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Scam warnings

Trading Standards have issued the following scam warnings Trading Standards Scotland Bulletin 26th January Trading Standards Scotland Bulletin 19th January Trading Standards Scotland Bulletin 12th January

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Weather warning

The Met Office has issued an Amber weather warning for heavy snow from around 3pm this afternoon until midnight across much of Aberdeenshire. The Yellow warning for snow and ice also remains in place for the region. Relatively short periods … Continue reading

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R100 broadband delays

An article about the delays in the R100 broadband rollout in Aberdeenshire. Concerns have been raised about internet connections in Aberdeenshire communities after new figures show just 400 out of 16,000 homes in the area have been connected to superfast … Continue reading

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Heating oil theft near Turriff

Police are appealing for witnesses and asking residents in rural rears to be vigilant following the theft of approximately 300 litres of heating fuel. The fuel was taken from a tank located within the garden of a rural property near … Continue reading

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Scottish Water information about burst pipes

SCOTTISH WATER RESPONSE TO THAW AND RISE IN BURST PIPES Scottish Water teams have spent the weekend responding to a surge of burst pipes and leaks as the subzero freeze turns into a rapid thaw. Since Thursday monitoring systems have … Continue reading

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Today’s community council meeting now online

MEETING NOW ONLINE Due to ice, tonights meeting at Alvah Hall is replaced by a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77960641488?pwd=sWzw9SkCfsHX2sYh2O8VnQknQJeZaa.1 Meeting ID: 779 6064 1488 Passcode: x8LqDf

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Get ready for winter

With the darker nights and temperatures falling, Aberdeenshire Council teams are putting winter operations into motion. The winter months can throw all sorts at us in the north-east, possibly bringing snow or ice, high winds and power disruption or flooding. … Continue reading

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Interested in participating in health research?

SHARE, the Scottish Health Research Register and Biobank, is an NHS Research Scotland initiative. It has been created to establish a register of people, aged 11 and over, interested in participating in health research. They need healthy people and people … Continue reading

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Fireworks

At this time of year please be aware of the distress and alarm that fireworks can cause to pets and livestock. If you are intending to have a display on your property please let your neighbours know and, if possible, … Continue reading

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Scam and fraud warnings

Police Scotland and neighbourhood Watch Scotland have issued some warnings about scam and fraud attempts to be aware of: In the last week we have seen numerous North East residents being ‘scammed’ when buying and selling high value items online … Continue reading

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