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More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Transport
The Barn's venue manager Cathy du Preez and account manager Victoria Layt with the award

The Barn has that winning feeling

The Barn in Banchory has won a top accolade at the Scottish Culture Awards 2017, also billed as ‘Scotland’s Oscars’.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Transport
North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

Business
Left to right - Sarah Harker, Moira Gash, and VisitScotland regional director  Jo Robinson

Deeside guide launched

A pair of entrepreneurs have launched a new tourist guidebook aimed at attracting more visitors to Deeside.

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Sir Ian Wood.  (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

£6.7m investment programme for economic growth in Aberdeenshire

Private sector led economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) has set an ambitious programme of action and investment for its second year of operations to strengthen and diversify the economy of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

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Bancon Construcution managing director Gavin Currie

Bancon announce new appointments

Bancon Construction has strengthened its management team with senior appointments to deliver new contracts valued at £12million and also to drive further growth.

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Romy Thomson, left,  and Wendy Buchan have graduated in oncology massage

Therapists graduate in oncology massage

Two therapists at a Banchory salon have graduated in oncology massage.

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Peter Ellington, left, and Craig Mennie

Former oilman’s new Aboyne venture

The business community in Aboyne has a new addition.

Business
What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

Business
Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

Business
The newly-opened Clachan Grill in Ballater

Ballater’s new restaurant

Eight new jobs have been created by the opening of a new restaurant in Ballater.

Business
The Royal Bank of Scotland's Westhill branch

RBS to continue consultation on branch closure

Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to ongoing consultation over the closure of its Westhill branch.

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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

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

Politics
Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

Business
White Bunny Boutique in Banchory's Scott Skinner Square

New children’s shop

Banchory has a new children’s shop - the White Bunny Boutique opened in Scott Skinner Square on Saturday.

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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

Visitors to this year’s Taste of Grampian food and drink festival at Thainstone on June 3 will have the opportunity to sample two exciting new bacon products which will be officially launched at the event.

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The Royal Bank of Scotland's Westhill branch

Westhill meeting over RBS closure

Royal Bank of Scotland bosses will meet customers and community representatives next week to discuss the closure of the Westhill branch.

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