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Man falls to his death at Bullers of Buchan

News
Last year's champion Limousin heifer born 2015 - S.Fotheringham, Ballinloan, Dunkeld

‘Cream of the crop’ set for another Thainstone Spectacular

News

The myth of the ‘relaxing bath’ revealed

News
The Electoral Reform Society claims that 1.8 million votes cast in Scotland made no impact on the overall result.

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics

First Minister’s Reading Challenge expands

News

Social experiment shows hundreds of people ignoring distressed dog in hot car

News

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health

Baby Box registrations reach 10,000

News
Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment

Road to close this weekend for AWPR work

Transport

Resurfacing work to begin on A90 Ellon bypass this week

Transport
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
A train on the original Formartine and Buchan railway line

Railway comments a ‘cheap shot’

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

Crime
Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Police appeal to trace missing girls

Crime

RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Education
SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Education
This is the fourth year students have sat National 3, 4 and 5 exams under the Curriculum for Excellence with S5 and S6 pupils continuing to sit qualifications at Higher and Advanced Higher level.

Aberdeenshire pupils celebrate excellent exam results

Education
Higher passes have exceeded 150,000 for the third year in a row

Higher passes exceed 150,000 for third year in a row.

Education

Availability of Scottish lamb down year-on-year

Business
All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
Transport Scotland

Road to close this weekend for AWPR work

Transport
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

News

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics
Mr Bowie said a similar celebration had proved a great success when the new roadbridge over the Forth was finished.

MP calls for open day on completed AWPR

Politics
The politicians support comes after she put forward a joint resolution to the SNPs National Council last year.

MSP backs Labour's calls to help end period poverty in Scotland

Politics
Alex Salmond says Donald Trump's opposition to independence should seal the deal for the SNP

Salmond brands Trump a 'complete and utter nincompoop'

Politics

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health
The politicians support comes after she put forward a joint resolution to the SNPs National Council last year.

MSP backs Labour's calls to help end period poverty in Scotland

Politics
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
Adam Coldwells, chief officer of Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership with Cllr Anne Stirling, chairman of Integration Joint Board.

Praise for health and social care staff in Aberdeenshire

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health