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1 hr ago | BBC News

Two serious crashes in north east

An air ambulance has been called to the scene of one accident at the Ord crossroads between Aberchirder and Portsoy.

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4 hrs ago | Ellon Times

Review of speed issues on Ellon bypass

Earlier this year, an online petition was launched by local residents concerned about safety with increased traffic in the area.

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8 hrs ago | The Northern Scot

Timeline released for Moray schools

Members of Moray Council's cross-party steering group will receive the report compiled by consultants Caledonian Economics on September 19. Findings will then be released into the public domain on September 26 after head teachers, union representatives and councillors have been briefed on its content.

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12 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Donald Trump-opposed windfarm given marine licence

A CONTROVERSIAL offshore windfarm planned for the Scottish coast has been granted final planning consent but cannot go ahead until the outcome of a legal battle by US tycoon Donald Trump.

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20 hrs ago | BBC News

Car body discovery 'not suspicious'

Police say a man found dead at the wheel of his car near Gretna appears to have taken ill while driving.

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20 hrs ago | BBC News

Fresh appeal over Edinburgh murder

Officers are carrying out high-visibility patrols in the area and will speak to local residents in an attempt to identify Mr Morrison's killer.

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20 hrs ago | BBC News

Ryder Cup trophy to tour Scotland

The tour will start at Edinburgh's Omni Centre on Thursday 4 September with stops in the Scottish Borders, Shetland and Aberdeenshire included.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Fraserburgh Herald

Young voters prepare for referendum

The vote on September 18 is the first time that 16 and 17 year-olds have been allowed to take part and Aberdeenshire East MSP Alex Salmond has welcomed the news that thousands of young people will take part in the historic decision.

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Kincardineshire Today

Laurencekirk and Auchenblae bag the plaudits

Kelly and Michael Bilsland with their daughters Ada and Esther pictured with the Mad Hatter and Joe Wishart at the tea party in the St. Laurence Hall on Saturday.

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BBC News

Extra wildlife crime policing urged

An increased police presence in rural areas would act as a deterrent to wildlife crime, the Law Society of Scotland has said.

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Wall Street Journal

Energy Industry 'Will Flourish in Independent Scotland'

ABERDEEN, Scotland-Scotland votes next month on whether to split from the U.K., and Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing is trying to reassure oil companies that the country's large energy industry will flourish after independence.

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Mearns Today

STP 'Plan B' meeting provides lively debate

A meeting held by Stonehaven Town Partnership to gain the views of the town and present their 'Plan B' for Stonehaven saw some lively discussion.

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Kincardineshire Today

Laurencekirk Ladies Club seek answers

Laurencekirk Ladies Club have said they feel they have been "treated like dirt" by Aberdeenshire Council as their future hangs in the balance.

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Ellon Times

Recycling firm helps restaurant to 'go green'

An Aberdeenshire organics recycling firm is helping a local restaurant celebrate 10 years in business with a full circle approach to sourcing produce.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Mail

The Big Yin downsizes: Billy Connolly sells his 12-bedroom Scottish ...

The Big Yin downsizes: Billy Connolly sells his 12-bedroom Scottish mansion to New York financier for A 3million A New York businessman and his wife have been revealed as the new owners of Billy Connolly's Scottish mansion.

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Aberdeen City Council

Business Booster thrusts skills support into the spotlight

Skills support for businesses is the topic of the latest in the Business Boosters series organised by Aberdeen City Council.

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The Northern Scot

Countdown on for Wall of Rock festival

Bands and acoustic acts have been lined-up for throughout the two-day event, which will raise the decibel levels at Lossiemouth's Station Park next Friday and Saturday.

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ContactMusic.com

The Xcerts Announce November 2014 Uk Headline Tour Plus New Album 'There Is Only You' Nov 3rd

Aberdeen/Exeter 3 piece THE XCERTS can now announce a UK headline tour for November, which follows their October US tour with Brand New.

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Fraserburgh Herald

Tourism chiefs help make region more welcoming

Industry leaders in the north-east of Scotland are taking the lead in making the region one of the most welcoming visitor destinations in Scotland.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Scotsman.com

Love food and drink but hate the waste: Businesses and consumers develop a taste for sustainability

The Scottish food and drink manufacturing industry is made up of almost 1,200 companies, with a staggering A 9 billion turnover in 2012, and boasting exports worth over A 5.4bn.

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