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And the winning names for the Pets’ Corner meerkats are…

The winning – and most popular – names for the baby meerkats at Pets’ Corner in Hazlehead Park were today revealed to be… Dee and Don.

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With the increase in the hours of darkness and poorer weather conditions officers are urging people to allow more time for their journeys and to be extravigilant.

Officers remind road users to take extra care

Officers are reminding motorists and road users to take extra care with visibility decreasing and inclement weather more likely.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Cllr Ingram presents Gordon and Bunty Skene with a flower arrangement and bottle of malt whisky on the occasion of their Diamond wedding.

Gordon and Bunty celebrate 60 years of marriage

Buchan councillor Jim Ingram was on hand to help mark a Mintlaw couple's diamond wedding recently.

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Can you provide a home for one of the 27 cockerels and three ducks currently at the SSPCA's Drumoak centre?

Will a cock-a-doodle do for you?

The Scottish SPCA is currently seeking a new home for 30 birds in its care - 27 cockerels and three ducks.

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The pilot will test how well the card improves access to libraries across Aberdeenshire including Peterhead Library.

'One Card' library pass pilot launched

A pilot for a single card that can be used in any library has been launched in the north east.

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SNFU president, Andrew McCormick Brexit was a wake-up call and an opportunity to do better

Call for politicians to focus on long-term future of sector

NFU Scotland’s President Andrew McCornick has used Scotland’s biggest one-day agricultural event to call for politicians across all parliaments to focus on the long-term future of the sector.

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Mr Stevenson said he was delighted at the decision

MSP welcomes UK Supreme Court ruling on alcohol

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has welcomed the UK Supreme Court ruling allowing Scotland to set a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland.

Politics
Mr Duguid argued that poor digital infrastructure in the area is hampering growth and slowing efforts to regenerate coastal towns and villages.

Broadband focus of MP's maiden speech

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has used his maiden speech to ask why an area so rich with industry and entrepreneurs is saddled with “one of the slowest broadband speeds in the country”.

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Teen Challenge manger Gordon Cruden announced last week that they had reached their target to buy Benaiah.

Target met to buy Benaiah

A bid to buy a women’s recovery centre in Buchan has finally reached its target, just  two years after setting the challenge of raising £535,000.

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Yvonne Hill maybe travelling in the Aberdeenshire area.

Appeal to trace missing person

Officers in the Highlands are appealing to the public for assistance to help trace Yvonne Hill, 31, who has been reported missing from the Fort William area.

Crime
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP to meet with Transport Minister over NE road

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has written to the Transport Minister calling for a meeting to investigate making improvements to the Toll of Birness.

Transport
The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre

AECC to light up red for Poppyscotland

The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre is joining a host of Scotland’s most famous buildings, structures and sculptures, in lighting up Poppy red to raise awareness for the annual fundraising campaign run by Poppyscotland.

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Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP pays tribute to campaigner after seatbelts Bill passed

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has paid tribute to a constituent who worked tirelessly to improve school bus safety.

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New play equipment similar to the picture above will be installed

Work ongoing to improve beach area

Four Fraserburgh councillors are working closely together to see what can be done to improve the beach area for locals and tourists.

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New Broch base for support  group

New Broch base for support group

Support organisation, Y Suffer in Silence, has secured a new Fraserburgh base.

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One of Jennie's photographs

Public invited to join ‘The Big Picture’ project

A local photographer is inviting members of the public to help with her latest university project.

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Broch on n-ice list for Christmas

Broch on n-ice list for Christmas

Fraserburgh will be spreading the Christmas cheer for all to hear this December as the town hosts its first ever Frozen Fraserburgh event featuring an ice rink.

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Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

Seatbelts on School Transport Bill passes final stage

A Bill to make it compulsory for all dedicated school transport to be fitted with seatbelts has passed its final stage in the Scottish Parliament.

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