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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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Pic Alan Richardson Dundee, Pix-AR.co.uk'QMS. Lynn Argo Brigstanes Pig Unit Catherine, Stonehaven

Major focus on tech for local pig business

A commitment to making use of new technology and improving efficiency is a key part of the business philosophy of Lynn Argo who is making her mark on the pig industry.

Business
The campaign is aimed at deterring motorcyclists from accessing woodland

Campaign targets illegal off-roading

Local agencies have joined forces to clamp down on motorcylists illegally accessing forests.

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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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Promoting positive mental health

Promoting positive mental health

A local mental health charity as been awarded £14,274 by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN).

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A further weekend closure for AWPR work

A90 slip road closure

The A90 southbound slip road to Findon will close this weekend to allow work on the Aberdeen bypass.

Transport
Stonehaven Town Hall will be the venue for the fundraiser

Line up for Mearns FM fundraiser

If it’s a fun night you’re after, Stonehaven Town Hall on Saturday, May 12. is one for the diary.

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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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Some of the Macphie employees who helped reach the �10,000 target for Alzheimer Scotland

Macphie staff in charity boost

Employees of a leading Mearns company have raised more than £10,000 for a national dementia charity.

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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

Top Shire musical 
students are hitting all the right notes

Aberdeenshire pupils have recorded a double music success.

Education
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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Care home residents getting more active

Care home residents getting more active

Residents from Allachburn Care Home in Aboyne are benefiting from a new Care Inspectorate improvement programme to boost physical activity for older people.

Health
Steven Duncan has lost more than 11stone

From couch potato to Munro bagger!

A Stonehaven man has lost an amazing 11 stones and has swapped the living room couch for climbing Scotland’s highest mountains.

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New academy bus operator

New academy bus operator

Aberdeenshire Council has appointed a new bus operator to take over the running of the Auchenblae to Mearns Academy route.

Transport
Invasive species go under the spotlight

Invasive species go under the spotlight

A forum created to tackle the challenges and damage caused by invasive non-native plants in Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City has met for the first time.

Environment
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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