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Picking up some good tips

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

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Mill o Forest Schools Global Gang helped to arrange a school visit from the charity By the Ocean We Unite.

Mill o’ Global Gang

Mill o’ Forest School’s Global Gang helped to arrange a school visit from the charity “By the Ocean We Unite”.

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Stonehaven beach

10th year in a row for Beach Awards

Stonehaven Beach has been recognised in Scotland’s Beach Awards for the tenth year in a row.

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The planting group

Brighter Bervie get a helping hand from police

The sun shone on Wednesday, May 24 when three local police volunteers came to help the Brighter Bervie group plant 35 roses in the new Heritage Garden behind the Medical Centre in Inverbervie.

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Litter costs Scotland over �1m a year, says Zero Waste Scotland

Picking up some good tips on tackling litter

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

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The Met Office issued this weather warning for Saturday

Met Office issue weather warning for weekend

Heavy rain is forecast to wipe out the sunshine tomorrow across Scotland.

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Chance for local groups to get funds

Chance for local groups to get funds

Groups and community projects in the Mearns area are being offered the chance to apply for a share of thousands of pounds thanks to a green energy project.

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Brighter Bervie make their mark

As they mark the 675th anniversary of Inverbervie’s Royal Burgh status, community group Brighter Bervie have been putting the finishing touches to a beautiful outdoor meeting space for residents to enjoy.

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A new forestry and woodland strategy has been approved for Aberdeenshire.

New forestry and woodland strategy for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire has a new forestry and woodland strategy following consultation and input from the public, the forestry industry and public agencies.

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A mild winter, coupled with warmer than usual spring temperatures, could lead to an increase in the number of bugs, like ants, this summer.

Homeowners warned to expect a plague of bugs this summer

Homeowners are being warned to expect a summer of bugs.

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New park project to save rare insects

A new project is being launched in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park to save six of Scotland’s rarest invertebrates.

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Portlethen Conservation Group funding bid

Portlethen Conservation Group funding bid

Portlethen Moss Conservation Group is hoping to scoop a big cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

The Daily Mail calls it a “slime wave”. The Sun calls them “an army”. Either way, both papers have reported 500 billion slugs are set to invade British gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Biodiversity awards for Portlethen Moss and Maryculter

Biodiversity awards for Portlethen Moss and Maryculter

Portlethen Moss Conservation Group have been honoured at the first ever North East Biodiversity Champions Awards.

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Craig Buchanan, operations and safety manager at the AECC, with Not-for-Landfill campaign manager Craig Donoghue

Milestone for eco campaign

A North-east environment campaign has signed its 100th member.

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Council ask for Stonehaven residents’ support in tackling town’s nuisance gulls

Council ask for Stonehaven residents’ support in tackling town’s nuisance gulls

Action will be taken to deal with ongoing complaints from residents and visitors about nuisance gulls in Stonehaven this spring.

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Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.

New fisheries measures now in effect

Beginning on April 17, fishermen without a licence will be restricted to a daily limit on a number of shellfish species.

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Atlantic puffin.

Iconic Scottish bird species are under threat

Two of Scotland’s most loved species, curlew and puffin, have joined the growing list of threatened bird species, according to a new report.

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Floating windfarm gets go-ahead

Floating windfarm gets go-ahead

An application to develop a floating wind farm off the coast of Stonehaven has been approved by Scottish Government ministers.

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