Japanese officials are taking inspiration from Aberdeenshire in a bid to make their nation greener.
Time is running out to nominate Aberdeenshire's local heroes for a top community honour.
Councillors have given the go-ahead to an "imaginative" project to create a trampolining centre in Inverurie.
It may be the middle of winter, but one of Aberdeenshire's most popular summer beer festivals has just announced it is returning in 2017.
An Aberdeenshire town is gearing up to beat the January blues with its biggest ever winter beer festival.
Up to 1000 people could bring fizz to an Aberdeenshire town when two brothers bring a popular knees-up back for its third year.
The speed limit on a section of the north-east's busiest road will be reduced to 10mph for overnight resurfacing works next week.
More than 170 flood victims are still not back in their homes nearly a year after Storm Frank battered the north-east.
Plans to freeze the cost of fishing along one of Aberdeenshire's largest rivers have been backed by Garioch councillors after one of the poorest seasons in years.
A 30-year-old adventurer has become the youngest Briton to complete a 730-mile trek across the Antarctic alone.
The back door of a north-east family home was doused in petrol and set alight on New Year's Day - whilst a two-year-old was being babysat inside.
Thousands turned up for a burgeoning annual Aberdeenshire knees-up at the weekend as it experienced its "biggest ever" year.
Work to build a "fantastic" £12million replacement for a packed north-east school is on the home stretch.
Aberdeenshire Council's co-leader has been urged to stand down after ditching a North Sea jobs conference in disgust at his digs.
An Aberdeenshire village is gearing up for its first ever celebration of fine ales, IPAs, ciders and rums.
Aberdeenshire councillors have backed a £14.6million proposal to create the largest health centre in Scotland.
The Aberdeenshire brothers behind some of the most popular beer festivals in the area have added another event to the region's calendar.
One of Aberdeenshire's biggest beer festivals, which raises thousands of pounds for local causes, has announced its 2016 return.
Councillors have criticised plans to protect communities across Aberdeenshire from flooding - as they fail to take into account those struck by Storm Frank.
A polar tour guide has called for fisherman to stop using the ocean as a "dumping ground" after finding waste believed to be from a north-east firm washed up on the Arctic coast.
A popular Mearns seafront restaurant has gone on the market.
A north-east polar explorer has been given a huge boost in his mission to complete Ernest Shackleton's unfinished trek - from a fish and ship shop.
Members of Aberdeenshire's biggest men's shed can finally pick up their tools after its base officially opened its doors.
Plans to create a new tourism group to promote the north-east are gathering pace.
A north-east ice cream tycoon who transformed his family farm into one of Scotland's leading businesses left a £2.7million fortune.
The Aberdeenshire brothers at the helm of one of the region's most popular new festivals have donated almost £1,500 to victims of the recent floods.
A 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of an Aberdeen man.
A chart-topping musician surprised locals in her Aberdeenshire hometown yesterday after jetting in for a performance in front of hundreds of pupils.
Animal rescuers are ramping up their efforts to free a north-east seal that has lived for three years with its neck trapped in a dog bowl.
Almost a century has passed since Sir Ernest Shackleton watched in horror as his ship, the Endurance, sunk into the freezing depths of the Weddell Sea.
It was the morning of December 30, 2015 and someone was banging on the front door of David MacNeill's Ballater home.