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Buster wants a forever home

Mearns Leader - October 6, 2017 - 11:08
Buster is a young boy who has the sweetest soul and is looking for a loving family to take him in.

MSP welcomes commitment for more cycle spaces on trains

Mearns Leader - October 6, 2017 - 11:04
A Scottish Conservative MSP has given a cautious welcome to news that more cycle spaces will be introduced on Scotrail trains after lobbying the SNP government to take action.

Fireballs funding boost

Mearns Leader - October 6, 2017 - 08:56
It may only be October, but work behind the scenes to prepare for Stonehaven’s famous Fireballs ceremony at Hogmanay has already begun.

Record-breaking summer for historic sites across Aberdeenshire

Mearns Leader - October 5, 2017 - 16:29
It’s been a spectacular summer for Aberdeenshire’s historic sites as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announced record-breaking visitor figures for the 2017 summer season at sites across the region today.

A90 to temporarily close for utility works

Mearns Leader - October 5, 2017 - 11:58
The contractor for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route is expected to close the A90 at Charleston for around ten minutes between midnight and 4am on Friday, October 6.

Unite reiterates call to ground Super Pumas

Mearns Leader - October 4, 2017 - 11:09
Unite the Union has reiterated its calls for the Airbus manufactured Super Puma choppers to remain grounded.

Bervie Braes to close next month

Mearns Leader - October 4, 2017 - 10:47
The Bervie Braes road (Redcliff to Invercarron Cottage) will close for the winter months on Monday, November 13 2017.

Views sought on town centre parking

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 14:06
Views are being sought on the future of town centre car parking in Aberdeenshire to feed into a major review, which could see the decriminalisation of ‘on-street’ parking.

Aberdeen innovation facility unveiled

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 13:23
Accelerating deployment of new technologies, such as robotics and virtual reality, will help address challenges in the oil and gas sector, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said this week.

Researchers ‘eye’ new way to diagnose OCD

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 10:44
A new test for diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is being developed by researchers at The University of Aberdeen.

Pupil roll at Edinburgh’s Gaelic school set to treble

Mearns Leader - October 3, 2017 - 07:00
THE number of students on the Gaelic pupil roll at the Capital’s dedicated high school for the language is expected to treble over the next seven years, latest figures reveal.

Alex Johnstone Memorial Trophy

Mearns Leader - October 2, 2017 - 14:20
In December last year, Alex Johnstone, a long serving Conservative MSP for the North East, died after a short illness.

Vandals target town’s defibrillator

Mearns Leader - October 2, 2017 - 11:55
A lifesaving piece of equipment that was gifted to the people of Stonehaven has been restored after being mindlessly vandalised over the weekend.

Baby meerkats to move into new Pets’ Corner home

Mearns Leader - September 29, 2017 - 16:59
The baby meerkats in Pets’ Corner at Hazlehead Park are moving to their permanent new home tomorrow (Saturday).

MSP ‘Wears it Pink’

Mearns Leader - September 29, 2017 - 08:59
Mairi Gougeon, MSP for North Angus and Mearns, pulled on some eye-catching pink clothes at the Scottish Parliament recently.

New exploits for the original tinker, tailor, soldier and spy

Mearns Leader - September 28, 2017 - 13:00
Army officer, diplomat, spy, explorer, womaniser – just some of the terms used to describe Sir Alexander Burnes.

Man for court following incident at medical practice, Stonehaven

Mearns Leader - September 27, 2017 - 13:25
A 21 year old man has been charged in relation to an alleged incident of intended theft at a medical practice in Stonehaven.

Stonehaven Royal Bank branch to close next week

Mearns Leader - September 27, 2017 - 11:30
With Stonehaven’s Royal Bank of Scotland branch preparing to close its doors for the final time next week, staff said farewell to some of their longstanding customers with a coffee morning at the weekend.

Schools workshop competition

Mearns Leader - September 26, 2017 - 14:42
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Mearns Leader - September 26, 2017 - 14:35
Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.
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