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NHS Grampian trial aims to prevent insomnia in new breast cancer patients

NHS Grampian trial aims to prevent insomnia in new breast cancer patients

NHS Grampian trial aims to prevent insomnia in new breast cancer patients

28 February 2024

A novel approach to sleep ‘prehabilitation’ is to be trialled with newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients suffering from early signs of insomnia.


Inspectors praise Kemnay Academy's supportive learning environment

Inspectors praise Kemnay Academy's supportive learning environment

Inspectors praise Kemnay Academy's supportive learning environment

27 February 2024

Key strengths of Kemnay Academy have been highlighted in the latest inspection report from Education Scotland.


Support grows for Aberdeenshire crossing patrollers reinstatement petition

Support grows for Aberdeenshire crossing patrollers reinstatement petition

Support grows for Aberdeenshire crossing patrollers reinstatement petition

27 February 2024

Hundreds of parents have added their support to a growing call for a rethink on Aberdeenshire's budget cuts which will see crossing patrollers axed.


North-east former Olympian Hannah Miley set for RGU Sport conference

North-east former Olympian Hannah Miley set for RGU Sport conference

North-east former Olympian Hannah Miley set for RGU Sport conference

26 February 2024

The British Philosophy of Sport Association (BPSA) Annual Conference is being hosted at RGU in March.


Scottish Lyme disease charity wants to hear about your experiences

Scottish Lyme disease charity wants to hear about your experiences

Scottish Lyme disease charity wants to hear about your experiences

24 February 2024

A Fife based charity for people affected by Lyme disease is seeking input from those in the north-east who have experienced the condition.


New Festival will celebrate north-east's tin whistle tradition

New Festival will celebrate north-east's tin whistle tradition

New Festival will celebrate north-east's tin whistle tradition

23 February 2024

The Alex Green Tin Whistle Festival, will run from March 1-3 in Aberdeen celebrating the legacy of the legendary player from Udny.


Lower rural survival rates prompt call for better configuration of north-east cancer services

Lower rural survival rates prompt call for better configuration of north-east cancer services

Lower rural survival rates prompt call for better configuration of north-east cancer services

21 February 2024

Patients who live further away from cancer centres are likely to experience worse outcomes according to new Aberdeen University research.


Year-long financial support to be offered for north-east undergraduates

Year-long financial support to be offered for north-east undergraduates

Year-long financial support to be offered for north-east undergraduates

19 February 2024

The overall funding for students in Scotland will now have a 12 payment option at a lower monthly rate as well as the existing nine month package.


NESCOL and UHI Moray staff set for strike action

NESCOL and UHI Moray staff set for strike action

NESCOL and UHI Moray staff set for strike action

17 February 2024

More than 2000 support staff are to strike later this month in a row over pay and jobs.


Final livestock entries confirmed for the RNAS Spring Show at Thainstone

Final livestock entries confirmed for the RNAS Spring Show at Thainstone

Final livestock entries confirmed for the RNAS Spring Show at Thainstone

15 February 2024

James Nisbet owner of Nisbet's Butchers in Ayrshire is set to judge 45 entries including, 15 bullocks and 30 heifers.


Wildlife Watch: Barn owls could have died due to heavy snow

Wildlife Watch: Barn owls could have died due to heavy snow

Wildlife Watch: Barn owls could have died due to heavy snow

12 February 2024

Wildlife Watch: Our man Merlin ponders over deaths of barn owls.


Aberdeen University Zoology Museum opens its doors with free tours

Aberdeen University Zoology Museum opens its doors with free tours

Aberdeen University Zoology Museum opens its doors with free tours

11 February 2024

A north-east museum which has been a staple of school trips for more than half a century and which features in the film Tetris is offering free tours.


Council house rents could rise by 5 per cent in Aberdeenshire

Council house rents could rise by 5 per cent in Aberdeenshire

Council house rents could rise by 5 per cent in Aberdeenshire

08 February 2024

Aberdeenshire Council is looking to increase its rent charges by 5 per cent as it prepares to set its challenging budget for the year ahead.


Drugs and microplastics testing trial to focus on the River Dee and the Ugie in Aberdeenshire

Drugs and microplastics testing trial to focus on the River Dee and the Ugie in Aberdeenshire

Drugs and microplastics testing trial to focus on the River Dee and the Ugie in Aberdeenshire

08 February 2024

The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen is testing for a cocktail of chemicals, from pesticides to antidepressants, to help reveal areas of concern.


Aberdeenshire Council lowers its recycling target

Aberdeenshire Council lowers its recycling target

Aberdeenshire Council lowers its recycling target

06 February 2024

Wood waste collected from Aberdeenshire no longer count towards recycling figures as it is being used to heat homes in Glenrothes.


Aberdeen University asks: Why are women and people of colour overlooked as heroes?

Aberdeen University asks: Why are women and people of colour overlooked as heroes?

Aberdeen University asks: Why are women and people of colour overlooked as heroes?

04 February 2024

Women and people of colour remain invisible to many in Britain and the USA as people pick white men as their heroes instead according to a new study.


Aberdeenshire Council moves forward with closure of two north-east schools

Aberdeenshire Council moves forward with closure of two north-east schools

Aberdeenshire Council moves forward with closure of two north-east schools

01 February 2024

Easterfield and Fisherford school's could be formally closed following a formal consultation period which will start next week.


North-east scientist's work could identify criminals from a single cell

North-east scientist's work could identify criminals from a single cell

North-east scientist's work could identify criminals from a single cell

28 January 2024

An innovative project by the James Hutton Institute could substantially enhance the reliability of use of human DNA in criminal investigations.


Sold out talk shows the level of interest in Newburgh born artist James McBey

Sold out talk shows the level of interest in Newburgh born artist James McBey

Sold out talk shows the level of interest in Newburgh born artist James McBey

26 January 2024

Newburgh Village Public Hall will officially launch the James McBey Project with a now sold out talk by his biographer, Alasdair Soussi.


Aberdeenshire Council proposes closure of two north-east schools

Aberdeenshire Council proposes closure of two north-east schools

Aberdeenshire Council proposes closure of two north-east schools

25 January 2024

Easterfield and Fisherford school's could be formally closed as plans move ahead to review the council's estate and current pupil numbers.


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