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Blue the iguana looking for a home

October 20, 2017 - 13:42
Blue is a four-feet adolescent green iguana who came into the care of the SSPCA's Aberdeenshire Centre through no fault of his own and is now looking for a new home.

Charity reports decline in women regularly checking their breasts

October 20, 2017 - 13:39
Some 51% of women in the North East Scotland are not regularly checking themselves

North East MSP's tribute to innovation of global first windfarm project

October 20, 2017 - 13:35
Scottish Conservative energy spokesman Alexander Burnett has paid tribute to the world-leading design of a North East wind project.

Community Council poll

October 20, 2017 - 07:00
Stonehaven and District Community Council (SDCC) is holding an interim election, and if there are more nominations than places the polling day will be on Thursday, November 30.

Audience numbers increased at Aberdeen Comedy Festival

October 19, 2017 - 11:27
Organisers of Aberdeen Comedy Festival have hailed north-east residents who turned for shows across the city centre which lead to a significant increase in audience numbers this year.

Barn blaze probe

October 19, 2017 - 09:43
An investigation is under way into a fire in a barn at a Laurencekirk farm.

Rare bird spotted

October 18, 2017 - 13:03
Leader reader Dennis Collie sent us this photograph of a rare bird, spotted in Stonehaven during the recent windy weather.

A90 average speed cameras set to go live

October 17, 2017 - 17:09
The A90 Average Speed Camera (ASC) system between Dundee and Stonehaven will go live on Tuesday, October 31.

Advisors turn up pressure over Istanbul Convention

October 17, 2017 - 15:09
The group of experts that helped devise important legislation that could improve the lives of thousands of women and girls across the country have released a joint statement calling for swift action from the UK Government.

Gove accused of ignoring letters on farming post-Brexit

October 17, 2017 - 15:05
Two North-East MSPs have accused the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of twice ignoring a letter sent calling for assurances for farmers in future post-Brexit trade deals.

New link road to open as part of AWPR works

October 17, 2017 - 14:49
As part of the AWPR/B-T works, road users will no longer be able to head east from the B979 Netherley Road through to the A90 via the U89K Auquhorthies Road from Friday, October 20 as construction work on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project continues.

Award for recruitment scheme

October 17, 2017 - 10:47
An innovative Aberdeenshire Council scheme which encourages people to become teachers has received a major award at a recent ceremony.

Can you give a home to Joyce and Eveline?

October 16, 2017 - 14:08
A pair of parrots are currently seeking their forever home.

Laurencekirk junction options to be on show - at last

October 16, 2017 - 11:59
A welcome step in the drawn-out saga of the Laurencekirk Junction Improvement Scheme on the A90 comes on October 30, when locals and other road users can view and comment on options under consideration.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

October 16, 2017 - 11:21
Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

October 16, 2017 - 11:01
Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

ScotRail Alliance supports European Restart a Heart day

October 16, 2017 - 10:35
Rail travellers passing through Aberdeen, Haymarket, Kilmarnock and Inverness stations today will have the opportunity to learn CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) as part of European Restart a Heart Day.

Tourist information centre to close

October 13, 2017 - 14:41
Stonehaven’s tourist information centre will close at the end of this month, it has been revealed.

Edible trails project for Royal Burgh

October 13, 2017 - 08:37
Community group Brighter Bervie was joined by representatives from the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) for a visit to Bervie School recently.

Andrew is a “Rising Star”

October 13, 2017 - 08:37
Blaze Manufacturing’s Andrew Johnson is flying high after picking up the ‘Rising Star’ award at the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce Northern Star Business Awards.