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Pay cap on Scotland’s health workers must end

Scotland’s health workers are calling on the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) to ‘scrap the cap’ imposed on NHS staff.

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrives at TS Caledonia where she met with Cadets and members of the Adult Volunteer team

Royal visitor for TS Caledonia

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Peterhead Sea Cadets headquarters at the Seagate earlier today to officially reopen the Sea Cadet Unit following an extensive refurbishment project.

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We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross have launched an appeal for people affected by the devastating attack in Manchester.

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Officershave been visiting premises in Peterhead and builders merchants across the division where rogue traders often source the materials to carry out their work.

Operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime in North East

An operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime is taking place across the North East this week.

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Gillian Martin MSP says protecting our children on their way to and from school is not a luxury but a necessity.

Bus firm director backs Seatbelts Bill

The director of a North East bus company has backed a bill by Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin currently making its way through parliament.

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If you're heading through the area take note of the closure

Road to close this weekend for AWPR works

The C55C Pitmedden Road in Dyce is expected to close this weekend to enable the contractor to undertake bridge works as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph. Pic: Lisa Ferguson.

Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Stephen Calder says by working together in this group, he will be able to ensure that the Peterhead voice is heard across the council.

Peterhead councillor in new alliance

Aberdeenshire Labour Councillor Alison Evison (North Kincardine) and Independent Councillor Stephen Calder of Peterhead have formed a new grouping called the Aberdeenshire Labour and Communities  Alliance.

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Eilidh Whiteford saysTheresa May's plan to force older people to pay for social care out of the value of their homes has backfired spectacularly.

Tories slammed for sudden backtrack on social care

The Tories have been slammed for backtracking on their proposed changes to social care  just four days after announcing them.

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Eilidh with some of the team from People First Fraserburgh.

Whiteford joins People First Fraserburgh for Great Get-Together

SNP Candidate for Banff and Buchan, Eilidh Whiteford, met with People First Fraserburgh last week as part of a UK-wide Jo Cox Foundation event.

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Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scottish companies have dominated a prestigious tourism awards ceremony, with 31 businesses scooping gongs in Glasgow.

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Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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Scottish Land Commissioners Megan MacInnes, Professor David Adams, Andrew Thin (Chair), Bob McIntosh (Tenant Farming Commissioner), Dr Sally Reynolds and Lorne MacLeod

Aberdeenshire residents invited to community event

The newly formed Scottish Land Commission has announced a series of community ‘Meet and Greet’ events and the next one is taking place in Inverurie.

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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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Operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime

An operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime will be taking place across the North East this week.

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Michael Milne looking for a spot to hang the commemorative plaque watched by Linda Keith, Sandy Mundy, Ron Foubister and chairman Allan Shepherd

Vital funding boost for Peterhead Men's Shed

Members of Peterhead Men's Shed are celebrating today due to funding awarded to their community shed space from the Asda Foundation.

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UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

As Retail Therapy Week begins today (May 22-28) to celebrate the positive impact shopping can have on people, new research reveals that Monday is the most popular day for UK consumers to indulge in some retail relaxation.

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‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

UNISON Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government not to lift the current moratorium on fracking.

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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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Councillor Dianne Beagrie with one of the new bins

Bin success for new councillor

New Peterhead North and Rattray councillor Dianne Beagrie has marked her first success in her new role.

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