No pain no grain: history of the mighty combine

August 17, 2019

Harvesting is under way in many parts of the country as farmers reap what they sowed in the age-old season of hope and hard work. While the tensions of the season remain ever present, the harvesting technology seeks to lighten the load. Pete Small looks back to some of its origins


Shire all but doomed as relegation battle ends in defeat

August 12, 2019

Aberdeenshire are all but relegated from the Eastern Premier after another batting collapse saw them fall 140 runs short of the Forfarshire total of 279, and now face the possibility of being finally put out their misery by city rivals Stoneywood-Dyce in the penultimate fixture of the season this weekend.