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2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Sawmill explosion: Three firefighters among seven men injured at...

BBC golf presenter lucky to be alive after being drugged and robbed while on holiday in the Costa Del Sol GOLF pro Alan Tait, who co-hosts The Golf Show on Radio Scotland, was left in a "coma-like state" by thugs.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Two men are being hunted after a sexual assault on woman near a cemetery

Seven people injured and at least one airlifted to hospital as 15 firefighters battle major silo fire at Moray sawmill CREWS were called to James Jones and Son on the Greshop Industrial Estate in Forres around 8am.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Police have named the motorcyclist who died after a crash on an Orkney causeway

Seven people injured and at least one airlifted to hospital as 15 firefighters battle major silo fire at Moray sawmill CREWS were called to James Jones and Son on the Greshop Industrial Estate in Forres around 8am.

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10 hrs ago | Mearns Today

Campaigners protest outside Holyrood for action against Laurencekirk Junction

Around 20 people from Montrose, Laurencekirk and Brechin headed to Edinburgh today to protest outside the Holyrood Building to bring to the attention of the country's politicians the dangers of the junction where the A937 Montrose road meets the A90.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland

11 hrs ago | The Northern Scot

Several people injured in Moray sawmill explosion

The incident began with a fire at around 8am today at James Jones and Sons' timber division on the Greshop Industrial Estate in Forres.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Fraserburgh Herald

Superfast broadband to be rolled out

Fraserburgh and a number of other Aberdeenshire towns have been announced as the next areas to be connected to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the further roll-out of the A 410 million Digital Scotland partnership.

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Sunday Herald

Pharmacy in dispute over who dispenses medicines

It is the latest development in a long-running saga about whether the local GPs in Tarves, Aberdeenshire, should continue to hand over the drugs they prescribe.

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Montrose Today

Postcards of town showcased in book

A series of vintage picture postcards showing Montrose and its surrounding areas in their former glory have been complied in a new book.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland

Eastern Daily Press

Family talks of 'five years of heartache' after Norfolk man was killed in helicopter crash

The brother of a man from Norwich killed in a North Sea helicopter crash spoke of his family's "five years of heartache" as he renewed calls for the operator to be prosecuted.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Air Accidents

Inverurie Today

Pupils travel from 'farm to fork' with Tesco, Inverurie

PUPILS from Monymusk Primary School were the latest to take the opportunity to where their food comes from following a visit to Tesco, Inverurie.

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Ellon Times

Funding available for local groups

Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Eilean Siar County, Scotland,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Fraserburgh Herald

Street should be named after centre: Ian Tait

Fraserburgh and district councillor Ian Tait has said he hopes the new street in Fraserburgh will be named Heritage Grove.

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BBC News

Why soldiers were hot and cold on Maconochie's stew

Maconochie's stew was a household name during World War One. The tinned "meat and vegetable rations" were welcomed by some troops but others described them as a "man-killer".

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, United Kingdom, Soup

Sunday Herald

Initiative for male victims of abuse

Abused Men in Scotland , the country's leading charity for abused men, have organised a summit meeting in city to bring together public and voluntary sector policy makers and practitioners.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Newsday

Lowest grade given for kindergarten

An independent Aberdeen school kindergarten which is to close this summer amid an investigation has been given the lowest possible grade for quality of care.

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Fraserburgh Herald

Information centre makes its move

Fraserburgh's Visitor Information Centre has made its move to the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses recently, despite attempts to find an alternate town centre location.

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Kincardineshire Today

Lathallan School's Rugby Sevens Tournament

Parents and friends of the players will travel from Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Tayside and Perth to spend the day cheering on the teams and enjoying the hospitality.

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Russia Taday

a Unionists rally as Scottish independence mood gains ground

Opponents of Scottish independence speak of pensions being lost in the potential separation from the UK.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

Speyside distilleries toast A 250m boost

ALMOST one-quarter of a billion pounds has been spent or pledged for investment in distilleries in one part of Scotland.

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Scotsman.com

Council staff to blame for burned boy - grandmother

THE grandmother of a seven-year-old left fighting for his life after being engulfed by flames has blamed Aberdeen City Council for the accident.

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