20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

Pogs, slap bracelets and of course, Tamagotchis. We’ve looked out 20 of the most popular playground fads from the last 50-60 years.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.


Floral displays are blooming marvellous

The New Parish Church of Peterhead hosted its annual Scottish Week flower festival throughout last week.

A wealth of fishing history was on display at the port auction room.

Hundreds find out about fishing past

This year's Scottish Fishing Heritage Centre Exhibition has proved extremely popular, with a steady flow of visitors throughout the week.

The Arena hosts a wide range of events each year

AECC announces arena sponsor title change

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) has unveiled the title change of its key sponsor, with the Aberdeen arena now named the BHGE Arena.

Andy Duncan and Ellis Mutch

Aberdeen & Northern Marts strengthens team with two Livestock Fieldsmen

Aberdeen & Northern Marts, part of ANM Group has announced the appointment of Andy Duncan and Ellis Mutch as Livestock Fieldsmen.

The drop-in surgery, to be held at Thainstone Mart on Friday, August 11, is open to all NFU Scotland members.

Free cash flow surgery for NFUS members

With the current financial climate continuing to prove challenging for farming and crofting businesses, and the need for agricultural businesses to plan ahead, a free cash flow surgery is being run for NFU Scotland members.

The couple read from their latest books as part of the Peterhead Scottish Week programme.

Authors give a taste of latest books

Authors Christina and Monte Jaffe were at Peterhead Library earlier this week.

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LEGO has increased in value and is among the hottest toy investments.

A LEGO fortune for Scots

Homes across Scotland could be unwittingly holding more than £5 million worth of LEGO – with the iconic toy seeing an average year-on-year increase of 12 per cent value since the millennium.

Club members (left to right): Dave Johnston, Michele Emslie, George Cordiner, Corine Hutchison and Dougie Gauld at the exhibition in the Encounter Cafe at Drummer's Corner.

Top tips offered from camera club members

Members of Craigewan Camera Club were kept busy throughout Scottish Week with their exhibition at the Encounter Cafe in Drummer's Corner.

A fantastic display by Dan Harris.

Lego mania at the prison museum

Lego fans were treated to a fantastic display of models at Peterhead Prison Museum at the start of Scottish Week.

Brew Toon to supply RugBeer Festival

Brew Toon to supply RugBeer Festival

Peterhead microbrewery ‘Brew Toon’ will supply it’s product to a beer festival for the first time in the companies short history later this month.

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There was an impressive array of talent on show at this year's Peterhead's Got Talent show at the community theatre.

Peterhead is brimming with talent!

This year's Scottish Week Peterhead's Got Talent proved that there is a wealth of future stars in our midst.

The Saga Pearl II arrive in Peterhead on Wednesday.

Cruise ship arrives in Peterhead

The third of five cruise ships to visit Peterhead arrived in the port on Wednesday morning - and was greeted with glorious sunshine.

The 3-6 months winners

Amelie wins 2017 Bonny Baby competition

The Scottish Week Bonny Baby competiton returned to the Palace Hotel on Wednesday.

Artists at this year's Sea Songs & Sattie Tales

Sea Songs and Sattie Tales

A wonderful night of sing-a-long songs and stories from a bygone era was held at the town's Palace Hotel on Wednesday.

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A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

Study shows over half of Brits would like to write a book

A new poll has found that over half of Brits would like to write a book or have already done so.

The menareexpectedto appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court later today (Friday, July 21).

Two charged following wilflul fireraising

Two men aged 33 have been charged in relation to an alleged wilful fireraising at a storage building adjacent to the Social Club at Market Street, Maud, on May 27.

A new survey has revealed that 69% of motorists dont know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm*, which could leave themselves, their passengers and other road users at risk if they cause an accident

Do you know the minimum legal UK tyre tread depth?

A new survey has revealed that 69 per cent of motorists don’t know the correct legal tyre tread depth limit of 1.6mm*.

David Duffy shows off the design of the Clydesdale Bank's new �10 note.

Clydesdale Bank launches new note

Clydesdale Bank will launch its second polymer bank note later this year and will for the first time include a feature to help blind and partially sighted people identify it.

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