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Thousands urge Scottish Government to raise their ambition on climate change

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There has been an increase on child neglect reports to the NSPCC. PHIL WILKINSON / TSPL

Reports of child neglect on the rise

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Keith Brooke steps down as RHASS chairman

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Scotland’s happiest place is on a beach in the Hebrides

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Sign up for the Great British Beach Clean

Environment

Non-employment in older age is associated with feeling isolated & under-utilised

News

5.3 million adults want to see their life in words

News

Royal Mail issues special stamps to celebrate iconic children’s toys

News

The myth of the ‘relaxing bath’ revealed

News
The Electoral Reform Society claims that 1.8 million votes cast in Scotland made no impact on the overall result.

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics

A90 - Changes to road layout at Stonehaven

Transport
Average speed cameras

A90 average speed cameras “will improve safety”

Transport
A male aged 31 and a female aged 26 were fatally injured and a second male is in hospital with serious injuries.

Fatal road crash near Marykirk kills two

Transport
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport

Appeal for witnesses after Auchenblae vandalism

Crime
Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Police appeal to trace missing girls

Crime

Mackie pupil heads off to Cambridge

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SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Education

ITCA Training seeking applications

Education
Left to right: Rory Rose from Stonehaven, Sarah Montgomery from Kintore, Miriam McDonald from Ellon, Rhia Badial from Maryculter and
Adam Morrison from Cults.

Oxford awaits Stonehaven pupil

News

A90 - Changes to road layout at Stonehaven

Transport
Average speed cameras

A90 average speed cameras “will improve safety”

Transport
All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

News

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics
Aberdeenshire Concil#s headquarters, Woodhill House.

Council seeks views on future priorities

Politics

MP backing for pavement parking campaign

Politics
Mairi Evans MSP with 'Team Mairi' - Chris Beattie, Sandra Fraser and Ewan Smith on the summit of Arthur's Seat.

MSP joins Pillar charity challenge

News

Sign up for the Great British Beach Clean

Environment
Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
Adam Coldwells, chief officer of Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership with Cllr Anne Stirling, chairman of Integration Joint Board.

Praise for health and social care staff in Aberdeenshire

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health