Rumbles welcomes Aberdeenshire schools securing €81,000 of Erasmus EU funding

Aberdeenshire schools have played a key part in Scotland receiving its largest ever allocation of Erasmus EU funding in 2018. Seven schools are each set to receive a share of €81,000 this year.

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Rumbles reveals Aberdeen teacher crisis

North East Liberal Democrat MSP Mike Rumbles has today revealed that at the start of the latest school term, over 100 teaching posts in Aberdeen City have not been filled.

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Rumbles welcomes removal of controversial A96 route around Bennachie

Commenting on plans for the dualling of the A96 east of Huntly, published by Transport Scotland today, North East MSP Mike Rumbles said:  “I’m delighted that the Scottish Government has decided to remove possible routes for the A96 that would damage the natural environment around Bennichie.

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Farmer's cereal losses could be up to £80m

National Statistic have estimated that cereal production in Scotland will drop by 9% in 2018, due to bad weather and the ‘beast from the east’ earlier in the year. Spring barley, which accounts for roughly 50% of all crops grown in Scotland, is expected to have fallen by around 10%.

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Rumbles leads Parliament in urging rethink of cup semi-final plans

North East MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles today led Parliament in urging changes to the arrangements for the League Cup Semi-finals, after Scotrail said the logistical challenge they pose "shouldn't be underestimated" and police representatives described it ...

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Aberdeen fans given "thoroughly raw deal" by semi-final decision

North East MSP and Scottish Liberal Democrat transport spokesperson Mike Rumbles has today said Aberdeen fans have been given a "thoroughly raw deal" following the decision of the SPFL to host two semi-finals on the same day at Hampden, which involves Aberdeen kicking off before a train even arri...

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