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52 min ago | Sunday Herald

Job fears after Miller Construction is sold

MILLER Group has effectively given Galliford Try 7 million to take over its construction business in a move which means uncertainty for hundreds of workers.

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4 hrs ago | Ellon Times

Passenger numbers continue to rise at Inverurie Station

A monitoring report published by Nestrans, the transport partnership for Aberdeen City and Shire has highlighted the continued growth in passengers using Inverurie Railway Station.

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8 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Scottish farmer has spent A 5,000 on CCTV to protect his new flock...

Scottish farmer has spent A 5,000 on CCTV to protect his new flock of the 'world's cutest sheep' - but it didn't stop someone stealing their faces A Scottish farmer has spent A 5,000 on CCTV cameras and guard dogs to protect his new flock of the 'world's cutest sheep'.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

Fire crews tackle blaze near castle

Firefighters have been tackling the flames using a combination of knapsack sprayers, fire beaters and also four mains water jets.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

Wizz Air announces new Polish routes

Francois Bourienne, Glasgow Airport's commercial director, said: "Wizz Air has been a successful addition to our airline roster, providing connectivity to key Polish destinations and growing its passenger traffic every month since its arrival here in March 2013.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

Huge ship arrives in Scottish firth

A massive ship has arrived in the Cromarty Firth carrying huge concrete foundations for use in two offshore wind farm projects.

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16 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

The wanderer returns, as BrewDog opens new tap room and bar at its Aberdeenshire HQ

Scotland's largest independent brewery BrewDog has officially opened the doors to DogTap - the brewery's on-site tap-room at its headquarters in Ellon, Aberdeenshire and its 15th bar in the UK.

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17 hrs ago | Ellon Times

Public turn out in force to AWPR exhibitions

North-east communities have shown what was described as a "remarkable" response to public exhibitions outlining plans for the Aberdeen bypass and Balmedie-Tipperty project.

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18 hrs ago | Donside Today

Foodbank use is continuing to rise...

The schools have broken up for the summer holidays, and unfortunately so far we have had some very mixed weather.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Fraserburgh Herald

Proposal for Broch Conservation Area to go on show

An emerging proposal for a Conservation Area in Fraserburgh's town centre will be on show at the town's Super Saturday event on July 12. A study of Fraserburgh's historic buildings undertaken over the last year highlighted the potential for conservation status, together with funding opportunities.

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MTV

The Horse Head Meme Met The President: Has It Jumped The Shark?

So the horse head meme may have just jumped the shark . Tuesday night, a man in Denver, Colorado, shook hands with U.S. President Barack Obama while sheathed in equine-shaped rubber, therefore throwing the phenomena squarely into the middle of the mainstream.

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Mirror.co.uk

Dramatic moment three children are rescued 'just in time' after being dragged out to sea

Rescue teams were called after a member of the public spotted the two girls and a boy being swept out to sea These dramatic pictures show the moment three children were rescued ' just in time' after they were dragged out to sea by a powerful current.

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GolfChannel

2014 Scottish Open photo gallery

Ian Poulter of England smiles as he contemplates how to play a tough bunker shot on the 18th hole during the Pro Am prior to the start of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on July 9, 2014 in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Wall Street Journal

KKR Buys Majority Stake in U.K. Energy Firm

OEG Offshore Group said Wednesday that U.S. private-equity firm KKR & Co. has agreed to acquire a majority interest in the energy-services company.

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Aberdeen City Council

WWI and Britain in Bloom floral crests brighten up Aberdeen gardens

The outbreak of the First World War and the 50th anniversary of the Britain in Bloom competition are being commemorated in Aberdeen through a series of floral crests.

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Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen offenders carry out beach clean-up to 'pay back' to community

Social Care, Wellbeing and Safety convener Councillor Len Ironside CBE will join Cabinet Secretary for Justice Kenny McAskill MSP to see offenders carrying out unpaid work on behalf of the local community tomorrow .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

USA Today

Obama shakes hands with supporter wearing horse head

Obama shakes hands with supporter wearing horse head President chuckled as he spotted the man and then shook hands with him.

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Scotsman.com

Warning system for Typhoon aircraft is years away

A DEFENCE minister has admitted that a crucial collision warning system for the Typhoon aircraft which have just been moved to Lossiemouth in Moray could be years away from being installed.

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Scotsman.com

Travelodge investing A 75m in Scottish tourism growth

BUDGET hotel operator Travel odge is looking to tap into Scotland's tourism growth with a 75 million investment to build ten hotels north of Border.

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Business Wire

Sandman Hotel Group Plans Four-Star Hotel in the City Centre of Aberdeen, Scotland

Sandman Hotel Group, Canada's fastest growing privately owned hospitality company, will transform RGU's St Andrews Street building into a four-star premium hotel complex with 220 rooms, including 61 one-bedroom suites, a restaurant, and convention facilities.

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