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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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