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Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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The 'Willie and May Gall' was launched on February 10.

Pager alert for Broch youngsters!

A history lesson was given in more ways than one when children from St Andrews Primary School and nursery, along with members of the local Boys’ Brigade Section visited Fraserburgh Lifeboat Station in Shore Street.

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Stagecoach North Scotland Managing Director Mark Whitelocks on the modified coach

Stagecoach delivers further improvements to Xpress coaches

Local bus operator Stagecoach has taken delivery of the first modified Buchan Xpress coach following customer feedback on the £5.5million fleet.

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This is scenes from the serious 1 vehicle rtc on the A90 at Lonmay, Aberdeenshire. The female driver was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary via Helimed.

Driver airlifted from Lonmay smash

A 38-year-old female driver was flown by helicopter to hospital last Monday on the A90 near Lonmay.

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Historian seeks info on Heinkel crash

Historian seeks info on Heinkel crash

Aviation historian Alan Stewart is writing a book on the lesser-known events and places during World War 2 in the North East of Scotland.

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Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees.

Nominate your favourite employee for the Stagecoach Champion Awards

Stagecoach Group has launched its 2017 Champions Awards for employees and is inviting bus and coach passengers in the East of Scotland to nominate their favourite member of staff for the Customer Service Champions Award.

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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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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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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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HM Coastguard.

New way of working for survey and inspection programme

Plans to make sure there is a full maritime survey and inspection team covering the whole UK will see more remote working and a slight change to where some of the marine offices are based. P

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George Wiseman died following a fatal road accident on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday.

Victim of crash named

Police Scotland have named the victim of a road traffic collision on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday, June 14, as George Wiseman (49) from the Whitehills area.

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Aberdeen's third Don crossing was opened to traffic on Thursday.

Third Don crossing finally opens

The new £22.3 million crossing over the River Don was officially opened on Thursday.

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Eilidh joins crew members from Fraserburgh Lifeboat to highlight the safety campaign.

MP learns to ‘Respect the Water’

Banff & Buchan MP Dr Eilidh Whiteford visited Fraserburgh Lifeboat Station recently ahead of the launch of the RNLI’s ‘Respect the Water’ campaign.

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Aberdeen Airport

Passenger numbers down

The latest figures released by Aberdeen International Airport have revealed a 14% decline in passenger numbers for March.

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Got a shift?
Now you also have a lift!

Got a shift? Now you also have a lift!

Shift workers in Peterhead and Fraserburgh are to benefit from a revised timetable for Buchan’s buses.

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Fraserburgh Lifgeboat coxswain, Vic Sutherland, and RNLI Fishing Safety Team member John Fulton who will lead the discussions.

RNLI Fishing Safety Team talk

The RNLI Fishing Safety Team are inviting all fishermen to an informal discussion on safety within the fishing industry.

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