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

With cold and wintry conditions forecast for the North East, BEAR Scotland are at the ready with their aptly named gritters.

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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

The first turf was cut today (Wednesday) on a project to reinstate Ballater’s popular Old Royal Station, destroyed by fire nearly two years ago.

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Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

The SNP has offered no sign of progress six months on from a Scottish Conservative request for a timetable for rail improvement works between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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Stagecoach Buchan Express

Stagecoach North Scotland extends free travel for children

Stagecoach North Scotland is extending its trial offer of free travel for children until the end of the school summer holidays (August 14).

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HM Coastguard.

New way of working for survey and inspection programme

Plans to make sure there is a full maritime survey and inspection team covering the whole UK will see more remote working and a slight change to where some of the marine offices are based. P

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Roads closed due to flooding

Roads closed due to flooding

One south-bound lane on the A96 Aberdeen to Inverurie has been closed due to flooding.

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Aberdeen's third Don crossing was opened to traffic on Thursday.

Third Don crossing finally opens

The new £22.3 million crossing over the River Don was officially opened on Thursday.

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Aberdeen Airport

Passenger numbers down

The latest figures released by Aberdeen International Airport have revealed a 14% decline in passenger numbers for March.

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Artist impression of Aberdeen Airport proposed redevelopment
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP today (Monday 1 February 2016) visited Aberdeen International Airport to unveil details of what will be the single largest investment in the airport since the current terminal opened its doors in 1977. A total of �20 million will be invested in the airport resulting in a 50% increase in the size of the terminal building and with it, a comprehensive transformation of current passenger facilities.

Aberdeen Airport reports latest passenger figures

Figures released by Aberdeen International Airport have shown that almost 220,000 passengers travelled through the airport during February.

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South Deeside Road

Fatal RTC on South Deeside Road

The roads around Deeside have claimed their second life in as many weeks following a collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck.

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AWPR work to close North Deeside Road

AWPR work to close North Deeside Road

North Deeside Road is to close over two weekends for construction work on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).

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Two in hospital after Dinnet ambulance crash

Two people were taken to hospital in Aberdeen last night following a crash on the A93 North Deeside Road.

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Broken bridge: residents call for repairs

Broken bridge: residents call for repairs

‘A View from the Bridge’ took on a whole new meaning in Peterculter recently when a large stretch of a bridge parapet fell off .

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Salmon heads down the Dee to Rutland event

Salmon heads down the Dee to Rutland event

Steam locomotive Salmon, which is kept at Milton of Crathes, has headed back to its roots on a one-month loan to Rutland Railway Museum.

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Police: Road Closed

Man risks life to drag driver from burning car seconds before it exploded

A trapped driver was freed from a burning car just moments before it exploded in a ball of flames.

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