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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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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.

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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.

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What the People Want...part one

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

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Eilidh Whiteford says she is proud that projects which were delayed for decades under previous governments are finally becoming a reality

MP hails SNP's record on North East investment

Banff and Buchan MP Dr Eilidh Whiteford has hailed the SNP’s strong record on investment in vital infrastructure across the North-East despite the impact of brutal cuts imposed by the Tory party.

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David Duguid was adopted unanimously by members of the local branch of the party at a meeting on Monday evening.

Candidate seeking 'best possible' Brexit deal for Banff and Buchan

The Scottish Conservative and Unionist candidate for Banff and Buchan has pledged to work to secure the best possible Brexit deal for the constituency if elected on June 8.

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Peter Chapman MSP says that EU membership would mean fishermen across the Banff and Buchan coast being dragged back into the CFP.

SNP challenged over fishing industry Brexit pledge

The Scottish Conservatives have said that fishing communities "will not be fooled" by attempts from SNP MPs to keep the industry onside by signing a pledge for the UK to exit the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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PM calls snap general election

PM calls snap general election

Theresa May has announced a snap general election will be held on June 8 in the wake of the Brexit vote

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Equalities Secretary Angela Constance.

Women hardest hit by UK welfare cuts

Women are being unfairly impacted by recent UK Government cuts to benefits and welfare eligibility, Equalities Secretary Angela Constance has said.

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Alan Fakley will stand in Peterhead South & Cruden ward.

Fakley to stand in Peterhead South & Cruden ward

Alan Fakley is to stand in the local government elections on May 4 as the candidate for the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party for the Peterhead South and Cruden ward where he lives.

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Jim Ingram and Lenny Pirie will stand in the Central Buchan ward at the May 4 election.

SNP announces team for Central Buchan

SNP members in Central Buchan have re-selected local councillors Lenny Pirie and Jim Ingram to contest the council elections on May 4.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (right) and TripAdvisor senior vice-president Robin Ingle announce the new collaboration during a meeting at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Tourism deal could attract £150m to Scottish economy

Scotland could see a £150 million boost to its economy following a bargain struck between the country’s tourism agency and travel website TripAdvisor.

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Don't lose out on your vote - register now.

Are you ready to use your vote?

Voters in Aberdeenshire will have the chance to elect their local councillors on Thursday, May 4 - but only if they are registered to vote.

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The council elections will take place on Thursday, May 4.

Buchan and Peterhead candidates confirmed for May election

Candidates for the upcoming local government election for Aberdeenshire on Thursday, May 4, have been confirmed by Aberdeenshire Council.

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Iain Sutherland

Businessman to stand in local elections

A local businessman has announced that he is standing as an Independent candidate for the Peterhead North & Rattray ward in the upcoming local election on May 4.

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Alistair Massey has been chosen by the Scottish Liberal Democrats as a candidate for Peterhead North & Rattray

Lib Dems announce candidate

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have selected Alistair Massey as a candidate for the Peterhead North & Rattray ward in the upcoming local elections.

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Peterhead Power Station

Meeting to be held amid Power Station concern

Banff and Buchan MP Dr Eilidh Whiteford is to meet with energy bosses to discuss the future of Peterhead Power Station.

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Councillors Stephen Smith and Stuart Pratt have been reselected by SNP members within the Ward

SNP announce candidates for local election

The Scottish National Party has announced the two candidates it will be fielding in the Peterhead South & Cruden ward of Aberdeenshire Council.

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Colin and Anne are hoping to be local champions for their communities after the elections in May

Local couple to stand in May election

A couple from Mintlaw have been selected as the Scottish Liberal Democrat candidates in the forthcoming local elections on May 4.

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