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MP backing for pavement parking campaign

Andrew Bowie MP attended a Guide Dogs event at the House of Commons to show his support for the campaign to end problem pavement parking.

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Mairi Evans MSP with 'Team Mairi' - Chris Beattie, Sandra Fraser and Ewan Smith on the summit of Arthur's Seat.

MSP joins Pillar charity challenge

Mairi Evans MSP has endorsed Pillar Kincardine’s t26.2 campaign, leading her own team of t26.2 challengers to raise funding for the Stonehaven-based mental health charity.

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North Kincardine Councillor Alison Evison (Labour)

Councillor elected CoSLA President

North Kincardine Councillor Alison Evison has been elected president of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA).

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Dunnottar Primary School

Consultation into zoning of schools

A consultation into a re-zoning exercise for schools in Stonehaven is to be carried out from the end of this month.

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Villagers petition against more houses

Villagers petition against more houses

A petition launched last week against proposals for 123 new houses in Newtonhill has attracted more than 450 signatures.

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Stonehaven's beach pavilion

Uncertain future for beach pavilion

The future of Stonehaven’s Beach pavilion is hanging in the balance this week, as user groups remain uncertain about what will happen after Aberdeenshire Council relinquish their ownership of the facility.

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Aberdeenshire votes Tory

Aberdeenshire votes Tory

The usual bravado and confidence of the SNP was decidedly lacking on Thursday night as it quickly became apparent that things weren’t quite going to go their way.

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Andrew Bowie took the West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine seat from the SNP's Stuart Donaldson.

MPs elected to represent Aberdeenshire’s three constituencies

The MPs who will represent Aberdeenshire’s three UK Parliament constituencies have been confirmed.

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Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

Our reporters across the country will give you updates and analysis as it happens after the UK was left with a hung parliament following the General Election.

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Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow as the party publishes its manifesto for the snap General Election

ELECTION 2017: Which of these manifesto pledges from parties in Scotland do you agree with?

As we enter the final week of campaigning, all the major Scottish parties have published their manifestos.

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Around 30 local residents were given details of the project at a public meeting in Fettercairn last month.

Plans lodged for holiday park at former Mearns piggery

Plans to turn a former Mearns piggery into a tourist holiday park consisting of 57 chalets have been submitted.

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ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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Stonehaven's beach pavilion

Men’s Shed hoping to take over pavilion

Stonehaven’s beach pavilion could become the new home for the town’s Men’s Shed group.

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The Cowie footbridge has collected more and more locks over the last three years

Cowie bridge love locks to be removed

A Stonehaven footbridge which has for several years been the setting of a growing trend of couples attaching ‘lovelocks’ as a symbol of their love is set to lose its romantic status -as Aberdeenshire Council have said that all of the padlocks will be removed next Friday.

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A flood wall is one of the measures that the flood protection scheme will incorporate.

Stonehaven flood protection scheme to progress

Action on a Flood Protection Scheme for Stonehaven has moved one step closer to fruition.

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Dunnottar Primary School

We need funding!

As Stonehaven and Lower Deeside’s newly elected members complete the first week of their new term, they have been called upon to fight for the necessary funding to support the town’s struggling infrastructure.

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Barry Black has been re-selected to stand as the Labour candidate for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine in the General Election in June.

Barry Black to stand as Labour candidate

Barry Black has been re-selected as the Scottish Labour Party candidate for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine for the June 8 General Election.

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West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine's Liberal Democrat candidate, John Waddell.

John Waddell to stand as Lib Dem candidate in General Election

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate, John Waddell, to stand for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine in the General Election on June 8.

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Councillor Martin Ford is looking forward to working with Cllr Johnston again to seek improvements to theCouncil anditspolicies.

Democratic Independent and Green Group reformed

Aberdeenshire councillors Paul Johnston (Democratic Independent) and Martin Ford (Green) have announced that they are reforming the Democratic Independent and Green Group (DIGG).

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The first meeting of the new council is due to take place on Thursday, May 18, when key councillor roles will be decided.

70 councillors elected to form new Aberdeenshire Council

The 70 councillors who will form the next five-year term of Aberdeenshire Council have been elected, following the counting of thousands of votes this morning.

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