A mystery donor stunned an Aberdeen father with a £6,000 gift as he prepares to run a marathon in memory of his late daughter.
The father of a young girl who died suddenly in her sleep is to run a marathon in her memory - on what would have been his daughter's sixth birthday.
The family of a five-year-old who died in her sleep have described the youngster as the "happiest girl in the world".
Huntly host champions Mannofield in tomorrow's Strathmore Union action.
Stoneywood-Dyce blew a gaping hole in the title hopes of city rivals Aberdeenshire, comprehensively beating the Mannofield side by seven wickets.
Aberdeenshire underlined their title credentials at Mannofield where they ran out convincing eight wicket winners at the expense of a bottom-placed SMRH side which has yet to win a game in the league this season.
Aberdeenshire cricket club's groundsman Ken McCurdie insists he will not let having one working arm prevent him from keeping Mannofield in pristine condition.
Rain was threatening to ruin the one-day cricket international between Scotland and England at Mannofield, Aberdeen today. A steady drizzle began at 9am, 90 minutes before the match was due to start, and the cover remained on. The match is a 2,000-plus sell-out, but prospects for play appear remote at very best.