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Road to close this weekend for AWPR work

The C89C Chapel of Stoneywood to Fairly Road is expected to close at its junction with the U90C Tulloch Road this weekend.

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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

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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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

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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Newmachar Church Road to close for three weeks

Newmachar Church Road to close for three weeks

The Newmachar Church Road will close at the B977 near Parkhill for around three weeks from Monday to allow the installation of permanent safety barriers.

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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

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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New section of B977 at Goval set to open

New section of B977 at Goval set to open

A new section of the B977 Echt to Balmedie Road is expected to open on Monday, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project (AWPR/B-T).

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The 1,000th beam is put in place

1000th AWPR beam now in place

A significant milestone was reached on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) yesterday (Wednesday, June 21).

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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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BEAR Scotland

Resurfacing work to begin on A96

Overnight resurfacing works will be carried out at the A96 at three different sites between Inverurie and Blackburn starting tomorrow night (Thursday, May 11).

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BEAR Scotland

Motorists advised to be aware of overnight resurfacing works

Overnight resurfacing works will be carried out at the A96 Kintore Bypass on the Westbound carriageway through the Tavelty Junction starting tonight (Monday, May 8)

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

With cold and wintry conditions forecast for the North East, BEAR Scotland are at the ready with their aptly named gritters.

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Mike Rumbles MSP

MSP urges Scotrail to improve access

Mike Rumbles MSP has called on Scotrail to improve disabled access at Insch Railway Station.

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BEAR Scotland

Work to begin on the Upperboat Overbridge

Maintenance improvements worth £80,000 are scheduled to take place on the Upperboat Overbridge at Inverurie next week.

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Police Scotland

Man dies following Inverurie crash

A man has died after an early morning crash.
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Driving and 
operating bans for Insch haulier

Driving and operating bans for Insch haulier

Scotland’s Traffic Commissioner has disqualified the owner of a Insch haulage business for breaching safety.

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Inverurie Rail Station

Cycle parking to be expanded at station

The ScotRail Alliance has announced that it will create more cycle spaces at Inverurie Station.

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Railway

Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

The SNP has offered no sign of progress six months on from a Scottish Conservative request for a timetable for rail improvement works between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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