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Calling young writers: pen a hero animal story and win!

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Driving challenge to Monte Carlo…or bust!

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Scottish homeowners believe their renovation and decorative works has led to a �11,437 increase in property value.

Scottish homeowners optimistic about house prices

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Third of Scottish parents claim their children would have no supervision in the mornings and would be left to fend for themselves if it wasnt for childcare support of school breakfast clubs.

A third of Scots don’t have breakfast with their kids

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Office workers eating the same lunch on repeat

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Call for adults in Scotland to get active in their local area

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Independent review into care system

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Total team donates to Horseback UK

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James Martin will headline this year's Taste of Grampian

Martin to headline Taste of Grampian

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Nearly half of Scottish households unprotected from carbon monoxide

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

Transport
Aberdeenshire Provost Hamish Vernal marked the start of the project by cutting the first turf with a ceremonial spade and wheelbarrow used to start the construction of Ballater Railway Station by the Great North of Scotland Railway Company in 1865. Photograph courtesy of: Aberdeenshire Council.

Redevelopment of Ballater Old Royal Station starts

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Railway

Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

Transport

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

Transport

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Crime
Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

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Police are appealing for witnesses following the Echt incidents

Police appeal after Echt thefts

Crime

Banchory pupils take part in business breakfast

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Aberdeenshire currently has 43 vacancies for teachers across the region.

Moves to tackle Aberdeenshire’s teacher recruitment problem

Education
spent a session learning to identify common birds. Pic: RSPB Images.

Local schools connect with nature

Education

Total team donates to Horseback UK

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Banchory Academy pupils at the business brunch.

Banchory pupils take part in business breakfast

Business 1
Clydesdale Bank Aboyne branch

Meeting to discuss withdrawal of Clydesdale Bank’s Aboyne branch

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Banchory hotel finalist in the Scottish Wedding Awards 2017

Business

Council agrees its budget for year ahead

Politics

Scottish Labour selects candidate for Banchory ward

Politics

Scottish Labour selects candidate for Aboyne ward

Politics

MSP shows support for Aberdeenshire South Foodbank

Politics
Ann Ross and Councillor Jill Webster

Banchory and Mid Deeside councillor and former Provost to stand down

Politics
Scottish Water says its charges will still be lower than the UK average after a 1.6 per cent increase.

Increase in Scottish Water charges to fund investment

Environment
Livestock worrying can have devastating consequences.

Dog owners warned out of control pets could be shot

Environment

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Health

Deeside Slimming World consultant reaches silver standard

Health
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin.

Aberdeenshire MSP supports sign language training for health workers

Health
The Royal College of Midwives is concerned about growing pressures on Scotland's maternity services.

Maternity services facing rising demand

Health
Wildcat team members Lorna Donaldson, Keri Fickling and Keith Jenson

Charity pushes the button on initiative

Health