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New approach to green space maintenance

Following a number of gradual changes to open space management over the past three to four years, a new approach for the creation and maintenance of green spaces across Aberdeenshire is being proposed to increase biodiversity and the types of recreation spaces available for residents.

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Pictured (from left) are local pupils Mary Shearer, Ross Martin, Nina Hounsome, Anisha Badial and Rhia Badial who have all secured university places in their chosen fields including medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine.

Local pupils add to school’s record year

Pupils, parents and staff at Robert Gordon’s College have been delighted to see strong exam results continue at all levels from S4 to S6, with S6 producing a record-breaking year of Advanced Higher and also Higher results.

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There was plenty of side-splitting entertainment in the panto and hobby horse trials

Victoria Week fun

Ballater’s ever-popular Victoria Week is in full swing with a host of activities under way.

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Muirhead Care Home, near Alford

Care home probe under way

A care home in Aberdeenshire is putting in place an action plan following allegations its elderly residents have been put at risk.

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Senior Lecturer Donald Todd demonstrating in RGUs Clinical Skills Centre

RGU welcomes potential nurses of tomorrow

Nursing academics and practitioners will hold an event at Robert Gordon University (RGU) next week to show potential students the benefits of choosing a career in nursing, and give late applicants the opportunity to apply to study this September.

Education
For a third straight year there were young people who achieved 5 A grade passes at Higher level at every Aberdeenshire secondary school.

Shire pupils achieve good exam results

Senior school pupils across Scotland are receiving their exam results today and this year’s figures reveal for the third consecutive year young people achieved five A grade passes at Higher Level in every Aberdeenshire secondary school.

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