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Deeside road crash victim named

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Investment is being considered for Stonehaven town hall. Pic: Nicholas Mutton (licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence).

Innovative plans for local town halls

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The Prince prepares to take control of the steam train

Royal visitor drives Deeside steam train

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

Community takes over kitchen garden

Education

Over 200,000 older people struggling financially

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£6.3m government funding for Scottish Ambulance Service

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National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

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New bucket list challenge launched

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Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

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Children really do believe that money grows on trees

News

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

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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

‘Stop taxing children’ says North-east nursery owner

Education
Farmer Sandy Ingram pictured with his new Home Cured products bacon with maple syrup and bacon with treacle syrup.

New bacon range to launch at Taste of Grampian

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The Royal Bank of Scotland's Westhill branch

Westhill meeting over RBS closure

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
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (right) and TripAdvisor senior vice-president Robin Ingle announce the new collaboration during a meeting at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Tourism deal could attract £150m to Scottish economy

Politics
Atlantic puffin.

Iconic Scottish bird species are under threat

Environment

Blooming marvellous Banchory rose garden project set to start

Environment

Council contractors bark up wrong tree five times over in Banchory wood

Environment

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
The campaigners: Back row L-R - Lesley Stephen, Lesley Graham, Anne MacLean-Chang. Front row - Alison Tait.

Breast cancer campaigners unlock revolutionary drug

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