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Balmedie road to close for eight weeks

Old Road in Balmedie is expected to close for around eight weeks as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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Road to close this weekend for AWPR work

The C89C Chapel of Stoneywood to Fairly Road is expected to close at its junction with the U90C Tulloch Road this weekend.

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Resurfacing work to begin on A90 Ellon bypass this week

Resurfacing work to begin on A90 Ellon bypass this week

A section of the A90 Ellon Bypass is set to benefit from £320,000 resurfacing improvements.

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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

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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A train on the original Formartine and Buchan railway line

Railway comments a ‘cheap shot’

North East politicians have branded claims by a Lib Dem MSP regarding future proposals for a Buchan Railway link as a “cheap shot”.

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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

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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Road to close for two weekends for AWPR works

Road to close for two weekends for AWPR works

The C55C Pitmedden Road in Dyce is expected to close for two weekends to enable the contractor to construct farm accesses as part of the AWPR/Balmedie to Tipperty project.

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Road layout on A90 at Balmedie to change

Road layout on A90 at Balmedie to change

Traffic management on the A90 at Balmedie will be reconfigured on Friday evening to allow AWPR works to progress at the Balmedie Junction.

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Newmachar Church Road to close for three weeks

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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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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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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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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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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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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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Councillor Stephen Smith, Transport Minister Humza Yousaf, Stewart Stevenson and Councillor Rob Merson following their meeting at Holyrood

Buchan rail link protection welcomed

SNP councillors have welcomed a decision to extend the protection of all sections of the former railway line falling within the Ellon settlement boundary.

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Stagecoach North Scotland Managing Director Mark Whitelocks on the modified coach

Stagecoach delivers further improvements to Xpress coaches

Local bus operator Stagecoach has taken delivery of the first modified Buchan Xpress coach following customer feedback on the £5.5million fleet.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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

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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