Warnings over aggressive new blight strains which can take crops down in days were not lost on dozens of potato farmers who gathered yesterday on the AHDB’s “Spot” monitor farm near Blairgowrie.
As homes are pulled down for road changes, Natasha McKim talks to some of those affected by the redevelopment.
The death of David Bowie hit Irish musician and actress Camille O’Sullivan hard, but now she is ready to celebrate his music in a special tribute show during the True North festival.
Aberdeen youngsters are following in the footsteps of famed actors, including Gemma Arterton, with their production of Made in Dagenham.
Get your dancing shoes ready as the musical theatre spectacle that is Fame takes over His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen for a few exciting days this month.
Hordes of tartan-clad Highlanders are descending on the Lonach Highland Gathering this weekend.
This isn’t going to be an ordinary night out to the theatre. If you’re heading to see Jersey Boys during their time in Aberdeen then get ready for an evening of great music from a bygone era.
North Atlantic Fiddle Convention festival director tells of the exciting programme planned for this year
The north-east is alive with the sound of fiddles this weekend and the whole family can get involved.
Upbeat and full of fantastic music, the talented group of children and young adults in this production of Copacabana range from age eight up to 18.
Bring your singing voices and get ready to stamp your feet as West Yorkshire Playhouse brings back Sunshine on Leith in a shiny new production.
You will need a large piece of paper to list all the great aspects of Tillycroy. The large home in Craigievar, Alford, has a huge amount of potential and breathtaking country views.
In a peaceful village just skirting the edge of Aberdeen is a small community going about their everyday lives, working on the two farms, in the bakery, cafe and vegetable gardens.
This week, the streets of Aberdeen turn into a giant art exhibition, full of visual and interactive exhibits for the public to explore. The Look Again festival of visual art and design returns for another year with a full programme.
Classic and vintage cars descended upon Loch Ness last Saturday, June 9, with entries from as far afield as the Central Belt.
It is that time of year again when our calendars are full of exciting events, including the return of the Ballater Duck Festival.
Crowds of music lovers will be descending upon Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen for a great weekend at Enjoy Music Festival.
At an age when most people would be thinking of retirement and days spent on the golf course, 64-year-old Jack Morrocco is still as busy as ever.
Artist Chris Bushe has used locations around the north-east and the rest of Scotland as inspiration for his work. Chris studied at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen from 1980 to 1984 and then became a full-time artist in 1996.
Our favourite foodie friends are back and being put through their paces by their local branch of Super Slimmers. Hilarious and packed with warmth, the award-winning TV drama Fat Friends has been adapted for stage by Kay Mellor but revisits the lovable characters we fell in love with on the telly.
Scottish Opera is taking on the soaring score of the lyrical Russian Opera for the first time since 1993.
Jay Rayner is a man with fingers in many pies. If the restaurant critic and journalist isn’t playing with his jazz quartet, recording his Radio 4 show, creating his column or writing books, he is touring with his one-man show.
This week, the AECC will be getting a little dust of frozen magic as Disney On Ice arrives in the city.
For reality star, entrepreneur and fitness enthusiast Lucy Mecklenburgh, what she puts on to her body is just as important as what’s in her diet.
My reason for starting my business dates back to my childhood – owning my own boutique has been a dream since I was a 16-year-old girl (complete with permed hair and double braces on my teeth, of course) working in Opus One – a beautiful Edinburgh treasure trove selling to wonderfully stylish ladies.
Travelling around the country with a chihuahua is something a little bit different for Bill Ward, who many will recognise from the likes of Coronation Street and Emmerdale.
Shaun Canning and Julie Knox were brought together by their shared love for music and are embarking on their first ever tour together, taking their music around the north of Scotland.
Aberdeen students are in the midst of intense rehearsals ahead of the famous Student Show which runs this week. A long-standing tradition in the city, many people flock to HMT every year to see the production.
Musician, fiddler and composer Aidan O’Rourke spent a year writing daily musical responses to James Robertson’s short story collection 365: Stories.
Delve into a world of memories at The Lemon Tree this weekend. Little ones will be mesmerised as a sleepy attic full of cobwebs and boxes comes to life.
Aberdonians love to let their hair down at any time of year, but thankfully we are finally into April with a (fingers crossed) sunny spring and summer ahead of us.
The clocks have changed and it looks like spring is finally here. Hopefully the sun will come out and we can all enjoy some good weather and beautiful scenery.
Twenty-one local schools will take to the stage in Aberdeen later this week in what are sure to be two evenings of incredible entertainment.