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What the People Want...part four

Night four of our What the People Want feature is here.

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Police were alerted to the theft of two quad bikes from a garage in the Boddam area of Peterhead at around 3.30am this morning.

Police warning after spate of crime across the area

Officers are urging the public to ensure their home and vehicle security is a priority this weekend following a spate of acquisitive crime across the North East overnight (Thursday, April 27).

Crime

What the People Want...part three

Our third member of the local community has told us what they want to see our elected councillors tackle during their term of office.

Politics

What the People Want...part two

We have asked members of the local community what they want to see our elected councillors tackle during their term of office.

Politics

What the People Want...part one

Tonight we feature the first of our nightly videos in the run-up to the local council elections.

Politics
The SNP politician spoke with officials from MS Society Scotland who visited Holyrood earlier this week.

MSP backs support for MS nurses during awareness week

Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has shown her support for MS nurses who help those suffering from the neurological condition.

Health
The location, history and facilities provided by Duff House combine to create an ideal environment within which to deliver the Scottish Traditional Skills Training Centres Conservation Education and Skills training courses.

Traditional Skills Centre moves to new base at Duff House

As from next month, the Scottish Traditional Skills Training Centre will be based at historic Duff House in Banff.

News
Each year, Aberdeenshire Council registrars join hundreds of couples in marriage ceremonies with a dignified, sincere and heartfelt commitment.

Civil wedding? Start saving now...

A new fee has been agreed for Aberdeenshire Council civil wedding ceremonies.
News
Peterhead Academy held its senior prize-giving in the towns St. Andrews Church.

Senior pupils presented with awards

Peterhead Academy held its senior prize-giving last Wednesday in the town’s St. Andrew’s Church.

Education
The 10km Tartan Trek takes in several of Balmorals famous memorial cairns, offering fantastic viewpoints and scenery

Sign up for popular Deeside event

CLAN Cancer Support is urging people to help raise funds by taking part in a popular walk in Royal Deeside.

News
Final push for Scottish dairy farmers to apply for EU Dairy Aid

Final push for Scottish dairy farmers to apply for EU Dairy Aid

NFU Scotland is encouraging all Scottish dairy farmers to act now or run the risk of missing out on valuable dairy aid scheme money.

News
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.

Business
This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

The Daily Mail calls it a “slime wave”. The Sun calls them “an army”. Either way, both papers have reported 500 billion slugs are set to invade British gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

Environment
BONNYRIGG: Workers' memorial, King George V Park. International Workers' Memorial Day service and wreathlaying

Communities across Scotland mark International Workers’ Memorial Day

Throughout Scotland communities will gather on Friday, April 28, to remember those killed or who have suffered injury at work.

News
A new survey has revealed British cats prefer the comfort of their home than the great outdoors.

Survey provides new insights into the lives of cats

A new survey has revealed British cats prefer the comfort of their home than the great outdoors.

News
Thousands of Further Education lecturers in colleges across Scotland are on strike.

College lecturers take strike action

Thousands of Further Education Lecturers in colleges across Scotland are on strike today (Thursday) over claims the College Management has refused to honour a deal on pay and conditions that was reached more than a year ago. The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) claims support for the strike has been overwhelming, with picket lines in place at colleges across Scotland and messages of support from the Scottish Trades Union Congress, sororal and fraternal trade unions, student representatives, political parties and candidates, and the wider community.

News
Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

A smartphone app that does away with the misery of daily injections for diabetics could be on the horizon.

Health
SFF chief executive, Bertie Armstrong.

Fishing industry challenges election candidates to support Brexit sea of opportunity

The UK fishing industry is challenging candidates in the General Election to pledge their support for its priority of restoring control of UK waters.

News
The reunions provide the chance to see old friends and see what has and hasnt changed since the old school days

Calling all former Robert Gordon pupils

Robert Gordon’s College is inviting former pupils to go back to school for various year group reunions to be held this year.
Education
Two fifths of male football fans admit to destruction of items

Two fifths of male football fans admit to destruction of items

Mugs and glasses, or plates and bowls might be one thing, but British football fans confess that in football-related rage they’ve also broken smartphones, TV’s, coffee tables and even bones.

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