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Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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Mearns company ‘most inspirational’

Mearns company ‘most inspirational’

A Laurencekirk-based company has been recognised in a prestigious report celebrating Britain’s most inspirational companies.

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Thursday 27th April 2017, Aberdeen, Scotland - Macphie of Genbervie Arctic Robot 

(Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

‘Arctic Robot’ is a first for Scotland

Scotland’s first “Arctic robot” has landed in Aberdeenshire as part of an investment programme by leading food ingredients manufacturer Macphie.

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Laurencekirk-based Horseshoe Bar saddles up to come to a town near you

Laurencekirk-based Horseshoe Bar saddles up to come to a town near you

A Mearns couple are hoping to serve up a glass of ‘Chardoneigh’ at their new equestrian-themed wine and prosecco bar.

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The Visit Mearns website aims to promote tourism in the area

Mearns Tourism website launched

A launch event was held last week for the Visit Mearns Project, which has been designed to raise the profile of the Mearns area as a tourism destination.

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Stonehaven Railway Station

Free WiFi launched at Stonehaven Railway Station

The ScotRail Alliance today announced that free WiFi is now available for all customers using Stonehaven station.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Road closures at weekend as beams installed on A90 at Stonehaven

Further road closures will take place this weekend at Stonehaven as five beams are installed on the southbound carriage way of the A90.

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A view from the North of the proposed development near Fettercairn

Holiday lodges could attract £1.5m boost

Visitors to a proposed holiday lodge development near Fettercairn would pump nearly £1.5m a year into the local economy according to a specialist report.

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Farmer Alan Meston at his farm at Chapelton, Dunnottar near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire.

Awards shortlist for Stonehaven farmer

A Stonehaven farmer has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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Alastair Macphie

Long service at Macphie

Five employees at Glenbervie food ingredients manufacturer Macphie are celebrating a combined long-service achievement of over 100 years this month, including Chairman Alastair Macphie, who has been at the company for 30 years.

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Road closure is set to cause yet more delays.

Findon A90 sliproad closed this weekend

A contraflow will be in place on the A90 at Findon this weekend from 8pm tonight (Friday June 2), to 6am on Monday (June 5), as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project.

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The shop was opened in April

Shop is a ‘Stepping Stone’ to a new start

Two Stonehaven mums have stepped in to the world of retail by opening a new childrenswear and hairdressing shop in the town centre.

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Sir Ian Wood.  (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media)

£6.7m investment programme for economic growth in Aberdeenshire

Private sector led economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) has set an ambitious programme of action and investment for its second year of operations to strengthen and diversify the economy of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.

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According to tripadvisor, a visit to the Castle is the number one thing to do in Aberdeenshire.

Dunnottar Castle ranked second best in Scotland

Dunnottar Castle has been ranked as the second best Castle to visit in Scotland, after Edinburgh Castle.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Overnight closures for B979 at weekend

The B979 will close between New Mains of Ury and Glenury Road in Stonehaven for three nights over this weekend, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Overnight road closures at Charleston this weekend

The A90 is expected to close for three nights from this Friday (May 26) to allow for road surfacing works near to and on the new bridge at Charleston, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project.

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Work has now begun on the development, which overlooks Stonehaven bay.

Work begins on £1m luxury lodges

Work has begun on development of a £1 million luxury lodge development overlooking Stonehaven.

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Laurencekirk

Fuel for thought on town’s future

A community survey identifying what the people of Laurencekirk would like to see in the town in the future has identified a “wish list” of aspirations from residents.

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O2 to launch 4G in Inverbervie

O2 to launch 4G in Inverbervie

Mobile phone network O2 has announced it will start work next week on bringing 4G to Inverbervie.

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