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Motorcyclists charged

A number of motorcyclists have been charged in relation to alleged road traffic offences in Aberdeenshire forests in the last two weeks.

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Police rushed to the scene.

Police Scotland to launch national Vulnerable Road Users Campaign

Pedestrian, cyclists and motorcyclists are being encouraged to take extra care on the roads, as Police Scotland launches a week-long national vulnerable road users campaign on Monday, June 18.

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The police operation followed complaints by residents

Antisocial driving crackdown

Antisocial drivers in Banchory have been targeted by police.

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Police Scotland

Public urged to be wary following reports of rogue traders

Police officers are urging the public to be vigilant following reports that potential rogue traders have been operating in Inverurie and Westhill.

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Officers specialising in rural crime will be staffing an exhibition stand sponsored by Secured by Design (SBD), the UKs national police crime prevention initiative

Crime prevention through better design advice to be given at Royal Highland Show

Crime prevention advice on how farmers and the rural community in Scotland can make their businesses and properties more secure will be given by officers from Police Scotland attending the Royal Highland Show, at Ingliston Showground, next week (21-24 June).

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Police operation: 14 charged

Police operation: 14 charged

Fourteen people were charged over the weekend as part of a continuing police operation to address violence and anti-social behaviour across Aberdeenshire.

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Photo from L to R Inspector Carron McKellar, Fredda McIntosh, who is supported by Alzheimer Scotland and Sarah Duff, Service Manager, Alzheimer Scotland

Herbert Protocol scheme to help trace people living with dementia quicker launched in North East

A scheme to help trace people living with dementia more quickly after they are reported missing, has been launched in the North East.
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Acquisitive crime and violence down in North East

Police Scotland has revealed that significant reductions in acquisitive and violent crimes are being recorded in the North East thanks to ongoing efforts to ensure the region remains one of the safest places in Scotland.

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Business scam warning

Business scam warning

Police are warning North-east businesses to be alert to a scam.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Witness appeal after Alford theft

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves broke into a Tillyfourie property near Alford and made off with jewellery valued at a low five-figure sum.

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Failings were reported with Police Scotland.

Football fans charged following anti-social behaviour offences

Around 15,000 fans were in Aberdeen at the weekend to watch as Aberdeen FC welcomed Hibernian FC to Pittodrie.
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Police investigations are continuing

Human remains found in woodland

Police are continuing their investigations after the discover of human remains near Braemar last week.
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An animated game show based on cases investigated by Police Scotland has been developed to highlight the dangers of shopping online without taking proper steps to protect your security.

Police warn of hidden dangers of shopping online

Police Scotland is warning of the hidden dangers of shopping online after consumers’ details were used to set up websites selling counterfeit products.

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The vandalism occurred at Banchory Primary School

Youth charged after vandalism

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

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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.

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Beware of scam calls

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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