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Tillydrone flat block taped off by police

Residents in the area woke this morning to see police officers working near Donside Court.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Aberdeen firm’s multi-million Rosebank deal means 50 new jobs

Balmoral Comtec will supply equipment to an oil and gas contractor working on controversial Rosebank project.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Man jailed after trying to rob Aberdeen corner shop with ‘fearsome’ knife

Robert Michie brandished the large knife at the terrified shop assistant but fled when she managed to activate an alarm.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

‘Biggest upgrade in Aberdeen city centre for 200 years’ to begin this month

Work on the central section of Union Street has been hailed as a historic turning point for the city.

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Popular Aberdeenshire restaurant Eat on the Green may close for good in September

It is currently on the market for between £500,000 and £1 million.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Topical debate TV show wants you to join audience in Aberdeen

It will be filmed in the city on Wednesday next week.

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Greens to take over Braemar Co-op as staff wanted for latest branch

The new convenience shop is set to open in May after a post which revealed it was looking for staff in the area.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Student flats on Aberdeen's Union Street approved as neighbouring business 'shocked'

Developers are looking to bring 21 new apartments to the city centre on Union Row, with the plans set to see the skyline given a new addition as proposals were approved.

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Man avoids jail for crutch attack that saw victim rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Sheriff Graham Buchanan accepted there had been "a degree of provocation" when Ben Michie assaulted his victim by striking him on the head outside Prohibition nightclub.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Homeowners hit by Balnagask RAAC crisis to protest in Aberdeen ahead of council meeting

The newly-formed UK RAAC Campaign Group has planned protested in the Granite City and in Livingston to highlight the plight faced by those in former council homes affected by RAAC construction.

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Milltimber care worker suspended after ‘poking resident in face’ and twisting her finger

Gabriel David was found to have caused "physical harm and distress" while working at Hawkhill House Nursing Home.

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New Peterhead fish processor will focus on smaller haddock

Trinity Seafoods is expected to be fully up and running in the Blue Toon later this year.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

BrewDog's Lost Forest in tatters as half the trees planted in bid to save the planet die

The Aberdeenshire beer giant's co-founder James Watt confessed the plans had fallen apart after half the trees they planted died, with the firm paid nearly £700,000 in public cash for the project.

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Thug admits attacking and robbing 87-year-old Aberdeen dementia sufferer

Darren Simpson's vulnerable victim was left bruised and in shock as a result of the cowardly attack in her own home.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Much-loved Macduff Marine Aquarium set for multi-million pound expansion as plans approved

The modernisation of the building will see a new two-storey extension added, an outdoor viewing platform overlooking the North Sea created, and improved exhibits installed.

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Stunning converted Kemnay mill with luxury interior reduced by £35,000

The property dating back to the 1800s has been converted into a family home.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Plans for £23million Abergeldie Estate mansion approved despite fears 'it would ruin Queen's favourite view'

The business tycoon has been granted permission to build the impressive mansion at the foot of the King's favourite mountain, but the plans drew complaints and require the demolition of a steading.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Aberdeen post-split fixtures confirmed as Dons land three home ties in fight to avoid relegation play-off

The Reds face some tough tests on the road in their bid to ensure their top flight safety, with Ross County who currently hold the relegation play-off spot just five points adrift.

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Courts to probe death of Mallaig fisherman Lachlan Robertson

At the time of the tragedy, the 61-year-old was described as a “gentleman and a true legend”.

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Fears RAF jets could have to swerve round 650ft Cabrach wind turbines or risk crashing into them

The Ministry of Defence has lodged a formal objection about the wind farm.