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Drivers urged to ‘Park Smart’ outside schools

Two local campaigns have been launched in a bid to generate awareness of sensible parking during the school run.

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Some of the tasty treats on sale at the Spring Fair

Fair fundraiser at school

Chapel of Garioch School held its annual Spring Fair on Saturday, May 12.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

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Aberdeenshire Council chief executive Jim Savege, Provost of Aberdeenshire, Cllr Bill Howatson, Robertson Group's Chief Executive Officer Derek Shewan, Cllr Gillian Owen and Inverurie Academy head teacher Mark Jones

Construction starts on new town campus

Building work on the new £55million community campus in Inverurie is now underway.

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The Leith Hall Nature Detectives

Pupils plant wildflowers at Leith Hall

Pupils from more than 13 Aberdeenshire schools have been helping create a wildflower haven at the National Trust for Scotland’s Leith Hall near Huntly.

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Meldrum Academy students Jessica Riach and Luca D' Ambruoso with John Raine and Steve Morrice from Shell

Meldrum students win tech challenge

Eight Aberdeenshire academies competed head-to-head at the final of North East Scotland College’s Schools Technology Challenge held at Fraserburgh Campus.

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The EIS says teachers' salaries have gone down 20 per cent in real terms in the last decade.

Teachers urged to send clear message to John Swinney calling for a ‘fair pay increase’

Scotland’s biggest teaching union is further pushing its calls for a 10 per cent pay rise for all teachers.

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Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Pupils set for five weeks of exams

Monday is E-Day for tens of thousands of Scottish school pupils – the start of their exams.

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Site plan of the new Inverurie Community Campus

Next step for Inverurie Community Campus welcomed

Opposition councillors at Aberdeenshire Council have today welcomed the news that the Financial Close milestone for the Inverurie Community Campus project has been achieved.

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Strathburn School

Old school memories wanted for celebration

An Inverurie school is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary but it is looking for help from former pupils.

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New classes at Inverurie Learning Centre

New classes at Inverurie Learning Centre

North East Scotland College is offering a number of new part-time classes at its Inverurie Learning Centre after Easter.

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Local firms are being urged to sign up and take part in the event

Skills event at Thainstone

Developing the Young Workforce North East Scotland, the Gordon Schools, Alford Academy and Inverurie Academy are to host a free workshop aimed at helping businesses engage with local schools and secure their pipeline of future talent.

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Kemnay nursery praised

Kemnay nursery praised

Inspectors have praised staff at Kemnay Primary School nursery for their approach to encouraging healthy eating amongst children.

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St Andrew's School pupils Sophie, Reece, Jack and Victoria with representatives from Rotary in their new garden space

Official opening for new school garden

Staff and pupils at St Andrew’s School marked the official opening of their new garden space with special guests from Rotary.

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Praise for Port Elphinstone Nursery

Praise for Port Elphinstone Nursery

Inspectors have praised Port Elphinstone Primary School nursery’s nurturing ethos which puts the needs of children and families at the centre of their work.

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NESCol's Fraserburgh campus

College and Careers Open Evening in Fraserburgh

NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus will open its doors on Thursday, March 1 to those considering what their next move should be – whether College, apprenticeship, University or employment.

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Robert Gordon University Boat Club's team

Boat Race is on for Inverurie student

An Inverurie man has been selected to represent Robert Gordon University at the upcoming 23rd Aberdeen Boat Race next month.

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Aberdeenshire Council

School bus contracts ended

Aberdeenshire Council has ended its contracts with two bus operators for buses on specified school routes after three vehicles failed inspections.

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Councillor Ron McKail with PC Steve Middleton and PC Nicole Garden

Park smart outside schools

The Garioch and North Marr Community Safety Group is appealing to parents to avoid parking near school gates.

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Darran Pledger and Neil McCallum of STATS Group present the donation to head teacher Scott Calder

Firm donates cash to school

A Kintore-based engineering firm donated money to Midmill School last week.

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