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Councillor Gillian Owen at the Toll of Birness

Don’t indulge in A90 ‘quick fixes’

A north-east councillor who has been campaigning for upgrades to the A90 for the past four years has said campaigners shouldn’t ‘lose sight of the bigger picture’ and indulge in quick fixes and cheap options to improve the stretch.

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John Angus, ANM's Head of Livestock, selling cattle at Thainstone

'Perfect storm' hits store cattle prices

The unprecedented spell of hot and dry weather since mid-May and concerns about lack of grass growth and future supplies of fodder, coupled with an easing of finished cattle and sheep prices, combined to create the ‘perfect storm’ in early July, resulting in a sharp fall in store cattle prices at markets throughout Scotland.

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The new Balmedie junction

Convoy on A90 this weekend

Convoy working is expected to be in place on the A90 between Blackdog and Balmedie this weekend to enable workers to carry out essential white-lining works.

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