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REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

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Troops will join The Pipes & Drums, a colour party, and military vehicles to celebrate their return as they march down Union Street

Homecoming Parade to take place on Union Street

On Friday, September 22, the public are encouraged to come out and support The Highlanders, 4th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland as they march down Union Street in Aberdeen as part of their Homecoming Tour following their tours of Iraq and Ukraine.

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Gillian Martin MSP on a visit to NESCoL recently.

MSP launches film project

An MSP has launched a collaborative project for students at college in the North East to create a film around the dangers of social media including sexting and revenge porn.

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The branding, which carries both Police Scotland and Poileas Alba, will be introduced on the services website and intranet

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

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The search is on for hero pets to receive charity medal

The search is on for hero pets to receive charity medal

Blue Cross pet charity is calling out to hear about hero pets from across the nation as it opens nominations for the Blue Cross Medal 2018.

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Osborne is one hungry kitten! Can you help feed him and his friends?

Can you help feed this hungry kittens?

The Scottish SPCA is appealing to Aberdeenshire animal lovers to help feed hungry kittens who have been rescued or born in the charity’s care.

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Brits lose more than £3 million down the sofa each year

Brits lose more than £3 million down the sofa each year

With the old £1 coin due to expire next month, research has revealed that Brits could be sitting on a fortune, as more than £3 million is lost down the back of the nation’s sofas each year.

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New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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Jake Buchan is pictured here with his parents Mark and Cindy and his brother Bruce

Jake takes readers Through the Ages in pages of his book

Jake Buchan is making his dreams come true by publishing his autobiography.

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Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

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Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

The number of young teenagers who play outside, read books or get enough sleep has dropped sharply in comparison to teenagers from previous decades, a startling new survey from Barnardo’s reveals.

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Marc celebrates the end of his trip in Paris.

Mark Beaumont cycles around the world in less than 80 days

Ultra-endurance athlete Mark Beaumont has set a new Guinness World Records title, taking one third off the current record (123 days) for the fastest circumnavigation by bicycle, completing the 80-day challenge ahead of schedule on the Artemis World Cycle.

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Thousands could be spared devastation of stroke, report reveals

Thousands could be spared devastation of stroke, report reveals

A new report, published today by the Stroke Association, reveals that over 110,000 people could be saved from having a stroke by 2035 if research into the latest stroke prevention procedures were properly funded.

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New research for Meningitis Awareness Week revealed

New research for Meningitis Awareness Week revealed

New research published during national Meningitis Awareness Week, September 18-24, shows only 33% of UK teenagers surveyed (aged 14-18) think vaccines are needed at school or university, despite an urgent campaign to vaccinate teenagers to protect them against a deadly new strain of meningitis.

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Two dedicated wildlife bridges are being constructed over the new road at Kingcausie and Kirkhill

Aberdeen bypass to provide safe wildlife travel

Special wildlife bridges, the first of their kind on a Scottish trunk road, are being constructed by Aberdeen Roads Limited on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie-Tipperty project to ensure animals can safely access areas on either side of the road once it opens to traffic.

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The pioneering research has already uncovered that the condition dramatically changes the shape of the heart.

TechFest explores the truth behind a broken heart

Many people question whether you can really die of a broken heart and TechFest 2017 will be exploring the reality behind this mystery with cardiovascular scientist, Dr Dana Dawson.

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Men in particular are being encouraged to consider becoming a panel member

Still time to help change the life of a vulnerable child

People in Aberdeenshire are being reminded there is still time to apply to the Children’s Panel.

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The presentation will include a series of short talks followed by questions to find out more about the students research interests.

Doctors of tomorrow share their research at TechFest 2017

Aberdeen medical students will take the stage at this year’s TechFest to show how their research could revolutionise the way common acute and chronic diseases are treated in the future.

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The Alford event is famous for the variety of parts to be found

Alford Autojumble this weekend

Held annually since 1983 the Alford Autojumble is a keenly anticipated fixture in the museum’s seasonal events programme.

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