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Views sought on ‘active travel' route to encourage walking and cycling alongside busy north-east road

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Transport chiefs and council officers have commissioned a study into the possibility of creating a cycling and walking route between Westhill and Kingswells. Aberdeen City and...
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Christian school expelled girl after she wore rainbow sweater and ate rainbow cake

Christian school expelled girl after she wore rainbow sweater and ate rainbow cake

2 days ago   |   Metro

Kayla Kenny was kicked out of Whitfield Academy in Louisville, Kentucky after her mother posted a photo of her wearing a rainbow sweater next to a rainbow birthday cake. A...
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Aberdeenshire police officer accused of causing serious crash while under influence of drugs

2 days ago   |   Press and Journal   |   2 articles

A north-east police officer is to stand trial charged with causing a serious road crash while under the influence of drugs. George Shearer is accused of leaving one man badly...
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Inverurie Boxing Club win permission for new base in Kintore

Inverurie Boxing Club win permission for new base in Kintore

2 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A north-east boxing club is looking forward to putting its members through their paces after securing a new home. Inverurie Boxing Club last year lodged plans to take over a...
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Work begins to clean ‘clogged' wildlife pond at Aberdeenshire park

3 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Work has begun at an Aberdeenshire beauty spot to clean up a “clogged” pond which is home to many species of wildlife. A digger rolled into Haughton Country Park in Alford...
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Alford institution seeks former members as it prepares to mark centenary

4 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A historic north-east organisation which has welcomed generation upon generation of women from the area is preparing to mark its 100th birthday. The Alford Scottish Women's...
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All aboard as Grampian Transport Museum receives funding for Bristol bus refurbishment

4 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Thousands of pounds are to be spent restoring a rare double decker bus which is hoped could be the key to drawing significant numbers of additional tourists to an Aberdeenshire...
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Tale of farmer's love for old tractor wins inter-generational poetry competition aiming to keep Scots language alive

7 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A poem about a farmer's love for his battered old tractor has won a north-east competition aimed at keeping the Scots language alive. The Charles Murray contest is held every...
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North-east farmer hid in a bush after drink-drive crash

8 days ago   |   Evening Express

A north-east farmer got behind the wheel of a work car after a night out, crashed, drove off and later hid from police in a bush.
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Plans for new dedicated centre for Inverurie Boxing Club recommended for approval

8 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire boxers could soon be punching above their weight after plans for a new centre in Kintore were recommended for approval. Inverurie Boxing Club has grown quickly...
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