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). Around 60 volunteers deliver 4,200 copies of the magazine.

Deadlines for contributors: 1st Feb’ for Mar’/Spring, 1st May for Jun’/Summer, 1st Aug’ for Sep’/Autumn and 15th Oct’ for Dec’/Winter.

Digital editions are here:

Summer ’24 / Spring ’24 / Winter ’23 / Autumn ’23 / Summer ’23 / Spring ’23 / Winter ’22June ’20 – Covid 19 Special

Examples of covers : June 2000 to December 2008 / March 2009 to December 2016 / March 2017 to December 2022

Clochandighter September 1997 (from the Archives of Paul Melling)

Clochandighter January 1987 (the earliest copy held in Aberdeenshire Council’s Archives)