Category: Alness

Appeal to trace HGV drivers following death of man on City Bypass

Police investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body on the Edinburgh City Bypass are appealing for two lorry drivers to come forward.
At around 8.20am on Thursday 17 January, the body of 37-year-old Craig Bruce was sadly f…

Driver rushed to hospital under police escort after being cut free from lorry near Brechin bypass

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The scene of the incident near A90.

A lorry driver was taken to Ninewells Hospital under police escort yesterday after his HGV jack-knifed on the A90 north of Brechin.
The driver, who is in his 40s, had to be cut from the cab of his veh…

Lorry driver cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital as A90 closed between Dundee and Aberdeen

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The lorry on the A90 near Brechin.

A lorry driver has been cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital following a crash on the main road between Dundee and Aberdeen.
The A90 was closed southbound for around four hours after an HGV l…

This week's North East appointments

Rachel Woodward, Mobile Mini
Mobile Mini has appointed its first female HGV driver.
The firm, which has 15 branches across the UK and its headquarters in Stockton, has taken on a female driver to deliver its units – one of only 3,000 in the UK.
Follow…

Great Train Robbery discovery left me fearing for my life for decades

In August 1963, in the wake of the most infamous crime of the last century, the British public were on high alert.
A band of dangerous robbers were on the loose, and police had asked the public to be extra vigilant as they hunted high and low for the 1…

Scots calves in 'barbaric' conditions

Mark Macaskill

Scottish calves travel hundreds of miles to Ramsgate in trucks before shipped abroad for fattening and slaughter

Scottish ministers have been urged to ban the “barbaric” export of unweaned calves after it was confirmed that at lea…

Microlise begins hunt for the UK's best truck driver

The search for the UK’s best HGV driver has begun, with the Microlise Data Science team set to analyse 210,000+ anonymous drivers’ recorded by Microlise telematics in 2018.Just one will be named the overall Microlise Driver of the Year winner at the Mi…

Microlise begins hunt for the UK’s best truck driver

The search for the UK’s best HGV driver has begun, with the Microlise Data Science team set to analyse 210,000+ anonymous drivers’ recorded by Microlise telematics in 2018.Just one will be named the overall Microlise Driver of the Year winner at the Mi…