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Fresh ‘appeal’ for local church bell

An exciting plan to re-create history is being proposed by St James’ Episcopal Church in Stonehaven.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

Crime
Luke Ellix will spend 19 days in Nepal for his charity challenge

Luke’s mountain to climb

A Stonehaven father-of two is preparing to take on a gruelling challenge for BBC Children in Need.

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The RAF open day will be held at Banchory Museum and Library

RAF veterans’ celebration

A special event to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force will take place in Aberdeenshire next month.

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Stonehaven's Dunnottar Castle

Call for tourist centre probe

A Holyrood committee has been asked to investigate the closure of tourist information centres in Scotland.

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Charleston roadworks

Charleston roadworks

Drivers can expect delays as the A90 southbound at Charleston is due to closed this weekend for bypass work.

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Ashley Highfield

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

Politics
Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

Environment
British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

Crime
Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is seeking the views of the public on proposed changes to the role of firefighters.

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Left to right - Liam Kerr, Ron Stephen, Dave Ramsay and Councillor George Carr

Catterline’s Holyrood praise

A Mearns community and its links with a prominent local artist are being highlighted at the Scottish Parliament.

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Local groups air planning opinions

Local groups air planning opinions

The convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee visited Stonehaven this week to hear whether proposed changes to the planning system will give communities a greater say in the shape of their areas.

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A proud Lucy Crabb with her trophy

Top brass as Lucy wins title

A young Mearns musician has won a top brass band award.

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Stock image. John Devlin Johnston Press

Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

Business
A90 southbound back to two lanes

A90 southbound back to two lanes

Two lanes are open again on the southbound carriageway of the A90 at Stonehaven.

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The First Minister will lead a debate in the Scottish Parliament tomorrow t mark 100 years of women's suffrage.

Debate to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will lead a debate in the Scottish Parliament tomorrow (Tuesday) to celebrate the centenary of women having the right to vote in the UK.

Politics
Corinne Hutton during her fight for life after contracting sepsis '  an illness that kills more people than breast and prostate cancers combined.

Sepsis didn’t claim Corinne’s life – but she lost her hands and legs

When Corinne Hutton’s cough hadn’t cleared after a couple of weeks, she’d had enough, so she went to see her GP.

Health
Left to right - Dave Ramsay, Carol Kinghorn, Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire,  Anne Morrison-Hudson, niece of Joan'Eardley, Aberdeenshire Provost Bill Howatson, and Ron Stephen.

Tribute to local artist in Catterline

A plaque commemorating the work of Catterline artist Joan Eardley has been unveiled in the village.

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The Duchess of Fife, centre, with Vivian Bisset, Liberty Chapelton sales manager, and Bob Miller, of the Teacake Cafe

Chapelton library opens

The new town of Chapelton has welcomed its first community library to mark National Storytelling Week.

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