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Broch man’s new kids’ book‘Dragon’s Quest’

A Fraserburgh-born author, Mark Jackson, has published a new children’s book, Druid’s Quest. Mark is a former journalist with Johnston Press.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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The 2013 Moonlight Prowl sets off through Fraserburgh.

The Prowl back for charity

After a one year break, the hugely successful Moonlight Prowl is back, with a new format and this time all ages and genders can take part.

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Are you a Taylor or an Elder from the Broch?

Are you a Taylor or an Elder from the Broch?

Joe Allan, 94 Franklin Place, Westwood, East Kilbride, G75 8LS, has written to the Fraserburgh Herald with a plea for news of family members, quoting names and occasions over the past 100 years or more.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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HMS Blyth and Ramsay are pictured returning to Faslane after a long deployment in the Gulf.

Forces gather for international military exercise

The north of Scotland will be invaded by a multi-national military forces this weekend as part of one of the largest military exercises in Europe.

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BBs uphold tradition of march to church

BBs uphold tradition of march to church

Last Sunday the annual Boys’ Brigade Buchan Battalion parade was held in Fraserburgh, with more than 100 young people taking part.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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Rosehearty glampers in award finals

Rosehearty glampers in award finals

Although Rosehearty glamping enterprise Down On The Farm was short-listed in the 2017 Scottish Rural Awards in three categories - Business Diversification, Agriculture and Rural Hospitality - the popular holiday company will have to wait at least a year for silverware.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland

Ending the stigma about Down’s syndrome

Schools and communities have been urged to pull on their favourite pair of socks to back Down’s Syndrome Scotland’s awareness week.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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CLLR IAN TAIT (L) DISCUSSES THE PLANS FOR THE  CARAVAN PARK  RENOVATION WITH JIM CLARK, CO-DIRECTOR OF FRASERBURGH CARAVAN PARK LTD.

Operators of caravan park plan upgrade

It is looking as if Fraserburgh’s caravan site, which the operators reckon is largely unchanged since the 1970s, is to have a make-over.

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10 things we’re sure you won’t know about St. Patrick

10 things we’re sure you won’t know about St. Patrick

Today’s is St. Patrick’s Day and Ireland’s patron saint’s day is commemorated around the world.

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Nethermill guests get ‘Best in Scotland’

Mill of Nethermill Holidays has won the accolade of Best Accommodation Provider at Scotland’s tourism Oscars, the Scottish Thistle Awards 2016/17.

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