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Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

Business
Post Office

Crimond Post Office to close

The Post Office have announced that Crimond Post Office will close after Christmas owing to the closure of the existing shop at the same location.
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Buy a raffle and this Mini could be yours!

Gear up to win a Mini

Members of the public are being urged to snap up raffle tickets from CLAN Cancer Support and north-east Rotary Clubs to be in with a chance of winning a Mini this Christmas.

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Jackie Stuart with his book

Former Peterhead prison officer shares his riot story

The prison officer taken hostage on the roof of Peterhead Prison in 1987 has shared his story in a new book –published 30 years after his terrifying five-day ordeal.

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An excellent turnout for the Girls in Energy conference

Girls in Energy event success

Energy giant Shell hosted Scottish schoolgirls at an Aberdeen event aimed at addressing gender balance issues in the oil sector.

Education
The cover of the popular book

Popular book on Pitfour estate is back on sale

The Buchan Field Club has announced that its popular book ‘The Blenheim of the North’ is back on sale again.

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Stewart Stevenson MSP

Parents encouraged to make use of free flu vaccine

SNP MSP Stewart Stevenson is encouraging all parents and guardians in the Banffshire and Buchan Coast area to take advantage of the free flu vaccine before Christmas.

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Police Scotland

Fraserburgh man found safe and well

Police Scotland has confirmed that a 25-year-old man reported missing from the Fraserburgh area has been found.

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Police Scotland

Missing Fraserburgh man found

Police Scotland are pleased to advise they have traced a man who was reported missing from the Fraserburgh area.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launches the Festive Drink Drive campaign with Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone. 



Picture by Chris James.

Festive drink driving campaign warns ‘just one’ drink is one too many

Drivers in Scotland are being reminded that there is zero tolerance for ‘just one’ drink before driving.

Health
The snow has been causing disruption throughout the North-east

Snow causes disruption in N-east

Snow and ice have been causing major problems in the North-east.

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Transport Scotland

Weekend contraflow for A90 at Tipperty

A contraflow will be in place on the A90 at Tipperty this weekend to enable the AWPR contractor to undertake central reservation and verge works

Transport
Bear Scotland

BEAR Scotland preparing for Storm Caroline

BEAR Scotland’s resources are prepared to assist in dealing with the “Storm Caroline” conditions with winds of up to 90mph forecast.

Transport
Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP highlights unfair delivery charges

MSP Stewart Stevenson is calling for an end to the unfair delivery charges facing many online shoppers in his Banffshire and Buchan Coast constituency.

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Police Scotland

Man charged following recovery of drugs and cash

A 23-year-old man from Liverpool is expected to appear at court today following the recovery of drugs and cash at a property in the Fraserburgh area.

Crime
Inverurie officers with campaign partners Lisa Godini, Alison Hay, Graeme Benson, Mike Ogg, Richard Jessiman, and Murray Cox from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Festive policing operation launched

Police and partners in Aberdeenshire launched the highly successful ‘Safer Streets’ festive policing campaign in Inverurie today (Wednesday).

Crime
Police Scotland

Drivers charged during festive patrols

Ten people were charged with alleged drink-driving offences at the weekend across the North East during high-visibility patrols on Scotland's roads to deter and tackle festive drink-driving.

Crime
Driving examiners will strike today and tomorrow.

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

Hundreds of driving tests across Scotland today (Monday) and tomorrow have been cancelled due to strike action by examiners over the new test and working patterns.

Politics
Fergus Ewing said that investment is crucial for the growth of our seafood industry

Six-figure investment to create new processing jobs

An investment of more than £600,000 is expected to create 20 new jobs in Fraserburgh through the creation of a new fish processing factory.

Business
Scottish Conservative Shadow Secretary for Rural Economy Peter Chapman

Price cut a “significant blow” for dairy farmers

Dairy farmers in the north-east have been dealt a “significant blow” with news of a cut in prices paid by Muller Milk, Scottish Conservative Shadow Secretary for Rural Economy Peter Chapman said today.

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