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Highland dancing success for local girls

Mearns Leader - September 22, 2017 - 10:20
In 2017 three Highland Dancers from Brechin and Fettercairn took part in a number of Highland Dance competitions. The three girls are taught by Sara Beattie at The Beattie School of Dance. They have achieved fantastic success in the six highland dance competitions they entered at the start of this year. Over a short six- month period in the Novice section, Kenadie Sivewright (9) Ellie Dalgetty (10) and Emily Scott (11) among them won a total haul of 22 Overall Trophies and 289 medals. 126 of these were Gold, 105 silver and 58 Bronze!

Macphie is bakery manufacturer of year

Mearns Leader - September 22, 2017 - 10:08
Aberdeenshire-based food ingredient manufacturer Macphie was last night named as the UK’s Bakery Manufacturer of the Year in this year’s Baking Industry Awards.

Shire shines as food producer

Mearns Leader - September 22, 2017 - 10:07
Around 40 students and staff from the Netherlands and Nova Scotia visited Macphie in Aberdeenshire on Tuesday (September 19) to find out about the food industry in the region.

First residents move into Chapelton homes

Mearns Leader - September 21, 2017 - 14:38
Chapelton’s initial range of single storey cottages are now complete with the first residents already moved in and calling the town home.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mearns Leader - September 21, 2017 - 14:36
Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

The art of lifting - Press and Journal

Local News from Google - September 21, 2017 - 12:49

Press and Journal

The art of lifting
Press and Journal
My husband, of course! But I do love catching up with a good friend too. Favourite weekend shopping destination? I would say Dundee is a good place and not too far. Favourite place to walk? I'm a seaside kind of girl, so I'd say going to Dunnottar ...

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mearns Leader - September 21, 2017 - 12:09
Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

Eastern Airways route network now on sale at Flybe.com

Mearns Leader - September 21, 2017 - 12:04
As Eastern Airways enters a new franchise partnership that will soon enhance Flybe’s route network, Eastern Airways’ flights from Aberdeen International Airport are now bookable at Flybe.com.

New signal layout at Stonehaven

Mearns Leader - September 21, 2017 - 11:53
The contractor on the AWPR is planning to reconfigure the temporary traffic signals on the B979 Netherley Road at Stonehaven on Monday morning, September 25, to enable three-way traffic signals to operate for around ten weeks.

Companies urged to contact NESCol for £10,000 towards training

Mearns Leader - September 20, 2017 - 13:49
North East Scotland College (NESCol) is urging companies that pay the Apprenticeship Levy to contact them as soon as possible as they could be eligible for £10,000 towards the cost of training.

Union Terrace Gardens to shut for six weeks

Mearns Leader - September 20, 2017 - 13:44
Union Terrace Gardens (UTG) in Aberdeen is to close from September 25, for approximately five weeks to assess ground conditions as part of plans to rejuvenate the Victorian park.

65 years of wedded bliss for Mary and Charlie

Mearns Leader - September 20, 2017 - 12:49
A resident at Burnside care home in Laurencekirk celebrated her 65th wedding anniversary with her husband at the weekend.

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

Mearns Leader - September 20, 2017 - 12:01
The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

VisitAberdeenshire leads cruise ready preparations for region

Mearns Leader - September 20, 2017 - 11:45
VisitAberdeenshire will launch a new guide aimed at preparing the North-east for the arrival of the global billion-dollar cruise industry at a workshop in Aberdeen on October 10, ahead of the new cruise-friendly Aberdeen South Harbour opening in 2020.

Alstom begins technology transfer for the “largest project in its history” - Global Rail News

Local News from Google - September 20, 2017 - 09:11

Global Rail News

Alstom begins technology transfer for the “largest project in its history”
Global Rail News
... from the Lapa unit in São Paulo but the other 580 trains will be made in South Africa, where Gibela – the consortium led by Alstom, with Ubumbano Rail and New Africa Rail – is building a 600,000 square metre plant in Dunnottar, 50km from Johannesburg.

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"catterline" on Flickr - September 19, 2017 - 21:38

walter.innes posted a photo:

and you plug your 'puter in where?

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"catterline" on Flickr - September 19, 2017 - 21:38

walter.innes posted a photo:

an ancient marker stone, left by the Venusians to lead us to the..... well, that would be telling...

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"catterline" on Flickr - September 19, 2017 - 21:37

walter.innes posted a photo:

HUGE! GIANT! shell..

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"catterline" on Flickr - September 19, 2017 - 21:37

walter.innes posted a photo:

ah yes, a lighthouse

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"catterline" on Flickr - September 19, 2017 - 21:37

walter.innes posted a photo:

psssst... Helen, a rock!

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