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1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rose tied for lead after 3 rounds of Scottish Open

Sweden's Kristoffer Broberg plays a shot off the 6th tee during day three of the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, Saturday July 12, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | Inverurie Today

Still time to enter Best Garden Competition

The winning garden in the Large Garden Category and the Overall Winner belongs to Mr & Mrs A Wilson of 7 Don Crescent, Inverurie.

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9 hrs ago | The Northern Scot

Moray's new harbour man takes helm

Malcolm McKenzie took up his new role as development and operations manager in charge of Cullen, Buckie, Findochty, Portknockie, Hopeman and Burghead this week.

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10 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Scots councils shrink household bins to cut waste

FOUR local authorities are to shrink the size of rubbish bins in a bid to force residents to recycle more and avoid costly European Union fines.

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13 hrs ago | Inverurie Today

New recycling scheme starts in Ellon areas

Under the changes, residents will now be able to put their food waste into a kitchen caddy used with free liners making it clean and easy to use and store.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ellon Times

Shoppers respond to food collection call

From Thursday to Saturday last week, stores invited shoppers to donate items from their weekly groceries to help those in their communities who are struggling to afford to eat.

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Sunday Herald

Energy crisis warning after power imported from England

SCOTLAND is on the brink of an energy crisis, a leading expert has warned, after it emerged the country has begun to rely on electricity produced in England to keep the lights on.

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Mirror.co.uk

Life of Pi boat sparks rescue after well-meaning tourist reports it...

The woman made the call that there was a ship - a local landmark - in trouble in the waters off Aberdeenshire The Fraserburgh RNLI team was called to Carinbulg, Aberdeenshire, after the woman made the call about a fishing trawler that sank in 2005.

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Buchan Observer

Central School thank Princes Trust team for playground project

The pupils of Peterhead Central School have a freshly painted and decorated playground thanks to the efforts of Peterhead's Prince's Trust Team 33. Each Prince's Trust programme, which runs for 12 weeks at a time, must decide on a project that will benefit their local community.

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Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen's archives subject of lunchtime talk

Limited places are still available for a free illustrated talk which will highlight several of the treasures held by Aberdeen City Archives.

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UAport

Eight birdies give McIlroy early lead in Scotland

By Sports Network By Sports Network Aberdeen, Scotland - Rory McIlroy fired a course- record, 7-under 64 at Royal Aberdeen on Thursday and he holds a 1-shot lead after the first round of the Scottish Open.

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BBC News

Is Corby the most Scottish place in England?

Corby has been dubbed "little Scotland" ever since scores of Scots migrated south to work on the steelworks in the 1930s.

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Ellon Times

Surprise wedding cake is a taste of North-east

As proud North-east newly-weds Andrew and Kirsty Stewart celebrated in style on Friday, in front of their family and friends at the Meldrum House Hotel, surprised guests were taken aback by a unique wedding cake.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sunday Herald

Job fears after Miller Construction is sold

MILLER Group has effectively given Galliford Try 7 million to take over its construction business in a move which means uncertainty for hundreds of workers.

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Ellon Times

Passenger numbers continue to rise at Inverurie Station

A monitoring report published by Nestrans, the transport partnership for Aberdeen City and Shire has highlighted the continued growth in passengers using Inverurie Railway Station.

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Mail on Sunday

Scottish farmer has spent A 5,000 on CCTV to protect his new flock...

Scottish farmer has spent A 5,000 on CCTV to protect his new flock of the 'world's cutest sheep' - but it didn't stop someone stealing their faces A Scottish farmer has spent A 5,000 on CCTV cameras and guard dogs to protect his new flock of the 'world's cutest sheep'.

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BBC News

Fire crews tackle blaze near castle

Firefighters have been tackling the flames using a combination of knapsack sprayers, fire beaters and also four mains water jets.

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BBC News

Wizz Air announces new Polish routes

Francois Bourienne, Glasgow Airport's commercial director, said: "Wizz Air has been a successful addition to our airline roster, providing connectivity to key Polish destinations and growing its passenger traffic every month since its arrival here in March 2013.

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BBC News

Huge ship arrives in Scottish firth

A massive ship has arrived in the Cromarty Firth carrying huge concrete foundations for use in two offshore wind farm projects.

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Sunday Herald

The wanderer returns, as BrewDog opens new tap room and bar at its Aberdeenshire HQ

Scotland's largest independent brewery BrewDog has officially opened the doors to DogTap - the brewery's on-site tap-room at its headquarters in Ellon, Aberdeenshire and its 15th bar in the UK.

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