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Driving home the burns awareness message

Home is where the heart is, it’s where you are meant to feel the most safe.

Health
Joyce andEveline are looking for a new home together as they are very happy in each others company.

Can you give a home to Joyce and Eveline?

A pair of parrots are currently seeking their forever home.

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Ballater suffered the impact of Storm Frank

Volunteer teams sign up for local emergencies

An army of volunteers who own boats and 4x4s are offering to mobilise to protect and support their communities – in a unique partnership with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

Crime
Seven men and four women have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in their respective areas.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

Crime
This day of action is part of the charitys stated aim that by 2020 there will be 500,000 people in Scotland trained to administer CPR in the event of someone having a heart attack

ScotRail Alliance supports European Restart a Heart day

Rail travellers passing through Aberdeen, Haymarket, Kilmarnock and Inverness stations today will have the opportunity to learn CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) as part of European Restart a Heart Day.

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Scotland steps up to become a lifesaving nation!

Scotland steps up to become a lifesaving nation!

Hundreds of people will learn life saving CPR skills today (Monday, October 16) at community events across Scotland – skills that could save a life when someone goes into cardiac arrest.

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PC Jim is out of South Africa

PC Jim is out of South Africa

Banchory Rotarians gathered in this week in 1997 to hear of Police Constable Jim Wood’s experiences during his exchange visit to South Africa.

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Left to right - Mike Ward, museum curator, Councillor Ross Grant and Tony Archer, Aberdeen Car Club

Electric car donation

Scotland’s first electric car club car has been given to Grampian Transport Museum in Alford and will star in an exhibition next year.

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Greener Spaces judges John Low and Carole Baxter

Alford project a finalist for a ‘Green Makeover’

A sensory garden and allotments in Alford is among three North-east community projects which could be created following a public vote.

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CLANs shop in Ballater

Dig out old £1 coins for N-east cancer charity

A North-east cancer charity is urging people to donate their old £1 coins.

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Scottish Government urged to act on climate emergency

Scottish Government urged to act on climate emergency

Activists inflated a huge warming earth globe outside Scottish Government headquarters at St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh today to highlight the emergency of climate change and urge greater action from the Scottish Government.

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Hate has no home in Scotland

Hate has no home in Scotland

The Scottish Government has joined with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS) to launch a new campaign against hate crime.

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The 'mock trials' competition was held at Aberdeen Sheriff Court

‘Mock trials’ competition

Pupils representing five secondary schools made their case to be considered the area’s top budding legal eagles during the eighth Aberdeenshire ‘mock trials’ competition.

Education
Left to right -  Glenn Adcook, Osprey, Alex Drummond and Rachel Ross Bank of Scotland, part of the Lloyds Group which provided the private finance, and Gary Walker, Osprey

Handover of new houses in Alford

The first phase of properties at a new development in Aberdeenshire has been handed over.

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Seven types of bad driver revealed

Seven types of bad driver revealed

Bad drivers are the bane of every motorist’s life but now a new study claims poor drivers always fall into one of seven categories - so do you recognise them?

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Fun and frolics of pet ownership revealed

Fun and frolics of pet ownership revealed

From eating passports, getting stuck behind fireplaces or escaping onto the house roof, vets have compiled a list of amusing and extraordinary antics of puppies and kittens.

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House move heebie jeebies on Friday 13th

House move heebie jeebies on Friday 13th

With Friday, October 13, upon us (today), analysts at Registers of Scotland (RoS) took a peek at our records to see whether this noteworthy date affects people’s property buying habits.

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Carbon monoxide alarm

Renters at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning

New research for the ‘Carbon Monoxide Be Alarmed!’ campaign has revealed that almost a third of renters in the UK do not have a life-saving CO alarm in their property, with four in five unaware that it is their responsibility - and not their landlord’s - to provide one.

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