Householders across the north are being told to be “on guard” and reject cold-calling home energy traders on the doorstep.
A Moray teenager has been recognised at this year’s British Citizen Youth Awards for his extraordinary contribution to society.
Two RAF fighter jets came within feet of each other over a Scottish airbase in an incident rated as a “high risk” by the body that investigates near misses.
A 71-year-old Elgin woman who paid a £2,000 deposit for a renewable heating system which was never installed told a jury she had not misunderstood the salesman’s promise of Government funding.
False fire alarm calls at north hospitals is costing a staggering £1million a year, the Press and Journal can reveal.
Scotland’s most famous osprey nest could fail to produce any chicks this year after fears the resident male is cheating with another bird.
Fire union bosses are blaming a shock number of sickness absences in the north of Scotland on stress relating to cuts in staff since the controversial merger into one force.
Lifeline flights at airports across the Highlands and Islands could be grounded over Christmas by a threat of strike action from air traffic controllers over a pay dispute.
Campaign groups fighting the controversial downgrading of maternity units in both Caithness and Moray have revealed they are to join forces to fight the “centralisation” of services.
Rescuers battle eight hour snow blizzard to save fallen climber who ‘would not have survived the night’ on mountain
Rescuers who battled eight hours in highs winds and heavy snow to carry an injured climber off a peak in the Cairngorms say he would not have survived the night as temperatures plunged to -25C.
Detectives have received more than 20 calls since an anniversary appeal to try to solve the mystery of a mother who vanished with her toddler son in the Highlands 42 years ago.
A £400 million revamp of RAF Lossiemouth will start early next year – preparing the historic base for the arrival of the military’s new Poseidon spy planes and an extra 470 personnel.
Five rowers were rescued at the weekend after drifting offshore in strong winds off Burghead in Moray.
Ambulance services in the north are being “stretched to breaking point” as sick leave levels of paramedics soar, union chiefs have claimed.
A sacked Asda worker mounted a vengeful vendetta against a boss he blamed for losing his job – threatening to kill him and his young family.
The cost of renting in the north has soared by 10% in the past year – with the average £667-a-month fee becoming the second highest in the country.
Pupils at a Moray school are to be treated to a masterclass from the Russian State Ballet.
Highland Council has been accused of “missing a money-making opportunity” after it decided that it would not be viable to take on the running of the biggest piping event of the year.
A study into an expansion of air links between Inverness and Heathrow has revealed an additional £17 million will be injected annually into the economy.
The tragic sinking of the Outer Hebridean fishing boat Louisa - in which three men lost their lives - will now spark an inquiry into the improvement of safety standards across the world.
A 21-year-old man whose “appalling driving” caused a head-on crash that left an elderly woman seriously injured was jailed for six months yesterday.
A man matching the description of missing Inverness musician Liam Colgan was reportedly seen at a train station with a sign saying “Help get me home”.
A pervert who downloaded so many indecent images of children that police cybercrime officers stopped counting once they passed half a million was jailed for 22 months yesterday.
Pet owners across the north are being warned of increased reports of potentially toxic blue green algae appearing in waters.
Summer has ended with a perfect swarm - an unusual third hatch of midges.
A chef at a bankrupt Moray hotel only discovered he had lost his job after returning from holiday a day after it closed its doors.
Glasgow man accused of conning elderly people out of thousands across the Highlands, Moray and Aberdeenshire
A 38-year-old man has gone on trial accused of dishonestly obtaining thousands of pounds from elderly people as deposits for heating systems.
A troubled iconic Moray hotel re-opened its doors yesterday – but only on a limited “bed and breakfast basis” with pre-booked weddings and functions not being honoured in the meantime.
Salesman who scammed thousands of pounds from north and north-east residents facing total of 28 charges
A Glasgow based renewable heating systems salesman who is on trial for 62 offences of dishonestly obtaining over £30,000 worth of deposits from elderly customers is now only facing a total of 28 charges.
A former Moray Council youth worker who abused his position of trust by having sex with a “vulnerable” schoolgirl has been jailed for eight months.
The families of four RAF crewmen killed and injured in a mid-air Tornado collision off the Highlands were last night given fresh hope of a public inquiry being held into the tragedy.
A total of 41 people have been reported during the summer drink drive campaign across the north and north-east.