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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.


MSP backs domestic abuse legislation

MSP backs domestic abuse legislation

MSP backs domestic abuse legislation

06 October 2020

Gillian Martin has welcomed how the Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill will help protect victims.


Coronavirus update: First Minister will set out further restrictions on Wednesday

Coronavirus update: First Minister will set out further restrictions on Wednesday

Coronavirus update: First Minister will set out further restrictions on Wednesday

06 October 2020

Sturgeon confirms "We are not proposing another lockdown even on a temporary basis."


North-east MSPs welcome self isolation grant

North-east MSPs welcome self isolation grant

North-east MSPs welcome self isolation grant

02 October 2020

MSPs have welcomed a new grant for people on low incomes who must self-isolate.


Polling place changes proposed across Moray

Polling place changes proposed across Moray

Polling place changes proposed across Moray

01 October 2020

CHANGES will affect Elgin, Forres and Lossiemouth.


New grant for those self-isolating

New grant for those self-isolating

New grant for those self-isolating

01 October 2020

People on low incomes will be eligible to receive a new £500 grant if asked to self-isolate.


UK and Norway sign historic fisheries agreement

UK and Norway sign historic fisheries agreement

UK and Norway sign historic fisheries agreement

01 October 2020

The UK will negotiate annually with Norway and other coastal States to promote sustainable fisheries and a fairer deal for the fishing industry.


Conservative leader visits Ellon to show support for council election candidate

Conservative leader visits Ellon to show support for council election candidate

Conservative leader visits Ellon to show support for council election candidate

29 September 2020

Douglas Ross visited the town to shown his support to John Crawley who is standing in the ward's by-election.


Coronavirus update: Overall daily cases continue to drop but hospital admissions increase

Coronavirus update: Overall daily cases continue to drop but hospital admissions increase

Coronavirus update: Overall daily cases continue to drop but hospital admissions increase

28 September 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said today that caution was needed when looking at the latest daily figures.


Coronavirus update: New guidance published for students who wish to return home

Coronavirus update: New guidance published for students who wish to return home

Coronavirus update: New guidance published for students who wish to return home

27 September 2020

It indicates that students can visit their parents if there is a "reasonable excuse".


Registration deadline approaches for Ellon and District by-election

Registration deadline approaches for Ellon and District by-election

Registration deadline approaches for Ellon and District by-election

27 September 2020

Ellon residents have until Tuesday, September 29 to register to vote in the upcoming Ellon and District by-election.


Community Council chairman stands as Liberal Democrat candidate for Ellon ward

Community Council chairman stands as Liberal Democrat candidate for Ellon ward

Community Council chairman stands as Liberal Democrat candidate for Ellon ward

26 September 2020

Trevor Mason will stand as the party's nominated candidate on October 15.


Deadline approaches for First Home Fund

Deadline approaches for First Home Fund

Deadline approaches for First Home Fund

26 September 2020

The pilot scheme has been deemed a success and is expected to support 8000 households by April.


Campaign to make microchipping mandatory

Campaign to make microchipping mandatory

Campaign to make microchipping mandatory

26 September 2020

Cats Protection are urging MPs to support their campaign to make feline microchipping a requirement.


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