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Stephenie carves out a career in joinery

When an Auchenblae girl realised she had a passion for woodwork at school, joinery seemed like the obvious career choice.

News

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

Crime
Four charged after drugs recovery

Four charged after drugs recovery

Four people have been charged after cocaine and cannabis with a street value of more than £11,000 and a low four-figure sum of cash was recovered in Stonehaven and Aberdeen.

Crime
A BIG weekend at Cairngorms

A BIG weekend at Cairngorms

If you love watching nature programmes and like getting outside with the family then join in the fun during the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend on May 11-13.

News
Pic Alan Richardson Dundee, Pix-AR.co.uk'QMS. Lynn Argo Brigstanes Pig Unit Catherine, Stonehaven

Major focus on tech for local pig business

A commitment to making use of new technology and improving efficiency is a key part of the business philosophy of Lynn Argo who is making her mark on the pig industry.

Business
The campaign is aimed at deterring motorcyclists from accessing woodland

Campaign targets illegal off-roading

Local agencies have joined forces to clamp down on motorcylists illegally accessing forests.

News
Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

News
Promoting positive mental health

Promoting positive mental health

A local mental health charity as been awarded £14,274 by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN).

News
A further weekend closure for AWPR work

A90 slip road closure

The A90 southbound slip road to Findon will close this weekend to allow work on the Aberdeen bypass.

Transport
Stonehaven Town Hall will be the venue for the fundraiser

Line up for Mearns FM fundraiser

If it’s a fun night you’re after, Stonehaven Town Hall on Saturday, May 12. is one for the diary.

News
Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

Health
One of the organisations supporting the campaign is St John Scotland, which also provides CPR training to groups across the country. Volunteer Andrew Robertson is pictured delivering a training session.

Would you know how to save someone who has a cardiac arrest?

Every week in Scotland 70 people will have a sudden unexpected cardiac arrest. That’s a little more than the number of people on a full double decker bus.

Health
The Charleston junction

Bypass work set to cause weekend delays

Significant delays are expected this weekend with further work related to the Aberdeen bypass.

News
Portlethen pitch pledge

Portlethen pitch pledge

A top council official has stepped in to try and take the heat out of a row over pitch provision in Portlethen.

News
Yvonne brings more than30 years of tourism experience to the role

VisitAberdeenshire appoints head of tourism development

VisitAberdeenshire, the lead tourism agency for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire has confirmed the appointment of Yvonne Cook as its head of tourism development.

Business
The twinning ceremony will be in May

Breakfast whets twinning appetite

Preparations for Stonehaven’s imminent twinning with a French town are gathering pace.

News
Councillor Leigh Wilson

Change of bus for Mearns school route

A Mearns councillor has spoken of his delight at the news that from this month the Auchenblae to Mearns Academy bus route will be operated by a 70-seat single deck instead of the previous double decker.

Education
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