Tougher sanctions may be needed to ensure inmates at a north-east superjail cannot use mobile phones to engage in further criminality, an MSP has said.
Officials are confident that Fraserburgh’s starring role in a movie currently being shot in the town can have a lasting impact.
North-east emergency crews have been praised for their response to a landslip in a tiny coastal community.
Pupils fighting to save their Buchan school have made a direct plea to education bosses.
Parents of pupils at a north-east school facing closure have launched their own campaign to save it.
Young football fans are being given the chance to be mascots for the first match played at a new stadium.
A tiny north-east community that has been battling with a landslip all winter is preparing to “open for business” in time for Easter.
An Aberdeenshire flying club has introduced new safety measures after a glider pilot blundered into the path of a passenger plane.
Fly tippers who dumped significant amounts of unsightly rubbish in the north-east countryside have been vilified by community leaders.
The library at Mintlaw Academy will undergo a £600,000 makeover to create a new space that is being grandly dubbed a “learning plaza”.
Clydesdale Bank customers in Mastrick should be prepared to lose their branch, an Aberdeen MP has said, following a “disappointing” meeting with bosses.
A north-east couple’s dream of providing shelter to fishermen from across the world has moved a step closer.
A charity has celebrated the 15th anniversary of the opening of an addition recovery centre in Fyvie.
A new hide that brings bird watchers closer to a north-east beauty spot has been officially opened.
A popular businessman and his wife have been left devastated after their “brave and beautiful” daughter died following a long battle with a rare cancer.
A north-east computing student is hoping to make life difficult for scammers after seeing one of his relatives targeted.
Residents living in a landslip-hit community suffered fresh woe yesterday after their phone lines went down as repairs were carried out.
A north-east musical group have has begun the search for a new conductor for the first time in four decades.
A giant wind turbine is to be erected above a north-east castle despite concerns about its impact on the historic site.
A campaigner fighting a north-east quarry development has raised fears over road safety.
A new vision for an historic north-east building has been unveiled to the public.
A new musical scheme being undertaken in north-east libraries is helping babies fall asleep.
Work has begun to clear the latest landslip affecting a tiny north-east community.
Furious residents affected by a village landslip demanded action yesterday as their council leader made a plea for cash to pay for repairs.
Bus services across the north-east could be axed as council chiefs attempt to save £200,000 a year.
Senior councillors have been invited to a landslip-hit community amid claims it has reached “crisis point”.
Beleaguered Mark McDonald insisted yesterday he had no intention of standing down - and begged people to give him a second chance.
An annual tractor run, established to commemorate a popular north-east man, has handed over sums of money to different local charities.
A new event, designed to help orchestrate the recovery of a north-east town, has been hailed as a success.
A fire has destroyed the roof of a north-east joinery workshop.
Fly-tippers who left piles of rubbish at a north-east beauty spot have been slated by the public and council officials.
Women who need to spend a penny at the public toilets in Peterhead are facing a 16-mile round trip to the nearest council-run amenity.