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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.

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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.

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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.

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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Police appeal after fatal road crash

Police appeal after fatal road crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 30 year-old man was killed in a crash near Braemar in the early hours of this morning.

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Road re-opened following fatal crash near Braemar

Road re-opened following fatal crash near Braemar

A man has died following a road accident on the A93 near Braemar.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Road closures planned at Milltimber for AWPR work

A busy route in Deeside is due to close at the end of the month to allow for work on the Aberdeen bypass.

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John Kenned designed four cowled metal seats at Corgarff

New North-east scenic snow road to hit milestone

An ambitious scheme to bolster tourism in the North-east by turning the 90-mile route between Blairgowrie and Grantown into one of the most beautiful drives in Europe will reach a new milestone at the end of March.

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Council workers tackle the snow

High level Deeside roads to get additional winter treatment

Aberdeenshire Council’s roads service has decided to give extra attention to three of its highest level rural routes when carrying out winter maintenance with all of them in Deeside.

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Rescheduled A944 works to take place

Rescheduled A944 works to take place

Substantial works planned to take place on the A944 at South Kingswells have now been rescheduled to take place over the next two weekends.

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Significant Bypass works at A944

Significant Bypass works at A944

Substantial works are planned to take place on the A944 at South Kingswells from this weekend with a contraflow as part of the construction works for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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The statue on the rock which is damaged beyond repair

Fundraising drive to put Rob Roy back on the rock

The historic Rob Roy Bridge at Peterculter has reopened, however the famous statue of the outlaw has not returned in time for the opening as it is damaged beyond repair.

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Stuart Donaldson MP visited the Old Royal Station in Ballater

MP says Ballater is on track to ‘bounce back’

Stuart Donaldson MP believes the £3 million redevelopment of the Old Royal Station in Ballater can be a catalyst in revitalising the village.

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Historic Rob Roy Bridge to reopen

Historic Rob Roy Bridge to reopen

The historic Rob Roy bridge at Peterculter is to re-open after £530,000 worth of reconstruction work.

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

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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