Mrs Palmer bids farewell to school

A much-loved member of staff has retired from a Peterhead school.

Haddo House

Green Flags for Aden and Haddo

Two Aberdeenshire parks have maintained their Green Flag Award status, thanks to environmental charity ‘Keep Scotland Beautiful’.

Enter our competition!

Let’s capture one summer’s day in Buchan

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.
Post rock legends Mogwai headline True North Festival

Post rock legends Mogwai headline True North Festival

Aberdeen’s award-winning music festival True North will, this year, see rockers Mogwai take to the stage at His Majesty’s Theatre in what is set to be an unmissable gig for fans.

Whats on

Toon claim bonus point with shoot out win after 0-0 draw

A point in an uninspiring draw was boosted by a penalty shoot out bonus point for Peterhead to get their campaign off to sound start.


McInally happy with clean sheet

Peterhead kicked off their Betfred Cup campaign with a drab 0-0 draw away to Brechin on Saturday which saw the Blue Toon claim the bonus point after a penalty shoot out victory.

Local councillors pick up their own treasure map

Treasure Hunt in Peterhead

Find the skulls scattered around Peterhead using a pirate treasure map to win chances for a free swim – without having to walk the plank!

Alexander Taylor (middle) received his award from Steve Wood, NHBC Chief Executive and comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner

Award for Toon site manager

A Peterhead site manager has been recognised at the NHBC Health and Safety Awards.


With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP announces annual surgery tour

Banffshire & Buchan Coast SNP MSP Stewart Stevenson has announced details of his forthcoming surgery tour of local communities which commences on Monday, July 23.

An artist's impression of the Thainstone extension

Aberdeenshire economy buzzing with activity

A range of local business developments which demonstrate the strengths of the area’s economy have been welcomed by Aberdeenshire Council, as a new economic action plan for the area is introduced to reflect a more positive economic outlook.

Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP urges voters to update electoral information

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has encouraged constituents to make sure their details are correct on the electoral register.

The new Balmedie junction

Union calls for investigation into ‘lethal’ 15 hour a day bypass adverts

Unite, the UK’s largest union, is calling on the Scottish government to launch an immediate investigation after it was revealed that employment agencies have been advertising for workers to operate for 15 hours a day or 80 hours a week on the AWPR.

True North

Post-rock legends to headline True North festival

The 2018 True North festival will see rockers Mogwai take to the stage at His Majesty’s Theatre.
Whats on
Fraserburgh Harbour

Call for fishing fleet to shed light on state of the industry

Vessel owners and skippers around the UK are being asked to participate in UK-wide research aiming to paint a clear picture of the performance of the fishing fleet.

There will be a host of Get Fit taster sessions for all ages including the likes of zumba gold and hoopla hola during the morning with Fiona Stott of Boogie Bounce

Action-packed Super Saturday beckons

Fraserburgh is gearing up for another bumper Super Saturday this weekend.

Scottish Local Government Minister Kevin Stewart (centre) flanked by Langstane chairman James Knowles and chief executive Helen Gauld outside the refurbished Caley buildings

Revitalised Caley building officially opened

A ribbon was cut today to officially unveil the refurbished Caley Fisheries building in Peterhead.

Police Scotland

Pilot project launched to support people in custody with mental health issues

People in custody will be able to receive support for mental health issues through a pilot project launched by Police Scotland.
The current Peterhead Academy is set to be replaced with new sports, community and cultural facilities

Campus master plan agreed

Councillors at the Buchan Area Committee have signed off the creation of a ‘master-planning’ approach for the new Peterhead Academy campus.

Morrisons Peterhead staff celebrate their fundraising total

Peterhead store named one of UK's top fundraisers

Morrisons in Peterhead has helped the company raise £5 million in less than 18 months for its charity partner, after raising more than any other store in the north of the UK.

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