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Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

Business
Buy a raffle and this Mini could be yours!

Gear up to win a Mini

Members of the public are being urged to snap up raffle tickets from CLAN Cancer Support and north-east Rotary Clubs to be in with a chance of winning a Mini this Christmas.

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Central School

Peterhead nursery praised following inspection

Inspectors have praised the quality of care and support provided to children by staff at a Peterhead nursery.

Education
Jackie Stuart with his book

Former Peterhead prison officer shares his riot story

The prison officer taken hostage on the roof of Peterhead Prison in 1987 has shared his story in a new book –published 30 years after his terrifying five-day ordeal.

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Paul Ward is pictured with father-in-law Jack Stuart

Double celebration for Paul

A Peterhead-based oil worker has cause for a double celebration as he graduated with a Master’s degree, which was attended by his father-in-law who has recently recovered from a life-threatening illness.

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Audrey and Lindsay Cameron with nurse Diane Bartlet and practice manager Yvonne Keith

Fundraiser boost for Nurse Fund

The Cruden Medical Nurse Fund received a welcome donation last week thanks to organisers of a local fundraiser.

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An excellent turnout for the Girls in Energy conference

Girls in Energy event success

Energy giant Shell hosted Scottish schoolgirls at an Aberdeen event aimed at addressing gender balance issues in the oil sector.

Education
Grace and Ian present the donations to Mary Gray and Diane Forbes

Donation boost for causes

Two charities have received donations from family members of the late Bunty Duguid following two fundraising events that were held in her memory.

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The cover of the popular book

Popular book on Pitfour estate is back on sale

The Buchan Field Club has announced that its popular book ‘The Blenheim of the North’ is back on sale again.

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Stephen Rae with his painting Timeless (top) and visitors at the exhibition (bottom)

Pupils’ art work ‘Uncovered’

Peterhead Academy held its annual art exhibition, Design Uncovered, on Monday, December 4.

Education
Peterhead

Funding boost for Toon projects

Two projects in Peterhead have been awarded grants from the North East Scotland Fisheries Local Action Group (NESFLAG).

Business
Major Caroline Buchanan and her husband Alistair with Barry Dickson from the Peterhead Corps

Charity concert held in aid of Toy Appeal

A charity concert was held to support the Salvation Army Christmas Toy Appeal on Friday, December 8.

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Douglas Armstrong receives his token from Gavin Thain

Recognition for Douglas

A Peterhead Port Authority Board Member has been presented with a gift token to mark his time at Peterhead.

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Peterhead Lifeboat near the scene

Lifeboat launches to rescue dog

The Peterhead lifeboat was called out yesterday afternoon to standby the rescue of a dog that had fallen down a cliff at Slains Castle.

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Stewart Stevenson MSP

Parents encouraged to make use of free flu vaccine

SNP MSP Stewart Stevenson is encouraging all parents and guardians in the Banffshire and Buchan Coast area to take advantage of the free flu vaccine before Christmas.

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One of last year's Carols by Candlelight services

Church all set for Carol by Candlelight services

Preparations are underway at the Apex Church in Peterhead for this year’s Carols by Candlelight services.

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Peterhead lifeboat

Lifeboat launched after reports of man entering the sea

The Peterhead lifeboat was called out on Saturday afternoon after a reported sighting of a man entering the sea.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. 



Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

Health
Peterhead switch-on 2017

Thanks from Light Up Peterhead group

The committee members of Light Up Peterhead wish to thank everyone who supported the recent Christmas Light Switch On event.

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The snow has been causing disruption throughout the North-east

Snow causes disruption in N-east

Snow and ice have been causing major problems in the North-east.

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