First Minister addresses AAM annual conference

The First Minister today contrasted the Scottish Government’s “Welcome in Scotland” approach with the approach being taken by the UK government. Nicola Sturgeon set out her determination to keep Scotland in the Single Market even if the rest of the UK leaves, following the Brexit vote. The First Minister addressed 200 investors at Aberdeen Asset More...

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Energy Taskforce coming to Aberdeen this week

The Taskforce established by the First Minister to support jobs in the energy sector will meet for the first time in Aberdeen next Wednesday. The new Energy Jobs Taskforce, chaired by Scottish Enterprise Chief Executive More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Flybe reopening Aberdeen base next year

Chief Commercial Officer of Flybe, Paul Simmons was at Bute House this morning to announce his good news along with the First Minister’s news about falling unemployment numbers in Scotland. The airline which More...

By admin On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Housing for NHS Staff

Craiginches site is to be developed into homes for key workers. Key public sector workers, including NHS staff, are set to benefit from new homes developed on the Craiginches site in Aberdeen, under new plans announced More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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Report on policing shows decrease in youth crime

A report on the work of police forces across Scotland before they joined together to form Police Scotland suggests that confidence and satisfaction in police is high, detection rates are up and crime continued to More...

By admin On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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Energy Minister raises renewables concern

Minister raises grave concerns in letter to Ed Davey. Scotland’s Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has warned that the UK Government’s Electricity Market Reform proposals could undermine Scotland’s renewables More...

By admin On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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First Minister arrives in China

  First Minister Alex Salmond will arrive in Beijing today  to convene a 30 company trade delegation focused on increasing trade in the oil and gas and construction sectors and deepening the friendship between More...

By admin On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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New government investment in women’s prisons

A range of projects across Scotland are to share in £3 million to help women offenders turn their lives around. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill announced the funding ahead of updating Parliament about progress More...