Transport Minister Keith Brown has promised that trunk roads and pavements cross the north and north-east will be treated quicker than ever this winter.
Health projects in the north-east are to get nearly £130million, according to deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Accident and emergency waiting times have improved across the north and north-east.
The performance of the north-east's crisis-torn health board will be put under the public microscope on Monday when Health Secretary Shona Robison carries out its annual review.
Health Secretary Alex Neil was under growing pressure to boost funding to the north-east's health board last night after a report warned NHS Scotland faced significant pressures managing finances and meeting targets.
Nicola Sturgeon has agreed to head up a cross-party campaign to save a vital Scottish search-and-rescue co-ordination centre.
Nicola Sturgeon will be urged to form a cross-party campaign to save a vital search-and-rescue base in Moray.
Primary school class sizes could be increased as part of continued efforts from Moray Council to solve an urgent teacher vacancy crisis.
The number of police officers in the north and north-east has remained relatively static over the past three months.
NHS Grampian’s performance in treating accident and emergency (A&E) patients has worsened to a new record low.
Moray Council has been awarded £17million towards upgrading four primary schools in need of urgent repair.
North-east politicians have expressed astonishment that the annual report from the head of the Scottish NHS makes no reference to the crisis at Grampian Health Board.
The writing off of old poll tax debts has encouraged people to try and get out of paying their council tax, according to a leading Aberdeen councillor.
First Minister Alex Salmond has hit back at claims that the north-east's crisis-torn health board is under-funded.
Scottish political leaders are urging David Cameron to use his influence to reverse a decision to close an emergency rescue centre in Moray.
Scottish Health Secretary Alex Neil said he cannot guarantee that the new chairman of NHS Grampian will live and work in the region.
CRISIS-hit NHS Grampian was rocked yesterday by the shock resignation of its chairman.
The performance of accident and emergency departments across the north and north-east took a dip last week.
Police Scotland are putting more officers into the north-east as part of a campaign to cut the number of road accidents.
NHS Grampian's medical director has claimed the board has been shortchanged by £1billion over the past decade.
A contract worth up to £30million to take forward the upgrade of the northern part of the A96 Aberdeen-Inverness road is up for grabs.
A new map shows the full extent of the “industrialisation” of the north-east by the windfarm industry.
Bed blocking remains a huge problem in Grampian and continues to get worse.
Waiting times at NHS Grampian made a small improvement but the board is still one of the worse performing in Scotland.
NHS Grampian has missed key national targets for the treatment of youngsters with mental health problems.
The type of behaviour identified in damning reports into the north-east's main hospital will not be tolerated - anywhere in the NHS, the health secretary announced yesterday.
An NHS Grampian board member has called on the Scottish Government to relax its grip to help the board solve its recruitment crisis.
North-east politicians were split over what the early retirement of NHS chief executive Richard Carey might mean for the board.
A north-east MSP has called on the Scottish Government to back up a new cancer campaign with more money for NHS Grampian.