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Cowie happy for club stalwarts after dream draw

Fraserburgh FC manager Mark Cowie says a home tie against Rangers in the Scottish Cup is a fine reward for the loyalty so many of his players have shown to their home town club.

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Broch players show their delight with the cup draw against Rangers. Pic: Duncan Brown

Broch in dreamland after drawing Rangers in Cup

Fraserburgh FC have been drawn at home to one of Scotland’s biggest clubs in the fourth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup.

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A student on a recent stone masonry workshop

Older property in focus

North East Scotland College is running an information evening for owners of historic property in the region.

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The switch-on ceremonystarts at 7pm and is part of the citys Christmas in Aberdeen festive events line-up.

Christmas tree to light up the Castlegate

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the switch-on ceremony for Aberdeen’s Christmas Tree at the Castlegate on Thursday, November 23.
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Iain Laidlaw has resigned with immediate effect.

John returns after shock resignation

Peterhead Port Authority's chief executive Iain Laidlaw has resigned from the post with immediate effect with former port chief John Wallace returning in the interim period.
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Denis will greet the crowds from the Town House balcony upon his arrival.

Join the Denis Law celebration

Denis Law will receive the freedom of the City of Aberdeen this weekend – and the celebrations will culminate with a hero’s reception for the new Freeman at the Town House on Sunday (November 26).
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The Aden CraftGift Shop will also be open from 11am to 3pm

A festive treat awaits at Aden Park

Aden Park's popular Christmas fair will take place on Sunday, December 3.
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L-R Martin Courtney, Prince's Trust, Lucy Ayre, CHSS, Alasdair Allan MSP, Jemma Valentine, Stoats and Jenny Whyte, Crisis Scotland.

Call to perform an act of kindness

The public are being asked to do a good deed on St Andrew’s Day to celebrate Scotland’s history, culture and the nation’s shared values.

Lifestyle
Brodie Skinner, 10, a primary six pupil at Cults Primary was the winner of the naming competition.

And the winning names for the Pets’ Corner meerkats are…

The winning – and most popular – names for the baby meerkats at Pets’ Corner in Hazlehead Park were today revealed to be… Dee and Don.

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With the increase in the hours of darkness and poorer weather conditions officers are urging people to allow more time for their journeys and to be extravigilant.

Officers remind road users to take extra care

Officers are reminding motorists and road users to take extra care with visibility decreasing and inclement weather more likely.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Hollyoaks star to lead Pride event in Aberdeen

Hollyoaks star to lead Pride event in Aberdeen

Hollyoaks actress and Aberdeen-born Annie Wallace will lead a celebration of diversity in the city next May.

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Cllr Ingram presents Gordon and Bunty Skene with a flower arrangement and bottle of malt whisky on the occasion of their Diamond wedding.

Gordon and Bunty celebrate 60 years of marriage

Buchan councillor Jim Ingram was on hand to help mark a Mintlaw couple's diamond wedding recently.

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Can you provide a home for one of the 27 cockerels and three ducks currently at the SSPCA's Drumoak centre?

Will a cock-a-doodle do for you?

The Scottish SPCA is currently seeking a new home for 30 birds in its care - 27 cockerels and three ducks.

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The pilot will test how well the card improves access to libraries across Aberdeenshire including Peterhead Library.

'One Card' library pass pilot launched

A pilot for a single card that can be used in any library has been launched in the north east.

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SNFU president, Andrew McCormick Brexit was a wake-up call and an opportunity to do better

Call for politicians to focus on long-term future of sector

NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick has used Scotland’s biggest one-day agricultural event to call for politicians across all parliaments to focus on the long-term future of the sector.

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Patrice and his comedy companion John McRuvie have been performing their unique brand of Doric Humour from Dingwall to Dundee

Doric comedy duo look back to the future

A North-East Doric comedy duo who will soon celebrate a 20-year partnership are gearing up for a busy time this Christmas and New Year.

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Mr Stevenson said he was delighted at the decision

MSP welcomes UK Supreme Court ruling on alcohol

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has welcomed the UK Supreme Court ruling allowing Scotland to set a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland.

Politics
Mr Duguid argued that poor digital infrastructure in the area is hampering growth and slowing efforts to regenerate coastal towns and villages.

Broadband focus of MP's maiden speech

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has used his maiden speech to ask why an area so rich with industry and entrepreneurs is saddled with “one of the slowest broadband speeds in the country”.

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