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Advisors turn up pressure over Istanbul Convention

Mearns Leader - October 17, 2017 - 15:09
The group of experts that helped devise important legislation that could improve the lives of thousands of women and girls across the country have released a joint statement calling for swift action from the UK Government.

Gove accused of ignoring letters on farming post-Brexit

Mearns Leader - October 17, 2017 - 15:05
Two North-East MSPs have accused the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of twice ignoring a letter sent calling for assurances for farmers in future post-Brexit trade deals.

New link road to open as part of AWPR works

Mearns Leader - October 17, 2017 - 14:49
As part of the AWPR/B-T works, road users will no longer be able to head east from the B979 Netherley Road through to the A90 via the U89K Auquhorthies Road from Friday, October 20 as construction work on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project continues.

Award for recruitment scheme

Mearns Leader - October 17, 2017 - 10:47
An innovative Aberdeenshire Council scheme which encourages people to become teachers has received a major award at a recent ceremony.

Can you give a home to Joyce and Eveline?

Mearns Leader - October 16, 2017 - 14:08
A pair of parrots are currently seeking their forever home.

Laurencekirk junction options to be on show - at last

Mearns Leader - October 16, 2017 - 11:59
A welcome step in the drawn-out saga of the Laurencekirk Junction Improvement Scheme on the A90 comes on October 30, when locals and other road users can view and comment on options under consideration.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Mearns Leader - October 16, 2017 - 11:21
Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

Mearns Leader - October 16, 2017 - 11:01
Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

ScotRail Alliance supports European Restart a Heart day

Mearns Leader - October 16, 2017 - 10:35
Rail travellers passing through Aberdeen, Haymarket, Kilmarnock and Inverness stations today will have the opportunity to learn CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) as part of European Restart a Heart Day.

Tourist information centre to close

Mearns Leader - October 13, 2017 - 14:41
Stonehaven’s tourist information centre will close at the end of this month, it has been revealed.

Edible trails project for Royal Burgh

Mearns Leader - October 13, 2017 - 08:37
Community group Brighter Bervie was joined by representatives from the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) for a visit to Bervie School recently.

Andrew is a “Rising Star”

Mearns Leader - October 13, 2017 - 08:37
Blaze Manufacturing’s Andrew Johnson is flying high after picking up the ‘Rising Star’ award at the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce Northern Star Business Awards.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Mearns Leader - October 12, 2017 - 14:56
Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

Another rise in passenger numbers at Aberdeen International Airport

Mearns Leader - October 12, 2017 - 11:05
Passenger numbers for September increased year on year at Aberdeen International Airport for the fifth consecutive month.

Swimming club caught up in airline chaos

Mearns Leader - October 11, 2017 - 15:00
Thirty members of Stonehaven Amateur Swimming Club (SASC) are winging their way to Lanzarote this week with a huge sigh of relief - after the trip was almost ruined at the last minute.

Process begins for creation of latest Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan

Mearns Leader - October 11, 2017 - 14:51
Planners have set out a timetable for the production of a new Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan (LDP), which provides a planning blueprint for the area.

Launch of new 3P’s campaign

Mearns Leader - October 11, 2017 - 12:25
Scottish Water has teamed up with Edinburgh’s famous penguins to raise public awareness of its new 3P’s campaign and prevent toilet and sewer blockages.

AWPR works - new Charleston Junction bridge to open Eastbound

Mearns Leader - October 10, 2017 - 11:48
A new bridge which will form part of the new Charleston Junction is expected to open to eastbound traffic around 8pm on Friday 13 October, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project.

Missing Inverbervie man traced safe and well

Mearns Leader - October 10, 2017 - 10:28
An Inverbervie man reported missing at the weekend has been traced safe and well.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

Mearns Leader - October 9, 2017 - 12:36
The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.
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