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  Peterhead Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
At its peak in 1857, Peterhead's whaling fleet numbered 32 ships, but diminishing whale stocks and the introduction of shale oil to replace whale oil in lamps saw the fleet decline to 12 vessels by 1868, and the last whaling ship was put to other uses from 1892.
Peterhead itself can appear austere rather than pretty, especially if you catch it on a driech day with the predominant reddish granite seeming to absorb much of the available light.
And in front of the Town House is Peterhead's centrepiece, a statue of Field Marshal Keith presented to the town by King William I of Prussia in 1868.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /peterhead/peterhead/index.html   (726 words)

 Peterhead Scottish Week | History
Peterhead known locally as the "Blue Toon" is the most easterly mainland town in Scotland and with 18,500 inhabitants, the largest centre of population in Banff and Buchan area.
Peterhead lies near the mouth of the River Ugie and was originally called Peterugie, the name changing after the land was acquired by the Keiths, Earls Marischal of Scotland, in 1560.
Peterhead has always been intrinsically linked with fishing and it is perhaps appropriate that the oldest surviving building in the town is a 400 year old salmon fish house.
www.peterheadscottishweek.org /index.php?s=content&p=History   (466 words)

 Peterhead Port Authority
Peterhead Port Authority came into being on the 1st January 2006 with the merger of Peterhead Bay Authority and Peterhead Harbour Trustees.
Peterhead Bay Harbour is a deep water natural inlet protected from the sea by two breakwaters.
Peterhead is the UK's leading white-fish port and one of the largest in Europe providing a full range of modern facilities to meet the complete needs of the industry.
www.peterheadport.co.uk   (324 words)

The Peterhead Creative Communities Project is underway and the consultants would like the opportunity to meet with representatives from the local community to discuss ideas on revamping Kirk St, Balmoor Tec and the frontage of the community centre.
Peterhead has an active Business Forum, designed to assist established businesses as well as those new to the area, with provision of support, advice, supporting town centre projects as well as the networking opportunities with other business owners.
The 28,981 tonne cruise liner the Mona Lisa berthed in Peterhead on the 31st August.
www.peterhead.org.uk   (2364 words)

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 Southeastern Europe Country Analysis Brief
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 Amnesty International Report 2002 - Europe - ROMANIA
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 Rome and Romania, Roman Emperors, Byzantine Emperors, etc.
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 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Romania
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 ICL - Romania Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Romania News
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 Romania Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Romania Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
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 romania map and information page
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 WTO | Romania - Member information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 About Romania - Location, Flag, Map, Weather, Transportation
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 Peterhead Scottish Week | Home
Peterhead Scottish Week for 2007 has just finished and it was a great week, only spoilt on occasions by the weather.
Please let us know what you think of Peterhead Scottish Week 2007 by leaving a comment on the Guestbook or Message Board.
Also preparations are underway for Peterhead Scottish Week 2008 and we are always looking for new people to join the Committee.
www.peterheadscottishweek.org   (244 words)

 Peterhead Football Club Official Website
However, Peterhead went on to dominate proceedings after the break, and Bavidge raced onto a Stuart McKay pass to drill home, and then combined with new strike partner Konrad Kozminski to level the scores 90 seconds into injury time.
Peterhead sealed their passage to the second round of the CIS Insurance Cup tonight with a well-deserved victory over Third Division Forfar Athletic.
The former Hartlepool man opened the scoring after 12 minutes, and netted the last of Peterhead's eight goals direct from a corner with four minutes remaining, having nertted his second just after half time.
www.peterheadfc.org.uk   (751 words)

 Peterhead - the unofficial Peterhead Website - Serving the Peterhead region of Aberdeenshire.
Peterhead - the unofficial Peterhead Website - Serving the Peterhead region of Aberdeenshire.
The unofficial Peterhead website is a portal to many other local sites and is community based.
We also have a number of photographs of Peterhead and the surrounding areas and you can help build this album by uploading your pictures - see the drop down list of links top right or click here.
www.blootoon.com   (394 words)

 Peterhead History
Before a lifeboat station was established at Peterhead eight Silver Medals were awarded for gallantry for rescues off the coast.
1979 The Thanks of the Institution Inscribed on Vellum was awarded to Coxswain/Mechanic John Buchan for rescuing the seven crew from the oil rig supply vessel Smit Lloyd 47, which went aground on the west shore of Peterhead Harbour.
The RNLI announced that Peterhead would become the first Scottish station to receive a new Tamar class lifeboat.
www.rnli.org.uk /rnli_near_you/scotland/stations/PeterheadGrampian/history   (539 words)

 Peterhead Football Club Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
All of the photos are provided by Duncan Brown, and are subject to the relevant copyright laws.
If you wish to gain permission for use of his photos, or if you're a fan and want to buy a print of any of the photos on this website, you can contact Duncan by clicking here.
For more information on Peterhead FC, both on and off the park, please visit the main club website, which can be located by either clicking the banner at the top of this page, or by accessing the link to the left.
www.peterheadfc.co.uk   (161 words)

 DIY & home improvement in Peterhead - UpMyStreet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
FindMyNearest… is the fast and easy way to find the nearest DIY and home improvement in Peterhead, or any location in England, Scotland and Wales.
These listings represent the Thomson business directory, in which any UK businesses can be listed without cost.
UpMyStreet.com is part of the uSwitch Group, the UK’s leading impartial comparison and switching service for gas and electricity, home phone, water, broadband, digital TV, mobile phones, loans, secured loans, credit cards, current accounts and car insurance.
www.upmystreet.com /UK/findmynearest/home-and-garden/diy-and-home-improvement/results/in/Peterhead.html   (303 words)

 Cameras & photography in Peterhead - UpMyStreet
Home ~ FindMyNearest… ~ Sport and leisure in Peterhead ~ Cameras and photography in Peterhead
Categories: Photo and digital imaging bureaus, Photo shops and suppliers, Photographers, Photographic equipment repairs, Photographic studios, Picture and photo framing
FindMyNearest… is the fast and easy way to find the nearest Cameras and photography in Peterhead, or any location in England, Scotland and Wales.
www.upmystreet.com /UK/findmynearest/sport-and-leisure/cameras-and-photography/results/in/Peterhead.html   (238 words)

 Peterhead Group Plc Information | Business.com
Home » Directory » Real Estate & Construction » Commercial Construction » Equipment & Materials » Heavy Equipment & Machinery » Rental Equipment » Peterhead Group Plc
Peterhead Group Plc's principal activities are crane hire and forklift truck sales.
The company's name was changed from World Fluids (Holdings) Plc in April 1997.
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