Politics

Politics

Award for recruitment scheme

An innovative Aberdeenshire Council scheme which encourages people to become teachers has received a major award at a recent ceremony.

Politics
Scottish Conservative and Unionist candidate Lesley Berry takes to the podium following her election win

New Inverurie & District councillor elected

Conservative candidate Lesley Berry has been chosen as the new Aberdeenshire councillor for Inverurie and District.

Politics
East Garioch councillor Martin Ford

Bid to end 11-year wait for play park

Two planning enforcement notices have been served by Aberdeenshire Council on Avant Homes in respect of the former Kingseat Hospital development near Newmachar.

Politics
Aberdeenshire Council

Inverurie & District by-election approaches

A by-election for an Aberdeenshire Council vacancy in the Inverurie and District Ward will take place on Thursday (October 12).

Politics
Colin Clark MP with Peter Clark and Flora Watson, Senior Charge Nurse at Roxburghe House

MP donates salary to charities

MP for Gordon, Colin Clark, has handed over his council salary to two local causes.

Politics
Alex Salmond on the Edinburgh Fringe stage

Curtain call on ex-First Minister’s Fringe show

Following a run of 19 sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Alex Salmond is refusing to rule out an early return to the stage.

Politics
The Electoral Reform Society claims that 1.8 million votes cast in Scotland made no impact on the overall result.

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Two thirds of the votes cast in the general election in Scotland were “wasted” and had no impact on the result, according to a new report.

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

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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

News
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
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.

Politics
Load more