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Pay cap on Scotland’s health workers must end

Scotland’s health workers are calling on the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) to ‘scrap the cap’ imposed on NHS staff.

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Joiningthe Red Hot Chili Pipers will be renowned local singer, songwriter Sandi Thom.

Mart Fest announces Sandi Thom in line-up

Taste of Grampian has secured another great addition to The Mart Fest line-up on June 3.

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrives at TS Caledonia where she met with Cadets and members of the Adult Volunteer team

Royal visitor for TS Caledonia

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Peterhead Sea Cadets headquarters at the Seagate earlier today to officially reopen the Sea Cadet Unit following an extensive refurbishment project.

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We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross have launched an appeal for people affected by the devastating attack in Manchester.

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The Ideal Home Show Scotland returns for its 70th year

Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates 70th birthday

The Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates its 70th year in Scotland when it returns to Glasgow this weekend.

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Amazon launches 40 new channels

Amazon launches 40 new channels

More than 40 subscription TV channels including Discovery and ITV Hub+ are now available to watch for Amazon Prime members as part of the new Channels service.

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Officershave been visiting premises in Peterhead and builders merchants across the division where rogue traders often source the materials to carry out their work.

Operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime in North East

An operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime is taking place across the North East this week.

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Gillian Martin MSP says protecting our children on their way to and from school is not a luxury but a necessity.

Bus firm director backs Seatbelts Bill

The director of a North East bus company has backed a bill by Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin currently making its way through parliament.

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If you're heading through the area take note of the closure

Road to close this weekend for AWPR works

The C55C Pitmedden Road in Dyce is expected to close this weekend to enable the contractor to undertake bridge works as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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Bill Ward will star in Legally Blonde at HMT next year.

Blockbuster musicals and comedy in 2018 line-up for HMT

Aberdeen Performing Arts has announced three blockbuster new musicals and a night of comedy for His Majesty’s Theatre next year.

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Gentle activity can be beneficial to those experiencing a cancer diagnosis

Range of new groups offer something new at CLAN Cancer Support

A leading north-east charity has introduced three new support groups for people in Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph. Pic: Lisa Ferguson.

Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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The show, which will be held at the AECC, looks set to be one of the busiest Aberdeen expos ever.

Expo set to be busiest one yet

Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2017 gets underway later this week (26 and 27 May) with around 200 exhibiting companies from 19 different countries attending Scotland’s flagship commercial fisheries show.

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Stephen Calder says by working together in this group, he will be able to ensure that the Peterhead voice is heard across the council.

Peterhead councillor in new alliance

Aberdeenshire Labour Councillor Alison Evison (North Kincardine) and Independent Councillor Stephen Calder of Peterhead have formed a new grouping called the Aberdeenshire Labour and Communities  Alliance.

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Eilidh Whiteford saysTheresa May's plan to force older people to pay for social care out of the value of their homes has backfired spectacularly.

Tories slammed for sudden backtrack on social care

The Tories have been slammed for backtracking on their proposed changes to social care  just four days after announcing them.

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Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Do you have a pet that’s, well, not the prettiest?

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Eilidh with some of the team from People First Fraserburgh.

Whiteford joins People First Fraserburgh for Great Get-Together

SNP Candidate for Banff and Buchan, Eilidh Whiteford, met with People First Fraserburgh last week as part of a UK-wide Jo Cox Foundation event.

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Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

The humble garden rose has been revealed as Britain’s favourite flower.

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Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scottish companies have dominated a prestigious tourism awards ceremony, with 31 businesses scooping gongs in Glasgow.

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Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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