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Moray MP Douglas Ross accused of "heartless" vote on child refugees

Moray MP Douglas Ross accused of "heartless" vote on child refugees

Moray MP Douglas Ross accused of "heartless" vote on child refugees

21 October 2020

Moray's SNP MSP Richard Lochhead said the vote would not go down well in Moray.


Over £30 million to tackle financial insecurity

Over £30 million to tackle financial insecurity

Over £30 million to tackle financial insecurity

20 October 2020

Funding is being made available to local authorities to support families including money to provide free school meals over the school holidays.


Councillor questions if Menie course will ever be constructed

Councillor questions if Menie course will ever be constructed

Councillor questions if Menie course will ever be constructed

19 October 2020

Councillor Martin Ford has raised the issue of the construction of the second course near Balmedie by Trump International.


Concerns over Scottish Government's new smoke alarm legislation

Concerns over Scottish Government's new smoke alarm legislation

Concerns over Scottish Government's new smoke alarm legislation

19 October 2020

DOUGLAS Ross has said the implementation of the legislation should be delayed.


Scotland Loves Local fund to encourage community shopping

Scotland Loves Local fund to encourage community shopping

Scotland Loves Local fund to encourage community shopping

18 October 2020

A new £1 million Scotland Loves Local fund will provide grants of up to £5000 to hundreds of projects to promote town centre and online businesses.


Gordon residents can join UK Parliament Week activities

Gordon residents can join UK Parliament Week activities

Gordon residents can join UK Parliament Week activities

18 October 2020

Constituents and community groups across Gordon have been encouraged to get involved.


McAllister wins Ellon by-election

McAllister wins Ellon by-election

McAllister wins Ellon by-election

16 October 2020

Ellon And District will be represented by SNP candidate Louise McAllister after a tight finish.


Coronavirus update: Increase in hospital admissions

Coronavirus update: Increase in hospital admissions

Coronavirus update: Increase in hospital admissions

16 October 2020

The last 24 hours have seen 1196 new cases of Covid-19 recorded in Scotland.


Government updates face covering rules for workplaces

Government updates face covering rules for workplaces

Government updates face covering rules for workplaces

15 October 2020

Further rules were announced today during an announcement on the start date for the business support scheme which will open to new applicants.


Coronavirus update: First Minister confirms current restrictions to remain in place

Coronavirus update: First Minister confirms current restrictions to remain in place

Coronavirus update: First Minister confirms current restrictions to remain in place

15 October 2020

Current restrictions will remain in place at present until a further review is carried out.


MP defends decision on Agricultural Bill

MP defends decision on Agricultural Bill

MP defends decision on Agricultural Bill

14 October 2020

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has defended the UK Government’s position on the Agriculture Bill vote.


Ellon prepares to take to the polls

Ellon prepares to take to the polls

Ellon prepares to take to the polls

13 October 2020

Extra measures are in place to keep everybody safe on voting day.


Care home visiting times extended for friends and family

Care home visiting times extended for friends and family

Care home visiting times extended for friends and family

12 October 2020

Updated guidance recommends easing restrictions in a range of ways, including extending indoor visit times.


Consultation launched on banning common single-use plastic items

Consultation launched on banning common single-use plastic items

Consultation launched on banning common single-use plastic items

12 October 2020

The Scottish Government paper will cover items such as plastic cutlery, single-use plastic plates and single-use plastic straws.


Coronavirus update: First Minister thanks businesses for compliance

Coronavirus update: First Minister thanks businesses for compliance

Coronavirus update: First Minister thanks businesses for compliance

12 October 2020

Nicola Sturgeon has praised business owners for working within new rules during the first weekend since their introduction.


Coronavirus update: Grampian sees a large increase in cases

Coronavirus update: Grampian sees a large increase in cases

Coronavirus update: Grampian sees a large increase in cases

09 October 2020

In the last 24 hours NHS Grampian has recorded 68 positive tests for coronavirus in the north-east.


Job Support Scheme expanded to support businesses across the UK

Job Support Scheme expanded to support businesses across the UK

Job Support Scheme expanded to support businesses across the UK

09 October 2020

The Government will pay two thirds of employees’ salaries to protect jobs over the coming months.


National 5 exams to be awarded on estimation basis

National 5 exams to be awarded on estimation basis

National 5 exams to be awarded on estimation basis

07 October 2020

Higher and Advanced Higher examinations in 2021 will however go ahead but at a later exam date.


Coronavirus update - First Minster sets out new restrictions

Coronavirus update - First Minster sets out new restrictions

Coronavirus update - First Minster sets out new restrictions

07 October 2020

Pubs, bars, restaurants and cafes will be able to operate on limited hours and two metre and one way systems in shops to be reintroduced.


MSP welcomes plans to boost rural teacher numbers in Aberdeenshire

MSP welcomes plans to boost rural teacher numbers in Aberdeenshire

MSP welcomes plans to boost rural teacher numbers in Aberdeenshire

06 October 2020

Between 2010 and 2019 there was a drop of 26 teachers working in schools across Aberdeenshire.


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