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Pitmedden revealing its treasures

News
Traffic will switch to a new carriageway to allow bridge demolition works to continue

Changes to road layout on A90

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The Champion Animal - Limousin heifer born 2015 - S.Fotheringham, Ballinloan, Dunkeld

‘Cream of the crop’ set for another ‘Spectacular’ event at Thainstone

News
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment

Scottish Water employees to ride a cycle relay

News

8.6 million speeding points on driving licences

News

Scotland’s ‘Forever Home’ revealed

News

Councillors to consider £5.5million contribution to Aberdeen Harbour expansion plans

News
ASCs aim to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured, deter vehicles driving at excessive speeds, improve journey time reliability and reduce offender numbers.

A90 Average Speed Cameras will improve safety says Minister

News
The new test is expected to be available within the Scottish Cervical Screening Programme by 2019-20.

NHS to introduce more accurate test for cervical cancer

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

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
This is the fourth year students have sat National 3, 4 and 5 exams under the Curriculum for Excellence with S5 and S6 pupils continuing to sit qualifications at Higher and Advanced Higher level.

Aberdeenshire pupils celebrate excellent exam results

Education
Higher passes have exceeded 150,000 for the third year in a row

Higher passes exceed 150,000 for third year in a row.

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

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MP calls for open day on completed AWPR

Politics

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

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 1
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health 2
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health