Kirstie Waterston

A scene from the Battle of Arras in 1917

Bid to trace family of First World War soldier


Lance-Corporal Vincent Alexander Loecliffe Dawson served with the 1st/4th battalion Royal Scots during the conflict, but died from tuberculosis on December 11 1919 at the City Hospital in Aberdeen.

Lisa Hollstein

Student ready to take on Great Aberdeen Run


Student Lisa Hollstein is completing an internship at Aberdeen University and will be taking part in the 10k before heading home to Germany where she studies nutritional science in Potsdam.

Gerda Edelman, from the Netherlands

Runner targets PB and charity cash at Great Aberdeen Run


Runners from more than 20 countries beyond the UK will be lining up on the start line for next month’s Simply Health Great Aberdeen Run half-marathon and 10k. The majority are from elsewhere in Europe, but some are travelling from as far afield as Australia, the United States, Canada, and Costa Rica.