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Can autumn offer a butterfly boost?

September 4, 2017 - 00:01
Gardeners are being asked to look out for butterflies this autumn after species struggled during the cold and wet summer holiday season.

More concerns raised about missing hen harrier

September 1, 2017 - 13:08
The National Trust for Scotland has echoed concerns about the unexplained disappearance of a satellite-tagged hen harrier in the Cairngorms National Park.

Vote for your favourite Scottish park

September 1, 2017 - 12:37
Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, is encouraging members of the public to vote for their favourite Scottish Green Flag Award park as part of a UK-wide competition.

Portlethen’s Hillside School officially opens

September 1, 2017 - 11:58
Portlethen’s Hillside School was officially opened today (Friday) with a special programme of events.

Post a pie selfie

September 1, 2017 - 07:00
The dates for the 19th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards have been announced and to mark the start of this year’s search, Scottish Bakers is asking the public to ‘post a pie selfie’ of their perfect pie moment.

Appeal for information after young hen harrier’s disappearance

September 1, 2017 - 00:02
RSPB Scotland has issued an appeal for information after a young hen harrier disappeared on an Aberdeenshire grouse moor.

Businesses urged to be ‘Waste Warriors’

August 31, 2017 - 11:42
Zero Waste Scotland is calling on local authorities, businesses and organisations to sign up and join its Recycle Week army of ambassadors in a bid to get people to recycle more.

Students of 2017 swap nightlife for Netflix

August 31, 2017 - 00:02
Students today are as worried about their wallets as they are about their studies, showing a stark difference to their parents’ university days, new research shows.

Cuddle cot donation is a first for Stonehaven

August 30, 2017 - 16:12
A mother from Stonehaven has marked what would have been her son’s 18th birthday by presenting the town’s first ‘cuddle cot’ to a local funeral home.

Curtain call on ex-First Minister’s Fringe show

August 30, 2017 - 14:45
Following a run of 19 sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Alex Salmond is refusing to rule out an early return to the stage.

Primary school staffing arrangements to be made clear

August 30, 2017 - 13:25
Members of Aberdeenshire Council’s Education and Children’s Services Committee will receive an update on plans to clarify staffing arrangements at primary schools tomorrow.

Teacher recruitment campaign expanded

August 30, 2017 - 12:24
A teacher recruitment campaign has been expanded to target university undergraduates studying English and Home Economics (HE) subjects, including food, nutrition and health courses.

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic tomorrow

August 29, 2017 - 17:30
Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

Stonehaven named on human trafficking list

August 29, 2017 - 16:28
Stonehaven has been named in a list of places in Scotland where victims of human trafficking have been identified.

Councillors call for sanitary products to be more accessible in school

August 29, 2017 - 16:08
A motion requesting that sanitary and personal hygiene products be made more readily and easily available for pupils in Aberdeenshire schools has been proposed by opposition councillors.

More young Scots in education, training or work

August 29, 2017 - 15:34
More teenages in Scotland are in education, training or work, a report shows.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

August 29, 2017 - 10:58
Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

A90 Roadworks: Next phase of demolition to begin this weekend

August 29, 2017 - 10:53
Subject to weather conditions, it is expected that traffic will be switched from using the A90 northbound carriageway at Stonehaven to the newly constructed A90 southbound carriageway between noon on Wednesday August 30 and 6am on Thursday August 31.

Learner drivers set to benefit from new online service

August 28, 2017 - 11:08
Learner drivers are to benefit from improvements to the online driving instructor search service.

Funding boost for Scottish mining towns

August 28, 2017 - 10:00
An organisation which supports former mining towns and villages has been awarded £800,000.