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Transition scheme makes step less steep

Education
Iona is already planning the next leg of her two-year fundraising venture

Iona’s pedal power pays off

News
The collision involved the motorcycle and a blue BMW 1 series

Motorcyclist who died in collision is named

News

Scotrail is the best performing large train operator in the UK

News

Scottish Oyster Shucking Championships launched

News

Cats Protection outlines simple steps to keep puss purring throughout the year

News

Thousands urge Scottish Government to raise their ambition on climate change

News
There has been an increase on child neglect reports to the NSPCC. PHIL WILKINSON / TSPL

Reports of child neglect on the rise

News

Keith Brooke steps down as RHASS chairman

News

Road to close this weekend for AWPR work

Transport
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

Newmachar Church Road to close for three weeks

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

Crime
Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Crime
A total of18 people have been charged as part of an ongoing operation

Police crackdown on anti-social behaviour and drugs

Crime

Transition scheme makes step less steep

Education
Jan Cutting, Director of Marketing

RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Education
SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Education

Availability of Scottish lamb down year-on-year

Business
All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
Transport Scotland

Road to close this weekend for AWPR work

Transport
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

News

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics
Mr Bowie said a similar celebration had proved a great success when the new roadbridge over the Forth was finished.

MP calls for open day on completed AWPR

Politics

Sign up for the Great British Beach Clean

Environment
Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
Adam Coldwells, chief officer of Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership with Cllr Anne Stirling, chairman of Integration Joint Board.

Praise for health and social care staff in Aberdeenshire

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health