Scotland’s leading paramedic will help run a new undergraduate course aimed at boosting numbers working in the north and north-east.
He was a man with myriad interests including politics and philosophy, and history and heritage.
Two north-east childcare centres have gained plaudits from inspectors after unannounced visits.
A housing service, which supports people at risk of homelessness in Aberdeen, has been praised by inspectors.
Sepa is investigating reports the pond in an Aberdeen park has been polluted for the third time in as many months.
A lifeline has been thrown to some of north and north-east Scotland’s most endangered flora and fauna after conservation agencies secured hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding.
Crime in the Garioch area fell dramatically over the Christmas and New Year period.
A north-east road has been blocked by a fallen tree amid high winds in the region this afternoon.
The future of an Aberdeenshire town's Royal British Legion club is hanging in the balance amid crippling financial difficulties.
A north-east company has been praised after raising more than £20,000 for a local cancer charity.
More parts of Scotland may follow Moray's example in helping children whose lives have been blighted by one of the greatest man-made catastrophes ever.
A forgotten and neglected ranger’s hut which lay empty for a decade is now attracting thousands of visitors a year to one of the north-east’s most picturesque seaside spots.
A north-east social enterprise has been praised for its trailblazing efforts to ensure no woman's life is blighted by ‘period poverty’.
A north-east charity is offering people the chance to remember their loved ones by placing a personal decoration on a Christmas tree in the heart of Aberdeen.
Five nursery schools across Kincardine and Mearns are to benefit from a £200,000 investment as they prepare to expand their hours next year.
A babysitter jailed for shaking an eight-month-old baby so hard she went "floppy and blue" is appealing against her sentence.
One of Scotland’s leading cancer prevention experts has been left "shocked" by a new report revealing that nearly a quarter of P1 children are at risk of being overweight or obese.
A pair of city barbers gave up their day off to give a free festive trim to patients at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
An Aberdeen community fears its tranquil surroundings will “disappear under more concrete”, likening a proposed major development to deforestation in South America.
An Aberdeen man who had his life saved by a transfusion has called for more people to donate blood.
The number of operations undertaken by the NHS in the north-east has risen drastically this year, new data has shown.
Shocked residents have hit out after Aberdeen’s nativity scene fell victim to an “appalling” attack just hours after the blessing ceremony.
A new report forecasting the impact of climate change on the Cairngorms National Park has warned the range will suffer a “substantial” decline in snow cover.
Fire crews rushed to a burning car in the city centre this morning.
A number of Aberdeen trains are to be cancelled this evening as a result of staff shortages.
A north-east police volunteer who is Scotland’s longest-serving special constable was recognised in Aberdeen yesterday for more than five decades of service.
The youngest-ever winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award will be celebrated alongside other local stars when an iconic Aberdeen building reopens as a new visitor attraction.
An Aberdeen road has been closed after a serious crash. Police have closed Powis Terrace between Calsayseat Road and Berryden Road. Local diversions are in place but police have advised drivers to use alternative routes.
A mental health project in Aberdeen has received a national award for its work in helping “emotionally overwhelmed” city residents.
It's a word which testifies to everything that is dismal and depressing, but with a unique quality all its own.
Hundreds of people are expected to visit Aberdeen city centre for the switching-on of this year’s Christmas lights.
A north-east beauty queen who returned to competing this year after caring for her bullied son has reached the final of Ms Great Britain.