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Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

The SNP has offered no sign of progress six months on from a Scottish Conservative request for a timetable for rail improvement works between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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Latest news from Northumbria Police.

Police Scotland urges HGV drivers to cut blowover risk

Police Scotland and the road haulage industry are joining forces to help lorry drivers stay safe this winter, especially when crossing the country’s high level and exposed roads and bridges.

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Stagecoach Buchan Express

Stagecoach North Scotland extends free travel for children

Stagecoach North Scotland is extending its trial offer of free travel for children until the end of the school summer holidays (August 14).

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HM Coastguard.

New way of working for survey and inspection programme

Plans to make sure there is a full maritime survey and inspection team covering the whole UK will see more remote working and a slight change to where some of the marine offices are based. P

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George Wiseman died following a fatal road accident on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday.

Victim of crash named

Police Scotland have named the victim of a road traffic collision on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday, June 14, as George Wiseman (49) from the Whitehills area.

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Aberdeen's third Don crossing was opened to traffic on Thursday.

Third Don crossing finally opens

The new £22.3 million crossing over the River Don was officially opened on Thursday.

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Aberdeen Airport

Passenger numbers down

The latest figures released by Aberdeen International Airport have revealed a 14% decline in passenger numbers for March.

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Got a shift?
Now you also have a lift!

Got a shift? Now you also have a lift!

Shift workers in Peterhead and Fraserburgh are to benefit from a revised timetable for Buchan’s buses.

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Fraserburgh Lifgeboat coxswain, Vic Sutherland, and RNLI Fishing Safety Team member John Fulton who will lead the discussions.

RNLI Fishing Safety Team talk

The RNLI Fishing Safety Team are inviting all fishermen to an informal discussion on safety within the fishing industry.

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Artist impression of Aberdeen Airport proposed redevelopment
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP today (Monday 1 February 2016) visited Aberdeen International Airport to unveil details of what will be the single largest investment in the airport since the current terminal opened its doors in 1977. A total of �20 million will be invested in the airport resulting in a 50% increase in the size of the terminal building and with it, a comprehensive transformation of current passenger facilities.

Aberdeen Airport reports latest passenger figures

Figures released by Aberdeen International Airport have shown that almost 220,000 passengers travelled through the airport during February.

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Woman taken to hospital after Peterhead crash

A woman has been taken to hospital following a two-car collision in Peterhead this morning.

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Peterhead Lifeboat

Lifeboat launched to search for possible casualty

The Peterhead lifeboat launched yesterday to search for a distressed person around the bay area of Peterhead.

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Cllr Stephen Smith has welcomed the backing of SAPT.

Report ‘significant’ boost for rail campaigners

The campaign to bring a rail link to Buchan received a “significant boost” last week when the Scottish Association for Passenger Transport (SAPT) publicly backed a rail link to Ellon as a first step towards future expansion.

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Make sure you have your say on the transport links.

Public to get their say on transport

Councillors are urging local residents to have their say at the forthcoming Public Exhibitions on the Fraserburgh and Peterhead to Aberdeen Strategic Transport Study.

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A G4S PRISONER TRANSPORT VAN TAKING A CUSTODY TO ABERDEEN SHERIFF COURT OVERTURNED ON THE A952 NEAR THE CORTES JUNCTION.(DUNCAN BROWN)

Prisoner van overturns on North East road

A G4S prisoner van has overturned on a North East road causing delays for drivers.

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