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Grasshopper – New Integrated Bus Tickets!

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Stagecoach Grasshopper


First Aberdeen, Stagecoach and six local bus companies have joined forces to launch a new ticket designed to make bus travel in the City and Shire more convenient.  Read the rest of this entry »

Stonehaven – It’s a Happening Little Place

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Stoney What's On Festival poster 2014

From May onwards the year is full of events in Stonehaven.  It doesn’t happen by itself.  Local activists and entrepreneurs work together to bring the town to life. . . Read the rest of this entry »

A day trip to Stonehaven

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There are more than 1,200 castles in Scotland. Although I’d like to be ambitious and say I’ll have time to visit them all, that might not be 100% realistic. With this robust figure it has been quite the daunting task to decide which ones to travel to.

With the help of my trusty Pinterest board and the Scottish tourism website, Katherine, Kathleen and I decided to visit to Stonehaven on Wednesday to check out Dunnottar Castle!
The train ride to Stonehaven was quite picturesque with views of the Scotland coastline and obviously more sheep.

Edinburgh Station

train ride

train ride

After two hours, we hopped off the train and arrived in a little suburban town, no castle in sight. I think visiting Stonehaven is the equivalent of someone coming to study in Boston and saying they’re gonna take a train up to Beverly for the day. Nice little town, but…

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June 2014 Round Up

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June 2014

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June Round Up

Communities Invited to Celebrate WW1 Centenary

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The Drumhead Service on 10 August 2014 marks the start of the Scottish programme to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War. This event is being organised by the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The intention is to involve all sections of the Scottish community in an event which sets an appropriate tone at the start of the commemorative period. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Health from Catterline Business Tonic Nutrition

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We all know that optimum health comes from an optimum diet. But what does that mean?


Well, it simply means cutting the bad stuff out and eating more of the good stuff. But, even in simple terms like that, it can still be impossible to know where to start. Our choices are mainly down to habit, so here’s a few new ones to start!

  1. Eat more fruit. Easy right? Add fruit toppings to your breakfast, have a fruit salad or get the smoothie bug! Green ones, red ones, pink ones – there’s fruit to suit any colour scheme! Try these simple recipes for a delicious boost of vitamins.

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