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Trading Standards warn of scam HMRC calls

Trading Standards are warning local residents to beware of calls purporting to be from HM Revenue and Customs.

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Police Scotland

Residents urged to be vigilant of suspicious door to door sales persons

Police Scotland have received a number of reports of a group of males in the Inverurie, Kintore and Westhill areas who have been going door to door trying to sell household items.

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Initiative launched to address wildlife crime in Cairngorms

Initiative launched to address wildlife crime in Cairngorms

An initiative to tackle wildlife crime in the Cairngorms was launched on Friday when the first Police Scotland special constables took up their duties.

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Councillor Ann Ross described the vandalism as "totally unacceptable"

Community furious after vandal attacks

Police and community leaders have condemned vandals following two separate incidents in Banchory.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

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A man has been charged after a spate of break-ins

Vehicles vandalised in Banchory

Police are seeking witnesses after vehicles were vandalised in Banchory.

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School vandalism appeal

School vandalism appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses following vandalism at Banchory Primary School.

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British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

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Police were called after a man died when he fell ill

Dog owners urged to play their part to stop attacks on sheep during lambing

Dog owners are being asked to act responsibly when exercising their animals in the countryside and always be mindful that there may be grazing livestock nearby.

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Drink drive warning by police

Drink drive warning by police

Police in the North-east have issued a warning after a number of people were charged in connection with alleged drink driving offences at the weekend.

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Scotlands animal welfare charity is looking for members of the public who may have been a victim of unscrupulous puppy dealers in North-East

Scottish SPCA appeal for potential puppy farm victims

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information following an investigation into a suspected puppy farm.
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Inverurie officers with campaign partners Lisa Godini, Alison Hay, Graeme Benson, Mike Ogg, Richard Jessiman, and Murray Cox from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Festive policing operation launched

Police and partners in Aberdeenshire launched the highly successful ‘Safer Streets’ festive policing campaign in Inverurie today (Wednesday).

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Police Scotland

Drivers charged during festive patrols

Ten people were charged with alleged drink-driving offences at the weekend across the North East during high-visibility patrols on Scotland's roads to deter and tackle festive drink-driving.

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Police are urging residents to be aware of the warning signs that such activity may be happening in their neighbourhood and report any concerns.

Police target 'cuckooing' drug dealers in North East

Police in the North east have been cracking down on 'cuckooing' drug dealers who target members of the community by taking over their homes to store or deal drugs.

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Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates

Incidents down and detection rates up as officers continue to tackle crime in the NE

Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates in tackling the crimes that affect our communities most, in particular acquisitive crime and overall violent crime, which includes serious and common assault.
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Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Class A drugs with a ‘street’ value of around £6,000 have been seized in the Banchory area during an intelligence-led operation.

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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.

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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.

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Police Scotland

Nine charged with alleged drink driving offences

Nine people were charged with alleged drink driving offences at the weekend as further high visibility Road Policing patrols continued to take place across the North East.

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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.

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