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MSP thanks Laurencekirk flyover campaigner for dedication

Mairi Evans MSP has paid tribute to Laurencekirk flyover campaigner Jill Fotheringham for her dogged 13-year-long battle to get the green light for a new £24 million road.

Transport
Average speed cameras

Average speed cameras to be installed at Stonehaven

Average speed cameras will be introduced on the A90 at Stonehaven later this week.

Transport
North-east MSP welcomes first step for Laurencekirk Junction

North-east MSP welcomes first step for Laurencekirk Junction

North-east MSP Mike Rumbles attended a Transport Scotland ‘Meet the Team’ event in Laurencekirk today, to view plans for the long awaited grade-separated junction on the nearby A90.

Transport
Fettercairn Arch

Councillors back Arch roadwork delay

Mearns councillors have called for works to realign the controversial road layout at Fettercairn Arch to be delayed.

Transport
Overnight closure of B979 New Mains of Ury this weekend

Overnight closure of B979 New Mains of Ury this weekend

Road closure to enable preparatory works for A90 bridge demolition.

Transport
Denis Smith

Excess stones and gravel on A92 causing “thousands of pounds worth of damage”

Excess stones and gravel on the A92 coast road between Stonehaven and Inverbervie are causing “thousands of pounds worth of damage,” according to one Inverbervie resident.

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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.

Transport
Alan May

Mearns man named Construction Manager of the Year

A former Laurencekirk man was named Construction Manager of the Year for 2016.

Business
Sustainable fishing lessons in Stoney

Sustainable fishing lessons in Stoney

Fish and chip expert, Calum Richardson, and Scotland’s best-loved skipper, Jimmy Buchan, have gone back to school to teach the next generation about Scottish seafood, sustainability and environmentally friendly practice.

Business
Resurfacing begins on December 18 and runs for five nights

Southbound lane closure on A90 at Stonehaven from next week

Traffic management will be installed overnight on Sunday February 12 on the A90 southbound carriageway and will remain in place for two weeks as part of the Aberdeen Western peripheral Route (AWPR) project.

Transport
Laurencekirk flyover reaches design stage

Laurencekirk flyover reaches design stage

North East politicians have welcomed news that the proposed new £24 million flyover at Laurencekirk has reached the design stage.

Transport
The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

Business
Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

Business
Sheila Howarth, owner of the Belvedere Hotel in Stonehaven.

Business rates hike: “We need action”

More than 2,500 people have signed an online petition in recent days objecting to massive increases to business rates affecting companies in the North East of Scotland.

Politics
The Clydesdale bank in Stonehaven.

Bank closures appealed

The Co-Leaders of Aberdeenshire Council, Alison Evison and Richard Thomson, have written to the Clydesdale Bank to express their real disappointment about the imminent closure of the branches in Stonehaven, Aboyne, Banff, Fraserburgh and Mintlaw and to appeal for the closures to be reconsidered.

Politics
food & drink

North East Food & Drink awards

As the closing date for entries approaches (Monday 30 January), the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards urge businesses to sign up to the region’s most prestigious awards that celebrate excellence and innovation in the industry.

Business
The Clydesdale bank in Stonehaven.

FSB speak out about local bank closure

Following the news last week that the Stonehaven branch of the Clydesdale Bank will close in May, the Federation of Small Businesses have said that the move “could destroy efforts to rejuvenate” the town centre.

Business
Sheila Howarth, owner of the Belvedere Hotel in Stonehaven.

“Ghost town” warning for Stonehaven following business rates rise

A planned rise in business rates will leave Stonehaven a “ghost town”, a group of hoteliers have warned.

Business
Elevator Awards 2017 launch.

Pictured (l to r): Professor Gary McEwan, Mark Williams, Russell Whyte with P7 pupils from Kaimhill Primary, Dylan Clark, Amber Ritchie and Sam Byres 

Picture by Michal Wachucik / Abermedia.

Businesses celebrate launch of Elevator Awards 2017

Entrepreneurs and business leaders from throughout the North-east are being invited to enter the biggest celebration of the region’s achievements with the launch of the 17th annual Elevator Awards.

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