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Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers confess to behaving in a way that could endanger their life on the railway – and one in admitted to walking along the railway line.

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Let’s capture one summer’s day in the Broch

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.
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Post rock legends Mogwai headline True North Festival

Post rock legends Mogwai headline True North Festival

Aberdeen’s award-winning music festival True North will, this year, see rockers Mogwai take to the stage at His Majesty’s Theatre in what is set to be an unmissable gig for fans.

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With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

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MSP announces annual surgery tour

Banffshire & Buchan Coast SNP MSP Stewart Stevenson has announced details of his forthcoming surgery tour of local communities which commences on Monday, July 23.

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An artist's impression of the Thainstone extension

Aberdeenshire economy buzzing with activity

A range of local business developments which demonstrate the strengths of the area’s economy have been welcomed by Aberdeenshire Council, as a new economic action plan for the area is introduced to reflect a more positive economic outlook.

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The first Boogie in the Bar in Fraserburgh has been hailed as a huge success

Brochers enjoy a Boogie in the Bar

A new community led social event has been held for the first time in Fraserburgh.

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Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP urges voters to update electoral information

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has encouraged constituents to make sure their details are correct on the electoral register.

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The new Balmedie junction

Union calls for investigation into ‘lethal’ 15 hour a day bypass adverts

Unite, the UK’s largest union, is calling on the Scottish government to launch an immediate investigation after it was revealed that employment agencies have been advertising for workers to operate for 15 hours a day or 80 hours a week on the AWPR.

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True North

Post-rock legends to headline True North festival

The 2018 True North festival will see rockers Mogwai take to the stage at His Majesty’s Theatre.
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Fraserburgh Harbour

Call for fishing fleet to shed light on state of the industry

Vessel owners and skippers around the UK are being asked to participate in UK-wide research aiming to paint a clear picture of the performance of the fishing fleet.

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There will be a host of Get Fit taster sessions for all ages including the likes of zumba gold and hoopla hola during the morning with Fiona Stott of Boogie Bounce

Action-packed Super Saturday beckons

Fraserburgh is gearing up for another bumper Super Saturday this weekend.

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Police Scotland

Pilot project launched to support people in custody with mental health issues

People in custody will be able to receive support for mental health issues through a pilot project launched by Police Scotland.
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William continues to raise massive amounts for charity through the recycling of old nets and ropes, with funds achieved now helping to support Jocelyn and Aileen provide valuable training in Africa

Broch support for Ugandan midwifery unit

A Fraserburgh-based charity is helping to stage a medical training mission to Uganda later this year.

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Get your bids in now as the closing date is fast approaching.

Bid now for Shell Small Grants

BUCHAN Development Partnership (BDP) is encouraging local groups to apply for funding through Shell Small Grants.

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Police Scotland

Police issue advice ahead of weekend of summer events

Police Scotland is urging those intending to go to one of the games, shows or events in the North East this weekend to plan ahead and know how to get home safely.

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Aberdeen International Airport

Airport workers vote for strike action over pay

Workers at Aberdeen International Airport have voted for strike action after 88 per cent of workers rejected the latest pay offer.

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Police Scotland

Public urged to be vigilant following reports of fraud

Officers in the North East are again urging members of the public to be vigilant after two recent reports of telephone scams where the victims have collectively lost in the region of £35,000.

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Shedding light on Bell Rock

Shedding light on Bell Rock

The collections manager at Fraserburgh’s Museum of Scottish Lighthouses has just published a new book.

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Administrators are seeking buyers for the two Deveron companies

Deveron Homes Limited and Deveron Construction Limited go into administration

Administrators have been called in following the collapse of two North-east building firms which have a development interest in Peterhead.

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