A dog guard needs to be installed if they’re being kept in the boot (Land Rover)

How can I keep my dog safe in the car?


Dog ownership has rocketed in recent months with more people choosing to get their own pet. But with dog ownership comes the need to, on occasions, transport them elsewhere – which is when you’ll need to take them in the car. Particularly with lockdown restrictions set to ease across the UK, it’s a situation that many dog owners will find themselves in soon.

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Armit

Police warn north-east residents to keep safe after drinking alcohol


As another wave of lockdown restrictions are eased by the Scottish Government, with pubs reopening and the guidelines about who and where we can meet up with being relaxed, I would like to take this chance today to remind people in the north-east of their responsibilities around keeping themselves and others safe.