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City parade crash loses thousands

Aberdeen city crash [Pic: Sandy Bremner]
The crash in Union Street saw the parade cancelled

The cancellation of Aberdeen's Torcher Parade due to a motorcycle crash could have cost local charities up to 10,000 in donations, it has been revealed.

The annual Union Street student procession had to be abandoned in April after several spectators were injured.

Aberdeen University Students' Association said about 5,000 was raised, rather than the 15,000 target.

Three boys - one aged 13 and two 17-year-olds - have been charged in connection with the crash.

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