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Youth charged after vandalism

A 16-year-old youth has been charged in connection with vandalism at Banchory Primary School.

Crime

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

Crime
Aberdeen FC’s stadium application formally approved

Aberdeen FC’s stadium application formally approved

Aberdeen FC’s application for a £50million stadium complex at Kingsford has been formally approved.

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Extra tickets will go on sale this Friday for Runrig's concert in Stirling on Friday, August 17.

Extra tickets released for Runrig’s farewell concert

A limited number of additional tickets are to be released for Runrig’s farewell concert: The Last Dance in Stirling’s City Park.

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A BIG weekend at Cairngorms

A BIG weekend at Cairngorms

If you love watching nature programmes and like getting outside with the family then join in the fun during the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend on May 11-13.

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HM Sheridan won silver at the craft butcher awards

Local butcher’s award

A Ballater butcher’s special products for the summer have been recognised at national awards.

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Witness appeal after collision

Witness appeal after collision

Police are seeking witnesses to a collision on the B9077 South Deeside Road on Friday (April 20).

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Safe and sound...Markus is grateful for Shelter Scotland's support; he is now happy in his own home.

Markus is safe and sound, thanks to Shelter Scotland

From childhood, life has dealt Markus a difficult hand. There has seldom been a safe place to call home and, at his lowest ebb, he struggled to see a way forward.

Lifestyle
Call to action...rather than celebrating its 50th birthday, Shelter Scotland is planning a 12-month series of events and promotional activities under the banner We're Still Fighting.

Shelter Scotland: we’re still fighting, 50 years later

It is 50 years since Shelter Scotland was formed to help deal with the unique challenges of homelessness and bad housing in Scotland.

Lifestyle
That's my girl...Duncan Slater can now enjoy going out for a walk with his daughter Lilly (8), after having both his legs amputated. Despite life-changing injuries, he has no regrets about his RAF service.

Duncan Slater: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Despite almost every bone in his body being broken, Scotsman Duncan Slater remains both proud of the RAF and his service in it.

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Daddy's girl...Grace was just six months old when Kevin Ogilvie was injured while serving with the RAF. He and his family received a tremendous amount of support from the RAF Benevolent Fund as he tried to overcome his injuries.

Kevin Ogilvie: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Kevin Ogilvie was just 20 when he signed up to join the RAF and two years later, the young Scotsman’s life changed forever.

Lifestyle
Raj Hamid and daughter Syeda with the award

Curry house serves up another success story

An award-winning Deeside restaurant is celebrating its latest success - this time at the Scottish Curry Awards 2018.

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The sculpture comprises of a bronze 1.4m-high structure which has a flowing design of flying birds enclosing a seat

Designs for memorial agreed

Designs for memorial and garden for people affected by past practices around the cremation of babies have been agreed

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Sergeant Peter Henderson, PC Scott Leslie, PC Christopher Bain plus Jon Barron and Kelly Wiltshire of NESTRANS

Operation Close Pass launched in North East

An initiative to highlight the safety of cyclists has been launched today in the North East.

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Invasive species go under the spotlight

Invasive species go under the spotlight

A forum created to tackle the challenges and damage caused by invasive non-native plants in Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City has met for the first time.

Environment
The campaign is aimed at deterring motorcyclists from accessing woodland

Campaign targets illegal off-roading

Local agencies have joined forces to clamp down on motorcylists illegally accessing forests.

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Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

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Left to right - Mary-Jo Grant with Mid Deeside JAC members Eric Smith, Nicola Howie, Marelle Marshal and fellow judge Allan Grant

Mid Deeside JAC shines

The Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs has formed its North regional committee for 2018-19.

Business
Banchory Community Courts open day

Banchory Community Courts open day

A Tennis Open Day will be held at Banchory Community Courts between noon and 5pm this Saturday, April 21, reflecting the new arrangement under which Banchory Lawn Tennis Club (BLTC) have agreed with Banchory Bowling Club to sponsor the public tennis courts at the Dee Street Recreation Grounds in the centre of Banchory.

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