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Mastrick Road heading towards Anderson Drive and the Stockethill high flats in 1979
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Gallery: Mastrick Memories

08/03/2020

In this week’s Aberdonian, we’ve taken a step back in time to look at Mastrick from the past. The residential area has grown over the years, with the community centre celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2017. We’ve selected some of the best pictures of the area from 1955-1992. Click below to view the full gallery:

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Gallery: The best in show with the Bon Accord Kennel Association

01/03/2020

In this week’s Aberdonian, we take a look back at the Bon Accord Kennel Association’s dog shows from over the years. With pooches from poodles to Pomeranians, their 1982-1992 shows are full of adorable canine companions. Here’s some of the top pictures from our archives. Click below to view the full gallery:

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Gallery: All aboard at the Maritime Museum

16/02/2020

Calling all pirates and sailors, this week’s Aberdonian takes a look back at the Maritime Museum from 1984-1996. We’ve picked some of the best images from our archives from over the years looking at people and displays from over the years, some of which still stand today. Click below to view the full gallery:

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Gallery: Sixty years of the Aberdeen Gang Show

16/02/2020

The city’s youngsters are ready to rumble in this week’s Aberdonian. From Policemen in skirts to twenties-style dancers, from 1984-1998 people really knew how to party. With the 60th anniversary just around the corner, we’ve picked some of the most dazzling stars to feature in our gallery. Click below to view the full gallery:

Part of the large crowd who had a great time at the 1969 Arts Ball held at the Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen
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Gallery: Stepping out for the Arts Ball 1969-1994

02/02/2020

From 1969 to 1994, hundreds of young people danced at Robert Gordon University’s annual Arts Ball. We’ve taken a look back through our archives and picked out some of the best pictures from over the years as students boogied the night away. Click below to view the full gallery: