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Highland families targeted by schools meals scam

2 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Scammers are targeting Highland families by pretending to offer a replacement for free school meals. North residents have been receiving text messages from individuals posing...
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Young girl left trembling following assault at Inverness flat

2 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A young girl was left cowering behind the legs of a neighbour crying that a man was trying to kill her and a woman, Inverness Sheriff Court was told. Sitting in the dock with...
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Hundreds of council staff self-isolating as boss hails 'magnificent' workers

Hundreds of council staff self-isolating as boss hails 'magnificent' workers

3 days ago   |   Daily Record

Depute chief executive Katie Kelly has been thrilled with the response of staff willing to take on other roles
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Former boxer jailed for three months following crime spree

Former boxer jailed for three months following crime spree

3 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A former youth boxer who had a promising career in the sport was jailed for three months yesterday after admitting a total of 15 charges. Igor Sliwinski from Fort William...
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West Lothian lovebirds celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss together

West Lothian lovebirds celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss together

5 days ago   |   Daily Record

George and Jean Baff from Greenrigg celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary at home with family and the Lord Lieutenant of Linlithgow and the Provost Tom Kerr
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Back in bloom as Aberdeen park returns to former glory

7 days ago   |   Evening Express

Improvements have been made to an Aberdeen park after it received grant funding.
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Aberdeen council's £60,000 bill for damaged bus shelters

9 days ago   |   Evening Express

Aberdeen City Council has spent more than £60,000 in the last five years fixing damaged bus shelters throughout the region.
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North-east pensioner admits careless driving after reversing into 91-year-old

9 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A pensioner has admitted careless driving after reversing into a 91-year-old pedestrian and leaving him with a broken wrist. Robert Nicoll, 82, was not personally present at...
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North-east driver caught at 110mph said he was speeding because his wife had a migraine

10 days ago   |   Press and Journal

An Aberdeenshire man has been banned from the roads and fined after reaching speeds of 110mph because his wife had a migraine. James Buchan was travelling on the A90 Ellon Road...
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New principal for Robert Gordon University

10 days ago   |   Press and Journal

The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen has appointed a new principal and vice-chancellor. Professor Steve Olivier will take up the roles on September 1, and joins the...
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Coronavirus UK death figures reach 1,228 with 209 more killed in last 24 hours

Coronavirus UK death figures reach 1,228 with 209 more killed in last 24 hours

The Covid-19 outbreak in the UK continues to worsen with Cabinet office minister Michael Gove this morning warning that the lockdown could continue into the summer Read more ...

Ronan Keating reveals wife Storm has given birth to their second child - a...

Ronan Keating reveals wife Storm has given birth to their second child - a baby girl named Coco

RONAN Keating has revealed his wife Storm has given birth to their second child - a baby girl named Coco. The former Boyzone frontman took to Instagram on Sunday afternoon to... Read more ...

Snow and plunging temperatures across UK on first day of British Summer Time

Snow and plunging temperatures across UK on first day of British Summer Time

People woke up on Sunday morning to snow showers. England saw snow on the first day of British Summer Time following a period of UK-wide warm weather. People across the... Read more ...

Boxer Anthony Yarde says his father has died from coronavirus

Boxer Anthony Yarde says his father has died from coronavirus

British boxer Anthony Yarde has announced his father has passed away from coronavirus. The 28-year-old light heavyweight revealed the sad news on his Instagram account. Read more ...

Tesco puts one-item limit on essentials to stop stockpilers

Tesco puts one-item limit on essentials to stop stockpilers

Tesco have been forced to limit item availability due to high demand Tesco has started to put a one-item limit on essentials at some of its Express stores in order to stop... Read more ...

Tottenham pair Son Heung-min and Steven Bergwijn return to their home countries

Tottenham pair Son Heung-min and Steven Bergwijn return to their home countries

Son and Bergwijn, who both picked up injuries before the Premier League was suspended, have returned to South Korea and the Netherlands respectively for personal reasons. Read more ...

Doctor advises washing bank cards once-a-week to stop germs spreading

Doctor advises washing bank cards once-a-week to stop germs spreading

Cards could become infected by touching card readers An expert has warned that bank cards could be carriers of germs, as the UK strives to slow-down the coronavirus... Read more ...

Steve Smith free to captain Australia after serving two-year ban following...

Steve Smith free to captain Australia after serving two-year ban following ball tampering scandal

Following the ball-tampering scandal of March 2018, Cricket Australia handed Smith a 12-month suspension adding he would not be considered for captaincy for another year after... Read more ...

Mikel Arteta pushing for Arsenal to beat Chelsea & Tottenham to forward transfer

Mikel Arteta pushing for Arsenal to beat Chelsea & Tottenham to forward transfer

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is reportedly keen to see his club try to beat Chelsea and Tottenham to the transfer of Real Madrid misfit Luka Jovic. The Serbian forward is... Read more ...

Now one-year fixed-rate bonds take a battering as savings deals fall a third

Now one-year fixed-rate bonds take a battering as savings deals fall a third

Rates have tumbled this year, and are set to fall further if the Bank of England cuts interest rates from 0.75 per cent to 0.5 per cent next week. Experts say the decision... Read more ...