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Newmachar Church Road to close for three weeks

The Newmachar Church Road will close at the B977 near Parkhill for around three weeks from Monday to allow the installation of permanent safety barriers.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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Moira Hunter, creator of the legendary Ellon Smasher, now available at JRD Equipment

Smashing ice cream van dessert to return to Ellon

A homeware and garden centre in Ellon is launching a unique local dessert as part of a café renovation and investment programme.

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David receives his certificate of retirement from Doug McLeod after 46 years service to the construction industry

David hangs up his hard hat

Barratt North Scotland’s construction director, David Stewart, has finally hung up his hard hat after more than 46 years in the industry.

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Bear Scotland

Resurfacing work to begin on A90

A section of the A90 north of Hatton is set to benefit from £250,000 resurfacing improvements starting today (Monday).

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A mobile Post Office van

Proposed mobile outreach Post Office services

The Post Office is proposing to introduce Mobile Outreach services to restore Post Office services to Fyvie and Udny.

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New section of B977 at Goval set to open

New section of B977 at Goval set to open

A new section of the B977 Echt to Balmedie Road is expected to open on Monday, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty project (AWPR/B-T).

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Pat Ramsay, Myles Edwards, Phil Anderson and Louise Dingwall

Firm gives donation to Kenyan charity

A North-east financial services company has helped to provide Kenyan children with opportunities for a better future through a generous charitable donation.

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The 1,000th beam is put in place

1000th AWPR beam now in place

A significant milestone was reached on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) yesterday (Wednesday, June 21).

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Gordon receiving his Award from Neil Thomson and Joe Boyle

Award success for Gordon

The Fifth Annual North East Trades Awards 2017 took place at the Ardoe House Hotel recently.

Business
Mackie's new ice cream parlour Manager Yvette Harrison

Yvette lands sweet parlour job at Mackie’s new establishment

A much-loved ice cream brand’s very first parlour will be managed by a lifelong fan.

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John and Elaine Willox of John Willox Kitchen Design

Award success for Ellon firm

An Ellon-based business has been named the ‘Best New Business’ in the Trades Awards - North Scotland 2017.

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Graham Clark of Land Rover Experience Scotland, Andrew Bradford of Kincardine Castle, and Jim Smith of Flowline Specialists

Local Business backs local summer events

As part of its commitment to supporting local community projects, a north-east business has thrown its weight behind a number of events being held across Aberdeenshire this summer.

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Christine Graham with the parlours previous owner Nicole Bell

Opening day success for parlour

The re-opening of an ice cream parlour in Collieston went off without a hitch to the delight of its new owners.

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Craig Wilson of Eat on the Green, also known as the Kilted Chef, outside Aberdeen International Airport

Airport partners up with Kilted Chef for new passenger lounge

Aberdeen Airport has partnered with a local award-winning chef to provide a locally inspired menu for the new Northern Lights executive lounge.

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New bridge at Parkhill to open to traffic

New bridge at Parkhill to open to traffic

A new bridge on the B977 Echt to Balmedie Road at Parkhill is expected to open to traffic this Thursday.

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The top lot - a 2011 JCB 3CX which realised 27,200

Top price for JCB at Thainstone collective auction

Thainstone Centre attracted thousands of buyers and sellers on Saturday for the North East’s largest collective auction.

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Smugglers Cone

Sweet treat for Collieston

A popular Collieston ice cream parlour is set to reopen this Saturday (June 3).

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The Farmer's Grill is to visit events across Scotland

Grill set for Taste Tour of Scotland

The Farmer’s Grill, is pitching its specialist barbeque trailer at key Scottish events showcasing great quality cuts of The Store’s farm-reared produce.

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