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Seafood crisis shows no signs of let up for north-east producers

Seafood crisis shows no signs of let up for north-east producers

Seafood crisis shows no signs of let up for north-east producers

The chief executive at Seafood Scotland says the sector has only days left, not weeks to survive the current crisis.


MP welcomes "tough line" on human rights violations

MP welcomes "tough line" on human rights violations

MP welcomes "tough line" on human rights violations

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has welcomed the UK Government's response to human rights violations in China


Banff priest to virtually join Scottish Parliament

Banff priest to virtually join Scottish Parliament

Banff priest to virtually join Scottish Parliament

MSP Stewart Stevenson will welcome Father Piotr Rytel to deliver Time for Reflection to the Scottish Parliament.


Schools funding will see more teachers, digital devices and support for families

Schools funding will see more teachers, digital devices and support for families

Schools funding will see more teachers, digital devices and support for families

Pilots of two different testing models one in-school and another at-home will begin in a small number of schools from next week.


Carrier bag charge to increase

Carrier bag charge to increase

Carrier bag charge to increase

The minimum price of a single use carrier bag is set to increase from 5p to 10p in April.


First Minster announces further lockdown restrictions

First Minster announces further lockdown restrictions

First Minster announces further lockdown restrictions

Stricter rules will come into effect on Saturday on takeaways and click and collect along with consumption of alcohol outdoors.


North-east MSP criticises Westminster over farming plans

North-east MSP criticises Westminster over farming plans

North-east MSP criticises Westminster over farming plans

Banffshire and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has slammed Westminster for "breaking its promises" to north-east farmers.


Teaching posts remain unfilled after almost two years

 Teaching posts remain unfilled after almost two years

Teaching posts remain unfilled after almost two years

Some posts in Aberdeenshire secondary schools have been vacant since January 2019, impacting young people's education.


MSP urges families to apply for new support payment

MSP urges families to apply for new support payment

MSP urges families to apply for new support payment

Families in the north-east have been urged to apply for a new payment which will open next month.


Student body raises rent concern following campus return announcement

Student body raises rent concern following campus return announcement

Student body raises rent concern following campus return announcement

Aberdeen University Student Association says students are being forced to pay for accommodation that they cannot occupy.


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