Aberdeen of a different kind

3 Aberdeen officers injured after traffic stop

ABERDEEN ,Md. —An Aberdeen police officer was taken to Shock Trauma after being involved in an accident as he was responding to assist two other officers at a traffic stop Monday morning.

Aberdeen police said the accident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. in the area of Post Road and Route 22. The injured officer was heading to Post Road and Green Avenue where two other officers had pulled over a vehicle with three men inside it.

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The Most Beautiful City In The World

Scotland has long been a favorite destination for people who love the great outdoors and there are few better ways to see why than by visiting Aberdeenshire. The area in the north-east of Scotland is home to some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere in Europe, with snow-capped mountains, lochs and stunning coastal views among its many attractions.

Staying in one оf thе finest соuntrу house hоtеlѕ іn thе UK wіll рrоvіdе уоu wіth thе іdеаl bаѕе frоm whісh tо еxрlоrе Abеrdееnѕhіrе. Trаvеl frоm your hotel to thе Cаіrngоrmѕ Nаtіоnаl Pаrk аnd you wіll іmmеdіаtеlу see why so mаnу реорlе rеgаrd іt as thе mоѕt bеаutіful аrеа of natural wilderness іn the UK. The lаndѕсаре іnсludеѕ fоrеѕtѕ, hеаthеr-соvеrеd mооrlаnd, rіvеrѕ, lochs and fоur оf Sсоtlаnd’ѕ five hіghеѕt mountains, whісh аrе оftеn covered in snow еvеn іn thе ѕummеr months.

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Soon To Be The Best

This blog is all about Aberdeen. It is.

Recently, I had such a great experience from a local company near us that we thought we were right on holiday – because the service and the quality we experienced with them is the type we have become used to in the beautiful city of Aberdeen. So, for what it’s worth, and for whoever it may mean something – try them out, these guys know what they are doing. Continue reading

Hard To Believe Pollution Stats

Below is an excerpt from an article that recently appeared in the Aberdeen Journals Ltd, with a link at the bottom to the full article. As a regular and eager visitor to Aberdeen, this is hard to believe. I am no scientist to agree or disagree with their findings on a research level, I hope they are wrong. And if they are right, that something would be done about it swiftly!

THE Granite City was revealed today as having some of the country’s most polluted streets in a report by an environment pressure group.

Aberdeen’s Union Street, Market Street and Wellington Road were said to have failed to comply with Scottish standards for air quality according to Friends of the Earth Scotland.

The environment pressure group analysed government data for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and coarse particles (PM10), which come from exhaust fumes are known to be linked with serious respiratory illnesses.

FoE’s report showed Union Street and Wellington Road both broke the legal limit (40 microgrammes per cubic metre) for nitrogen dioxide, with an annual averages of 46 and 41.

Wellington Road and Market Street was said to have failed the Scottish standard (maximum threshold of 18) for particulate matter, with annual average readings of 22 and 19.

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Photo credit – Aberdeen Journals LTD

Welcome to Aberdeen (or at least the idea of it)

This blog is going to be full of info, news and good stories about Aberdeen, Scotland. I live in the US and love to go there for holiday, along with my golf clubs. Over the next while to come, you will hear more of my stories, ideas and suggestions. We will also hear from others who have been there and love the place as much as we do
I will also tell you about the nicer things in life we get to enjoy! Hopefully you get to enjoy them too!!
I look forward to get to know you all over this blogesphere!
The Hotel Manager :-)