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Challenge success for group

The 1st Inverurie Boys’ Brigade are putting all of their efforts into a special challenge to mark the centenary of their section by helping those in need.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. 



Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

Health
Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick

Aberdeen date for Supervet Noel

Following the huge success of his Channel 4 show, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, The Supervet, will bring his first ever live stage show to Aberdeen next year.

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Average Brit will eat three days worth of calories on Christmas Day

Average Brit will eat three days worth of calories on Christmas Day

The average Briton will wolf down a whopping 5,373 calories this Christmas Day – nearly three times the recommended daily intake for the average female and twice the RDA for the average male.

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The snow has been causing disruption throughout the North-east

Snow causes disruption in N-east

Snow and ice have been causing major problems in the North-east.

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Bear Scotland

BEAR Scotland preparing for Storm Caroline

BEAR Scotland’s resources are prepared to assist in dealing with the “Storm Caroline” conditions with winds of up to 90mph forecast.

Transport
Jimmy Osmond took on the role of Abanazar

Pure panto magic at HMT

This year’s panto at His Majesty’s Theatre had a very different flavour - with the absence for the first time in many years of Elaine C. Smith as a lead character, replaced instead by Aberdeen panto newcomer, Jimmy Osmond.

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Udny shines bright for Anchor of Light

Hundreds of people from across the region gathered together at the weekend to create a symbol of hope, strength and solidarity against cancer.

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Academy pupils with representatives from local businesses

Business Breakfast for Inverurie pupils

Inverurie Academy pupils attended a Business Breakfast event at Thainstone House Hotel last Wednesday.

Education
Inverurie officers with campaign partners Lisa Godini, Alison Hay, Graeme Benson, Mike Ogg, Richard Jessiman, and Murray Cox from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Festive policing operation launched

Police and partners in Aberdeenshire launched the highly successful ‘Safer Streets’ festive policing campaign in Inverurie today (Wednesday).

Crime

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Police Scotland

Drivers charged during festive patrols

Ten people were charged with alleged drink-driving offences at the weekend across the North East during high-visibility patrols on Scotland's roads to deter and tackle festive drink-driving.

Crime
The Band of the Royal Regiment with some of the school musicians

Special performance for pupils

Pupils from academies across Aberdeenshire performed alongside the Band of the Royal Regiment at Meldrum Academy last month.

Education
Driving examiners will strike today and tomorrow.

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

Hundreds of driving tests across Scotland today (Monday) and tomorrow have been cancelled due to strike action by examiners over the new test and working patterns.

Politics
Colin Clark MP with local volunteers Tim Deegan and Marlene Mitchell

MP lends a hand at food bank collection

Gordon MP Colin Clark took time out on Saturday to volunteer during a collection for the Trussell Trust foodbank.

Politics
Scottish Conservative Shadow Secretary for Rural Economy Peter Chapman

Price cut a “significant blow” for dairy farmers

Dairy farmers in the north-east have been dealt a “significant blow” with news of a cut in prices paid by Muller Milk, Scottish Conservative Shadow Secretary for Rural Economy Peter Chapman said today.

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Would you be upset if you didn't get a card?

Sentimental Brits want cards over texts or email

Sentimental Brits would prefer to receive a Christmas card than a text or email, a study has found.

Lifestyle
BrewDogs brewery tour was named Best Visitor Attraction

Awards success for firms

A number of local firms have been named as winners at the recent Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards.

Business
The councils team of more than 210 staff and over 100 vehicles are geared up to provide support to ensure the regions residents can travel and operate as freely as possible through potentially challenging conditions.

Winter roads programme to keep Aberdeenshire on track

Aberdeenshire residents are being reassured that the local authority is ready to tackle whatever problems winter may throw at the area’s roads network this year.

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The St Andrews Day Parade

Town gets into festive spirit

Inverurie Town Centre came to a stand still on Sunday, November 26 as over 400 people took part in the St Andrew’s Day Parade.

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