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Councillors to consider £5.5million contribution to Aberdeen Harbour expansion plans

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ASCs aim to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured, deter vehicles driving at excessive speeds, improve journey time reliability and reduce offender numbers.

A90 Average Speed Cameras will improve safety says Minister

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The new test is expected to be available within the Scottish Cervical Screening Programme by 2019-20.

NHS to introduce more accurate test for cervical cancer

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The incident happened on Sunday, August 6, on board the 10.45am service from Glasgow Queen Street.

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

Crime

Team Baby James raises a staggering £36k for charity

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Busy stretch of road to close for resurfacing works

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MP calls for open day on completed AWPR

Politics

RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Education
Shes looking for a home where she can continue her weight-loss and wont be fed too many treats

Weightwatcher Leisha looking for a new home

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Scotland’s ‘Forever Home’ revealed

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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

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
This is the fourth year students have sat National 3, 4 and 5 exams under the Curriculum for Excellence with S5 and S6 pupils continuing to sit qualifications at Higher and Advanced Higher level.

Aberdeenshire pupils celebrate excellent exam results

Education
Higher passes have exceeded 150,000 for the third year in a row

Higher passes exceed 150,000 for third year in a row.

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

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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

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
This year's surgery tour will cover 37 communities from Rothiemay in the far west to Boddam at the south-eastern end of the constituency and inland to Aberchirder, New Byth and Memsie.

Stevenson to head off on 17th surgery tour

Politics

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment

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
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health