Jeff and Lauren have helped to reveal the person who will lead the 2018 Celebrate Aberdeen parade along Union Street.

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Jeff and Lauren from Northsound 1's breakfast show making the call to surprise Marion Douglas.

Marion Douglas has been selected to lead the parade along Union Street. She'll carry with her the Celebrate Aberdeen flag marking the beginning of a weekend of live music and entertainment across the city of Aberdeen.

Marion Douglas From Twitter

Marion Douglas, Image from Twitter. @marion5douglas

Marion works tirelessly within her community and has recently undertaken 70 challenges to mark her 70th birthday, incredible! 

Read more about Marion's challenges and help her raise £500 for the Aberdeen Football Club Community Trust by clicking here. 

The Celebrate Aberdeen parade will take place along Union Street on Saturday, August 25th. 

More than 150 organisations took part in the celebratory parade last year.

The parade was first held in 2011 and has brought together more than 3,500 people from 130 diverse third sector organisations for each event in recent years.