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Pipe Band “disappointed” over Fireballs “snub”

Stonehaven Pipe Band have said that they are “extremely disappointed” not to have been asked to play at the town’s Fireballs ceremony on Hogmany, an event which they say they have “supported almost as far back as the ceremony itself”.

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Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Class A drugs with a ‘street’ value of around £6,000 have been seized in the Banchory area during an intelligence-led operation.

Crime
Witness appeal following Fordoun collision

Witness appeal following Fordoun collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and a pedestrian on the B966 from its junction with the A90 Castleton to Fettercairn road.

Transport
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Upgrade for Banchory paths

Upgrade for Banchory paths

Banchory Paths Association (BPA) have confirmed that they are now in a position to progress with the upgrade of two paths in the Burnett Park area.

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Exchange students looking for hosts

Exchange students looking for hosts

After another successful year of Stonehaven and the Mearns warmly welcoming French and Spanish school students, organisers are now looking ahead to 2018.

Education
J V Simpson from Stonehaven

Local writer in ‘Nourish

A Stonehaven writer is to have her work published in a new book.

News
Penguin Paddleboarder

Penguin Paddleboarder

A Stonehaven man has successfully completed a fundraising challenge to travel from from Stonehaven to Aberdeen via upright paddleboard - dressed as a penguin.

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Man charged after A90 pursuit

Man charged after A90 pursuit

A 29 year old man has been charged in relation to alleged road traffic and drug offences following a vehicle pursuit on the A90 in the Newtonhill area at around 3pm yesterday, Tuesday, 14 November.

Crime
Yvonne Hill maybe travelling in the Aberdeenshire area.

Appeal to trace missing person

Officers in the Highlands are appealing to the public for assistance to help trace Yvonne Hill, 31, who has been reported missing from the Fort William area.

Crime
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
Brekkie Club is top of the class

Brekkie Club is top of the class

A breakfast club at Lairhillock Primary School has achieved national recognition after being named the best breakfast club in Scotland in the Kellogs Breakfast Club Awards.

Lifestyle
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Have your say on proposed bus network changes

Stagecoach is inviting customers across Aberdeenshire to provide feedback on new bus timetable proposals.

Transport
Mackie triumphs in mock trials

Mackie triumphs in mock trials

Pupils from Mackie Academy took part in a court room drama of their own on last month.

Education
Paddleboarding penguin to set sail

Paddleboarding penguin to set sail

A local fundraiser is hoping to raise money for children in need next week after setting himself the challenge of travelling from Stonehaven to Aberdeen via upright paddleboard - dressed as a penguin.

News
The fire service is expected to begin consultation in the New Year

Alarm sounds over fate of fire stations

Fears 999 hubs could close as SFRS moves to make service more efficient

News
A party at Stirling Castle marked 100 years of the Boys Brigade's Junior Section

Boys’ Brigade Scotland director John Sharp spoke to Kirsty Paterson about how – and why – the organisation is so proud to be celebrating 100 years of the Junior section this year.

If you know a member of the Boys’ Brigade – and as one of Scotland’s largest youth organisations, the chances are you will – you might have noticed them baking a giant cake, planting 100 bulbs or learning to play marbles.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

Business
Average speed cameras

A90 average speed cameras now live

Average speed cameras on the A90 between Stonehaven and Dundee have gone live today.

Transport
Two Stonehaven community projects need your votes

Two Stonehaven community projects need your votes

Two community-based projects in Stonehaven are hoping local residents will get behind them in a bid to win funding in a nationwide competition.

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