Catterline on the web

Pupils inspired by university’s nursing school

Mearns Leader - August 1, 2017 - 14:58
More than 25 North-east secondary pupils considering a nursing career have been finding out more about the profession at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Nursing Summer School.

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

Mearns Leader - August 1, 2017 - 10:50
The public is to have a say in the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline which will influence the way offenders are sentenced in our courts.

Glen seeking his forever home

Mearns Leader - July 31, 2017 - 12:06
The Scottish SPCA is seeking a loving home for a special dog who had a tough start in life.

Sharing intimate images without consent is not always about revenge

Mearns Leader - July 31, 2017 - 11:13
Organisations backing a new law to prosecute those who share intimate images without consent have underlined the crime isn’t always about revenge.

Helpline for exam pupils

Mearns Leader - July 29, 2017 - 15:00
Pupils across the country are being reminded that support is available when they receive their exam results.

Police widen car theft appeal across Scotland

Mearns Leader - July 28, 2017 - 13:59
Police officers investigating the theft of cars from the Buchan area are making a Scotland-wide appeal to the public for information as extensive enquiries continue to trace them.

Snap Map guidance to be issued by council after MSP concerns

Mearns Leader - July 28, 2017 - 11:31
Guidance will be issued to schools across Aberdeenshire after a new social media app feature was introduced which enables users to show their exact locations.

Launch of Better Grazing programme

Mearns Leader - July 28, 2017 - 09:51
Livestock farmers in Aberdeenshire are invited to attend the launch meeting of the new Better Grazing Programme next month.

Call for testing for hepatitis C

Mearns Leader - July 28, 2017 - 09:41
Almost ten percent of all new hepatitis C cases diagnosed in Scotland last year were people living in the North-east.

Scottish homeowners should take no chances with household plumbing

Mearns Leader - July 27, 2017 - 16:56
The quality of public drinking water supplies in Scotland is amongst the highest in the world.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Mearns Leader - July 27, 2017 - 16:10
Scotland has seen a 30 per cent reduction in drivers using mobile phones at the wheel, although some are still willing to take the risk, according to recent research.

Last chance to have your say on city car parking

Mearns Leader - July 27, 2017 - 14:23
Tomorrow (July 28) is the last day for people from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to have their say as part of a review of car parking in Aberdeen by the City Council.

More action needed on air pollution

Mearns Leader - July 26, 2017 - 15:43
Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

Police confirm identity of body

Mearns Leader - July 26, 2017 - 14:20
Police Scotland can confirm that a body discovered in the St Cyrus area is that of missing person Graeme Leslie.

Plan to protect pollinator population

Mearns Leader - July 26, 2017 - 12:27
A new strategy has been launched to protect and safeguard the future of Scotland’s indigenous bee and butterfly populations.

Cocaine with a street value of £45,000 recovered from Portlethen area

Mearns Leader - July 26, 2017 - 10:26
Cocaine with an estimated street value of £45,000 has been recovered during the execution of an intelligence-led search warrant at a property in the Portlethen area.

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Mearns Leader - July 26, 2017 - 10:19
The latest national survey of Scotland’s population of capercaillie, the world’s largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals – making it one of the country’s most endangered birds.

Aldi searching for 25 new recruits in Aberdeenshire

Mearns Leader - July 26, 2017 - 10:00
ALDI is looking to recruit 25 employees across Aberdeenshire within 2017, as it continues to attract more new customers than any other UK supermarket.

Top panel to debate Brexit at Turriff Show

Mearns Leader - July 26, 2017 - 09:50
A leading panel of speakers from across the UK will debate the impact of Brexit at a major event in North East Scotland on Monday, July 31.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Mearns Leader - July 25, 2017 - 11:37
At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.
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