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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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The kids are back at school.

Five things about sending the kids back to school

It’s that time of year again.

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Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Wildlife charities are urging people across the UK to help arrest the decline in numbers of one of our most loved garden animals.

Environment
There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

This coming Monday, a solar eclipse is expected, with some parts of the world seeing a TOTAL eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

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The 1.3 million project is taking place at all of the properties cared for by Scotlands largest conservation charity

Pitmedden revealing its treasures

The National Trust for Scotland’s Pitmedden Garden is one of the first properties to take part in one of Scotland’s biggest ever heritage projects – Project Reveal.

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Traffic will switch to a new carriageway to allow bridge demolition works to continue

Changes to road layout on A90

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, August 21, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project.

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The Champion Animal - Limousin heifer born 2015 - S.Fotheringham, Ballinloan, Dunkeld

‘Cream of the crop’ set for another ‘Spectacular’ event at Thainstone

Buyers throughout the country are set to seek out prize-winning livestock, suitable for further exhibition, at next week’s Thainstone Spectacular - one of Scotland’s leading livestock events.

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The first designs revealed include the white and orange striped Peterhead lighthouse paired with the cone-crowned Duke of Wellington.

The Man in the Blue and White Van features local landmark on the Trams

Scotland’s leading home improvements firm, CR Smith, has signed the first ever commercial partnership to sponsor the Edinburgh Trams, showcasing a campaign that features local landmarks, including the iconic Buchan Ness lighthouse at Peterhead.

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Russian-born singer, songwriter and pianist Monelise will be in Aberdeen on Saturday, August 19

Street piano tour to hit the right notes in Aberdeen

A classically trained pianist will share her skills in the Granite City this weekend at the start of a week-long street piano tour to celebrate a popular music project.

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Scottish Water employees to ride a cycle relay

Scottish Water employees to ride a cycle relay

Scottish Water employees are being asked to saddle up to raise money for the charity WaterAid in memory of their colleague, Bob Wilson.

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Peterhead Ladies take on Banff in pre-season match

Peterhead Ladies take on Banff in pre-season match

Peterhead ladies RFC travelled to Banff for their first taste of 10s rugby this past weekend and enjoyed a day of rugby in the sun.

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Putting off car maintenance when it is required could invalidate your car insurance.

10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

According to new research by price comparison site uSwitch.com, two thirds (63%) of drivers make simple errors which can leave them out of pocket should they need to make a claim.

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8.6 million speeding points on driving licences

8.6 million speeding points on driving licences

New analysis by Churchill Car Insurance reveals there are over 11.6 million penalty points currently held on the licences of British drivers, with 74 per cent of them (8.6 million) related to speeding offences.

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Scotland’s ‘Forever Home’ revealed

Scotland’s ‘Forever Home’ revealed

The ideal ‘forever home’ for a resident in Scotland is a four-bedroom, detached house in the country, with sea views, worth £370,082 – and just down the road from the kids, it has emerged.

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Council leader, Cllr Jim Gifford says the benefits to Aberdeenshire of the Aberdeen Harbour expansion are likely to be very high

Councillors to consider £5.5million contribution to Aberdeen Harbour expansion plans

Aberdeenshire Council could make a financial contribution to the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour as part of the Aberdeen City Region Deal, if councillors agree next week.

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ASCs aim to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured, deter vehicles driving at excessive speeds, improve journey time reliability and reduce offender numbers.

A90 Average Speed Cameras will improve safety says Minister

With the A90 Average Speed Camera (ASC) system between Dundee and Stonehaven due to go live in October 2017, Transport Minister Humza Yousaf met with stakeholders in Montrose to discuss the installation and explain how we expect the scheme will improve road safety.

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The new test is expected to be available within the Scottish Cervical Screening Programme by 2019-20.

NHS to introduce more accurate test for cervical cancer

Scotland’s NHS is to introduce a more accurate test for cervical cancer with the potential for earlier, more effective treatment.

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Do you recognise any of these faces from Grange Gardens?

Grange Gardens children...but who are they?

This old photograph was supplied to us by our good friend Alex Geddes and show children from the Grange Gardens area of Peterhead.

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NFUS launches share farming project to address succession worries and new entrant barriers

NFUS launches share farming project to address succession worries and new entrant barriers

NFU Scotland has started a research project on the potential of share farming to assist both new entrants and farm owners worried about succession on their farm.

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Thousands of Scottish cats at risk of potentially fatal diseases

Thousands of Scottish cats at risk of potentially fatal diseases

Thousands of Scottish domestic cats are at risk of potentially life-threatening feline diseases because a third (33 per cent) of owners in the region don’t feel regular vaccinations are necessary, experts warned today.

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