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Volunteering to help old folk can be so rewarding

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Just a quarter of Scottish workers get enough mental health support

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Finance Secretary Derek Mackay
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Extra drive on roads maintenance

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Brits tell 20 fibs a week about their ‘healthy’ living habits!

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Homes pay out £86m to retired Scots

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Top illnesses of British travellers revealed

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Over 50s are big spenders on home and lifestyle

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Families wanted for new smoke alarm study

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One in six fear they will need money from their kids in retirement

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Scots warned to hang up on new phone scam

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BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

Transport
Railway

Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

Transport

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

Transport

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Transport

Man charged following drugs recovery

Crime
The penalty for this sort of driving offence just got much steeper.

Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

Crime
Police Scotland

Man charged following break-ins and thefts in Peterhead

Crime
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Crime

Creative Mintlaw pupils praised at Art Exhibition

Education

Youngsters prove there’s plenty of talent in Blue Toon

Education
Aberdeenshire currently has 43 vacancies for teachers across the region.

Moves to tackle Aberdeenshire’s teacher recruitment problem

Education

Firm gold sponsor for Boat Festival

Business
The new Travelodge in Peterhead will open in the coming weeks

200 job applications for Peterhead Travelodge

Business
Alex Salmond and Phil Rennie at the opening of the new Tekserv office

Firm celebrates success with office move

Business

Actress backs MP's Private Member’s Bill

Politics
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the funding during a visit to South Lanarkshire.

£10 million pounds for organisations to tackle climate change

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Eilidh Whiteford, Stephen Smith, Stuart Pratt, Fiona MacRae, Anne Allan, Alex Salmond and Richard Thomson

SNP announce Peterhead candidates

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Ross Thomson with Jimmy Buchan, business manager of the Scottish Seafood Association and Score Group (Europe) Managing Director Conrad Ritchie

MSP gets down to business in Peterhead

Politics
Aberdeenshire Council

Council agrees its budget for year ahead

Politics

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
Scottish Water says its charges will still be lower than the UK average after a 1.6 per cent increase.

Increase in Scottish Water charges to fund investment

Environment

Shifting the focus from illness to person

News

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Health

Vitamin D supplements key to combating common cold

Health
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin.

Aberdeenshire MSP supports sign language training for health workers

Health
The Royal College of Midwives is concerned about growing pressures on Scotland's maternity services.

Maternity services facing rising demand

Health