 100 in aid of Epilepsy Research UK.

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