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Runners and riders urged to sign up for CLAN

A leading north-east cancer support charity has appealed for fundraising runners and cyclists to take part in popular events throughout the year.

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The 90-year-old was reported missing from his home at West Road in Fraserburgh on Sunday January 14

Intense search of area surrounding missing pensioner's home to be launched

Specialist officers will be carrying out intense searches in and around the home of missing person William Ritchie as the operation to find him continues.

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Drink drive warning by police

Drink drive warning by police

Police in the North-east have issued a warning after a number of people were charged in connection with alleged drink driving offences at the weekend.

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The Peterhead lifeboat

Lifeboat called out to assist vessel

The Peterhead lifeboat was called out this afternoon to a report of a vessel which may have been in distress.

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Participants of a previous Relay for Life event taking part in some warm up activities

Call for teams and survivors to join Relay

Teams and survivors are being invited to take part in the Peterhead Relay for Life 2018 later this year.

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St Fergus pupils with Kris Dear, Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid and Sarah Goodyear

School cash boost for causes

Pupils at St Fergus School have presented two charities with donations following their Christmas fundraising activities.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Raise a glass and say #CheerstoRabbie

Raise a glass and say #CheerstoRabbie

Scots across the country are being asked to participate in the biggest celebration of world famous poet Robert Burns by raising a toast and saying #CheerstoRabbie.

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Cycling star Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont lays down cycling challenge

World record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont is calling on families to take up the challenge of ‘Around the world in 10 days’.

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Scotlands animal welfare charity is looking for members of the public who may have been a victim of unscrupulous puppy dealers in North-East

Scottish SPCA appeal for potential puppy farm victims

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information following an investigation into a suspected puppy farm.
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Sound idea...to commemorate Armistice Day centenary in November 2018, composer Martin Suckling is looking for readers help to sample church bells across Scotland.

Record your church bells for new Scottish composition

Readers are being asked to help create a new classical music composition to commemorate the centenary of armistice in November 2018.

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Pupils cut the special cake

School marks 40th anniversary

Pitfour School in Mintlaw celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier this month.

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Linda Jackson of The Hame Bakery with Carol Smillie

Hame Bakery has its eyes on the pies at award ceremony

The Hame Bakery in Peterhead is celebrating after winning two prizes at the recent World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

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Newlyweds at Pittodrie, the home of Aberdeen Football Club

Say ‘I Do’ in style at Pittodrie

A complimentary fizz reception is being offered to anyone booking an engagement party, or wedding, at the home of Aberdeen Football Club.

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Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Anchor Unit to host recruitment event

The main unit serving oncology and haematology patients throughout the North East of Scotland is holding a recruitment day this weekend.

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Sophie Ewen

Girls’ nights to encourage more females into energy sector

Two free evening events will be held in Aberdeen next week in a bid to encourage more young women into the oil and gas industry and dispel the myths which may be holding them back.

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Specialist search officers with assistance from Police Scotland's dog unit will be carrying out a search along the old railway line from Fraserburgh to Strichen

Searches continue for missing 90-year-old

Searches are continuing today to help trace 90-year-old William Ritchie, who has been reported missing from his home at Fraserburgh.

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Mr Ritchie - known as Bill - was reported missing by a neighbour in the West Road area of the town on Sunday January 12

Appeal to trace movements of Bill during past week

Officers carrying out searches to trace missing person William Ritchie are appealing to anyone who has seen the 90-year-old in the last week to come forward as enquiries continue to establish his whereabouts.

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Police have charged a 15-year-old boy over the alleged disorder

Appeal for witnesses after Peterhead theft

Officers are appealing for information following a theft by housebreaking in the Buchan Terrace area of Peterhead.

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Asda Community Champion Keely Long and store manager Grant McHardy present the money to Age Peterhead

£15k Asda Foundation grant for Toon group

Age Peterhead is celebrating after receiving a fantastic £15,000 grant from the Asda Foundation.

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