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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.

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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.

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23 year-old Hannah Davies

Family of young Inverbervie mother thank those who tried to save her

The family of a young Inverbervie woman who tragically lost her life in a road traffic accident at the weekend have thanked those who tried to save her.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The incident happened at around 6pm on Monday night. 
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Woman taken to hospital after car flips on Stonehaven street

A woman was taken to hospital in last night (Monday, February 13) after her car flipped on to its roof while driving along Ann Street.

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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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Dominic Jackson

Family of tragic Mearns man raise funds in his memory

The family of Mearns man Dominic Jackson, who died last week after heading out on a sea kayaking trip, have said they are “overwhelmed” by the response of the public to a fundraising page set up in his memory.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A90 average speed cameras will go live on Wednesday

The average speed cameras which have been installed on the A90 at Charleston are planned to be operational from this Wednesday (January 25 2017).

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Railway

Still no progress on North East rail improvement plans

The SNP has offered no sign of progress six months on from a Scottish Conservative request for a timetable for rail improvement works between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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Biker caught at twice the speed limit

Biker caught at twice the speed limit

A motorcyclist has been charged by police with dangerous driving for riding almost twice the speed limit near Stonehaven.

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Stagecoach Buchan Express

Stagecoach North Scotland extends free travel for children

Stagecoach North Scotland is extending its trial offer of free travel for children until the end of the school summer holidays (August 14).

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