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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

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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.

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Stewart Stevenson MSP

MSP to meet with Transport Minister over NE road

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has written to the Transport Minister calling for a meeting to investigate making improvements to the Toll of Birness.

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Stagecoach wants its customers to give feedback on proposed timetable changes

Views wanted on proposals

Stagecoach is inviting customers across the area to provide feedback on new bus timetable proposals to commence in January 2018.

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Cameras are located 5-7km apart, with 15 cameras operating in each direction

A90 average speed cameras set to go live

The A90 Average Speed Camera (ASC) system between Dundee and Stonehaven will go live on Tuesday, October 31.

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Broch firm in UK top 250

Broch firm in UK top 250

The 13th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin

Transport boss insists North East road is safe

The head of transportation at Aberdeenshire Council has insisted the A952 is safe after figures revealed a number of fatalities in recent years.

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Bear Scotland

Resurfacing work to begin on A90

A section of the A90 north of Hatton is set to benefit from £250,000 resurfacing improvements starting today (Monday).

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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

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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