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MSP backs town relief recommendation after previous call

News
From September 11, work will be carried out to improve the network in central and northern Scotland

Railway open for business while upgrades carried out

News
Starting school? Send a good luck message through our Facebook page.

Calling all proud mums, dads, grannies and grandads

Education
The Saga Pearl II visited the port during Peterhead Scottish Week.

Town hasn’t ‘missed the boat’ on tourism

News

Norwegian visitors explore Toon’s war connection

Education

Offshore experiences to be shared at ceremony celebrating safety

News

Man falls to his death at Bullers of Buchan

News

Keith Brooke steps down as RHASS chairman

News

Scotland’s happiest place is on a beach in the Hebrides

News
People are urged to sign up for the Great British Beach Clean.

Sign up for the Great British Beach Clean

Environment

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
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

Transport
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

Transport boss insists North East road is safe

Transport

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

Crime
Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Crime

Police offer advice to help communities stay safe against doorstep crime and online/telephone scams

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Crime

Calling all proud mums, dads, grannies and grandads

Education
A PARTY OF VISITORS FROM EGERSUND IN NORWAY VISITED   PETERHEAD HARBOUR WHERE DESPITE THE SCOTTISH SUMMER, THEY WERE ABLE TO SEE WHERE THE FIRST UNDERWATER CABLE FROM NORWAY TO THE UK CAME ASHORE.

Norwegian visitors explore Toon’s war connection

Education
Jan Cutting, Director of Marketing

RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Education
SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Education

Availability of Scottish lamb down year-on-year

Business
All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

News
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

Transport

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics
Mr Bowie said a similar celebration had proved a great success when the new roadbridge over the Forth was finished.

MP calls for open day on completed AWPR

Politics
The politicians support comes after she put forward a joint resolution to the SNPs National Council last year.

MSP backs Labour's calls to help end period poverty in Scotland

Politics
Stewart Stevenson MSP with his Mobile Office being welcomed to Whitehills by local councillor Glen Reynolds.

Stevenson completes successful surgery tour

Politics
Alex Salmond says Donald Trump's opposition to independence should seal the deal for the SNP

Salmond brands Trump a 'complete and utter nincompoop'

Politics

Sign up for the Great British Beach Clean

Environment
Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health
The politicians support comes after she put forward a joint resolution to the SNPs National Council last year.

MSP backs Labour's calls to help end period poverty in Scotland

Politics
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
Adam Coldwells, chief officer of Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership with Cllr Anne Stirling, chairman of Integration Joint Board.

Praise for health and social care staff in Aberdeenshire

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health