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Plaque saved in the nick of time

An important piece of Banchory’s heritage has been saved after nearly ending up in the bin.

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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

Health
Rick Allen following his rescue in the Himalayas. Picture: Sandy Allan

NE climber in rescue drama

A North-east climber has been rescued from one of the world’s highest mountains after being located by a drone.

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Love' Labour's Lost will be performed at Duff House

Open-air tour of Shakespeare play comes to Aberdeenshire

Duff House is set to stage one of William Shakespeare’s earliest comedies this weekend as Love’s Labour’s Lost is brought to life in a stunning open-air performance.

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Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers confess to behaving in a way that could endanger their life on the railway – and one in admitted to walking along the railway line.

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16/07/18 THE 147TH OPEN ' CARNOUSTIE' Scotland's Sam Locke with Paul Lawrie

Lawrie a major influence on Locke ahead of Open debut

Paul Lawrie warned Sam Locke not to get “starry-eyed” in this week’s Open Championship when he accompanied the 19-year-old in a practice round at Carnoustie on Monday.

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Let’s capture one summer’s day

Let’s capture one summer’s day

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

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Ballater Resilience Group members Linda Drever and John Bolton with the new equipment

SSEN funds vital kit for volunteers

Volunteers in Ballater have received funding from energy company SSEN to help the community prepare for any emergencies,

News
Post rock legends Mogwai headline True North Festival

Post rock legends Mogwai headline True North Festival

Aberdeen’s award-winning music festival True North will, this year, see rockers Mogwai take to the stage at His Majesty’s Theatre in what is set to be an unmissable gig for fans.

Whats on
The Quilt Quine Linzi Upton

Textile artist on the shortlist

A talented Banchory textile artist has been shortlisted for a major international prize at Europe’s largest patchwork and quilting event.

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Missing man found safe

Missing man found safe

An Alford man, missing since last Wednesday, has been found safe and well.

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Man dies after motorbike crash

Man dies after motorbike crash

Police have still to name a man who died after a motorcycle accident in Aberdeenshire.

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Williamsons in Banchory has been acquired by James Milne

New owner for Banchory accountants

A long-established Banchory accountancy firm has a new owner.

Business

With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

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Crathes Hall, near Banchory

Support for new Crathes Hall plan

Trustees are to press ahead with plans for a new Crathes Hall.

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The Queen's gift will be raffled at the church's summer fair

Queen’s gift in aid of Ballater church

Her Majesty The Queen has donated a set of six Buckingham Palace crystal wine glasses to be raffled in aid of St Kentigern’s Church, Ballater.

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Charges follow local police operation

Charges follow local police operation

An operation carried out in the Banchory area to tackle antisocial behaviour has resulted in the seizure of drugs, alcohol and vehicles.

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