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Police Scotland to launch national Vulnerable Road Users Campaign

Pedestrian, cyclists and motorcyclists are being encouraged to take extra care on the roads, as Police Scotland launches a week-long national vulnerable road users campaign on Monday, June 18.

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Officers specialising in rural crime will be staffing an exhibition stand sponsored by Secured by Design (SBD), the UKs national police crime prevention initiative

Crime prevention through better design advice to be given at Royal Highland Show

Crime prevention advice on how farmers and the rural community in Scotland can make their businesses and properties more secure will be given by officers from Police Scotland attending the Royal Highland Show, at Ingliston Showground, next week (21-24 June).

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Woman charged following collision in Ellon

A 43-year-old woman has been charged in relation to alleged road traffic offences following a collision in the Station Road area of Ellon yesterday.

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Photo from L to R Inspector Carron McKellar, Fredda McIntosh, who is supported by Alzheimer Scotland and Sarah Duff, Service Manager, Alzheimer Scotland

Herbert Protocol scheme to help trace people living with dementia quicker launched in North East

A scheme to help trace people living with dementia more quickly after they are reported missing, has been launched in the North East.
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Gillian Martin has been campaigning for increased awareness of the dangers of social media and the internet particularly among younger people

MSP welcomes recruitment boost and cyber hub for North East

A cyber-crime hub in the North East of Scotland will be used to tackle an increase in crimes related to social media and the internet.

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Police Scotland

Acquisitive crime and violence down in North East

Police Scotland has revealed that significant reductions in acquisitive and violent crimes are being recorded in the North East thanks to ongoing efforts to ensure the region remains one of the safest places in Scotland.

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Sergeant Andy Sawers of the Formartine Community Policing Team

Community Drop In for local officers

Police in Formartine are implementing a new scheme to allow officers more time to engage with members of the public.

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Drugs recovered in north east towns

Three people have been charged following the recovery of heroin, crack cocaine, diazepam and cannabis with an estimated street value of £2,800 in the Fraserburgh and Ellon areas.

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Police Scotland say they will continue to disrupt the activities of criminal groups through proactive enforcement.

Drugs recovered in Fraserburgh

Three women were expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court today (Wednesday) following the recovery of a quantity of drugs in Fraserburgh.
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Failings were reported with Police Scotland.

Football fans charged following anti-social behaviour offences

Around 15,000 fans were in Aberdeen at the weekend to watch as Aberdeen FC welcomed Hibernian FC to Pittodrie.
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An animated game show based on cases investigated by Police Scotland has been developed to highlight the dangers of shopping online without taking proper steps to protect your security.

Police warn of hidden dangers of shopping online

Police Scotland is warning of the hidden dangers of shopping online after consumers’ details were used to set up websites selling counterfeit products.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Beware of scam calls

Trading Standards warn of scam HMRC calls

Trading Standards are warning local residents to beware of calls purporting to be from HM Revenue and Customs.

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The drugs were seized from a property in Esslemont Circle area

Man charged following drugs recovery in Ellon

A 32-year-old man has been charged in relation to alleged drugs offences following the recovery of £4,000 of drugs from an Ellon property.

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Police Scotland

Cannabis valued at £8k recovered in Methlick area

A 44-year-old man has been charged following the recovery of cannabis with an estimated street value of £8,000.

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Police Scotland

Two caught over the drink drive limit in two days

Officers from the Road Policing Unit in the North East are reminding motorists not to drink and drive after two drivers have been detected over seven times the drink drive limit within the last two days.

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Police Scotland

Drug valued at almost £20,000 recovered on A90 near Ellon

Cannabis with an estimated potential street value of £19,000 has been recovered following an operation on the A90 near Ellon.

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Three charged over Newburgh speeding

Three charged over Newburgh speeding

Police Scotland have been clamping down on speeding within the Newburgh area.

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Bikes stolen from shed in Ellon

Officers in Ellon are appealing for information following a shed break-in in the Scotsfir Crescent area of the town.

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Drug recovery in Ellon

A 19-year-old male has been charged following the recovery of around £1,300 of ecstasy in Ellon.

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