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MSP launches film project

An MSP has launched a collaborative project for students at college in the North East to create a film around the dangers of social media including sexting and revenge porn.

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The branding, which carries both Police Scotland and Poileas Alba, will be introduced on the services website and intranet

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

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The search is on for hero pets to receive charity medal

The search is on for hero pets to receive charity medal

Blue Cross pet charity is calling out to hear about hero pets from across the nation as it opens nominations for the Blue Cross Medal 2018.

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Brits lose more than £3 million down the sofa each year

Brits lose more than £3 million down the sofa each year

With the old £1 coin due to expire next month, research has revealed that Brits could be sitting on a fortune, as more than £3 million is lost down the back of the nation’s sofas each year.

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Head along to the Buchan Hotel to cast your vote tonight

Ellon Community Council vote tonight

An election is to be held for the re-established Ellon Community Council at the Buchan Hotel tonight.

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Jake Buchan is pictured here with his parents Mark and Cindy and his brother Bruce

Jake takes readers Through the Ages in pages of his book

Jake Buchan is making his dreams come true by publishing his autobiography.

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Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

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Visitors to the exhibition on Saturday afternoon

Weather fails to dampen spirits at exhibition

The second weekend of Ellon Art at Castle Gardens Exhibition was just as wet but it didn’t stop visitors from stopping by.

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Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

The number of young teenagers who play outside, read books or get enough sleep has dropped sharply in comparison to teenagers from previous decades, a startling new survey from Barnardo’s reveals.

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Thousands could be spared devastation of stroke, report reveals

Thousands could be spared devastation of stroke, report reveals

A new report, published today by the Stroke Association, reveals that over 110,000 people could be saved from having a stroke by 2035 if research into the latest stroke prevention procedures were properly funded.

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New research for Meningitis Awareness Week revealed

New research for Meningitis Awareness Week revealed

New research published during national Meningitis Awareness Week, September 18-24, shows only 33% of UK teenagers surveyed (aged 14-18) think vaccines are needed at school or university, despite an urgent campaign to vaccinate teenagers to protect them against a deadly new strain of meningitis.

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Two dedicated wildlife bridges are being constructed over the new road at Kingcausie and Kirkhill

Aberdeen bypass to provide safe wildlife travel

Special wildlife bridges, the first of their kind on a Scottish trunk road, are being constructed by Aberdeen Roads Limited on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty project to ensure animals can safely access areas on either side of the road once it opens to traffic.

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Ellon Community Take Back event

Ellon Community Take Back event

Ellon residents are invited to join an Ellon Community Take Back event next month.

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Men in particular are being encouraged to consider becoming a panel member

Still time to help change the life of a vulnerable child

People in Aberdeenshire are being reminded there is still time to apply to the Children’s Panel.

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Famous Scottish faces doodle for epilepsy charity

Famous Scottish faces doodle for epilepsy charity

Famous faces from Scotland are busy doodling to raise much-needed funds for national charity Epilepsy Action.

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Opticians’ advice ahead of National Eye Health Awareness Week

Opticians’ advice ahead of National Eye Health Awareness Week

It’s National Eye Health Week (September 18-24), and Specsavers is encouraging everyone to make sure they are taking care of their sight.

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More than 100,000 older Scots targeted by phone scammers

More than 100,000 older Scots targeted by phone scammers

Age Scotland is urging older people and their families to protect themselves from phone scams following the Scottish Government’s announcement of its Nuisance Calls Action Plan.

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A floral arrangement of Aslan from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Visitors flock to Flower Festival

The annual Flower Festival and Patronal Festival returned to St Mary-on-the-Rock church recently.

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The Kilted Chef, Craig Wilson, is celebrating his double nomination success

Chef and hotel manager in running for regional award

Two leading lights of the north-east tourism industry have been shortlisted for an award recognising those who dedicate their time and energy to giving visitors exceptional experiences.

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Police Scotland are appealing for people to double check their security arrangements

Police warning after opportunistic thefts

Police Scotland are appealing for people to double check their security arrangements following a weekend where a number of opportunist thefts occurred across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

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