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Designs for memorial agreed

Designs for memorial and garden for people affected by past practices around the cremation of babies have been agreed

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Sergeant Peter Henderson, PC Scott Leslie, PC Christopher Bain plus Jon Barron and Kelly Wiltshire of NESTRANS

Operation Close Pass launched in North East

An initiative to highlight the safety of cyclists has been launched today in the North East.

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Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

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Locals can currently visit the Ellon Castle Gardens during Open Day events

Have your say at exhibition

The Board of Ellon Castle Gardens will be holding a public exhibition this weekend for locals to drop in and view the exciting future plans for the walled garden and grounds.

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SengS' two-metre by six metre hyperbaric chamber

Ellon firm’s project is out of this world

An Ellon engineering services firm has completed its first ‘space’ mission as part of the company’s strategy to diversify into new industry sectors.

Business
Stuart Smith's winning image 'Storr Reflections'

Final contest for Group

Ellon Photographic Group held its final competition of the year on Monday, April 9.

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Louise Wagstaff, Brian Gollan, John Grover and Robert Mclaughlin

Ellon chef cooks up a storm in competition

A chef at an Ellon care home has found the recipe for success and landed a place as a finalist in a prestigious culinary competition.

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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.

Crime
CLAN Cancer Support

Charity to hold women's well-being sessions

A leading cancer support charity will hold a series of women’s well-being sessions for people across the north-east who have been affected by a diagnosis.

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Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

Health
Aberdeen's Beach Ballroom

Blood donors to be honoured at award ceremony

Over 150 blood donors and guests will gather at Aberdeen Beach Ballroom to be honoured by The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service on Tuesday (April 17).

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The Garioch Heritage Centre

Antiques event at Heritage Centre

Local residents are being encouraged to bring their antiques and collectables along to a special event to be held at the Garioch Heritage Centre next week.

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Ian Mastin working in his studio

Australian artist at gallery

A solo exhibition by a renowned Australian artist will open at Tolquhon Gallery near Tarves on Sunday (April 22).

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The North Sea was built on innovation and enterprise, says Martin Ewan

Offshore safety three decades on from Piper Alpha

It’s 30 years since the world looked on in horror as the terrible events of Piper Alpha unfolded.

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#KeepScotlandTheBrand campaigner Ruth Watson

Scottish branding to be discussed at Ellon talk

The Ellon & District SNP branch have invited #KeepScotlandTheBrand campaigner Ruth Watson from Kirriemuir for a public talk in Ellon next week.
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The Ellon RBS branch

Politicians call for meeting over RBS cuts

A call has been made for a rethink on changes for new mobile banking van services in areas impacted by branch closures.
Business
The figures have been highlighted by Road Safety North East Scotland

North-east road deaths at 40-year low

The number of people fatally injured on north east roads is at its lowest level since current records began in 1974, provisional road casualty data shows.

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Transport Scotland

Contraflow this weekend at Tipperty

A contraflow is expected to be in place on the A90 at Tipperty this weekend as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

Transport
The Ellon and District Marie Curie Fundraising Group at one of their recent events

Fundraising continues for local Marie Curie group

The Ellon and District Marie Curie Fundraising Group have been busy attending various local events.

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