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Remembering a special friend

A Stonehaven man who died after an accident during a charity cycle on Arran last June has been remembered by cyclists taking part in this year’s event.

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Howard Johnson, Blaze Manufacturing Solutions managing director

Blaze managing director in running for top industry award

A local company boss has been shortlisted for a leading industry accolade.

Business
Raymond Christie, the new chairman of Stonehaven and District Community Council

New council chairman looks ahead

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Communities had been faced with paying for their own electricity for Christmas lights and other displays

Council to provide £11,000 of Christmas lights power

North-east communities are rejoicing after Aberdeenshire Council agreed to provide £11,000 worth of electricty for Christmas lights.

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Photographer Jack Lowe's project is visiting all of the UK's near 240 lifeboat stations

Lifeboat project to ‘berth’ in Stoney

A project recording the country’s lifeboat volunteers will arrive at Stonehaven RNLI tomorrow (Friday).

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Geena Hay, right, and Carol Herd with their awards

Stonehaven students are honoured at college awards

Two Stonehaven students have been given awards at a formal ceremony held recently at North East Scotland College.

Education
Christine Boylan, Joint Support Group Leader of the Aberdeen Myeloma Group, and her husband John.

CLAN Cancer Support & Aberdeen Support Group to host Aberdeen conference

A leading north-east cancer support charity and a support group, which supports people affected by Myeloma, are teaming up to host a conference in Aberdeen next week.
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Macphie's Louise Shankley, left, and Katherine Nepute, of Mearns Academy celebrate with some S6 pupils

Macphie on business awards shortlist

Local food manufacturer Macphie is a finalist in this year’s Northern Star Business Awards in recognition of its work with a local school.

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Mackie's is teaming up with Scotlands Rural College

Sweet-toothed fans to taste-test Mackie’s at show

Mackie's of Scotland is looking for around 600 volunteers from the public to take part in blind taste tests.

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Aimee Bainbridge with her award

Newtonhill teacher is a winner in “Inspiring” awards

A Newtonhill Primary School teacher was a winner in the Inspiring Aberdeenshire awards,

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Boat engine theft appeal

Boat engine theft appeal

Police are seeking information after a boat engine was stolen from the Catterline area.

Crime
Around 5000 visitors are expected to attend the midsummer beer festival

It’s Happening - milestone for beer festival

A local beer festival is set to pass the £100,000 charity milestone, as it welcomes thousands of visitors later this month.

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Zaine Grieve died after falling ill. Picture: Police Scotland.

Teenager’s family praise life-saving efforts

The family of a Portlethen schoolboy who died after falling ill have thanked all who tried to save his life.

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Councillor Leigh Wilson has welcomed the St Cyrus investment

Investment for St Cyrus nature reserve

A Mearns nature reserve is to receive nearly £200,000 in investment.

Environment
James Morrison  with his painting at Catterline School. Left to right Gordon Ritchie, Dave Ramsay  Dr Anne Keddie, Lily Buchanan, Cameron Ramsay, Hanna Boggon and Magnus Gowland.

Artist makes special visit to Catterline

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Motorcyclists charged

Motorcyclists charged

A number of motorcyclists have been charged in relation to alleged road traffic offences in Aberdeenshire forests in the last two weeks.

Crime
Police rushed to the scene.

Police Scotland to launch national Vulnerable Road Users Campaign

Pedestrian, cyclists and motorcyclists are being encouraged to take extra care on the roads, as Police Scotland launches a week-long national vulnerable road users campaign on Monday, June 18.

Crime
Dave Ramsay pictured against the backdrop of his beloved Catterline Bay

BEM for Mearns heritage pioneer

A Mearns man who has worked tirelessly to put the area on the heritage map has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM).

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ACSTA 2017 winners represented a diverse range of different sectors involved in tourism across the north east.

Countdown clock ticks down to closing date in Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

A world-renowned brewery, a former prison and a coastal glamping site – three very different venues which judges in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards (ACSTA) say reflect the vibrant and diverse visitor offering across the region.

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