Don’t forget, at midnight tonight the new drink drive limits in Scotland come in to force. The blood alcohol limit reduces from 80mg in every 100ml of blood to 50mg in every 100ml of blood. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said This new law will bring Scotland into line with most of Europe and hopefully reduce […]
Londis Turriff coming soon to Main Street. According to Aberdeenshire Council planning documents, the old Partridge’s store on Main Street Turriff will soon become a Londis Convenience store operated by Ian Smith of I&S Smith Newsagents on the High Street. The planning documents show significant alterations to the front of the Main Street property, including […]
A number of vacancies have come available for office bearers for the North Aberdeenshire Alcohol, Drug and BBV Forum. The Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership would be keen for those taking on the roles of chair and vice chair to be a member of the North Aberdeenshire community with some experience of issues related to alcohol […]
The Scottish Government has today published proposals seeking views on lowering the drink driving limit in Scotland. The consultation follows the transferring of powers to set the drink drive limit for Scotland, from Westminster to Edinburgh as part of the Scotland Act 2012. The Scottish Government announced that it will consider lowering the drink driving limit […]
Justice secretary Kenny MacAskill revealed that the devolved Government would reduce the drink drive limit for alcohol by around 40% from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to just 50mg. He also said that the lower limit would come into force as soon as possible.