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Police Scotland to launch national Vulnerable Road Users Campaign

Pedestrian, cyclists and motorcyclists are being encouraged to take extra care on the roads, as Police Scotland launches a week-long national vulnerable road users campaign on Monday, June 18.

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Officers specialising in rural crime will be staffing an exhibition stand sponsored by Secured by Design (SBD), the UKs national police crime prevention initiative

Crime prevention through better design advice to be given at Royal Highland Show

Crime prevention advice on how farmers and the rural community in Scotland can make their businesses and properties more secure will be given by officers from Police Scotland attending the Royal Highland Show, at Ingliston Showground, next week (21-24 June).

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Boy charged after threats to Peterhead businesses

A 12-year-old boy has been charged following reports of threats against two businesses in Peterhead on Friday, June 1.

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Photo from L to R Inspector Carron McKellar, Fredda McIntosh, who is supported by Alzheimer Scotland and Sarah Duff, Service Manager, Alzheimer Scotland

Herbert Protocol scheme to help trace people living with dementia quicker launched in North East

A scheme to help trace people living with dementia more quickly after they are reported missing, has been launched in the North East.
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Gillian Martin has been campaigning for increased awareness of the dangers of social media and the internet particularly among younger people

MSP welcomes recruitment boost and cyber hub for North East

A cyber-crime hub in the North East of Scotland will be used to tackle an increase in crimes related to social media and the internet.

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Acquisitive crime and violence down in North East

Police Scotland has revealed that significant reductions in acquisitive and violent crimes are being recorded in the North East thanks to ongoing efforts to ensure the region remains one of the safest places in Scotland.

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Two charged following alleged theft in Peterhead

A 28-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man have been charged following an alleged theft of a mid three-figure sum of money from a woman in Peterhead.
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Police Scotland say they will continue to disrupt the activities of criminal groups through proactive enforcement.

Drugs recovered in Fraserburgh

Three women were expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today (Wednesday) following the recovery of a quantity of drugs in Fraserburgh.
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Dennis Nilsen

Fraserburgh-born killer dies in prison

Fraserburgh-born serial killer Dennis Nilsen has died in jail aged 72.

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Police Scotland

Man charged after break-in at bus depot

A 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged break-in and theft from the Stagecoach bus dept in Peterhead last month.

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Failings were reported with Police Scotland.

Football fans charged following anti-social behaviour offences

Around 15,000 fans were in Aberdeen at the weekend to watch as Aberdeen FC welcomed Hibernian FC to Pittodrie.
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Police recover drug valued at over £300k

A 22-year-old Vietnamese man has been charged following the recovery of a large scale cannabis cultivation worth in the region of £380,000.

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An animated game show based on cases investigated by Police Scotland has been developed to highlight the dangers of shopping online without taking proper steps to protect your security.

Police warn of hidden dangers of shopping online

Police Scotland is warning of the hidden dangers of shopping online after consumers’ details were used to set up websites selling counterfeit products.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Railway chairs similar to those stolen from Maud Railway Museum

Metal railway chairs stolen from museum

The Trustees of Maud Railway Museum are anxious to recover around a ton of metal railway chairs stolen from the popular north east attraction.

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Beware of scam calls

Trading Standards warn of scam HMRC calls

Trading Standards are warning local residents to beware of calls purporting to be from HM Revenue and Customs.

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Police Scotland have been criticised

Police appeal following bus depot break-in

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a break-in and theft from the Stagecoach bus depot at Peterhead overnight.

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The family were traced safe and well in Portugal.

Missing Fraserburgh family traced

Police can confirm that a family reported missing from the Fraserburgh area last Wednesday, Apri 4l, have officially been traced safe and well in Portugal.

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Police say a number of positive lines are being followed up.

Appeal for information over theft

Police Scotland is appealing for information following the theft and attempted theft of charity tins from two shops in Peterhead.

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Anyone with information that could assist Police with their enquiries is asked to contact Police Scotland

Enquiries continuing to trace missing family from Fraserburgh

Enquiries to trace a family reported missing from Fraserburgh are continuing this morning.

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