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Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

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.

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Seven men and four women have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in their respective areas.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Missing Inverbervie man traced safe and well

Missing Inverbervie man traced safe and well

An Inverbervie man reported missing at the weekend has been traced safe and well.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

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

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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Search continues for Inverbervie man

Search continues for Inverbervie man

Police Scotland is continuing to carry out enquiries to trace missing person Duncan Adam - and is asking members of the public to make contact as soon as possible if they see the vehicle he is believed to be driving.

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Police appeal for missing Inverbervie man

Police appeal for missing Inverbervie man

Police have issued an appeal in an attempt to trace an Inverbervie man who was reported missing from his home at the weekend.

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Left: the defibrillator was damaged by vandals. Right: It has quickly been repaired by local volunteers.

Vandals target town’s defibrillator

A lifesaving piece of equipment that was gifted to the people of Stonehaven has been restored after being mindlessly vandalised over the weekend.

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Man for court following incident at medical practice, Stonehaven

Man for court following incident at medical practice, Stonehaven

A 21 year old man has been charged in relation to an alleged incident of intended theft at a medical practice in Stonehaven.

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Two charged after disturbance in Stonehaven

Two charged after disturbance in Stonehaven

Two men have been charged following a disturbance in the Allardice Street area of Stonehaven at the weekend.

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The branding, which carries both Police Scotland and Poileas Alba, will be introduced on the services website and intranet

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

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Police appeal following break in at Mearns farm

Police appeal following break in at Mearns farm

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a break-in to a rural property in the Laurencekirk area.

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Cocaine worth £2300 recovered in Stonehaven

Cocaine worth £2300 recovered in Stonehaven

Cocaine with a street value estimated at more than £2300 has been recovered from a car in the Stonehaven area.

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Dog owners across Scotland could face criminal charges if their dog attacks an assistance dog. Pic: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL.

Scots warned to keep their dogs on a tight leash

Dog owners across Scotland could face criminal charges if their dog attacks an assistance dog.

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Key statistics from Crimestoppers show 575 criminals were arrested and charged.

Record number of Scots reporting crimes

Over the last 12 months independent charity Crimestoppers has received a record number of reports from the Scottish public – as people speak up to help make streets and communities safer.

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Nine charged in Stonehaven following police operation

Nine charged in Stonehaven following police operation

Nine people have been charged as part of an ongoing operation to tackle anti-social behaviour and illegal drugs use across the South of Aberdeenshire.

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Stonehaven

Stonehaven named on human trafficking list

Stonehaven has been named in a list of places in Scotland where victims of human trafficking have been identified.

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Appeal for witnesses after Auchenblae vandalism

Appeal for witnesses after Auchenblae vandalism

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a number of cars were vandalised in the Inverurie Street area of Auchenblae at the weekend.

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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

Police are urging communities to be aware of doorstep crime and scams following a number of reports of incidents across the North east area.

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Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney have been traced safe and well, after being reported missing at the weekend.

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