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Portlethen is a coastal town in the North East of Scotlandlying alongside the North Sea. It is in the historic county of Kincardineshire, which was absorbed into the modern county of Aberdeenshire. 

Portlethen is in the area that is now called Kincardine and Mearnsone of six administrative areas in Aberdeenshire.

Every three months, in March, June, September and December, the free local magazine, the Clochandighter, is delivered to each house in Portlethen and District. This magazine is created by the community and is for the community, containing many updates from local groups and adverts for local businesses (and much more).

The latest edition can be downloaded here: Summer 2024

Previous versions can be downloaded from the “Clochandighter” menu (at the top of the page).

Just for interest, here are another couple of local magazines from neighbouring communities: 


Portlethen Market by the PDCC – back on at a new location. Every 3rd Sunday of the month, 11am to 2pm
.PDCC Market
Please visit  Portlethen Market, on Facebook