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MP calls for open day on completed AWPR

A North East MP has called for the Aberdeen bypass to be opened up to pedestrians and cyclists for a day before it opens to traffic to emulate an event to mark the completion of the Queensferry Crossing.

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Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

App guidance to be issued

Guidance will be issued to schools across Aberdeenshire after a new social media app feature was introduced which enables users to show their exact locations.

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Colin Clark MP with RecyclAbility operations manager Brian Reid

MP visits Pitmedden firm

MP for Gordon, Colin Clark, visited a Social Enterprise which reinvests any profits back into the business for the benefit of its Service users last week.

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Gillian Martin MSP

MSP backs Bennachie campaign

A North East politician has given her backing to a campaign by constituents to protect a local natural beauty spot.

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Colin Clark MP

Inverurie councillor resigns

Councillor Colin Clark of Inverurie and District Ward has formally resigned from the post following his election as an MP last month.

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Woodhill House in Aberdeen.

Education policy row over online comments

The leader of Aberdeenshire Council has urged councillors to work together instead of posting “inaccurate and misleading accusations” online.

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Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

MSP backs period poverty scheme

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has backed the launch of a pilot scheme set-up to support low income households affected by period poverty.

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Gordon MP to stand down as councillor

Gordon MP to stand down as councillor

New Gordon MP Colin Clark has confirmed that he will stand down as a councillor in Aberdeenshire to focus on his parliamentary constituency.

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Andrew Bowie took the West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine seat from the SNP's Stuart Donaldson.

MPs elected to represent Aberdeenshire’s three constituencies

The MPs who will represent Aberdeenshire’s three UK Parliament constituencies have been confirmed.

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Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

Our reporters across the country will give you updates and analysis as it happens after the UK was left with a hung parliament following the General Election.

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Liberal Democrat candidate for Gordon, David Evans

General Election: Gordon Lib Dem candidate happy with campaign

The Gordon Liberal Democrat candidate, David Evans, has told us he is happy with his election campaign.

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Gordon Scottish Conservative candidate, Colin Clark

General Election: Tory candidate feeling positive

Gordon Scottish Conservative candidate, Colin Clark, has said he is "tired but positive" following his election campaign.

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Who will represent Gordon at Westminster?

Gordon faces decision time

Voters in Gordon will go to the polls today to decide who will represent them at Westminster.

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Alex Salmond with his father Robert pictured in 2007

Father of former First Minister dies

Robert Salmond, the father of former First Minister Alex Salmond, has died at Erskine Home for ex-servicemen.

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Ruth Davidson lands in the North East

Ruth Davidson hits election campaign trail in Gordon

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson visited Gordon today as part of a whistle-stop helicopter tour of key battleground seats.

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Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow as the party publishes its manifesto for the snap General Election

ELECTION 2017: Which of these manifesto pledges from parties in Scotland do you agree with?

As we enter the final week of campaigning, all the major Scottish parties have published their manifestos.

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ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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Candidates Kirsten Muat (Scottish Labour), David Evans (Liberal Democrats), Alex Salmond (MSP) and Colin Clark (Scottish Conservatives)

Candidates set for Gordon hustings

A general election hustings event featuring the four Gordon candidates will take place next week.

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Councillor Martin Ford is looking forward to working with Cllr Johnston again to seek improvements to theCouncil anditspolicies.

Democratic Independent and Green Group reformed

Aberdeenshire councillors Paul Johnston (Democratic Independent) and Martin Ford (Green) have announced that they are reforming the Democratic Independent and Green Group (DIGG).

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Councillor Peter Argyle has been elected Liberal Democrat group leader

Shire Lib Dems elect new leader

The Liberal Democrat group on Aberdeenshire Council has a new leader.

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