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Sky Sports favourite gets engaged at historic north-east castle - Aberdeen Evening Express

Local News from Google - May 8, 2018 - 17:40

Aberdeen Evening Express

Sky Sports favourite gets engaged at historic north-east castle
Aberdeen Evening Express
A popular Sky Sports broadcaster has spoken of her joy after her partner proposed at an iconic north-east castle. Model Kirk Newmann proposed to Hayley McQueen during a visit to Dunnottar Castle over the bank holiday weekend. In a post on Instagram ...

Volunteers help in woodland clear-up - Mearns Leader

Local News from Google - May 8, 2018 - 16:42

Mearns Leader

Volunteers help in woodland clear-up
Mearns Leader
They were taking part in Dunnottar Woodland Park Association's annual litter pick, also well attended by local residents and supported by Forest Enterprise Scotland and Dunnottar Nurseries. Forestry Commission Ranger Neil Taylor said: “Dunnottar Woods ...

Sky Sports favourite gets engaged at historic north-east castle - Aberdeen Evening Express

Local News from Google - May 8, 2018 - 08:32

Aberdeen Evening Express

Sky Sports favourite gets engaged at historic north-east castle
Aberdeen Evening Express
A popular Sky Sports broadcaster has spoken of her joy after her partner proposed at an iconic north-east castle. Model Kirk Newmann proposed to Hayley McQueen during a visit to Dunnottar Castle over the bank holiday weekend. In a post on Instagram ...

Watch: North-east pupils release music video in bid to raise £10000 for playground transformation - Aberdeen Evening Express

Local News from Google - May 7, 2018 - 11:07

Aberdeen Evening Express

Watch: North-east pupils release music video in bid to raise £10000 for playground transformation
Aberdeen Evening Express
Dunnottar Primary School in Stonehaven wants to raise £10,000 through a crowdfunder to help spruce up its playground. The video features some of the pupils singing and rapping about what their playground could be transformed into if they secure the ...

Stonehaven may be home of deep-fried Mars Bar – but it's choc-full of treats like The Ship Inn - The Scottish Sun

Local News from Google - May 6, 2018 - 14:09

The Scottish Sun

Stonehaven may be home of deep-fried Mars Bar – but it's choc-full of treats like The Ship Inn
The Scottish Sun
At the top of the Black Hill sits the Stonehaven War Memorial, with Dunnottar Castle a bit further on. It's set on the cliffs and steeped in the history of an eight-month defence against Cromwell's army to save the Scottish Crown Jewels from ...

For Star Wars Day: Ten movies filmed in Scotland - insider.co.uk

Local News from Google - May 4, 2018 - 15:09

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For Star Wars Day: Ten movies filmed in Scotland
insider.co.uk
Star Wars fans celebrating the official 4th May world day ( May the 4th Be With You ) will be delighted to learn that filming for the latest trilogy will begin in Scotland next month. Filming for the sci-fi franchise is scheduled to begin in June 2018 ...

Kinclune Mascot proves the toast of Thainstone - Press and Journal

Local News from Google - May 2, 2018 - 12:57

Press and Journal

Kinclune Mascot proves the toast of Thainstone
Press and Journal
He sold to A & C Watson, Glasslaw, Dunnottar, Stonehaven. The reserve Limousin champion sold for 4,800gn to M & J Bruce, Tarool, Watten, Wick. This was Elrick Malt, by Foxhillfarm Impecabull, from Mike Massie, Mains of Elrick, Auchnagatt, Ellon ...
Glenkindie Charolais bull achieves overall champion title at ThainstoneInverurie Herald

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Glenkindie Charolais bull achieves overall champion title at Thainstone - Inverurie Herald

Local News from Google - May 2, 2018 - 10:56

Inverurie Herald

Glenkindie Charolais bull achieves overall champion title at Thainstone
Inverurie Herald
The champion Limousin bull title was achieved by P A Walker, Easterside, Dunnottar, Stonehaven, who presented 22-month-old 'Walkers Murray' that was purchased for 5,000gns by A & C Watson, Glasslaw, Dunnottar, Stonehaven. The reserve champion, 20-month ...

School playground in need of attention - Mearns Leader

Local News from Google - May 1, 2018 - 15:36

Mearns Leader

School playground in need of attention
Mearns Leader
Dunnottar has launched an exciting project to give the area a completely new look. At the moment, the playground is made up of patchy concrete with only one piece of play apparatus. Head teacher Lisa Williams admitted: “It is grey, noisy, overcrowded ...

Plans to turn former north-east design studio into coffee shop - Aberdeen Evening Express

Local News from Google - April 30, 2018 - 08:50

Aberdeen Evening Express

Plans to turn former north-east design studio into coffee shop
Aberdeen Evening Express
Plans were submitted to Aberdeenshire Council to change the former Jane's Design Studio, Old Pier, Stonehaven, into a new cafe. The change of use application from class one shop into class three food and drink, was made to the local authority by John G ...

Tourism chiefs hail rise in north-east visitor numbers - Aberdeen Evening Express

Local News from Google - April 26, 2018 - 10:05

Aberdeen Evening Express

Tourism chiefs hail rise in north-east visitor numbers
Aberdeen Evening Express
The latest Scottish Government statistics show the number of tourists visiting the most popular attractions in the region rose last year by 13% from 2016. Duthie Park in Aberdeen, Aden Country Park in Peterhead and Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven are ...

The joy of Six in a sleepy rural Scottish village - Scottish Field

Local News from Google - April 21, 2018 - 07:11

Scottish Field

The joy of Six in a sleepy rural Scottish village
Scottish Field
To fund his dream, Robert, or 'BrewBob' bought The Creel Inn in the tiny fishing village of Catterline, six miles south of Stonehaven and set about importing Belgian beer and 're-educating' the locals. In 2010, he purchased the Marine Hotel in ...

Scottish landscapes breathe life into some of the world's best-loved literary heroes - Press and Journal

Local News from Google - April 20, 2018 - 10:04

Press and Journal

Scottish landscapes breathe life into some of the world's best-loved literary heroes
Press and Journal
Hailed as one of the most important Scottish novels of the 20th century, Grassic Gibbon's celebrated novel, Sunset Song, encapsulates the struggles of farming life in a small, fictional Aberdeenshire village. Taking inspiration from his surroundings ...

Major focus on tech for local pig business - Mearns Leader

Local News from Google - April 19, 2018 - 14:59

Major focus on tech for local pig business
Mearns Leader
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. Lynn (25), who is based at Harvieston Farm, Catterline, Stonehaven, has a BSc ...

A snapshot of wartime - Kirkintilloch Herald - Kirkintilloch Herald

Local News from Google - April 18, 2018 - 13:06

Kirkintilloch Herald

A snapshot of wartime - Kirkintilloch Herald
Kirkintilloch Herald
Do you know anyone in this photo, taken at Russells Yard in Bearsden way back in 1945?

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A snapshot of wartime - Milngavie Herald

Local News from Google - April 18, 2018 - 13:06

Milngavie Herald

A snapshot of wartime
Milngavie Herald
Joan, who passed away in Killearn in 1963, was noted for her portraiture of street children in Glasgow and her landscapes of the fishing village of Catterline and surroundings on the North-East coast of Scotland. Donald Bailey, a civil servant at the ...

TEN of the prettiest towns and villages IN ABERDEENSHIRE - Press and Journal

Local News from Google - April 18, 2018 - 11:53

Press and Journal

TEN of the prettiest towns and villages IN ABERDEENSHIRE
Press and Journal
8) Stonehaven. A medium-sized harbour town, Stonehaven is a flourishing tourist destination. Dunnottar Castle, a ruined medieval fortress, sits atop a cliff overlooking the sea and is visited year-round. Once the home of Earl Marischal, Dunnottar was ...

In Pictures: How incredible is this house for sale in Catterline? - Press and Journal

Local News from Google - April 16, 2018 - 15:32

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In Pictures: How incredible is this house for sale in Catterline?
Press and Journal
Jaws will drop from the moment you step into this beautifully finished six bedroom house near Stonehaven. The entrance vestibule is kitted out in stylish colours and two storage cupboards provide plenty of space for your coats and walking boots. You'll ...

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Lynn pushes family pig farming firm forward - Press and Journal

Local News from Google - April 9, 2018 - 14:58

Press and Journal

Lynn pushes family pig farming firm forward
Press and Journal
A commitment to making use of new technology and improving efficiency is a key part of the business philosophy of 25-year-old Lynn Argo, who is making her mark on the pig industry. Miss Argo, of Harvieston Farm, Catterline, Stonehaven, has been working ...
Aberdeenshire pig business focuses on technology and efficiencyThe Scottish Farmer

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Aberdeenshire pig business focuses on technology and efficiency - The Scottish Farmer

Local News from Google - April 9, 2018 - 14:06

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Aberdeenshire pig business focuses on technology and efficiency
The Scottish Farmer
A COMMITMENT to making use of new technology and improving efficiency is a key part of the business philosophy of twenty-five-year-old Lynn Argo, who is making her mark on the pig industry. Miss Argo, who is based at Harvieston Farm, Catterline ...

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