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Pupils put their knowledge to the test at Schools’ Quiz

The Rotary Club of Peterhead hosted the Peterhead Primary Schools’ Quiz recently.

Education
Participants of a previous Moonlight Prowl in Fraserburgh

Popular Prowl set to return

The hugely successful Moonlight Prowl is back following a one year break with a new format and this time all ages and genders can take part.

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Peterhead Power Station

Meeting to be held amid Power Station concern

Banff and Buchan MP Dr Eilidh Whiteford is to meet with energy bosses to discuss the future of Peterhead Power Station.

Politics
Lady Sarra Hoy is the official ambassador for Bliss Scotland.

Lady Hoy becomes official Bliss Scotland ambassador

Lady Sarra Hoy has begun her new role as official ambassador for Bliss Scotland, the charity for babies born premature or sick.

News
Status quo ‘not an option’: Swinney

Status quo ‘not an option’: Swinney

The status quo in education is ‘not an option’ if Scotland is to close the attainment gap and raise the bar for all, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has said.

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A photo taken by Remember My Baby

Creating memories for families

A photographer from Old Deer has recently become a volunteer with the Remember My Baby charity and is hoping to raise awareness of the work it does for bereaved parents.

News
More work needed in managing change in public finances: Audit Scotland

More work needed in managing change in public finances: Audit Scotland

The Scottish Government is well-organised to deliver game-changing new tax and spending powers, according to Audit Scotland.

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On average, an offence is reported every two hours in Scotland.

Recorded child abuse cases hit an all-time high

The number of child sex offences has risen to an all-time high, with more than 4,000 recorded in Scotland last year - an average of almost 12 every day.

Crime
From left: Paul Waterson, Director, Sandra Millar, (Visitor) Stevie Ramage, Director, Paul Condron, Director Hunter McKay, (Visitor) Andrew Morrison, Director, John Hutchison, Director, Chris Cosh, Director, John Cameron,(Visitor) Lucie Cooney, Director, holding the sign Chris Gardner (Chief Executive) and Sue Buchanan (President).

Glass half full campaign launched for licensed trade

People who have experience working in the licensed trade but have fallen on hard times are being encouraged to apply for one-off grants as part of an industry charity’s ‘Glass Half Full’ campaign.

News
The judging for 2017 Scottish Baker of the Year took place at Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline. The best bakers from Shetland to Stranraer sent samples of their customers favourites for consideration by a panel of independent experts.

Judging underway for the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards

Have you ever wondered what 850 scones, loaves, savouries, cakes, morning rolls and biscuits all in one room looks like?

News
Medications can affect a motorists ability to drive safely.

Be sure your medicines don’t make you unsafe to drive this hay fever season

Hay fever sufferers need to be aware of the possible effects medication could have on their driving, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have warned.

News
When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

Lifestyle
Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

Lifestyle
His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen

New dates for HMT tours

His Majesty’s Theatre will open its doors for a fantastic array of shows over the coming months.

Whats on
A relaxed attitude towards breaking driving laws in Scotland revealed

A relaxed attitude towards breaking driving laws in Scotland revealed

More than a quarter of Scottish motorists think it is BETTER to drive while using a mobile phone than speeding, according to new research carried out on behalf of car insurance expert Admiral.

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HMS Blyth and Ramsay are pictured returning to Faslane after a long deployment in the Gulf.

Forces gather for international military exercise

The north of Scotland will be invaded by a multi-national military forces this weekend as part of one of the largest military exercises in Europe.

Lifestyle
Ecotricity ranked number one by Citizens Advice

Ecotricity ranked number one by Citizens Advice

Ecotricity has the best customer service in the energy industry, according to a new ratings system launched by Citizens Advice today.

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The average British motorist will clock up a staggering 556,764 miles of driving in their lifetime.

Brits will drive 556,764 miles in their lifetime

The average British motorist will clock up a staggering 556,764 miles, fork out £168,880, have 1,935 rows – and 2,709 episodes of road rage in their lifetime, according to new research.

News
Equalities Secretary Angela Constance.

Call to halt full service roll-out of Universal Credit

Ministers are requesting an immediate halt to the roll-out of the full service of Universal Credit until problems with its implementation are fully resolved.

News
Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

Lifestyle
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