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Well-known former Laurencekirk man dies aged 69

Mearns Leader - June 9, 2017 - 11:40
A former employee with the Kincardineshire Observer and a well-known face in Laurencekirk, Bill Strachan, has died aged 69.

MPs elected to represent Aberdeenshire’s three constituencies

Mearns Leader - June 9, 2017 - 10:16
The MPs who will represent Aberdeenshire’s three UK Parliament constituencies have been confirmed.

Long service at Macphie

Mearns Leader - June 9, 2017 - 08:48
Five employees at Glenbervie food ingredients manufacturer Macphie are celebrating a combined long-service achievement of over 100 years this month, including Chairman Alastair Macphie, who has been at the company for 30 years.

Care home named in the top 20 in Scotland

Mearns Leader - June 9, 2017 - 08:48
Laurencekirk’s Burnside Care Home has been included in carehome.co.uk’s Top 20 recommended care homes in Scotland 2017.

General Election: Great reception for Tory candidate

Mearns Leader - June 9, 2017 - 02:11
The Scottish Conservative candidate for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine has said that he has received a great reception from voters in the constituency.

General Election: SNP candidate reckons result will be close

Mearns Leader - June 9, 2017 - 00:42
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine SNP candidate, Stuart Donaldson, has spoken to us at the AECC count.

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

Mearns Leader - June 8, 2017 - 21:58
Our reporters across the country will give you updates and analysis as it happens after the UK was left with a hung parliament following the General Election.

Scottish SPCA hits the right note with Sandi Thom

Mearns Leader - June 8, 2017 - 15:27
The Scottish SPCA welcomed Scottish singer-song writer and animal lover Sandi Thom to their centre in Aberdeen recently.

General Election 2017: Follow our national live blog from 10 p.m.

Mearns Leader - June 8, 2017 - 14:00
Britain has gone to the polls to vote in the snap General Election.

Boulders at war memorial ‘will help deter overnight parking’

Mearns Leader - June 7, 2017 - 16:48
Boulders have been installed at the Crosspoles War Memorial near Luthermuir in an attempt to deter larger vehicles from parking at the spot overnight.

‘A true gentleman’

Mearns Leader - June 7, 2017 - 15:48
Tributes have been paid to a well-known Stonehaven grandfather who died on Saturday.

Warning over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Mearns Leader - June 7, 2017 - 14:00
Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

Anti-social behaviour in Stonehaven targetted

Mearns Leader - June 7, 2017 - 12:19
A three-day operation has been carried out in the Kincardine and Mearns area to tackle vandalism and anti-social behaviour.

General Election 2017: Latest voting survey

Mearns Leader - June 6, 2017 - 18:26
Labour may be cutting into the SNP’s support, according to an exclusive nationwide survey of voting intentions.

13 charged in Kincardine and Mearns road safety operation

Mearns Leader - June 6, 2017 - 16:30
Officers in Kincardine and Mearns charged 13 people following a three day operation last week targeting road safety and vehicle offences in the area.

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

Mearns Leader - June 6, 2017 - 12:30
A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

10th year in a row for Beach Awards

Mearns Leader - June 5, 2017 - 13:13
Stonehaven Beach has been recognised in Scotland’s Beach Awards for the tenth year in a row.

Mearns teacher avoids being struck off

Mearns Leader - June 2, 2017 - 16:30
A Deputy headteacher who gave porn star names to dozens of sixth years at their leaving assembly has escaped striking off.

Brighter Bervie get a helping hand from police

Mearns Leader - June 2, 2017 - 13:03
The sun shone on Wednesday, May 24 when three local police volunteers came to help the Brighter Bervie group plant 35 roses in the new Heritage Garden behind the Medical Centre in Inverbervie.

Findon A90 sliproad closed this weekend

Mearns Leader - June 2, 2017 - 12:51
A contraflow will be in place on the A90 at Findon this weekend from 8pm tonight (Friday June 2), to 6am on Monday (June 5), as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project.
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