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Call for teams and survivors to join Relay

Teams and survivors are being invited to take part in the Peterhead Relay for Life 2018 later this year.

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Missing Fraserburgh pensioner William Ritchie

Search continues for missing Broch pensioner

Police officers have handed out leaflets in the hope they can jog people's memory to remember information that could help trace missing Fraserburgh pensioner William Ritchie.

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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…

Education
Raise a glass and say #CheerstoRabbie

Raise a glass and say #CheerstoRabbie

Scots across the country are being asked to participate in the biggest celebration of world famous poet Robert Burns by raising a toast and saying #CheerstoRabbie.

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Strictly embargoed 00.01 Monday 3rd April; Cycling star Mark Beaumont, best known for cycling around the world in 194 days in 2008, will take ultra-endurance to another level by circumnavigating the globe in less than half that time.

Beaumont will be attempting to travel 18,000 miles around the world, starting from Paris on Sunday 2 July. As a warm up to the Artemis World Cycle, he will first cycle around the coastline of Britain, leaving on 4th April. The 3,500 miles, 15-day training ride will be at 80 days pace, with Beaumont cycling for 16 hours and 240 miles per day.

As part of his mission to travel around the world in 80 days, breaking the current world record of 123 days, set by New Zealands Andrew Nicholson, the Scottish adventurer is raising funds for Orkidstudio, which works to benefit communities worldwide through innovative architecture and construction. The journey will also be tracked through Twinkl, a global educational platform for primary schools.

Mark Beaumont lays down cycling challenge

World record breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont is calling on families to take up the challenge of ‘Around the world in 10 days’.

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Police release CCTV footage of missing Broch pensioner

CCTV footage of pensioner William Ritchie has been released by Police as enquiries continue to find him five days after he was reported missing.

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Scotlands animal welfare charity is looking for members of the public who may have been a victim of unscrupulous puppy dealers in North-East

Scottish SPCA appeal for potential puppy farm victims

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information following an investigation into a suspected puppy farm.
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‘This is for the whole town’

‘This is for the whole town’

Fraserburgh manager Mark Cowie admits he has one of the toughest decisions to make in his career when he chooses the squad to line up against Rangers on Sunday.

Football
Sound idea...to commemorate Armistice Day centenary in November 2018, composer Martin Suckling is looking for readers help to sample church bells across Scotland.

Record your church bells for new Scottish composition

Readers are being asked to help create a new classical music composition to commemorate the centenary of armistice in November 2018.

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Fraserburgh Academy pupils Benjamin Bain, Calum Duthie, Iona Strachan and Pyper Noble

Challenge final for pupils

Fraserburgh Academy pupils recently competed in a local heat of the Technology Schools Challenge run by North East Scotland College sponsored by Shell UK.

Education
Police Scotland

Advice issued ahead of Scottish Cup match

Ahead of the Fraserburgh and Rangers game at the weekend, police have issued some general advice for fans.

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Newlyweds at Pittodrie, the home of Aberdeen Football Club

Say ‘I Do’ in style at Pittodrie

A complimentary fizz reception is being offered to anyone booking an engagement party, or wedding, at the home of Aberdeen Football Club.

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Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Anchor Unit to host recruitment event

The main unit serving oncology and haematology patients throughout the North East of Scotland is holding a recruitment day this weekend.

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Sophie Ewen

Girls’ nights to encourage more females into energy sector

Two free evening events will be held in Aberdeen next week in a bid to encourage more young women into the oil and gas industry and dispel the myths which may be holding them back.

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Terry McDermott

New album and tour for Terry

Pitmedden native Terry McDermott will release a new album and embark on a Scottish tour next month.

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Thrive Renewables

Energy saving grants for local community buildings

Community buildings in the AB43/2 postcode area can apply for grants of up to £4,000 from a programme set up by Thrive Renewables.

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Specialist search officers with assistance from Police Scotland's dog unit will be carrying out a search along the old railway line from Fraserburgh to Strichen

Searches continue for missing 90-year-old

Searches are continuing today to help trace 90-year-old William Ritchie, who has been reported missing from his home at Fraserburgh.

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Mr Ritchie - known as Bill - was reported missing by a neighbour in the West Road area of the town on Sunday January 12

Appeal to trace movements of Bill during past week

Officers carrying out searches to trace missing person William Ritchie are appealing to anyone who has seen the 90-year-old in the last week to come forward as enquiries continue to establish his whereabouts.

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Stop being a stick in the mud...and get down and dirty in it when Tough Mudder returns to Drumlanrig Castle on June 16 and June 17 this year. (Pic: Robert Perry)

Make Scottish charities your New Year resolution

Losing weight, getting in shape, finally packing in the fags. All very worthwhile resolutions to make and keep this year.

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Searches have been and continue to be carried out in the Fraserburgh area today

Search continues for missing Fraserburgh man

Police Scotland is continuing to appeal for information to help trace 90-year-old William Ritchie, who has been reported missing from his home in the Fraserburgh area.

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