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Man charged after number of thefts

August 25, 2017 - 14:56
A 39-year-old man from Aberdeen has been charged in connection with a total of 28 alleged shoplifting thefts across the city and Aberdeenshire.

Diamond celebration for Violet and John

August 25, 2017 - 10:55
A meeting at a Stonehaven dance more than 50 years ago paved the way for wedded bliss for Banchory couple John and Violet Pirie.

Take action to prevent wasps having an autumn sugar rush

August 24, 2017 - 11:44
Wasp figures could be set to rise after the mixed summer weather created a delay in their usual pattern of emergence.

Fresh measures to improve road safety

August 23, 2017 - 16:06
A fresh bid to improve road safety in Aberdeenshire is to be considered by councillors.

Restaurant owner inspired to re-open Carron “due to public demand”

August 23, 2017 - 14:13
A local chef and business-owner has explained that has been inspired to re-open Stonehaven’s iconic Carron Restaurant following “public demand”.

Reports of child neglect on the rise

August 23, 2017 - 00:02
Reports of child neglect to the NSPCC helpline in Scotland has reached record numbers.

Appeal for information following break-in and theft of bikes

August 22, 2017 - 15:17
Police Scotland is appealing for information following a break-in and theft from a garage in Portlethen whereby a quad bike and children's bikes were stolen.

Sign up for the Great British Beach Clean

August 22, 2017 - 12:36
A leading marine charity is looking for volunteers to get on board with the UK’s biggest beach clean event.

MSP offers to pay for railway station bench

August 22, 2017 - 10:31
A North East MSP has offered to personally pay for a bench to allow passengers at Stonehaven railway station, particularly those with restricted mobility, to take a seat.

Royal Mail issues special stamps to celebrate iconic children’s toys

August 22, 2017 - 00:02
Royal Mail has revealed a new stamp issue featuring some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys from the last 100 years.

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

August 21, 2017 - 13:12
Two thirds of the votes cast in the general election in Scotland were “wasted” and had no impact on the result, according to a new report.

Social experiment shows hundreds of people ignoring distressed dog in hot car

August 21, 2017 - 11:35
Hundreds of people ignored the distressed cries of a dog trapped in a hot car in a social experiment caught on film.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

August 21, 2017 - 10:09
Zero Waste Scotland has launched a nationwide initiative calling on businesses, local authorities and other organisations to help cut the cost of litter clean-up and join forces to prevent it from happening in their communities.

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

August 18, 2017 - 12:26
Wildlife charities are urging people across the UK to help arrest the decline in numbers of one of our most loved garden animals.

Local mountaineers take on Arctic adventure

August 18, 2017 - 11:59
Veteran local mountaineers and members of Stonehaven Mountaineering and Hillwalking Club, Alistair Beeley and Roger Owen, continued with their epic adventures last month by climbing the highest mountains of Sweden and Finland, both in Lapland and inside the Arctic Circle.

A90 - Changes to road layout at Stonehaven

August 18, 2017 - 10:22
The contraflow currently in place on the A90 at Stonehaven is expected to move over to the new A90 southbound carriageway, weather permitting, during the week commencing Monday 21 August, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

How writing can help people with a cancer diagnosis

August 17, 2017 - 11:32
Cancer charity Maggie’s is delighted to announce that a creative writing workshop devised in part by former Blue Peter presenter and author Janet Ellis, is to be rolled out to its centres, including Aberdeen.

Events to celebrate the life of Elsie

August 17, 2017 - 10:58
She was famously told by the war office to ‘‘go home and sit still’’ but, instead, Scottish doctor Elsie Inglis went on to establish the Scottish Women’s Hospitals which played an invaluable role in the First World War.

Appeal for witnesses after Auchenblae vandalism

August 16, 2017 - 17:07
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a number of cars were vandalised in the Inverurie Street area of Auchenblae at the weekend.

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

August 16, 2017 - 16:39
Officers from British Transport Police are looking to identify witnesses to a hate crime on board a train to Aberdeen from Glasgow Queen Street.