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MSP thanked for work on Sea of Opportunity by fishing sector

​Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has been thanked by the Scottish Fisherman’s Federation (SFF) for his work on the Sea of Opportunity.

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The families at the celebration

Celebration for north east families

Freezing temperatures and hazardous travelling conditions could not deter 46 hardy folk with strong Peterhead bonds from attending a recent family reunion at the Marcliffe Hotel in Aberdeen.

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An artist's impression of the new Baxter Design Company base

Design firm to move to former bank

The former Clydesdale Bank building in Mintlaw will soon become the new base for Baxter Design Company.

Business
Peterhead Shopmobility is located in the Maiden Street car park

Volunteers wanted for Shopmobility

Peterhead Shopmobility is looking for new volunteers to help keep the vital service going.

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Lifeboat crew search for the flashing light

Lifeboat launched to report of flashing light

The Peterhead relief tamar lifeboat launched on Friday evening after receiving reports of a flashing white light.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

Crime
Chris Cameron will perform at London's West End later this year

West End dream comes true for Chris

A Peterhead man has landed his dream role - performing on stage in a top West End show.

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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.

Education
Crimond Community Hub

Charity to open new well-being and support centre at Crimond

A leading north-east cancer support charity has become the latest organisation to commit to supporting a purpose-designed community facility in north Aberdeenshire.

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Aldi is set to open a new store in Whitburn, West Lothian.

Peterhead ALDI store on track to open later this year

ALDI has announced that its new store in Peterhead is on track to open by October 2018, creating up to 20 new jobs.

Business
Aden Country Park could be in line for a major overhaul if funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund is awarded to the Buchan tourist attraction.

Masterplan sets out future for Aden Park

Plans for the redevelopment of Aden Country Park in Mintlaw are forging ahead, with an application for a second round of Lottery Funding due to be submitted next week.

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A boy was attacked in Stenhouse

Drugs valued at £4,800 recovered in Peterhead

A 19 years-old man from the Aberdeen area has been charged in relation to alleged drugs offences following the recovery of 'crack' cocaine and heroin valued at over £4,800 in Peterhead.

Crime
Ashley Highfield

MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

Politics
Police Scotland

Warning for motorists after man caught driving over 100mph

Officers have issued a reminder to motorists regarding the dangers of speeding after a driver was caught travelling in excess of 100 miles per hour in Aberdeenshire

Crime
Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

Environment
British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

Crime
Transport Scotland

Convoy and weekend contraflow at Tipperty

A series of works are to be undertaken at Tipperty which will result in the temporary realignment of a short section of the A90.

Transport
Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is seeking the views of the public on proposed changes to the role of firefighters.

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The Peterhead lifeboat crew carry out a search of the harbour

Lifeboat launches to report of missing person

The Peterhead lifeboat was called out in the early hours of Sunday after receiving reports of a missing person.

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