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1,000 new paramedics will be trained to work in the ambulance service over the next five years.

1,000 new paramedics to be trained

The Scottish Government has announced that 1,000 new paramedics will be trained to work in the ambulance service over the next five years.

Firefighters are working with bikers to reduce the number of motorcyclists killed or injured on Scotlands roads.

Firefighters work with bikers to help reduce injuries and death toll

Firefighters are working with bikers to reduce the number of motorcyclists killed or injured on Scotland’s roads.

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Views sought on care charge threshold increase

Changes to the £16,000 threshold at which people start to pay full cost of care in Aberdeenshire are being prposed following feedback from families and service users that this is too low.

Announcements rss

Viv Jim Sugden : Ruby anniversary

Published in the Deeside Piper on 29 March 2013

: Golden anniversary

Published in the Deeside Piper on 11 January 2013

Aileen Aitken : Thanks

Published in the Deeside Piper on 11 January 2013

Eric Eileen Melvin : Thanks

Published in the Deeside Piper on 12 October 2012

Karina . : Birthday

Published in the Deeside Piper on 12 October 2012

Local Businesses rss

Entier's Peter Bruce, left, and Scott Jackson with the Queen at the awards ceremony

Queen’s Award joy for local firm

Buckingham Palace was the recent setting for the official ceremony celebrating the Queen’s Award for Enterprise winners for 2016.

Left to right - Aberdeenshire Provost Hamish Vernal, Jo Robinson, VisitScotland regional director; Neil and Julie Rae, owners of Raemoir House Hotel

Reaching for the stars - award for local hotel

Banchory’s Raemoir House Hotel has received VisitScotland’s four star quality assurance award.

Pub closure rates are slowing according to CAMRA.

Pub closures fall as public urged to continue support

The future is looking brighter for Britain’s pubs as figures published by the Campaign for Real Ale show that pub closure rates are slowing.

Banchory High Street

Bid launched to support local businesses in Banchory

A new local business support initiative has been launched in Banchory.

MSP Mike Rumbles has backed the campaign to protect the North-east countryside  from "super pylons"

Call for countryside protection

Liberal Democrat MSP for the North East Region Mike Rumbles has added his voice to the campaign to protect the countryside of the North East from planned “super pylons” which would pass through an unspoiled area of West Aberdeenshire.

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