Britain’s all-important services sector has slipped back into contraction as faltering consumer spending and wet weather saw the steepest drop in activity since March, according to a report.
Britain’s powerhouse services sector saw activity fall at a steeper pace in the three months to November as Brexit and political uncertainty wrought further havoc, according to a survey.
North-east commuters are experiencing another day of train cancellations today due to staff shortages.
A number of ScotRail services from Aberdeen have been cancelled today due to a shortage of train staff. Scheduled departures not in service include the 4.39pm Aberdeen to Stonehaven and the 5.39pm journey to Glasgow Queen Street. A ScotRail statement said the cancellations were due to “a shortage of train crew.”
A number of ScotRail trains have been cancelled today due to a shortage of crew on-board. Trains between Aberdeen and Montrose are affected including the 3.16pm, 4.49pm, 9.15pm and 11.02pm services. A ScotRail statement said the cancellations were “due to a shortage of train crew.”
In a first for Aberdeenshire Council, a British sign language interpreter attended a meeting to translate for members of the public.
A deaf man has called on Aberdeenshire Council to do more to support people with hearing impairments in the north-east.
NHS Highlands is calling on Caithness residents to give their views on the future of health provision in the far north.
A new shift pattern for the Lerwick ambulance team has helped to increase cover for its back-up ambulance.
Aberdeen City Council is seeking to bring many services back in-house, according to the authority’s co-leader.
Aberdeen City Council has launched £4.5million plans to move more services online in an effort to cut costs.
Rail passengers hoping to travel to the Scottish capital from Aberdeen this morning are facing disruption after a train hit a tree.
An Inverness care home support worker has vowed he will never work in the sector again after he was censured by an industry watchdog for his behaviour with a client.
Major US oilfield services company Weatherford is to close its base in Arbroath.
Moray's rural schools could face a fresh closure threat following public talks on how to resolve the council's budget crisis.