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Contraflow this weekend at Tipperty

A contraflow is expected to be in place on the A90 at Tipperty this weekend as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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Carpetright store to close

Carpetright store to close

Fraserburgh’s Carpetright store is one of dozens of outlets closing its doors across the UK.

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The Xcerts perform at the Aberdeen store

Dr. Martens Aberdeen store opens

Dr. Martens launched their highly anticipated new store in Aberdeen last month with music act The Xcerts who provided a night of raucous celebration.

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Yvonne brings more than30 years of tourism experience to the role

VisitAberdeenshire appoints head of tourism development

VisitAberdeenshire, the lead tourism agency for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire has confirmed the appointment of Yvonne Cook as its head of tourism development.

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The topic of discussion was progress in the Brexit negotiations and NFU Scotlands newly-launched document Steps to Change: A New Agricultural Policy for Scotland.

Brexit on agenda at NFUS meeting

NFU Scotland president, Andrew McCornick, and vice-president, Martin Kennedy, met with the UK Government’s Secretary of State for Scotland, Rt Hon David Mundell MP at the NFU Scotland offices in Ingliston on Wednesday.

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CAROL MACDONALD SHOWS A MONKFISH TO (L TO R) REECE ROBERTSON, JASON JACK, MSP PETER CHAPMAN , MD MARTIN JACK AND MP  DAVID DUGUID  DURING A TOUR OF G AND J JACK'S FISH PROCESSING PLANT IN FRASERBURGH.

Heartfelt Brexit plea from Reece

North-east politicians were given a heartfelt Brexit message from a Fraserburgh fish worker last week.

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AWPR work at Blackdog (picture: Transport Scotland)

Temporary A90 diversion to be in place for five weeks

Drivers travelling on the A90 at Blackdog are expected to be diverted via the new slip roads for around five weeks from Friday evening to enable essential works to be carried out on the A90 carriageway.

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The AWPR opening is now scheduled for the autumn of this year. Picture: Transport Scotland

Autumn opening for bypass

The Aberdeen bypass opening has been delayed until the autumn.

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Weekend contraflow for A90 at Blackdog

A contraflow is expected to be in place on the A90 at Blackdog this weekend to enable barrier works to be undertaken on the northbound carriageway.
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Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid with Prime Minister Theresa May

MPs meet Prime Minister to discuss concerns over Brexit transition deal

Scottish Conservative MPs have joined English colleagues with coastal constituencies for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May following Monday’s Brexit transition deal announced in Brussels.

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Jobs at risk as Carpetright eyes store closures

Jobs at risk as Carpetright eyes store closures

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.

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SFF chief executive, Bertie Armstrong says the challenge now is to turn aspiration into action.

SFF welcomes commitment from across UK government to leaving CFP

Fishermen’s leaders have welcomed the commitment from two senior cabinet ministers and the leader of the Conservatives in Scotland to leaving the Common Fisheries Policy in March 2019.

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Stock pic: John Devlin

Weather update: Job centres closed

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that all job centres in areas affected by adverse weather be closed until 12pm tomorrow (March 1).

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Service proposal for Crimond

Service proposal for Crimond

The Post Office is proposing to restore Post Office services to Crimond with the introduction of a new Hosted Outreach Service.

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Transport Scotland

Convoy and weekend contraflow at Tipperty

A series of works are to be undertaken at Tipperty which will result in the temporary realignment of a short section of the A90.

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Stock image. John Devlin Johnston Press

Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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Councillors back stadium plans

Councillors back stadium plans

City councillors have approved Aberdeen FC’s plans for a new £50million stadium at Kingsford.

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Transport Scotland

Contraflows for next four weekends at Blackdog

Contraflows are expected to be in place on the A90 at Blackdog for four weekends starting from this Friday (January 26).

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Dualling work near Foveran

Economy Secretary unable to confirm bypass completion date

The Economy Secretary was today unable to confirm to MSPs that the Spring 2018 deadline for completion of the Aberdeen bypass will be met.

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