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Community events to mark bypass opening

A weekend of community events will be held to mark the opening of the Aberdeen bypass.

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Councillor Robbie Withey wants rural bus services in the west of Aberdeenshire protected

Protect local bus services

A local councillor has called for equal consideration to be given when bus services and route corridors are reviewed in Aberdeenshire.

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Bypass work expected to close Maryculter Road for fortnight

Bypass work expected to close Maryculter Road for fortnight

Work on the Aberdeen bypass is expected to close the U63K Maryculter Road for around two weeks from 6am on Wednesday, May 23.

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Be vigilant as surface dressing gets underway across the Shire

Be vigilant as surface dressing gets underway across the Shire

Aberdeenshire Council’s summer programme of surface dressing works is now underway across the area and motorists are being warned of the risks of loose chips on newly dressed roads.

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Bus company introduces contactless payments

Bus company introduces contactless payments

Stagecoach has officially launched contactless payments on more than 360 buses in its North Scotland area.

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Economy secretary Keith Brown said foreign military traffic is a "legitimate" part of Prestwick Airport's business model.

Keith Brown visits Aberdeen bypass site

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Secretary Keith Brown today met with former Carillion staff and a representative from Aberdeen Roads Limited (ARL) who are currently constructing the impressive Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project.

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Dualling work near Foveran

Economy Secretary unable to confirm bypass completion date

The Economy Secretary was today unable to confirm to MSPs that the Spring 2018 deadline for completion of the Aberdeen bypass will be met.

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The Loan in Loanhead was closed after a crash

Aberdeenshire school bus driver named by police

Police have named the bus driver who died in a school bus crash on the outskirts of Aberdeen.

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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.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

AWPR Link Road at Milltimber to close temporarily

The AWPR Link Road at Milltimber will close temporarily from 0001hrs on Saturday 18 November until the new junction becomes fully operational to reduce congestion in Milltimber as works on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project continue.

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Weekend closure for B979 at Milltimber

The B979 at Milltimber Brae will close temporarily near its junction with the A93 this weekend to enable essential surfacing works to be undertaken.

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Temporary traffic lights as AWPR work continues

Temporary traffic signals are expected to be in place at the junction of the A93 North Deeside Road and B979 Milltimber Brae for around four weeks from tomorrow morning (Saturday) as part of the AWPR project.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrail's passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Police appeal after fatal road crash

Police appeal after fatal road crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 30 year-old man was killed in a crash near Braemar in the early hours of this morning.

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Road re-opened following fatal crash near Braemar

Road re-opened following fatal crash near Braemar

A man has died following a road accident on the A93 near Braemar.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Road closed

Road closures planned at Milltimber for AWPR work

A busy route in Deeside is due to close at the end of the month to allow for work on the Aberdeen bypass.

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