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Co-op boost for community groups

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The Banchory project is in the running for an Elevator award

Number One nominated

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Final push for Scottish dairy farmers to apply for EU Dairy Aid

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

Business

Tartan Trek appeal by cancer charity

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Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

Environment

Communities across Scotland mark International Workers’ Memorial Day

News

Survey provides new insights into the lives of cats

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Thousands of Further Education lecturers in colleges across Scotland are on strike.

College lecturers take strike action

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Long-serving elder Rob Watt with daughters Shirley, left, and Hazel

Deeside man’s 50 years as a kirk elder

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Police appeal after fatal road crash

Transport

Road re-opened following fatal crash near Braemar

Transport
Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Transport
Road closed

Road closures planned at Milltimber for AWPR work

Transport
John Kenned designed four cowled metal seats at Corgarff

New North-east scenic snow road to hit milestone

Transport

New curbs against drug-driving

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

Crime 4

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

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The community hand-over was marked at a ceremony at Craigievar Castle

Community takes over kitchen garden

Education
Paul de Leeuw, Director of RGUs Oil and Gas Institute.

RGU launches new online learning portal for oil and gas industry

Education
Echt School Community Group are pictured with the FairActive award they received.

Fairtrade award for Echt Primary School

Education

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

Business
Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Business

PM calls snap general election

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Equalities Secretary Angela Constance.

Women hardest hit by UK welfare cuts

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The SNP has selected Eileen Durno as its candidate for Banchory and Mid Deeside ward in the forthcoming council elections.

SNP’s candidate in Banchory and Mid Deeside

Politics

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

Environment
Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

News

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Health

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Improved focus on eyecare services

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Health Secretary calls on Scots to take cancer test

Health 1

Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

Health