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Aberdeenshire Strategic Development Plan gets ministerial approval

Aberdeenshire Strategic Development Plan gets ministerial approval

Aberdeenshire Strategic Development Plan gets ministerial approval

16 August 2020

The plan for investment in jobs, homes and infrastructure over the next 20 years has been approved by Scottish Ministers.


MP warns constituents to remain vigilant amid rise in Covid-19 cases

MP warns constituents to remain vigilant amid rise in Covid-19 cases

MP warns constituents to remain vigilant amid rise in Covid-19 cases

14 August 2020

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid made the call amid ongoing reports of cases in the north-east region and beyond.


Stonehaven train crash victims named

Stonehaven train crash victims named

Stonehaven train crash victims named

13 August 2020

Confirmation came as the location was visited by Network rail boss Andrew Haines and Transport Ministers Grant Shapps and Michael Mathieson.


Statutory measures for indoor hospitality after Aberdeen Covid-19 outbreak

Statutory measures for indoor hospitality after Aberdeen Covid-19 outbreak

Statutory measures for indoor hospitality after Aberdeen Covid-19 outbreak

12 August 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the Scottish Government would move to “statutory footing” later this week and warned guidance was “not optional”.


Latest update: Aberdeen to remain in lockdown as case numbers continue to rise

Latest update: Aberdeen to remain in lockdown as case numbers continue to rise

Latest update: Aberdeen to remain in lockdown as case numbers continue to rise

12 August 2020

Restrictions will remain in place for at least a further seven days in the city.


Intrepid fundraiser makes a pit stop at north-east village

Intrepid fundraiser makes a pit stop at north-east village

Intrepid fundraiser makes a pit stop at north-east village

12 August 2020

Fife man Jack Gatacre is kayaking around the Scottish coastline to raise funds for The Fisherman's Mission.


MSP welcomes review of University offers after SQA awards change

MSP welcomes review of University offers after SQA awards change

MSP welcomes review of University offers after SQA awards change

12 August 2020

MSP Gillian Martin has welcomed a move to ensure provision is made for school leavers impacted by exam results to access further and higher education.


Breaking news: Education minister confirms that all downgraded award results have been withdrawn

Breaking news: Education minister confirms that all downgraded award results have been withdrawn

Breaking news: Education minister confirms that all downgraded award results have been withdrawn

11 August 2020

John Swinney confirmed the move in response to the results which were announced last week which sparked outrage from pupils, parents and teachers.


Yellow card as Aberdeen and Celtic games called off

Yellow card as Aberdeen and Celtic games called off

Yellow card as Aberdeen and Celtic games called off

11 August 2020

Footballers are given an ultimatum over their conduct with the threat of matches being postponed until further notice


Local MP joins opening of new UK Government hub in Scotland

Local MP joins opening of new UK Government hub in Scotland

Local MP joins opening of new UK Government hub in Scotland

11 August 2020

Banff and Buchan MP and Scotland Office Minister David Duguid has helped mark the completion of a new UK Government hub in Edinburgh.


Latest update: Covid-19 cases continue to increase as ministers contemplate continued lockdown in Aberdeen

Latest update: Covid-19 cases continue to increase as ministers contemplate continued lockdown in Aberdeen

Latest update: Covid-19 cases continue to increase as ministers contemplate continued lockdown in Aberdeen

11 August 2020

27 new cases are identified in the NHS Grampian area taking the total to 253 cases since July 26, of which 165 are thought to share an association.


Latest update: Aberdeen cluster numbers show first signs of slowing down

Latest update: Aberdeen cluster numbers show first signs of slowing down

Latest update: Aberdeen cluster numbers show first signs of slowing down

10 August 2020

First Ministers says she will not rule out extending the Aberdeen lockdown for another week if it is deemed necessary.


Independent councillor joins Aberdeenshire Council's Conservative group

Independent councillor joins Aberdeenshire Council's Conservative group

Independent councillor joins Aberdeenshire Council's Conservative group

10 August 2020

Peterhead North and Rattray ward councillor Iain Sutherland has joined them from the Aligned Independent Group.


Aberdeen excluded from care home visiting expansion

Aberdeen excluded from care home visiting expansion

Aberdeen excluded from care home visiting expansion

09 August 2020

The next stage of family visiting has been introduced across Scotland with the exception of facilities in Aberdeen City bondaries.


Public commemorations for VJ Day to be held online

Public commemorations for VJ Day to be held online

Public commemorations for VJ Day to be held online

09 August 2020

A ceremony will be broadcast on Legion Scotland’s social media channels from 10.35am followed by the online concert from noon until 1pm.


Flu vaccine programme expanded to protect those most at risk during Covid-19 pandemic

Flu vaccine programme expanded to protect those most at risk during Covid-19 pandemic

Flu vaccine programme expanded to protect those most at risk during Covid-19 pandemic

09 August 2020

Social care workers, people over 55 and household members of those who are shielding will all be eligible for the free seasonal flu vaccine.


Face covering rules extended

Face covering rules extended

Face covering rules extended

08 August 2020

The settings where face coverings must be legally worn have been expanded to include certain indoor public places such as banks and post offices.


Visors alone no longer considered adequate for protection

Visors alone no longer considered adequate for protection

Visors alone no longer considered adequate for protection

07 August 2020

From tomorrow wearing a visor alone will not be permitted in Scotland. instead a face covering must also be worn.


Extra boost for working families affected by Coronavirus

Extra boost for working families affected by Coronavirus

Extra boost for working families affected by Coronavirus

07 August 2020

Those eligible for Tax-Free Childcare who fall below the minimum income requirement will continue to receive financial support until October 31.


MP welcomes broadband plans

MP welcomes broadband plans

MP welcomes broadband plans

06 August 2020

MP for Gordon Richard Thomson has welcomed the full fibre plans, which include Ellon and Inverurie.


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