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City agrees to Hogmanay insurance

Amy Macdonald and Sandi Thom
Amy Macdonald and Sandi Thom are the main attractions

Aberdeen's Hogmanay street party will be insured against it being cancelled on the day.

Councillors have decided to take out the policy at a cost of 11,000, meaning the authority would be reimbursed the 300,000 cost.

Singers Amy Macdonald and Sandi Thom, and Keith Jack - a finalist in television's Any Dream Will Do contest - will star in the event.

In 2003, severe weather forced the event to be cancelled.

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