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Bus and car crash near Aberdeen roundabout
A bus and a car have crashed near a busy Aberdeen roundabout. It happened in North Anderson Drive, by the King’s Gate, at around 3.20pm. Police are on their way to the collision, but haven’t been told of anyone being seriously hurt. Both vehicles have been moved off the road.
BP announces plans to cut more than 500 upstream jobs globally
BP has announced plans to cut around 540 jobs in its global upstream business. The oil giant says its “simplifying the organisation” by reducing upstream staffing by around 3%. Around 18,000 people work in the firm’s upstream operation worldwide. It’s not clear how many jobs will be cut in BP’s North Sea division. It’s understood […]
A90 at Stonehaven to close overnight at weekend for work on bypass
Sections of the A90 will close overnight this weekend – with diversions going through Stonehaven.
Missing 86-year-old Turriff woman traced in Aberdeen
An 86-year-old Turriff woman who was earlier reported missing has been traced in Aberdeen.
North-east patient suffered longest wait in Scotland for mental health treatment
A North-east patient suffered the longest wait of anyone in Scotland to begin treatment for mental illness in the last three years.
Teenage driver taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash on North-east road
A teenager has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on a North-east road.
All Aberdeen road closures and traffic disruptions during BHGE 10k running festival
The 2018 BHGE Running Festival will get underway in Aberdeen on Sunday (May 20). Last year more than 4000 people took part in the event, which has been going since 1987. However, the race will also cause a series of road closures, disruptions and alterations to traffic. Most of the closures are already in […]
Young man flashed woman in Aberdeen park
Police are trying to track down a young man who flashed a woman in Duthie Park in Aberdeen on Monday night. Pic: Duthie Park, courtesy of Aberdeen City Council. The woman was left shaken but escaped without unharmed after the indecent exposure, which happened at around 9pm. Thought to be in his teens, the man […]
Man in custody after alleged Stonehaven assault left man in hospital
A 28-year-old man has been arrested after an alleged assault in Stonehaven last night left a man in hospital. Police cordoned off part of High Street in the Aberdeenshire town for a number of hours. Emergency services were first called at around 7pm. A spokeswoman in the Police Scotland control room wouldn’t comment on the […]
All traffic restrictions being put in place for the Tour Series cycling in Aberdeen
Some of the UK’s best professional cyclists will be back in the saddle in Aberdeen on Thursday night. The OVO Energy Tour Series is returning to the Granite City, after what organisers have called the “best race in the series’ history” in Aberdeen last year. Competitors will race on a circuit on and around Union Street, prompting […]
Nearly 60 jobs to go at STV as broadcaster closes down STV2
STV is to close down its loss-making STV2 channel at the end of next month, after only 14 months on air. A total of 59 jobs are to be cut at the company. The broadcaster says the shutdown – and staffing cuts in its news operation – should save £2 million a year. Local TV […]
Dismembered deer found in bin bags in Ellon car park
An investigation has been launched into the deaths of three deer, found in dismembered in bin bags in Ellon. The Scottish SPCA was called after the remains of two pregnant adult females and a fawn were found in a car park in Golf Road on Monday, May 7. Investigators say the deer would have suffered […]