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Availability of Scottish lamb down year-on-year

As Scotland’s lamb sales approach peak season, the latest shelf watch study undertaken by Union members and staff found that 11 percent of lamb available in Scottish supermarkets is imported – almost all of it found on Asda and Tesco shelves.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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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

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle 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

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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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

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

Transport boss insists North East road is safe

The head of transportation at Aberdeenshire Council has insisted the A952 is safe after figures revealed a number of fatalities in recent years.

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Bear Scotland

Resurfacing work to begin on A90

A section of the A90 north of Hatton is set to benefit from £250,000 resurfacing improvements starting today (Monday).

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The Sea-Axe

Subsea success for Peterhead-based firm JBS Group

JBS Group in Peterhead are celebrating recent successes for its expanding Subsea division.

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Work is progressing on the Harbour Spring and lodge site on the outskirts of Peterhead

Staff wanted at new Peterhead pub and lodge

The countdown to Peterhead’s new family pub and restaurant has begun with the final touches being put to The Harbour Spring.

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Sir Ian Wood.  (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

£6.7m investment programme for economic growth in Aberdeenshire

Private sector led economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) has set an ambitious programme of action and investment for its second year of operations to strengthen and diversify the economy of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

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Property growth returns across Aberdeenshire

Property growth returns across Aberdeenshire

Following a turbulent few years, confidence is returning steadily to the Aberdeenshire housing market.

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Peterhead Projects Limiteds base at The Trading Post on Marischal Street

Toon trust goes into liquidation

Peterhead Projects Limited has gone into liquidation.

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Dr Eilidh Whiteford outside Peterhead Power Station

Campaign launched to save Peterhead Power Station

A campaign has been launched to protect the future of Peterhead Power Station after a question mark was put over the facility’s future.

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The Harbour Spring pub restaurant is taking shape

Progress at new Peterhead pub and lodge site

Work is progressing well on a new family pub restaurant and lodge in Peterhead that is to create over 60 new jobs in the local area.

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What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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