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AWPR Link Road at Milltimber to close temporarily

The AWPR Link Road at Milltimber will close temporarily from 0001hrs on Saturday 18 November until the new junction becomes fully operational to reduce congestion in Milltimber as works on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project continue.

Transport
Brodie Skinner, 10, a primary six pupil at Cults Primary was the winner of the naming competition.

And the winning names for the Pets’ Corner meerkats are…

The winning – and most popular – names for the baby meerkats at Pets’ Corner in Hazlehead Park were today revealed to be… Dee and Don.

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Theft in Kincardine O’Neil

Theft in Kincardine O’Neil

Officers in Aberdeenshire are appealing for information following a theft from a vehicle in Kincardine O’Neil.

Crime
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Upgrade for Banchory paths

Upgrade for Banchory paths

Banchory Paths Association (BPA) have confirmed that they are now in a position to progress with the upgrade of two paths in the Burnett Park area.

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Yvonne Hill maybe travelling in the Aberdeenshire area.

Appeal to trace missing person

Officers in the Highlands are appealing to the public for assistance to help trace Yvonne Hill, 31, who has been reported missing from the Fort William area.

Crime
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
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QMS Andrew Robertson who farms at Titaboutie, Coull near Aboyne

Deeside farm named as Awards finalists

A Deeside farm has been shortlisted in the final three of the Agriscot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year awards.

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The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre

AECC to light up red for Poppyscotland

The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre is joining a host of Scotland’s most famous buildings, structures and sculptures, in lighting up Poppy red to raise awareness for the annual fundraising campaign run by Poppyscotland.

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Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

Seatbelts on School Transport Bill passes final stage

A Bill to make it compulsory for all dedicated school transport to be fitted with seatbelts has passed its final stage in the Scottish Parliament.

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Transport Scotland

Weekend closure for B979 at Milltimber

The B979 at Milltimber Brae will close temporarily near its junction with the A93 this weekend to enable essential surfacing works to be undertaken.

Transport
Celebrations as the refurbished Alastrean reopens

Care home reopens

A Deeside care home has reopened following major refurbishment.

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Jan Leatham receives the cheque from Stuart Lamb

Lions’ farewell donation

Number One in Banchory has received a £1600 donation from Banchory Lions Club, which folded in the summer. Stuart Lamb is pictured handing over the cheque on behalf of the club to the community hub’s Jan Leatham. The Lions were a local institution for nearly 30 years, supporting local groups and organisations.

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Robbie Shepherd and Bruce Walker at the new sculpture

Elrick’s history celebrated

A granite statue has been unveiled celebrating the history of an Aberdeenshire village.

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Jonnie becomes Hyde

Local actor has main role

A Milltimber actor will take on the role of a lifetime in his favourite musical next month.

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Mrs Ruddick and Mrs Murison at the ceremony

Keig School is top of the class

A Donside school is celebrating winning a top award.

Education
Pupils with the guy ready for Saturday

Pupils do their bit for bonfire night

Pupils from Banchory Primary School have been busily putting the finishing touches to the guy for the town’s bonfire night this Saturday.

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A party at Stirling Castle marked 100 years of the Boys Brigade's Junior Section

Boys’ Brigade Scotland director John Sharp spoke to Kirsty Paterson about how – and why – the organisation is so proud to be celebrating 100 years of the Junior section this year.

If you know a member of the Boys’ Brigade – and as one of Scotland’s largest youth organisations, the chances are you will – you might have noticed them baking a giant cake, planting 100 bulbs or learning to play marbles.

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The plans for a trail centre are gathering pace

Biking plan gathers pace

Moves to establish an Aberdeenshire Mountain Bike Trail Centre in Deeside are moving up a gear.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

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