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New Clydesdale Bank notes raise funds for hospice care

New £10 polymer bank notes from Clydesdale Bank will go under the virtual hammer to raise funds for hospice care this week.

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Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson. Picture: John Devlin

Research into juries to be carried out over the next two years

Research into how juries reach decisions, including their use of the ‘not proven’ verdict, will be carried out over the next two years.

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Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

They are the rules of the road every driver forgets. So how many of these laws are you breaking?

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Police are investigating

Football fans warned over behaviour ahead of weekend of games

As numerous football matches prepare to kick off this weekend, British Transport Police is warning fans over their behaviour.

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Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

With only a few thousand tickets remaining for this year’s Enchanted Forest show, organisers are urging the public to book quickly to avoid disappointment.

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Ellie Dalgetty is on the left, Kenadie Sivewright in the middle and Emily Scott on the right

Highland dancing success for local girls

In 2017 three Highland Dancers from Brechin and Fettercairn took part in a number of Highland Dance competitions. The three girls are taught by Sara Beattie at The Beattie School of Dance. They have achieved fantastic success in the six highland dance competitions they entered at the start of this year. Over a short six- month period in the Novice section, Kenadie Sivewright (9) Ellie Dalgetty (10) and Emily Scott (11) among them won a total haul of 22 Overall Trophies and 289 medals. 126 of these were Gold, 105 silver and 58 Bronze!

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Bervie ‘Little Black Dress’ event hailed a huge success

Bervie ‘Little Black Dress’ event hailed a huge success

Earlier this month, Inverbervie Pre-school Group in conjunction with the Burgh Hall committee hosted its first Little Black Dress Afternoon Tea - an event organised for the whole community and what an incredible success it was.

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Macphie is bakery manufacturer of year

Macphie is bakery manufacturer of year

Aberdeenshire-based food ingredient manufacturer Macphie was last night named as the UK’s Bakery Manufacturer of the Year in this year’s Baking Industry Awards.

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Shire shines as food producer

Shire shines as food producer

Around 40 students and staff from the Netherlands and Nova Scotia visited Macphie in Aberdeenshire on Tuesday (September 19) to find out about the food industry in the region.

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Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda today (Friday, September 22) announced that it will be dropping the price of fuel by up to 2ppl on unleaded and 1ppl on diesel bringing prices down to a new national price cap of 115.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on diesel at all 308 filling stations.

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Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

A new project from Leasing Options and an expert at the University of Oxford is aiming to help drivers by introducing a combination of scents into the car which could help with negative emotions experienced on the roads.

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The single-storey cottages at Chapelton

First residents move into Chapelton homes

Chapelton’s initial range of single storey cottages are now complete with the first residents already moved in and calling the town home.

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Mike Rumbles MSP has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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Mr Rumbles has written to all four local authorities.

MSP encourages students to enter video competition

Mike Rumbles MSP is encouraging all North East Higher students to take part in the Political Studies Association (PSA)’s Schools’ Video Competition, now in its seventh year.

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Eastern Airways new five year franchise agreement with Flybe commences on October 29when all its services will carry BE flight codes.

Eastern Airways route network now on sale at Flybe.com

As Eastern Airways enters a new franchise partnership that will soon enhance Flybe’s route network, Eastern Airways’ flights from Aberdeen International Airport are now bookable at Flybe.com.

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The changes to the temporary traffic signals will restrict that section of the B979 to one lane

New signal layout at Stonehaven

The contractor on the AWPR is planning to reconfigure the temporary traffic signals on the B979 Netherley Road at Stonehaven on Monday morning, September 25, to enable three-way traffic signals to operate for around ten weeks.

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Scotland’s employers are failing workers who face violence at work, says UNISON

Scotland’s employers are failing workers who face violence at work, says UNISON

Violence at work is not ‘part of the job’ says UNISON as it launches a new health and safety guide today (Thursday).

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New poll shows mixed housing experience across Scotland

New poll shows mixed housing experience across Scotland

Eighty-three per cent of Scots are satisfied with their current housing situation while 16% are not, according to an exclusive new opinion poll commissioned to coincide with Scottish Housing Day, which takes place today, (September 21).

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Team Jak launches £180,000 crowdfunding campaign

Team Jak launches £180,000 crowdfunding campaign

The Team Jak Foundation, a charity offering practical and emotional support to young people in Scotland diagnosed with cancer, is launching a new crowdfunding campaign today (Thursday, September 21) to help raise £180,000.

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Pioneering app to transform the lives of people with dementia

Pioneering app to transform the lives of people with dementia

An innovative new app could help enhance home and hospital environments for people with dementia – improving patient outcomes and reducing the strain on health services, according to University of Stirling academics.

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