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North-east road closed due to flooding


A north-east road has been closed this afternoon after being hit by flooding. Aberdeenshire Council has closed the B977 between Kintore and Hatton of Fintray. A council spokeswoman said: “We can confirm the road between Hatton of Fintray and Kintore has been closed. “It is not yet known when it will reopen.”

Aberdeen Sheriff Court

North-east man denies driving dangerously


Miles Burnett is accused of driving at excessive speeds for the conditions and overtaking another vehicle in a built-up area on approach to a traffic island, disregarding a “keep left” sign.