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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

Health
Aberdeenshire Council's new Director of Education and Childrens Services, Laurence Findlay

New Director of Education and Children’s Services takes up post

Whilst children, teachers and staff are taking a well-earned summer rest, Aberdeenshire Council's new Director of Education and Children’s Services, Laurence Findlay, started his new job today.

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Aberdeen International Airport

Airport workers accept pay offer

Workers at Aberdeen International Airport have accepted a three per cent pay offer by company management.

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Well-known ice-cream firm Bicocchis did a roaring trade in the hot weather. Picture: Johnny Johnston

Get Fit Fraserburgh a smash hit in Broch

The sun shone on another bumper Super Saturday in Fraserburgh at the weekend.

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Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

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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Enter our competition!

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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Stewart Stevenson MSP

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.

Politics
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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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.

Business
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.
Crime
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.

Crime
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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