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Car crashes off North-east road

14/02/2016

Two people escaped serious injury today after their car left a North-east road. The accident happened on the B9031 Rosehearty to Sandhaven, near Fraserburgh, at around 12.30am. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene but a spokeswoman said the car’s occupants had freed themselves.

Easterfield School, near Turriff, one of four North-east primaries shut today.
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North-east schools shut after power cuts

29/01/2016

A number of schools were shut today as high winds battered the North-east. Six Aberdeenshire primaries were left without power – Auchnagatt, Easterfield, Finzean, Largue, Kincardine O’Neil and Forgue. A council statement said the schools were “closed to everyone”.  

Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig
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Aberdeen MP calls for more to be done for North Sea

28/12/2015

A NORTH-EAST politician said today more needed to be done to galvanise the North Sea oil and gas industry. Writing for Energy Voice, Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig said: “New Year is a time for a new approach to the mature oil fields of the North Sea.” For the full story, see Energy Voice.

The incident happened on George Street.
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Woman hit by bus in Aberdeen

20/12/2015

A WOMAN was taken to hospital today after she was hit by a bus in Aberdeen. The accident happened around 2.50pm in George Street. A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received an emergency call about a woman struck by a bus.” The woman was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with what were described as “minor injuries”.

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