Congratulations to Sandy Ritchie awarded BEM in the New Year Honours List.

Alexander Ritchie. Trustee, New Deer Community Association and Founder Member, Buchan Heritage Society. For voluntary services to Cultural Heritage and to the community in North East Scotland. (Peterhead, Aberdeenshire)]

Last year Sandy published his first book at the age of 93, and has featured prominent North East personalities, including Flora Garry, Evelyn Glennie, Robbie Shepherd, Jack Webster.