Stonehaven curler named Sports Person of the Year

A curler from Stonehaven was awarded the Sports Person of the Year at the Aberdeenshire Sports Council Awards.

Jackie Lockhart was given the honour by depute provost Alison Grant, both pictured above. She beat five other nominees for the top prize of the night to be recognised for her success.

Jackie was a gold medalist in last year’s World Senior Curling Championships. The Aberdeenshire Sports Council Awards took place on Friday, March 17 at the Garioch Sports Centre, Inverurie, and was set up to acknowledge sporting achievements across Aberdeenshire.