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businesses urged to get involved with Bike Ride

Local businesses are being encouraged to get behind Aberdeenshire’s newest cycling event by showcasing the best of what the region has to offer.

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Booze and bikes on offer for North East Cyclists in June

Booze and bikes on offer for North East Cyclists in June

North east cyclists are being challenged to take on one of the toughest challenges in the UK – a 100-mile route with 8,100ft of hill-climbing thrown into the mix.

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The home of MK Dons

Quiz: Which teams play at these lower league British football grounds?

While newer all-seater arenas can look mundane and homogeneous, there are still plenty of traditional grounds in Scotland and England to give the football leagues a mixture of variety and modernity.

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Cycling star Mark Beaumont, best known for cycling around the world in 194 days in 2008, will take ultra-endurance to another level by circumnavigating the globe in less than half that time.

Another adventure beckons for cycling star Mark Beaumont

When you have decided to cycle around the world, you of course need to get in some training.

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Search for European Championship volunteers begins

Search for European Championship volunteers begins

People across Scotland are being given the chance to volunteer and be the face of the inaugural European Championships in 2018.

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Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Nicknames are either funny, confusing or sometimes downright nonsensical. Football clubs are no different.

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Viewing the amazing aurora borealis in temperatures of -30C

Mearns father and son return from Arctic trek

A father and son from Stonehaven have returned from a 10 day trek in temperatures as low as -30C across a northern region of Norway using only a set of skis to traverse the harsh Artic Circle terrain.

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Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Dan McFarland meets the media ahead of their game against Munster. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

Glasgow forwards coach Dan McFarland believes that making the breakthrough into the latter stages of European competition more regularly will have a knock-on benefit for the national team.

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Gymnastic Club kept busy

Gymnastic Club kept busy

Stonehaven Gymnastics Club have had a very busy end to the year, taking part in both the Scottish two piece Beginner and Intermediate competition as well as the Aberdeenshire two piece Beginner Christmas competition.

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Scott aims for peak performance at Winter Games

Scott aims for peak performance at Winter Games

A student from Laurencekirk is aiming for a peak performance when he competes for Great Britain in the Ski Cross event at next month’s FISU World University Winter Games.

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Mackie Netballers Defeat Robert Gordons at Aberdeen Beach Match

Mackie Netballers Defeat Robert Gordons at Aberdeen Beach Match

The Senior Netball Team at Mackie Academy gained an outstanding win of 52-14 against Robert Gordons College last Wednesday.

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Stonehaven Judo coach called up to British Masters Squad

Stonehaven Judo coach called up to British Masters Squad

Stonehaven Judo Club’s head coach Stuart Sim has capped off a historic month for the club by being called up to the British Masters Squad.

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Stonehaven Judo Club to celebrate 35th birthday

Stonehaven Judo Club to celebrate 35th birthday

Stonehaven Judo Club will mark 35 years of bringing the martial art form to the town this month with a celebration dinner.

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British Fencing champion visits Mackie Academy

British Fencing champion visits Mackie Academy

Former British fencing champion, Keith Cook, paid a visit to Mackie Academy last Thursday as part of the ‘Sky Sports- Living for Sport’ scheme.

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Davie McHarg won the pike fishing competition at Loch Ochiltree

Davie is pike fishing winner

Davie McHarg won the Newton Stewart Angling Association pike fishing competition at Loch Ochiltree on 13th Nov with a fish of 10lb 1oz.

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Laura Muir was voted Scottish Athlete of the Year for the second time. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Laura Muir will push herself to the limit in quest for glory

So often elite performers talk of childhood dreams and lifelong plans, explaining how the quest for success has been a long-term, all-consuming project. But with Laura Muir, it’s different. While there is no doubting the 1500 metres athlete’s standing after a year in which she has delivered records, titles, an Olympic final and now been voted Scottish Athlete of the Year by her peers, hopes of those accomplishments did not dominate her childhood.

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Scurrie Tweeter’s latest news from Stonehaven Golf Club

Scurrie Tweeter’s latest news from Stonehaven Golf Club

Saturday morning dawned bright, dry and windless on the links of Cowie this week leaving golfers sun drenched and happy.

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Fettercairn come back to claim draw after slow start

Fettercairn come back to claim draw after slow start

A hard fought draw between Inverbervie and Fettercairn produced an enthralling match, old stalwart Davie Keith returning as the Bervie Skip which he led the Bervie team into an early commanding lead but it was the Fettercairn team that produced in the latter stages to claim a point.

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Builders merchant supports town football team

Builders merchant supports town football team

A Stonehaven builders merchants has supported a local children’s football team by sponsoring their strip.

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Stonehaven Racer wins Fiesta Championship

Stonehaven Racer wins Fiesta Championship

It has been a season to remember for Stonehaven racing enthusiast Jim Deans who won the Scottish Motor Racing Fiesta XR2 Championship.

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