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Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan adopted,

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A weather warning for snow has been issued for Grampian.

Weather warning issued for Grampian

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Investment is being considered for Stonehaven town hall. Pic: Nicholas Mutton (licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence).

Innovative plans for local town halls

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Motorists will be faced with road closures and contraflows on the A90 near Blackdog next month.

Road closures for A90 at Blackdog

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£6.3m government funding for Scottish Ambulance Service

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National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

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New bucket list challenge launched

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Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

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Children really do believe that money grows on trees

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson. Pic: John Devlin.

Tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm

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Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Transport
Stagecoach North Scotland Managing Director Mark Whitelocks on the modified coach

Stagecoach delivers further improvements to Xpress coaches

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The former Formartine-Buchan railway line

Buchan Rail Link protection welcomed by councillors

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The A90 north of Boddam

Resurfacing improvements for A90 near Peterhead

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Transport

New curbs against drug-driving

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

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Inspectors noted the leadership of the head as one of the key strengths of the Aberdeenshire primary.

Well-behaved pupils praised by Inspectors

Education
Paul de Leeuw, Director of RGUs Oil and Gas Institute.

RGU launches new online learning portal for oil and gas industry

Education
Farmer Sandy Ingram pictured with his new Home Cured products bacon with maple syrup and bacon with treacle syrup.

New bacon range to launch at Taste of Grampian

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Near normal train service promised during strike action

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PM calls snap general election

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Equalities Secretary Angela Constance.

Women hardest hit by UK welfare cuts

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Alan Fakley will stand in Peterhead South & Cruden ward.

Fakley to stand in Peterhead South & Cruden ward

Politics
Jim Ingram and Lenny Pirie will stand in the Central Buchan ward at the May 4 election.

SNP announces team for Central Buchan

Politics
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (right) and TripAdvisor senior vice-president Robin Ingle announce the new collaboration during a meeting at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Tourism deal could attract £150m to Scottish economy

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Atlantic puffin.

Iconic Scottish bird species are under threat

Environment
Free home fire safety visits can be arranged with SFRS.

North east householders urged to take up fire safety visit offer

Environment
Pictured are Alick and David Hendry, who run Wester Manbeen dairy farm near Elgin, with consultant Aileen Buchanan.

New advisory group for north east’s organic farmers

Environment

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Improved focus on eyecare services

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

Health Secretary calls on Scots to take cancer test

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Take a little “Breathing Space” this Easter

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The campaigners: Back row L-R - Lesley Stephen, Lesley Graham, Anne MacLean-Chang. Front row - Alison Tait.

Breast cancer campaigners unlock revolutionary drug

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