Good progress on AWPR

Anyone who has driven around Aberdeen recently cannot fail to be impressed by the speed with which the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route is processing.

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AWPR full speed ahead… or maybe not

Just when it seemed there was something that that Aberdeen City Council administration and the vast majority of citizens could agree on and unite in pushing forward, one of the ruling coalition introduces a question mark.

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Aberdeen bypass opponents lose appeal

William Walton’s appeal, on behalf of Road Sense, agains the rejection of the legal action against the long-delayed Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, has been rejected by the Court of Session.




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What do you mean fast link not in consultation?

Have I got this right? Does the RoadSense argument with the Aberdeen bypass come down to the Stonehaven fast link not being included in the 2004 route consultation? From what I read in the press it seems to.

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RoadSense - Stop the Nonsense!

In less than 24 hours more than 500 people have signed a petition urging William Walton and RoadSense to abandon their appeal, which could delay the start of work on the Aberdeen bypass by at least another nine months.
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Dismay at continuing bypass misery

After the Court of Session turned down Road Sense’s objection to the Aberdeen by-pass, there were reports that the road would not now open until 2017 – five years later than the government promised. Now we hear that Road Sense is intent on piling on the misery by lodging an appeal.

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Government's hollow infrastructure promises

North-east Scotland MSP Nanette Milne has voiced the feeling of disappointment that many of us have about the infrastructure promises by the Scottish Government. As the SNP begin their second term, with a considerable majority, lets hope that they start to deliver some of the urgent infrastructure improvements in Aberdeen City and Shire.

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Aberdeen stalled in the slow lane

The recent letter by Aberdeen area business leaders to Transport Minister Stewart Stevenson is a plea that most of us in Aberdeen City and Shire will relate to.

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Anger at delay in Aberdeen by-pass

I know I am not alone in my anger at the delaying tactics of Road Sense in pushing their case against the much-needed, long-delayed Aberdeen bypass.

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Stop sticking spanners in the works!

It seems that at every turn, there’s a pressure group hiding behind the bushes ready to run out gleefully and stick a spanner in the works of every significant development project.

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Green light for Aberdeen by-pass

The Aberdeen by-pass has finally been given the green light, but the Scottish Government’s announcement does seem to be back-pedalling on the commitment to build the AWPR by the Transport Minister’s date of 2012.

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