Category Archives: Local News

Brimmond Medical Practice

By: A.C.

Earlier this year it was announced by NHS Grampian that Brimmond Medical Group was to close.

With about 8000 patients on its books, this was a blow to the communities in the North of Aberdeen. The following communication has been received by residents as to what is happening with Brimmond, and Gilbert Road Medical Group in Bucksburn.Read More

Posted in Local News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Guide Dogs, Taxis and Medical Exemption

By: A.C.

On January 14 2014 I wrote this blog about taxi drivers discriminating against guide dog users. Of the two particular cases that had been in the press at the time, one was Aberdeen and the other Teesside.

It was announced on Thursday 3 June 2015  that Aberdeen were to be the first local authority in the country to introduce a new tactile certificate for taxi Drivers who state they have a medical condition that prevents them from carrying a guide dog.Read More

Posted in Local News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mugiemoss Update

by: A.C.

A very short update to the road closure item I warned about four months ago. I had heard rumours from local sources that Mugiemoss Road was not to open on the 9th July as projected. I checked the Aberdeen City website before sending an e-mail on the 4th of July, asking for clarification on the issue, as the website still stated that the projected opening date was 9 July.Read More

Posted in Local News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Traffic Problems Ahead?

By: A.C.

Mugiemoss Road in Bucksburn has been closed since the 16th and will be for the next four months

Many of you will wonder why I am reminding you of this road closure in Aberdeen City, and what relevance it has to this blog- us being about disability rather than road works.Read More

Posted in Local News | Tagged , | Leave a comment