Aberdeen and North – Fri, 31 Aug, 2012


Aberdeen and North – Fri, 31 Aug, 2012 – Staff at the Scottish Police College has been bullied out of their jobs. That’s the claim from Unison as a new survey by the college revealed a quarter of their workforce has been bullied. Bosses there say they’re now tackling the problem as the Justice Secretary branded the behaviour unacceptable. A distraught mother’s been telling of how heroin is destroying the lives of people in Dundee. The woman, who lost her son to the effects of the drug, wants to stop youngsters entering a world of destructive addiction. In other news, the number of new homes built in Scotland has fallen for the fourth year in a row. Scottish Government figures show that a total of 15900 properties were completed in the last year. And finally in sport, there’s just over four and a half hours until the transfer window closes. Despite continued speculation striker Johnny Russell is still a Dundee United player.


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