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Stagecoach delivers further improvements to Xpress coaches

Local bus operator Stagecoach has taken delivery of the first modified Buchan Xpress coach following customer feedback on the £5.5million fleet.

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The former Formartine-Buchan railway line

Buchan Rail Link protection welcomed by councillors

Peterhead South & Cruden councillor Stephen Smith and Ellon & District councillor Rob Merson have welcomed a decision by the Directorate of Planning and Environmental Appeals to extend the protection of all sections of the former railway line that fall within the settlement boundary of Ellon.

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The A90 north of Boddam

Resurfacing improvements for A90 near Peterhead

A section of the A90 north of Boddam is set to benefit from £122,000 resurfacing improvements starting on Thursday.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

With cold and wintry conditions forecast for the North East, BEAR Scotland are at the ready with their aptly named gritters.

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Railway

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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