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BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sir Andy Flurry’, Gritallica’ and ‘Ready, Spready, GO’ gritters get set to tackle wintery conditions!

With cold and wintry conditions forecast for the North East, BEAR Scotland are at the ready with their aptly named gritters.

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Councillor Gillian Owen wants to see drivers curb their speed

Ellon councillor calls for action to cut speed on A948

An Ellon and District councillor has yet again raised her concerns about speeding on the A948.

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Work on the AWPR at Balmedie

AWPR section opening delayed

The opening of the Balmedie to Tipperty section of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) has been delayed.

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Railway

Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

The SNP has offered no sign of progress six months on from a Scottish Conservative request for a timetable for rail improvement works between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.

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Work on the AWPR

Further speed restriction for A90

The A90 between Bridgend and Oldmeldrum Road just south of Ellon, will be subject to a 40mph speed restriction from tomorrow evening (December 2) to enable utility works to be undertaken as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route / Balmedie to Tipperty project.
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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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South Road will be closed during the October holidays to allow for works to be undertaken.

South Road set for further closure

Ellon’s South Road is set to be closed for a period of two weeks to enable works to be carried out.

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Stagecoach Buchan Express

Stagecoach North Scotland extends free travel for children

Stagecoach North Scotland is extending its trial offer of free travel for children until the end of the school summer holidays (August 14).

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HM Coastguard.

New way of working for survey and inspection programme

Plans to make sure there is a full maritime survey and inspection team covering the whole UK will see more remote working and a slight change to where some of the marine offices are based. P

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George Wiseman died following a fatal road accident on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday.

‘Make death-trap road safe now’

Call for urgent action after yet another fatal crash on notorious stretch of A947

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George Wiseman died following a fatal road accident on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday.

Victim of crash named

Police Scotland have named the victim of a road traffic collision on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday, June 14, as George Wiseman (49) from the Whitehills area.

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Aberdeen's third Don crossing was opened to traffic on Thursday.

Third Don crossing finally opens

The new £22.3 million crossing over the River Don was officially opened on Thursday.

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Aberdeen Airport

Passenger numbers down

The latest figures released by Aberdeen International Airport have revealed a 14% decline in passenger numbers for March.

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Artist impression of Aberdeen Airport proposed redevelopment
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP today (Monday 1 February 2016) visited Aberdeen International Airport to unveil details of what will be the single largest investment in the airport since the current terminal opened its doors in 1977. A total of �20 million will be invested in the airport resulting in a 50% increase in the size of the terminal building and with it, a comprehensive transformation of current passenger facilities.

Aberdeen Airport reports latest passenger figures

Figures released by Aberdeen International Airport have shown that almost 220,000 passengers travelled through the airport during February.

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Inverurie Station

Jardine seeks action on train overcrowding

North-East Liberal Democrat Christine Jardine has called for action to be taken to tackle overcrowding in trains on the Aberdeen to Inverness line.

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Councillor Gillian Owen is campaiging to reduce the speed limit on the A948 road.

Ongoing appeal for reduced speed limit

Ellon and District Councillor Gillian Owen is continuing in her efforts to reduce the speed limit on the A948 road in Ellon.

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The reopening of the rail line to Ellon would ease road congestion.

Transport links consultation

Consultation on better transport links in the North-east is to continue until next month.

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