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Thursday Aug 14 | BBC News

Approval recommended for 3,000 homes

Some 27,910 Scottish applicants won a place in UK higher education, an increase of 4% on last year.

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Thursday Aug 14 | BBC News

Unfinished defences 'saved homes'

Partially completed flood alleviation schemes in Elgin and Forres "saved hundreds of homes and businesses" from flooding, Moray Council has said.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sunday Herald

Sleeper train passengers switched to bus in storm aftermath

The operation to clear up and assess damage caused by the storms and torrential rain of earlier this week got under way but the rail lines from Inverness to both Aberdeen and Perth remained out of action.

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Scotsman.com

Emergency fund to help with Hurricane Bertha floods

Emergency funding will be provided for councils to deal with the costs of flood damage caused by the tail-end of Hurricane Bertha.

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BBC News

Tenement evacuated following blaze

The Scotsman and Press and Journal report on Scotland's floods, saying homes were evacuated, roads were closed and transport disrupted as Hurricane Bertha made its mark.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

BBC News

Travel warning after storm hits

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has more than 20 flood warnings in place, covering Aberdeenshire, Speyside, Moray, Caithness and Sutherland, and Tayside.

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BBC News

City bypass prep work set to start

The move comes after preferred bidder Connect Roads signed a pre-start works agreement for the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route .

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Sunday Herald

Hundreds of homes evacuated as parts of Scotland hit by 4ins of rain

Arrangements are being made for residents to leave their homes in parts of Elgin, Moray, as the level of the River Lossie continues to rise.

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BBC News

Man punched in unprovoked attack

The 25-year-old was walking near the tennis courts at the east end of the park at about 04:30 on Saturday when he was approached by two men.

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BBC News

Bumper summer for airports continues

Edinburgh Airport said more than 1.1 million passengers travelled through its terminal in July - a record for the month.

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BBC News

Bid to build skatepark resubmitted

A bid was initially made last year by the Jed Skatepark Group to develop a grassy area known locally as "the Dip", between the A68 and Jed Water.

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