First Minister Nicola Sturgeon once insisted that her record in office should be judged on whether her government eliminated the attainment gap between rich and poor pupils.
In light of what has recently happened in Aberdeen relating to Covid-19, we are now told by our government that leaving your details at hospitality venues is mandatory.
Facebook has finally removed a false claim from US President Donald Trump’s page, the claim being that children are less susceptible to the Covid-19 virus.
Having read the letter from Kenny Innes in the August 4 edition (‘Masks no problem), I can’t help but notice, whilst complaining of Frank Gilfeather’s alleged non-stop criticism of Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP, he fails to equally criticise Scott Begbie’s constant non-stop praise for the aforementioned person and her party.
As someone who was spending my last day before the end of my holiday and starting back delivering groceries around Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire on Union Street between Market Street and Bridge Street, the pedestrian bit, looking at the bus gates between Castlegate and Market Street, and it had me asking a question.
I cannot understand the appalling scenes in the press and on social media, filmed and printed this weekend in England, crowded beaches, street parties, police having been called in on those occasions to disperse and break up the rowdies.
The 2020 National Lottery Awards are now open for entries.
My business has been serving the Aberdeen public since 1981 and is in jeopardy due to Aberdeen City Council’s preoccupation with closing all city centre streets accessing car parks to one way for the purposes of social distancing.
We've long known that some animals – including lions, tigers, and the cats that share our homes – can catch coronavirus, so it shouldn’t have come as a surprise that a case has been detected in the UK.
The European Council, after one of the longest summits in EU history, recently agreed that alongside its almost trillion-pound 2021-27 budget, the Commission will borrow over £680 billion in the financial markets.
I have been following with interest your articles on the cinemas of Aberdeen, and in particular the former bingo hall in Peterhead, which is to be converted to a cinema.
What a surprise reminder I received whereupon reading the EE. There was an article concerning North Sea oil (‘MP: ‘Lack of clarity’ over oil and gas deal’, P4, July 22).
The pay rise for nearly a million public sector workers announced yesterday is well deserved.
Prior to the United Kingdom’s entry into the European Union’s predecessor, the Common Market, we had an internal market which meant, for example, that Scotch Beef could be sold without tariff or checks in the West Country and Wales.
I could not agree more with Jim Aitken of Cults from Saturday's EE letters page (‘House market will take a dip’).
While enjoying a walk along the Beach Promenade yesterday, as I was approaching two oncoming groups of people, I tried to pick a central route to maintain a safe distance between us.
In this time of trouble, we need a laugh and Noah Lyles, a fast runner but not as fast as initially thought, provided it.
With less traffic on our roads, you would expect it would be a bit of respite to the tragic situation of 630 cats being hit by cars every single day in the UK.
I am writing to discuss the current proposed plan for the St Fittick’s Park and Doonies Farm which would mean putting the Energy Transition Zone there.
I can't get over the speed with which the council has reacted to getting £1.76 million from the government.
It comes as absolutely no surprise to me that Brazil’s prime minister Jair Bolsonaro has been confirmed as having coronavirus.
As per their legal requirement, Aberdeenshire Council have just reviewed the taxi fares and increased them by circa 3%.
We are concerned about the trees and habitat on the Meldrum House Estate.
I read, hear and see reports of an economic Armageddon we are now in as a result of the pandemic we are going through. Apparently it is the worst economic situation ever.
With regard to all the other contributors’ opinions on the “temporary” social distancing measures now in place, it is my belief that this WILL lead to the pedestrianisation of Union Street, which will then inhibit access by the infirm or disabled.
RE the use of face coverings, it’s going to be busier out there. More people going about and distancing shorter so it makes a lot of sense! LC.