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The Candidates: Aberdeenshire West

02/05/2016

The picturesque constituency of Aberdeenshire West sprawls across Royal Deeside. Stretching from Balmoral Castle, near Ballater, through Aboyne and Banchory to Westhill, the patch also reaches north to Alford and Huntly.

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Missing North-east man traced safe and well in Dundee

25/02/2016

Police have confirmed a missing North-east man has been traced safe and well. Jamie Alexander had last been seen in the Banchory area at around 9am on Tuesday. However, police this evening have confirmed the 22-year-old has been traced safe and well in the Dundee area.  

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North-east road closed due to jackknifed lorry

18/12/2015

A ROAD was closed this morning due to a jackknifed lorry. The incident happened just after 6am on the B974 Banchory to Fettercairn road. Both lanes of the route were blocked. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “The road was fully closed because the lorry was covering both lanes.” The road reopened shortly before 10.30am.

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North-east road closed due to snow and ice

01/12/2015

A NORTH-EAST road has been closed due to snow and ice. The B974 Banchory to Fettercairn road has been closed in both directions at Cairn o’ Mount. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We would advise drivers to find an alternative route following the closure.”