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MSP discusses bank closures with firms

North-East businesses have been given the chance to raise concerns about the impact of bank closures.

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Transport Scotland

Contraflow this weekend at Tipperty

A contraflow is expected to be in place on the A90 at Tipperty this weekend as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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The Xcerts perform at the Aberdeen store

Dr. Martens Aberdeen store opens

Dr. Martens launched their highly anticipated new store in Aberdeen last month with music act The Xcerts who provided a night of raucous celebration.

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Yvonne brings more than30 years of tourism experience to the role

VisitAberdeenshire appoints head of tourism development

VisitAberdeenshire, the lead tourism agency for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire has confirmed the appointment of Yvonne Cook as its head of tourism development.

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The topic of discussion was progress in the Brexit negotiations and NFU Scotlands newly-launched document Steps to Change: A New Agricultural Policy for Scotland.

Brexit on agenda at NFUS meeting

NFU Scotland president, Andrew McCornick, and vice-president, Martin Kennedy, met with the UK Government’s Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP at the NFU Scotland offices in Ingliston on Wednesday.

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CAROL MACDONALD SHOWS A MONKFISH TO (L TO R) REECE ROBERTSON, JASON JACK, MSP PETER CHAPMAN , MD MARTIN JACK AND MP  DAVID DUGUID  DURING A TOUR OF G AND J JACK'S FISH PROCESSING PLANT IN FRASERBURGH.

Heartfelt Brexit plea from Reece

North-east politicians were given a heartfelt Brexit message from a Fraserburgh fish worker last week.

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AWPR work at Blackdog (picture: Transport Scotland)

Temporary A90 diversion to be in place for five weeks

Drivers travelling on the A90 at Blackdog are expected to be diverted via the new slip roads for around five weeks from Friday evening to enable essential works to be carried out on the A90 carriageway.

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Gregor Mackintosh and Rora Dairy collect top accolades

Two Buchan producers have picked up top titles at this year’s coveted North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards.

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The meeting at the Dolphin Cafe

Meeting held in Peterhead to discuss EU transition deal concerns

North east Scottish Conservative politicians have met fishermen in Peterhead to hear concerns over the Brexit transition deal announced earlier this week.

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The AWPR opening is now scheduled for the autumn of this year. Picture: Transport Scotland

Autumn opening for bypass

The Aberdeen bypass opening has been delayed until the autumn.

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Transport Scotland

Weekend contraflow for A90 at Blackdog

A contraflow is expected to be in place on the A90 at Blackdog this weekend to enable barrier works to be undertaken on the northbound carriageway.
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Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid with Prime Minister Theresa May

MPs meet Prime Minister to discuss concerns over Brexit transition deal

Scottish Conservative MPs have joined English colleagues with coastal constituencies for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May following Monday’s Brexit transition deal announced in Brussels.

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Iain Sutherland succeeds Ken Duncan at the helm of Rediscover Peterhead.

New Peterhead BID manager appointed

Peterhead’s new Business Improvement District (BID) manager has been appointed.

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Eileen Tocher, relationship director at Royal Bank of Scotland, is pictured with Gayle Graham, managing director of Box Pool Solutions at the construction site

Fishing company nets £1.2m funding

Peterhead-based fish container provider, Box Pool Solutions, has secured a £1.2 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland to construct a new purpose-built factory.

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SFF chief executive, Bertie Armstrong says the challenge now is to turn aspiration into action.

SFF welcomes commitment from across UK government to leaving CFP

Fishermen’s leaders have welcomed the commitment from two senior cabinet ministers and the leader of the Conservatives in Scotland to leaving the Common Fisheries Policy in March 2019.

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Stock pic: John Devlin

Weather update: Job centres closed

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that all job centres in areas affected by adverse weather be closed until 12pm tomorrow (March 1).

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An artist's impression of the new Baxter Design Company base

Design firm to move to former bank

The former Clydesdale Bank building in Mintlaw will soon become the new base for Baxter Design Company.

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Aldi is set to open a new store in Whitburn, West Lothian.

Peterhead ALDI store on track to open later this year

ALDI has announced that its new store in Peterhead is on track to open by October 2018, creating up to 20 new jobs.

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Transport Scotland

Convoy and weekend contraflow at Tipperty

A series of works are to be undertaken at Tipperty which will result in the temporary realignment of a short section of the A90.

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