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New sliproad brings traffic relief to Stonehaven

The new A90 southbound slip road which has been constructed as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) project, has reduced the levels of traffic travelling through Stonehaven via the B979 at Glenury Road by almost half during peak travelling times.

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John Wright, managing director of Deeside Timberframe, with new operations director Stewart Ferguson.

Deeside Timberframe appoints Stewart Ferguson as Operations Director

Stonehaven-based Deeside Timberframe, part of the Bancon Group, has appointed a new operations director to help drive its continued expansion and growth.

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Awards shortlist for Open Air Pool

Stonehaven’s Open Air Pool is a finalist in the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

Southbound A90 overnight closure at Stonehaven

The project contractor is planning to close the A90 southbound carriageway from around 11.30pm this Friday (September 15) until around 3am on Saturday (September 16) to allow the essential maintenance of roadside equipment, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route project.

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Plans for retirement village unveiled

Plans for retirement village unveiled

The growing community at Chapelton has ushered in its latest phase of development with the launch of a new sales suite for Liberty Retirement Living, on a day of exciting activity in the town.

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Howard Johnson

Awards shortlist for Blaze Manufacturing founder shortlisted for industry leader award

Blaze Manufacturing Solution’s owner and founder Howard Johnson has been shortlisted in the Industry Leader category in the prestigious energy sector ‘Gold Awards.’

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Bay on Award shortlist

Bay on Award shortlist

The Bay Fish & Chips has been shortlisted for the coveted Food Made Good ‘Most Sustainable Foodservice Business’ 2017 award.

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The shop was opened in April

Taking steps toward a more inclusive community

A Stonehaven children’s shop has been praised for making special arrangements to cater for children with additional support needs.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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Cuddle cot donation is a first for Stonehaven

Cuddle cot donation is a first for Stonehaven

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.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

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

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

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.

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Resurfacing begins on March 13 and runs for three nights

A90 Roadworks: Next phase of demolition to begin this weekend

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.

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Restaurant owner inspired to re-open Carron “due to public demand”

Restaurant owner inspired to re-open Carron “due to public demand”

A local chef and business-owner has explained that has been inspired to re-open Stonehaven’s iconic Carron Restaurant following “public demand”.

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A stretch of the A90 dual carriageway.

A90 - Changes to road layout at Stonehaven

The contraflow currently in place on the A90 at Stonehaven is expected to move over to the new A90 southbound carriageway, weather permitting, during the week commencing Monday 21 August, as part of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project.

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Average speed cameras

A90 average speed cameras “will improve safety”

With the A90 Average Speed Camera (ASC) system between Dundee and Stonehaven due to go live in October this year, Transport Minister Humza Yousaf met with stakeholders in Montrose to discuss the installation and explain how we expect the scheme will improve road safety.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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