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Generous shoppers support foodbank

Aberdeenshire South Foodbank (ASFB) has praised the response to a recent food collection at Tesco’s Banchory store.

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Balmoral Castle is a major tourist attraction on Deeside

MP highlights tourism in N-east

A North-east MP has highlighted the importance of tourism to Aberdeenshire after a UK Government response to a parliamentary question detailed the massive economic boost from visitors each year.

Business
Young People urged to 'Stay Safe' over Christmas

Young People urged to 'Stay Safe' over Christmas

The contractor for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project, Aberdeen Roads Limited, is reminding young people across the north east to avoid its construction site and ‘Stay Safe’ during the Christmas holidays.

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Missing woman Margaret Taylor

Missing woman found

Police Scotland are pleased to announce that Margaret Taylor has been traced safe and well.
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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. 



Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

Health
2017 STEM IN THE PIPELINE CHALLENGE WINNERS BANCHORY ACADEMY PICTURED OUTSIDE BP HEADQUARTERS IN DYCE.
PIC (L TO R) BEN STRACHAN, DANIEL BIRCH, LAUREN LIVERSIDGE, KAZIO WILOWSKI (TEAM CAPTAIN) JACK BANFIELD AND DANNY SKINNER

Banchory Academy triumphs

Pupils from Banchory Academy have beaten their rivals in this year’s STEM in the Pipeline competition, which tasked them with finding a solution to an oil and gas challenge.

Education
Some of the Loinmuie descendants met children from the craft clubs at Descendants Day in Ballater, earlier this year.

Search for villagers’ relatives

The search for the descendants of the lost village of Loinmuie, near Ballater, has received a boost as the project moves into its second year.

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The snow has been causing disruption throughout the North-east

Snow causes disruption in N-east

Snow and ice have been causing major problems in the North-east.

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Jan Leatham says the role of town co-ordinator has been a privilege

Farewell to town co-ordinator Jan

Banchory’s town co-ordinator for the last six years is standing down.

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A power cut affected around 300 customers in the Aboyne area

North-east on storm alert

The North-east remains on amber alert as Storm Caroline approaches.

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Bear Scotland

BEAR Scotland preparing for Storm Caroline

BEAR Scotland’s resources are prepared to assist in dealing with the “Storm Caroline” conditions with winds of up to 90mph forecast.

Transport
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).

Crime
Tillycroy Support Services owner Alister Clark at Downing Street

Deeside company in national spotlight

A Deeside company was among 100 in the UK to be celebrated by Small Business Saturday.

Business
MP Andrew Bowie  has expressed concern over a drop in troop numbers

MP’s concern over troop number fall

A North-east MP has voiced fresh opposition to any further defence cuts as it emerged that nearly 18,000 army personnel are not medically fit to be deployed to war zones.

Politics
Billy Shields at Alastrean House

Billy’s glad to be back

A familiar face has returned to a Deeside care home.

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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.

Crime
Driving examiners will strike today and tomorrow.

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

Hundreds of driving tests across Scotland today (Monday) and tomorrow have been cancelled due to strike action by examiners over the new test and working patterns.

Politics
Logan Sangster and wife Julie with the award

Top award for local firm

A Banchory business has won a leading award.

Business
Scottish Conservative Shadow Secretary for Rural Economy Peter Chapman

Price cut a “significant blow” for dairy farmers

Dairy farmers in the north-east have been dealt a “significant blow” with news of a cut in prices paid by Muller Milk, Scottish Conservative Shadow Secretary for Rural Economy Peter Chapman said today.

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Milltimber pupils with CALA Homes North's marketing manager Emma Gelati

Promoting road safety

A housebuilder has joined forces with Milltimber Primary School to support this year’s Road Safety Week.

Education
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