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Anna Ritchie fundraiser

A Peterhead woman has raised more than £1,700 for the town’s Anna Ritchie School.

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Peterhead Academy pupil Emily Hay with judge John Byrne

High praise for Toon pupil’s artwork

Thousands of budding young artists from across Scotland took part in this year’s John Byrne National Drawing Competition.

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Mums and little ones enjoy singing along at one of the Sing, Soothe, Sleep lullaby sessions at Cruden Bay Library

Helping tots off to land of nod

A new initiative taking place at some Aberdeenshire libraries has been created to help little ones fall fast asleep while listening to soothing lullabies.

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Carla and co-organiser Stef, with some of the babies who have inspired the fundraiser.

Brood of babies inspire Buchan Ball

A Longside mum has organised a charity ball, ‘A Night for Our Stars’ to take place later this year in order to raise funds for Peterhead Maternity Unit and Friends of the Special Nursery.

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Artie Trezise pictured with the children of the Bright Beginnings Nursery

Artie brings Tartan Tales to youngsters

Children at a Peterhead nursery enjoyed a fun-packed performance with Artie Trezise last week.

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J Rock win for Clerkhill School

J Rock win for Clerkhill School

Clerkhill School was presented with first prize on Friday night at the 2018 J Rock event, part of the Global Rock Challenge by Banffshire & Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson.
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Cllr Stephen Smith with Gillian Martin MSP at Longhaven School

Local politicians meet with Longhaven parents

East Aberdeenshire MSP Gillian Martin and Peterhead South & Cruden councillor Stephen Smith met with parents of pupils at closure-threatened Longhaven School on Saturday.

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The society is currently looking for feedback which might help make this a valuable and enjoyable experience for everyone

Views sought on pilot scheme running at Buchanhaven School

Grampian Autistic Society is currently hosting a Peterhead Youth Group for young people aged 13 to 18 with Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism.

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The Campus will open its doors on Tuesday, March 20

New date for college open evening

NESCol’s Fraserburgh campus has set a new date for its College and Employer Open Evening following the cancellation of the original event due to poor weather conditions.

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For the first time in the Aberdeen leg of the Junior Rock Challenge Events, two schools in the Peterhead area have combined to submit a joint entry.

Schools join forces for J Rock Challenge

For the first time in the Aberdeen leg of the Junior Rock Challenge Events, two schools in the Peterhead area have combined to submit a joint entry.

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The overall winning team with a representative from SAMH

Pupils present charities with YPI donations

Peterhead Academy’s S5 pupils have presented six causes with money raised through the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI).

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The overall winning team with a representative from SAMH

Pupils present charities with YPI donations

Peterhead Academy’s S5 pupils have presented six causes with money raised through the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI).
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Pupils get in gear with DAB

Pupils get in gear with DAB

DAB Plus Driver Training has been working with Peterhead Academy to deliver the DAB Plus Driving Ambition road safety project to 6th year pupils.

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New Peterhead academy WILL go ahead

Aberdeenshire Council’s leader paid a visit to Peterhead on Saturday to reassure the public that a new academy for the town WILL go ahead.

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NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

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The New Deer J Rock team accept the donation from Jonny and Lyn Kewley

Cash boost for New Deer J Rock team

The J Rock Challenge team at New Deer School is celebrating after receiving a welcome funding boost from a local pub.

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The project delivers a mentoring and talent development programme, providing young people with weekly one-to-one adult time and support.

Pioneering school mentoring programme to launch in Aberdeenshire

MCR Pathways, a ground-breaking school-based mentoring programme supporting more than 1,000 disadvantaged young people in or on the edges of the care system, has announced plans to launch in Peterhead and Fraserburgh.

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Boddam School

Inspection praise for nursery

Inspectors have praised staff at Boddam Primary School nursery for the quality of care each child receives and for the way in which they met children’s needs.

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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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Pupils cut the special cake

School marks 40th anniversary

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

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