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The halcyon days of our railways

It seems hard to imagine, but there was a time when the railways in the UK were punctual, affordable, comfortable and perhaps even glamorous.

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Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in The Accountant

Film Review: The Accountant (15)

Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow

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Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

The Crystal Maze is set to return to our TV screens and that got us thinking - which other game show would you like to see back on TV?

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Acclaimed designer Wayne Hemingway will bew the keynote speaker for Aberdeenshire's 2016 Innovation, Architecture and Design Awards.

Acclaimed designer to be keynote speaker at awards

Designer Wayne Hemingway MBE will be the keynote speaker for Aberdeenshire’s 2016 Innovation, Architecture and Design Awards.

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Paolo Doyle pictured with some of his artwork which will be on display at the Gray's School of Art exhibition.

Paolo’s paintings on display

A Collieston art student has explored what it means to be human in a series of paintings which will be unveiled in Aberdeen..

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Rachel captures the beauty of Fyvie Castle in her photograph for her final year project.

Rachel captures the beauty of NE castles

A Peterhead photography student was inspired by childhood trips to historic north-east buildings to create her final year project at Robert Gordon University (RGU).

Education
Isabella Reid Murray with a copy of her book From the Corners of My Mind.

Local man reviews newly published fisher story

It is impossible, for me at least, to adequately review this book within the limit of five hundred words.

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Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall in a scene from Outlander. Picture: AP/Sony Pictures

Outlander locations record surge in tourist numbers

The worldwide success of the television adaptation of the first of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander novels has reaped benefits for Scotlands tourist industry.

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Engineer exhibiting automotive artwork

A motorbike fanatic and former engineer has launched an exhibition of his artwork at Peterhead’s Arbuthnot Museum.

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The north-east parterre at Pitmedden Garden in Aberdeenshire with pavilion.

Pitmedden Music Festival

A family friendly festival of live music will be held at Pitmedden Garden Estate from June 6-7.

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An exterior view of Haddo House in Summer 2008

La Boheme comes to Haddo

Haddo House Hall will welcome Puccini La Boheme, conducted by Timothy Dean, later this month.

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Peterhead's Balmoor Stadium.

Rotary Club quiz night

The Rotary Club of Peterhead are hosting a charity quiz night in aid of a variety of local and international charities.

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Broch man launches writing competition

Broch man launches writing competition

A writing competition inspired by the cultural similarities between Doric and twin city Regensburg’s Bavarian dialect has been launched by a student from Fraserburgh.

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Strichen's Ritchie Hall has been refurbished.

Village hub refurbishment completed

The Ritchie Hall in Strichen has been opened for the public to look around after a £240,000 refurbishment.

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Sensory circle: Gemima Chillingworth, Douglas, Philip, Joanna (Lady Aberdeen), Eddie, McConnell, Joe Gibson (Behind).

Charity artists create special tile sculpture at Haddo House

Artists from a Scots charity have created a new sculpture in the grounds of Haddo House.

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Broch dancers head to Stirling for competition

Members of a Fraserburgh dance academy are due to travel to Stirling this weekend to compete in a prestigious dance competition.

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Design award bids being sought

Those who have demonstrated skill in local construction and renovation projects could be in the running for recognition in the 2014 Aberdeenshire Design Awards.

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Elizabeth Milne presents the first book to Kevin Massie.

Carol service and book success for heritage society

Buchanhaven Heritage Society hosted its annual carol service at the week3end at the Buchanhaven Community Centre and was delighted with the large turnout on the night.

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Liz and daughter Lizzie are the last of this year's exhibitors at Arcaro Arts in Kirk Street.

Mother and daughter artists exhibit at studio

Mother and daughter artists, Lix and Lizzie Alderdice are the last exhibitors of the year to feature at Arcaro Arts in Peterhead.

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