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Concerns raised over vegan food truck at Aberdeen Beach
by Dale Haslam on 22nd October 2019 at 12:15
A community council has raised objections over a street food operator at Aberdeen Beach.
Man needs 24-hour care for life after alleged car murder bid outside Aberdeen pub
by Danny McKay on 22nd October 2019 at 12:00
Graeme Hardie had to have part of his skull removed to relieve pressure on his brain following the alleged incident outside the Staging Post pub in Bucksburn on July 11 last year.
Kelly says Formartine can still have Gala day in Scottish Cup replay
by Ryan Cryle on 22nd October 2019 at 11:52
Formartine United defender Darryn Kelly was unflinching in his assessment of Saturday’s draw with Gala Fairydean Rovers.
SPONSORED: Get your tickets to see Elton John in Aberdeen one last time
by Katy Gordon on 22nd October 2019 at 11:38
One of the biggest names in music is making a final stop in Aberdeen as part of his last ever world tour.
Workers evacuated from North Sea platform off Shetland
on 22nd October 2019 at 11:21
More than 100 personnel were taken off by helicopter following a subsea structural inspection.
Fears stream in Aberdeen park could be contaminated
by Callum Main on 22nd October 2019 at 11:04
Concerns have been raised over potential contamination of a stream in an Aberdeen park.
Video: Aberdeen cafe to feature on BBC’s Caught Red Handed
by Callum Main on 22nd October 2019 at 10:28
A break-in at an Aberdeen cafe is to feature as part of Caught Red Handed.
Friendship with Vyner and Leigh made makeshift midfield work says Aberdeen loan star Gallagher
by Callum Law on 22nd October 2019 at 09:49
Jon Gallagher says his friendship with Zak Vyner and Greg Leigh made it easy for the trio to slot into Aberdeen’s midfield together.
New Inverurie Locos boss Low thinks enthusiasm and Highland League experience are key
by Ryan Cryle on 22nd October 2019 at 09:43
New Inverurie Locos boss Andy Low thinks his “enthusiasm and experience” of the Highland League earned him the job.
Kicking up stink over overflowing poo bins in Aberdeen community
by Jamie Hall on 22nd October 2019 at 08:53
An Aberdeen councillor has urged local authority chiefs to take action to tackle overflowing bins in his ward.
SPONSORED: Enjoy an iconic album in new Paul Simon show
by Richard Murray on 22nd October 2019 at 08:53
A brand new concert celebrating the “Graceland” album is coming to Aberdeen at the end of October.
Workers taken off North Sea platform after inspection
on 22nd October 2019 at 07:50
More than 100 workers have been taken off a North Sea platform as a precaution.
North-east motorists could face drug tests under new law
by David Proctor on 22nd October 2019 at 07:36
Motorists across the north-east face the possibility of roadside drug tests following the introduction of a new law.
Aberdeen university group’s pamphlet suggesting smiling and laughing are signs of sexual consent axed
by Leanne Murray on 22nd October 2019 at 07:24
An Aberdeen University group has apologised after a pamphlet which suggested smiling or laughing are signs of sexual consent was handed out to students.
Appeal after man, 83, dies following alleged assault in north-east woodland
by Lee McCann on 22nd October 2019 at 07:11
Police have appealed for information after an 83-year-old man died following an alleged attack in north-east woods.
Four arrested after stolen vehicle recovered in north-east after crash
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 20:43
Four people have been arrested after a stolen vehicle was recovered in the north-east.
Man, 83, dies after three pensioners attacked at woods
on 21st October 2019 at 19:51
Police say the victims were seriously assaulted at Birkenhill Woods in New Elgin.
Man dead and two pensioners hurt after attack in woods
on 21st October 2019 at 19:44
A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident in Moray.
Man arrested after 83-year-old dies following alleged assault at north-east woods
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 19:24
An 83-year-old man has died following an alleged attack in north-east woods.
Nurses give insight into working at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 18:00
In the first part of our series looking at neonatal care and support, Evening Express reporter Lee McCann speaks to nurses taking care of sick babies in the city’s Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
Aberdeen pet foodbank a ‘great success’
by Leanne Murray on 21st October 2019 at 17:00
A foodbank for dogs set up to help Aberdeen pet owners facing financial difficulties has been hailed as a “great success”.
Missing Aberdeen man traced
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 16:36
A missing man from Aberdeen has been traced safe and well.
New warning signs for ‘extremely dangerous’ stretch of north-east beach
by Adele Merson on 21st October 2019 at 16:30
Signage is due to be erected on a north-east beach warning the public to take care when visiting.
Decision on protected status of dunes at Trump’s north-east golf course put off until next year
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 15:56
A decision on whether the dunes at Donald Trump’s golf course in the north-east lose their protected status will not be made until next year.
Aberdeen’s Broad Street fountain switched off over water quality fears
by Callum Main on 21st October 2019 at 15:48
Aberdeen's popular water feature has been turned off after higher than acceptable levels of a chemical was discovered.
Dancing fountains switched off due to high chemical levels
on 21st October 2019 at 15:39
The Marischal College water feature in Aberdeen was installed outside the council's headquarters.
North-east residents urged to lock up as the clocks go back
by Dale Haslam on 21st October 2019 at 15:36
Officers said that – though the number of housebreakings in Aberdeen is at an “unprecedented” low level – there tends to be a spike in the first week of November as criminals take advantage of the cover of darkness, often helped by people who do not take basic security measures
November court date set for Alex Salmond case
on 21st October 2019 at 15:28
A preliminary hearing will be held in the case of the former first minister who faces charges including attempted rape.
Alex Salmond to appear in court on alleged sex assault charges next month
by Callum Main on 21st October 2019 at 15:22
Former First Minister Alex Salmond is set to appear in the High Court on sexual assault charges next month.
Aberdeen’s £2.6 million hydrogen station use falls short of prediction
by Adele Merson on 21st October 2019 at 14:58
A £2.6 million hydrogen vehicle refuelling station continues to fall short of its projected use more than two years after it opened, new figures have revealed.
Inquiry into 13-year-old girl's suicide to be held
on 21st October 2019 at 14:09
The teenager's mother says NHS Tayside's risk assessments of the case were 'highly inadequate'.
Wait for hip operations in north-east nearly doubles in five years
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 14:02
The average number of days patients are waiting for hip operations in the north-east has nearly doubled in five years.
New plans could see north-east boxing club move to purpose-built gym
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 13:48
Plans have been launched to help a north-east boxing club secure a new venue.
North-east medical practice reopens after being hit by flooding
by Callum Main on 21st October 2019 at 13:01
A GP's surgery has reopened after it had to be closed due to issues caused by flooding.
Lessons from 20th century Aberdeenshire could help ‘keep money in rural economy’ says Lord Inglewood
by Dale Haslam on 21st October 2019 at 12:59
Rural economies could improve by taking inspiration from early 20th-Century Aberdeenshire, a lord has suggested.
Eyewitness tells of major search after kite surfer disappears near Aberdeen beach
by David Proctor on 21st October 2019 at 12:30
An eyewitness has described the moment emergency services launched a major search operation for a kite surfer off Aberdeen Beach.
New TV series will feature people finding out about their gran’s sex lives
by Callum Main on 21st October 2019 at 12:16
Topics on the new show will include people speaking to their gran about their first kisses, first love and first time having sex with the aim to get both generations talking openly.
Human remains found in Aberdeen garden may have been buried by medical students 187 years ago
by Dale Haslam on 21st October 2019 at 12:00
Tests showed the bones are those of between five and seven people – two of whom were aged between two and seven.
Aberdeen fountains switched off due to high chemical levels
on 21st October 2019 at 11:43
Bromine levels were too high in the so-called dancing fountains outside Aberdeen's Marischal College.
Biker found lying unconscious on country road is 'critically ill'
on 21st October 2019 at 11:10
It is believed he was travelling from Elgin towards Lossiemouth when he came off his orange KTM scrambler.
Peterhead boss McInally not too critical after 4-0 defeat
by Callum Law on 21st October 2019 at 10:40
Peterhead boss Jim McInally insisted he can’t be too critical of his players – despite a 4-0 loss to Falkirk.
No more than a draw deserved from Scottish Cup clash, says Formartine gaffer Lawson
by Ryan Cryle on 21st October 2019 at 10:39
Formartine United player-manager Paul Lawson didn’t think his team deserved anything more than their 2-2 draw with Gala Fairydean Rovers.
Willie Miller: The switch in Aberdeen’s midfield was a masterstroke
by Reporter on 21st October 2019 at 10:37
The decision to play defenders Greg Leigh and Zak Vyner in holding midfield against Motherwell was a tactical masterstroke from Derek McInnes.
Willie Miller: Motherwell triumph ranks among greatest wins of McInnes’ Aberdeen reign
by Reporter on 21st October 2019 at 10:31
Aberdeen’s victory over Motherwell was as good performance as the Dons have produced this season.
Bernard Matthews recalls turkey dinosaurs over fears they may contain metal
by Callum Main on 21st October 2019 at 10:24
A major brand has been forced to issue a recall for one of their most popular products over fears they may contain metal.
Cove ‘paid the price’ for trying to end Scottish Cup tie at Auchinleck – striker Scott
by Ryan Cryle on 21st October 2019 at 10:20
Martin Scott says Cove Rangers paid the price as they fought to avoid a Scottish Cup second round replay with Auchinleck Talbot.
Low keen on Inverurie Locos post after Scottish Cup triumph
by Callum Law on 21st October 2019 at 10:18
Andy Low admits he is interested in becoming manager of Inverurie Locos.
‘Cosgrove’s ability and confidence just keep getting better’ – Aberdeen boss McInnes
by Callum Law on 21st October 2019 at 10:12
Boss Derek McInnes hailed Sam Cosgrove as “unplayable” at times after the striker helped fire the Dons to a 3-0 win against Motherwell.
Lib dems announce candidate for Aberdeen by-election
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 10:02
An environmental campaigner has said he is delighted to become a candidate for an Aberdeen by-election.
‘Desperate need’ for cash to repair north-east bridges
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 10:00
Aberdeenshire Council leader Jim Gifford made the comment after the Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg branded the Scottish Government’s use of taxpayers’ money as “wasteful”.
Man in ‘critical’ condition after bike crash on north-east road
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 09:03
An injured man is in a critical condition in hospital following a crash on a rural road.
SPONSORED: Aberdeen is online and open for business thanks to CityFibre
by Claire McPhillimy on 21st October 2019 at 09:00
Allan McEwan, City Development Manager for Aberdeen at CityFibre, shares the achievements of the Fibre-to-the-Home transformation project during its first year:
Aberdeen shoplifter who stole fragrances from Boots escapes penalty
by Danny McKay on 21st October 2019 at 08:49
Jamie Reid admitted stealing two fragrance bottles from Boots the Chemist in the Bon Accord Centre
Safety warning over washed-up ‘whale’ remains at north-east beach
by Jamie Hall on 21st October 2019 at 08:43
“It’s very unpleasant and for the sake of human health we would advise people to stay a safe distance from it.”
Aberdeen drink-driver, 39, given prison warning after being caught twice in two days
by Danny McKay on 21st October 2019 at 08:33
Marcin Partyka pled guilty to two drink driving offences and also admitted possession of a knife and ecstasy on Adelphi Lane
Council praised for Aberdeen flooding clean-up
by Jamie Hall on 21st October 2019 at 08:14
Council staff have been praised for their efforts to help clear up areas blighted by flooding in Aberdeen.
Firefighters tackle van blaze in Aberdeen
by Lee McCann on 21st October 2019 at 08:14
Firefighters were called to tackle a van blaze in Aberdeen.
Three people cut free after one-vehicle crash on A90
by Lee McCann on 20th October 2019 at 20:29
Three people have been cut free after a one-vehicle crash on a north-east road.
£100,000 project to put spotlight on north-east history
by Zoe Phillips on 20th October 2019 at 20:00
A new £100,000 project will encourage tourists to travel off the beaten track when they visit the north-east.
Highlights: Motherwell 0-3 Aberdeen
on 20th October 2019 at 19:41
Motherwell miss an early penalty then pay the price as Aberdeen post a comprehensive win at Fir Park. (UK only)
Aberdeen MSP welcomes support for domestic abuse victims
by Adele Merson on 20th October 2019 at 19:30
An Aberdeen MSP has welcomed greater protection for victims of domestic abuse.
Charity’s thanks to Aberdeen donors
by Zoe Phillips on 20th October 2019 at 19:00
A social care charity has thanked north-east residents for helping disadvantaged children.
Woman hurt in A90 crash
by Lee McCann on 20th October 2019 at 18:57
A woman has been hurt after a one-vehicle collision on a north-east road.
Young people put forward ideas for improving north-east
by Zoe Phillips on 20th October 2019 at 18:30
Moray's new Youth Voice initiative has been launched by young people in the area.
Volunteers wanted for Aberdeen Christmas food collection
by Zoe Phillips on 20th October 2019 at 18:00
Charities are appealing for volunteers to help with their Christmas food collections in Aberdeen.
Fire-hit north-east garage set to be rebuilt
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 17:30
The owners of a garage destroyed by fire have been given permission to rebuild it.
ABBA tribute band set for Aberdeen charity gig
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 17:00
An ABBA tribute band is set to perform in Aberdeen next month to raise money for Parkinson’s UK.
Housebuilder donates £1,000 to north-east pipe band
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 16:30
A north-east pipe band has launched a new tuition programme thanks to a funding boost from a developer.
Mindfulness event to be held at Aberdeen library
by Jamie Hall on 20th October 2019 at 16:00
A leading mindfulness coach is set to deliver a talk in Aberdeen next week on how the practice can benefit business.
‘False alarms at Aberdeen high rises a drain on service’ says fire chief
by Jamie Hall on 20th October 2019 at 15:30
Fire chiefs in the north-east have warned false alarm activations at Aberdeen high-rises are leaving the service’s resources depleted.
Lifeboat launched to help broken down vessel in north-east
by Lee McCann on 20th October 2019 at 15:21
A north-east lifeboat crew was launched to help a vessel that had broken down.
£995 per month: Two-bedroom apartment on Aberdeen’s Golden Square
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 15:15
Situated in the heart of Aberdeen, this immaculate property offers a luxurious level of accommodation.
North-east MP offers to help new dance competition
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 15:00
A north-east MP has offered to help arrange an alternative for pupils missing out on a popular dance competition.
Fire safety bid for Travellers in north-east
by Jamie Hall on 20th October 2019 at 14:30
Fire chiefs have admitted they continue to face challenges in reaching out to the Traveller community in the north-east.
Offers over £215,000: A quiet slice of modern living
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 14:15
Boasting ready-to-move-in accommodation, this desirable property is ideal for couples and growing families.
Feast of firsts at Aberdeen’s festival of new music
by Emma Morrice on 20th October 2019 at 14:00
A festival dedicated to new music will pump up the volume across Aberdeen next week.
Nicola Sturgeon announces new plans to fund walking routes in Aberdeen community
by Adele Merson on 20th October 2019 at 13:30
The First Minister has announced plans to deliver green travel links in an Aberdeen community.
Young pals serve up £500 boost for cancer charity with north-east coffee morning
by Leanne Murray on 20th October 2019 at 13:00
A group of north-east youngsters organised their own coffee morning fundraiser for a cause close to their hearts.
Adopt a Pet: Lexi, Lola and Harley are looking for a new home… Can you help?
by Callum Main on 20th October 2019 at 12:00
Are you looking to get a new pet? Why not adopt one of these adorable pets from Mrs Murray’s Cat and Dog Home.
Keynote speaker announced for Aberdeen economy conference
by Adele Merson on 20th October 2019 at 11:30
One of the UK’s most respected regeneration tsars has been announced as the keynote speaker at a conference on Aberdeen's economy.
Offers over £315,000: Versatile home in perfect north-east location
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 11:15
Since uprooting from America around six years ago to the tranquil setting of Ellon, Jessica Labrooy has relished the time spent in her desirable home.
Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash on north-east road
by Jamie Hall on 20th October 2019 at 11:04
He was discovered by members of the public lying unconscious next to an orange KTM scrambler motorcycle on the B9103 near Elgin at 12.20am.
North-east networking group to celebrate 10th anniversary with ball
by Jamie Hall on 20th October 2019 at 11:00
A north-east networking organisation is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a celebration ball.
North-east sheriff tours community payback scheme
by Danny McKay on 20th October 2019 at 10:30
A north-east sheriff has visited a local authority’s criminal justice team to see first-hand how community sentences are working.
Recipe: How to make Rachel Ama’s griddled cinnamon pineapples with salted caramel
by Callum Main on 20th October 2019 at 10:15
“Here, juicy pineapples are marinated in maple and cinnamon and then griddled until caramelised, before being drizzled with salted caramel sauce and crunchy pecans and served with coconut ice cream,” says food writer and blogger Rachel Ama. “The pineapples are also amazing cooked on the barbecue in the summer.”
Top award for north-east electronics retailer
by David Proctor on 20th October 2019 at 10:00
A north-east retailer has landed a top award for its quality and service.
Aberdeen paramedics to feature on TV show tonight
by Emma Morrice on 20th October 2019 at 09:50
A team of Aberdeen paramedics, who provide life-saving support to people at their most vulnerable, are to feature in a new TV show.
Missing kite-surfer found safe and well
by Jamie Hall on 20th October 2019 at 09:45
A kite-surfer who went missing off Aberdeen beach has been found safe and well.
North-east social enterprise groups invited to investment advice workshop
by Emma Morrice on 20th October 2019 at 09:30
North-east social enterprises are being invited to attend a free workshop aimed to provide information and advice on investment.
Our Aberdeen: When Operation Pied Piper led children to north-east
by Reporter on 20th October 2019 at 09:15
September saw the 80th anniversary of the Second World War evacuation programme. Planning for Operation Pied Piper began in the summer of 1938 by the Government’s Anderson Committee.
Call for north-east buildings to light up red for PoppyScotland
by Jamie Hall on 20th October 2019 at 09:00
A leading armed forces charity is appealing for building owners across the north-east to take part in a Remembrance campaign.
North-east school and hotel team up to offer students hospitality experience
by Leanne Murray on 20th October 2019 at 08:30
A north-east school and hotel are joining forces to give pupils a taste of life in the world of hospitality.
North-east road closed following crash
by Annette Cameron on 20th October 2019 at 08:05
Police have closed a north-east road following a crash.
New-look playpark’s unveiling
by David Proctor on 20th October 2019 at 08:00
A revamped north-east children’s playpark will be officially opened later this month after extensive work.
Video: Major search for kite surfer spotted off Aberdeen beach
by Jamie Hall on 19th October 2019 at 17:59
Inquiries have established that a man was seen swimming to shore near to Accommodation Road around 4.50pm, after losing his orange and white kite at sea.
Probe launched after woman, 27, assaulted in Aberdeen
by Jamie Hall on 19th October 2019 at 17:13
Police in Aberdeen have launched an investigation following an assault on a woman in the city.
Aberdeen community hit by power cut
by Jamie Hall on 19th October 2019 at 16:55
Electricity has been restored to an Aberdeen community after a power cut in the early hours of this morning.
Dons win handsomely against Motherwell
by Callum Law on 19th October 2019 at 16:50
Aberdeen cut the gap between themselves and Motherwell to a point with an impressive 3-0 win at Fir Park.
Body of ‘whale’ found washed up on north-east beach
by Jamie Hall on 19th October 2019 at 16:40
The carcass of what is believed to be a dead whale has been found on a north-east beach. It was discovered on the beach at Blackdog by a dog walker earlier today. It is not yet known how the animal passed away or how long it had been dead for.
Police called after crash on major Aberdeen road
by Jamie Hall on 19th October 2019 at 16:22
Police are in attendance following a crash on a major route in Aberdeen.