Paramedics have wasted more than a day-and-a-half racing to calls that turn out to be "selfish and dangerous" hoax calls.
One of Rod Stewart's biggest fans is hoping that her idol will don a special pair of socks she knitted for him when he plays a major show in Aberdeen next month.
Volunteers have received a share of National Lottery funding to help boost "rough and muddy" paths in the north east.
Plans for a new nursery to resolve the "huge pressure" facing an over-capacity Aberdeenshire school have been revealed.
A Stonehaven woman's enviromental campaign has resulted in 14 million pieces of litter removed from streets each year.
Deer will soon be able to leap out the way of speeding trains on notorious Highland routes.
Scottish Water has confirmed it is building two new septic tanks in Aberdeenshire despite concerns for otters.
A new parking facility will help an Aberdeenshire charity meet demand.
A north-east basketball coach has won a top award from SportScotland.
Dons chairman-in-waiting Dave Cormack will today outline details of the club's new strategic partnership with Atlanta United.
A man has been arrested following a two-vehicle crash in Aberdeen.
Two Scouts from Kemnay have been selected to recreate Ernest Shackleton’s Quest Expedition to Antarctica, a century on.
Aberdeenshire Council have announced they will proceed with plans to demolish the former Market Place School in Inverurie.
Fresh calls have been made to improve access at Insch Station amid fears residents have been "excluded" from using the railway.
Plans have approved for a new equestrian facility at Durris.
The woman responsible for providing families for hundreds of north-east children has said she is "hopeful" despite the challenges facing adoption in Scotland.
Campaigners who claim their village has been used as a "dumping ground" for decades are celebrating after plans to remove toxic waste were approved.
More than £9,000 has been raised in memory of Liam Smith.
A rare natural phenomenon has been captured on camera by an Aberdeenshire man.
For decades the tug o' war has been one of Scotland's most iconic tests of strength.
Developers have been afforded more time to “piece together” plans centred around the redevelopment a historic 19th-century building.
‘If we get this wrong now, we’ve got it wrong for good’, Aberdeenshire councillors debate flood scheme
A multi-million-pound flood prevention scheme in Stonehaven was nearly stopped in its tracks yesterday.
The Scottish SPCA has said it is "crystal clear" there needs to be a change in how dog crime is dealt with in Scotland.
A Huntly singer has called on the north-east to help support her bid to win a prestigious award.
Council staff in Aberdeenshire are being retrained to help hard-pressed dog wardens in the fight against dog fouling.
An Aberdeenshire artist is the newest holder of a Guinness World Record after creating the largest drawing by an individual.
Kind-hearted fundraisers have helped raised thousands for Children in Need.
‘If this saves one person from suicide – it will be worth it’: Teenagers band together to remember Liam Smith
The classmates of Liam Smith have played a charity football match to mark a year since his disappearance.
Property experts have said that the north-east has "weathered the worst" of the housing market downturn.
The "alarming" number of accident deaths on Scotland's roads has led a charity to call on communities to do more.
Short films and animations made by directors across Europe will be showcased at an Aberdeen film festival this month.
A north-east charity is has raised fears that Scotland is facing an "adoption crisis", with the number of people offering youngsters a new home plummeting.