One of the nation’s largest seabird colonies and a top seal-spotting beach are among six natural beauty spots to benefit from a cash boost of more than £320,000.
Fears have been raised that local traders will lose out to supermarket giant Tesco following the loss of a town centre cash machine.
New efforts will be made to reduce the number of children being excluded from Aberdeenshire schools for bad behaviour.
Calls for paid family leave for councillors after member’s ‘unfair’ experience with her own maternity leave
An Aberdeenshire councillor has urged changes in Scottish Government regulations to allow paid family leave for elected officials, after struggling to get time off when she had a baby.
Youngsters living in America’s Deep South will get the chance to learn all about Scotland’s national bard next week.
Peterculter has been ignored for expansion for years and is crying out for new facilities, say developers with hopes of creating hundreds of new affordable homes.
An Aberdeenshire community has demanded the council commit to reopening a key bridge before the first anniversary of its closure.
Special patrols will be staged near an Aberdeenshire primary school next week following concerns about poor driving.
More than 20 drivers a day have been caught ignoring the 50mph limit at a notorious north-east junction.
Although hospital meals aren’t particularly famous for culinary excellence, a patient at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary loved his so much that he penned a hand-written poem to the hospital’s kitchen staff in an effort to get their recipes.
Aberdeenshire vet slams ‘ridiculous’ fine of £20.50 after she was just minutes late in picking up son from after school club – because she was saving a dog
A vet was fined for being minutes late picking her son up from an after-school club - because she was treating a gravely ill dog.
A rural Aberdeenshire business is shutting down after 20 years - but the owner has hopes of reopening "at some point".
Proposals for 27 more homes at a growing Aberdeenshire community have been recommended for approval.
Two more thefts have taken place following a series of break-ins in Aberdeenshire and a road leading out of Aberdeen.
Aberdeenshire pensioners in the early stages of dementia could soon be assisted by new artificial intelligence technology to stay independent for longer.
Plans to build almost 30 new homes in an Aberdeenshire village have been recommended for approval, despite objections from nearby residents concerned by potential flooding, congestion and noise nuisance.
Owners of Ythanbank Reindeer Centre announce they will not reopen to public following ‘prohibitive’ demands
A popular reindeer centre has announced it will not reopen this year after being handed a "prohibitive" list of health and safety demands.
No formal head count was taken of visitors to Aberdeen’s Christmas Village last year - and it ended up saving the authority £10,000.
A geologist and bagpiper has penned a new book uncovering the fascinating history and stories behind some of Scotland’s most famous piping tunes.
The future of libraries across Aberdeenshire is the subject of a new survey which is open to residents in the region.
Aberdeenshire boxers could soon be punching above their weight after plans for a new centre in Kintore were recommended for approval.
NHS Grampian patients locked into controversial bedside TV service until 2027, while contract with NHS Highland runs out next week
A controversial hospital bed television service will cease at NHS Highland sites next week – but will remain for NHS Grampian patients for the next seven years due to a lengthy contract agreement signed more than a decade ago.
Aberdeenshire Council’s car parking income up 70% compared to last year, after free parking scrapped
Aberdeenshire Council’s income from its pay and display car parks has soared by almost 70% following the controversial decision to ditch free parking periods.
The Mearns community where Robert Burns' father was born will stage a special celebration of its historic links to Scotland's National Bard.
A pair of north-east youngsters who survived the Ariana Grande concert bombing in Manchester have raised £15,000 for mental health causes.
More than 40 objections have been lodged against plans for a link road for a new community at Stonehaven, over fears it could turn a quiet street into a “rat run” or “mini bypass” for vehicles avoiding the centre of the town.
Warning after device falsely showed mountain rescue emergency more than five miles away from true location
A mountain rescue team has warned hill walkers to ensure their emergency locator devices work as intended after a safety beacon showed a person suffering from chest pain to be more than five miles from their genuine location.
Selling agents have made renewed efforts to offload a 16th century Aberdeenshire castle, which a local politician believes could be transformed into a money-spinning attraction.
A project set up to rid north-east beaches of plastic and other rubbish has cleaned up more than 23.5 tonnes of waste since it launched a year-and-a-half ago.
A man has been charged in court following alleged break-ins and thefts in Aberdeen.
High hopes that Greyhope Bay project will welcome first visitors this summer to see Aberdeen’s famous dolphins
Hopes are high that a wildlife-spotting centre with spectacular views of Aberdeen harbour’s famous dolphin population will open next summer, after years of planning.
Hikers will be able to walk-off their festive dinners and sweet treats on some of Aberdeenshire’s most picturesque routes thanks to the completion of a £500,000 project to replace a key bridge on Mar Lodge Estate.