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Deeside Piper

The Deeside Piper (or, more formally, the Deeside Piper and Herald) is a weekly tabloid newspaper sold throughout Deeside (Strathdee) in southern Aberdeenshire, an area taking in the towns of Braemar, Ballater, Aboyne and Banchory.

It was founded in 1985 as The Deeside Piper but changed name in February 1989 to simply The Piper with the launch of a second edition for Donside (Huntly and Alford). It changed to its present title just five issues later.

It remains the lead title of the series (which also included the Inverurie Herald until a recent reorganisation). It’s published by by Angus County Press, part of the Johnston Press UK-wide group of regional newspapers, and produced from editorial offices in Banchory.

It comes out on Thursdays.

  • Address:
  • Deeside Piper and Herald
    1 Scott Skinner Square
    AB31 5SE
  • Tel:
  • 01330 824955
  • Fax:
  • 01330 825236