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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Former BBC radio boss dies aged 82

Mr McIntyre, originally from Banchory in Aberdeenshire, worked with the BBC intermittently for 30 years from 1957 until 1987, often making controversial decisions which regularly enraged listeners.

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5 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Moc Golfers 5th After Day 1 Of SoCon Championships

The Chattanooga Mocs shot 297 to open play at the Southern Conference Championship at National Golf Club.

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19 hrs ago | Kincardineshire Today

Funding boost to get Portlethen walking

Hubs for walking, cycling and public transport will be created in Portlethen as well as Ellon and Fraserburgh under the 'Integrated Travel Towns' banner.

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Easter sunshine on Highland ski resorts entices hundreds of sun worshipping skiers to the slopes

Grieving mum told van driver who killed her nine-year-old son she 'forgave him' as jury decided his fate BLAIR Fearn, 26, reversed into nine-year-old Anthony in Westhill, Aberdeenshire, in July 2012, killing him almost instantly.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Buchan Observer

Top marks for Buchan beach

Peterhead's Lido beach has achieved the highest ranking for water quality in the annual report of the Marine Conservation Society.

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Fraserburgh Herald

Heat incentives for domestic properties

The RHI is a government scheme which rewards people for generating and using heat from renewable sources such as air-source and ground-source heat pumps, solar panels generating hot water and wood-fuel boilers.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Free Republic

Daily Reflections with Oswald Chambers [April 18, 2014]

When God speaks, many of us are like people in a fog, and we give no answer. Moses' reply to God revealed that he knew where he was and that he was ready.

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Your Leek Paper

John Lovatt MBE with the House of Commons bottle of whiskey which has ...

Prime Minister David Cameron has donated a bottle of House of Commons whisky to a Leek man to help his fund-raising efforts for a new war memorial.

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Financial Times

Aberdeen, the city outpacing London

Average house prices are 120 per cent higher than 10 years ago the biggest regional percentage rise in the UK Which city in the UK has seen the greatest property price growth over the past decade? It isn't the hotspots of the south, such as London or Oxford.

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Press and Journal News

Revealed: Plans to revive the heart of Peterhead

PLANS have been unveiled to restore a north-east town centre's tarnished reputation and win back visitors by giving it a radical revamp.

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Ellon Times

Ellon man gears up for 1000 mile cycle

Robert told the Times: "I've raised money for other charities through a Coast and Castles cycle route I did to Newcastle, but for this one I am raising money for the British Heart Foundation - I lost my wife through heart problems."

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Kincardineshire Today

As Bervie Braes reopens: tell us your view..?

Stonehaven's Bervie Braes have reopened once again for the summer season, and we are keento hear the views of local residents on this road.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cravenherald.co.uk

Craven Herald: Striking Gold: Dr Mary Harrington inspects the ring she found her in garden

What she thought was a crisp packet turned out to be a signet ring and the start of an investigation which led to Scotland, the First World War and the tragic story of a young soldier.

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Sunday Herald

Scots oil worker, 35, dies in Malaysia

The body of father-of-two Ross Flett, 35, was discovered by colleagues on the Transocean Rather drilling rig on Sunday.

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The Northern Scot

Moray chance to appear on The Voice TV show

BUDDING pop stars in Moray are being given a chance to sing for a place in TV talent show The Voice.

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Fraserburgh Herald

Councillors give group their monthly report

This was the last meeting ahead of the group's annual general meeting next month when post holders will be elected.

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Mearns Today

Junction Campaign heading to Holyrood

The A937/A90 junction campaign group are planning a protest outside parliament and are heading to Holyrood next Thursday April 24. Currently there is an 'Access to Laurencekirk' study ongoing in the Mearns with the A937/A90 junction group saying more still needs to be done.

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Mearns Today

Community windfall for Mearns groups...

Davey Duncan who is a member of the local pipe band which received funding during last year s award of the Tullo Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund.

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Inverurie Today

Memories of the 'Great War' on display at Insch

INSCH Connection Museum have unveiled a fascinating new exhibition to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kincardineshire Today

Helicopter and private plane come down two days apart...

An Army helicopter and a private plane made emergency landings in Kincardine within two days of each other last week.

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