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Bill to respect, protect and fulfil children’s rights

Bill to respect, protect and fulfil children’s rights

Bill to respect, protect and fulfil children’s rights

02 September 2020

Scotland is set to become the first country in the UK to directly incorporate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into domestic law.


MP claims Fisheries Bill can "chart and new course for the industry"

MP claims Fisheries Bill can "chart and new course for the industry"

MP claims Fisheries Bill can "chart and new course for the industry"

02 September 2020

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid says it can right the wrongs’ of the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy.


Latest update: Spike in Greater Glasgow and Clyde Covid cases leads to restrictions being introduced

Latest update: Spike in Greater Glasgow and Clyde Covid cases leads to restrictions being introduced

Latest update: Spike in Greater Glasgow and Clyde Covid cases leads to restrictions being introduced

01 September 2020

Three local authority areas, West Dunbartonshire, City of Glasgow and East Renfrewshire now have restrictions in place on visiting others homes.


Covid-19 case numbers cause increasing concern

Covid-19 case numbers cause increasing concern

Covid-19 case numbers cause increasing concern

01 September 2020

While case numbers in NHS Grampian continue at a low level, the sharp rise in cases on NHS Greater Glasgow continues unabated.


Moray MP Douglas Ross claims he "accurately represented" NFUS after comments left policy director "fuming"

Moray MP Douglas Ross claims he "accurately represented" NFUS after comments left policy director "fuming"

Moray MP Douglas Ross claims he "accurately represented" NFUS after comments left policy director "fuming"

01 September 2020

JONNIE Hall said the comments were taken out of context.


MSP welcomes winter heating support for families with disabled children

MSP welcomes winter heating support for families with disabled children

MSP welcomes winter heating support for families with disabled children

31 August 2020

Families with children in receipt of the highest rate care of Disability Living Allowance will receive an extra £200 to help with their heating costs.


Council announces by-election for Ellon ward

Council announces by-election for Ellon ward

Council announces by-election for Ellon ward

28 August 2020

Those wishing to stand for the vacant position on Aberdeenshire Council have until September 14 to submit their nominations.


MSP calls for young people to be heard during economic recovery

MSP calls for young people to be heard during economic recovery

MSP calls for young people to be heard during economic recovery

27 August 2020

During portfolio questions in the Scottish Chamber, Ms Martin raised the issue with Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn.


Figures show a surge in fly-tipping in Aberdeenshire since start of lockdown

Figures show a surge in fly-tipping in Aberdeenshire since start of lockdown

Figures show a surge in fly-tipping in Aberdeenshire since start of lockdown

24 August 2020

Items which have been dumped illegally include everything from car tyres to caravans.


Latest update: First Minister thanks residents for cooperation in Aberdeen

Latest update: First Minister thanks residents for cooperation in Aberdeen

Latest update: First Minister thanks residents for cooperation in Aberdeen

24 August 2020

Cases of Covid-19 in NHS Grampian remain at low level as the lockdown is lifted.


Breaking news: Aberdeen lockdown to be lifted from midnight

Breaking news: Aberdeen lockdown to be lifted from midnight

Breaking news: Aberdeen lockdown to be lifted from midnight

23 August 2020

The five-mile travel limit, restrictions on gatherings and hospital visits will be lifted but hospitality will have to wait till Wednesday.


Funding provided for targeted projects

Funding provided for targeted projects

Funding provided for targeted projects

21 August 2020

MSPs have welcomed £324,000 in support for care experienced children in Aberdeenshire.


Councillors welcome fresh round of grant funding for Aberdeenshire coastal communities

Councillors welcome fresh round of grant funding for Aberdeenshire coastal communities

Councillors welcome fresh round of grant funding for Aberdeenshire coastal communities

21 August 2020

Aberdeenshire Council has been awarded more than £442,000 from the Scottish Crown Estate to be spent on coastal community initiatives.


The next steps: First Minister outlines reopening plans for pools, gyms and sports

The next steps: First Minister outlines reopening plans for pools, gyms and sports

The next steps: First Minister outlines reopening plans for pools, gyms and sports

20 August 2020

Reopening has been brought forward for a range of sports, services and support including driving lessons, sports coaching and advice centres.


Latest update: Spike in Covid-19 cases puts a hold on Phase 4 of the routemap out of lockdown

Latest update: Spike in Covid-19 cases puts a hold on Phase 4 of the routemap out of lockdown

Latest update: Spike in Covid-19 cases puts a hold on Phase 4 of the routemap out of lockdown

20 August 2020

77 new cases in Scotland, of which 12 were in NHS Grampian are a cause for concern as infection rates continue to rise again.


Scottish Government gives further details of £1 million funding for Aberdeen businesses affected by temporary measures

Scottish Government gives further details of £1 million funding for Aberdeen businesses affected by temporary measures

Scottish Government gives further details of £1 million funding for Aberdeen businesses affected by temporary measures

20 August 2020

The First Minister chaired a meeting with partners including NHS Grampian and Police Scotland ahead of a phased reopening for non-licensed premises.


Calls for NHS Grampian to get access to tick tracer

Calls for NHS Grampian to get access to tick tracer

Calls for NHS Grampian to get access to tick tracer

18 August 2020

Aberdeenshire West MSP calls for NHS Grampian to get access to Lyme Disease tracing app.


Cash boost for young job seekers welcomed

Cash boost for young job seekers welcomed

Cash boost for young job seekers welcomed

17 August 2020

A new benefit to support 16 to 24-year-olds into work if they have been unemployed for six months has opened for applications.


MSP calls for rethink over plans to axe phone boxes in north-east

MSP calls for rethink over plans to axe phone boxes in north-east

MSP calls for rethink over plans to axe phone boxes in north-east

17 August 2020

A total of 24 phone boxes are involved in the consultation for their removal, the second time BT has sought to remove them in less than 12 months.


Financial aid package agreed to help save the National Trust for Scotland

Financial aid package agreed to help save the National Trust for Scotland

Financial aid package agreed to help save the National Trust for Scotland

16 August 2020

£3.8 million is to be made available but jobs will still be lost and there is no further clarity over which properties will re-open in Aberdeenshire.


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