Aberdeen FC’s Kingsford Stadium has been backed by city planners, it is understood. A well-placed source has confirmed the authority’s officers have recommended councillors approve the plans when they meet next week. The official report has still to be published on the council website but it is likely to be released later this afternoon.
A proposed large-scale extension of an Inverurie sports centre has taken another step forward.
Visitors to Aberdeen’s coastline are now able to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the ongoing £350million expansion of the existing harbour.
Scores of former nurses have been persuaded to don scrubs again to help ease the north-east’s staffing crisis.
Almost 50 nurses will travel thousands of miles across the world to help fill vacancies in hospitals in the north-east in the coming months.
Temporary barriers have been installed at a deteriorating Mearns bridge.
Councillors have scrapped controversial plans to create a trust to run libraries, sports centres and museums - just weeks after announcing them.
A senior councillor has said dismantling a gypsy-traveller camp is the worst enforcement action the authority has ever taken, as a homeless support worker warned it would cost thousands to rehome its residents.
Grieving families could soon have to pay hundreds of pounds more to bury their loved ones.
A north-east arts group has linked up a local painter with an artist thousands of miles away in a war-torn part of the Middle East.
A north-east biscuit giant has been backed by the Scottish Government after its plans for a business park were rejected by the council.
Vital upgrades to two notorious junctions and the dualling of one of the north-east’s busiest roads are so essential that they should be done “tomorrow”, according to senior councillors.
An elite flight school which will turn wounded veterans into commercial airline pilots will soon get off the ground in the north-east.
A cash-strapped council will have to find £20million to balance the books over the next year.
North-east restaurant owner claims he lost customers for no reason after planned road closure cancelled
A beleaguered restaurant owner has claimed his business lost out on customers for no reason after a scheduled nearby road closure was cancelled without his knowledge.
A village shop that closed almost a year ago is to reopen within months.
Residents hit with “bombshell” that they will have to pay to upkeep developer’s land more than 25 years after houses built
Angry residents claim they are being forced to foot the bill for the upkeep of a housebuilder’s land more than two decades after the development was finished.
A beloved pet has near=miss after swallowing what is believed to be rat poison deliberately left on a popular dog walking route.
Health bosses have issued a fresh appeal to parents to be aware of the potential fatal consequences of their child choking on small bits of fruit.
A campaign has been launched to force a council to scrap plans to transfer ownership of libraries to an arms-length organisation.
The Duke of Rothesay will help breathe new life into the Deeside train station he used as a boy almost three years after it was destroyed by a huge fire.
A north-east road will be closed for more than three months as part of the AWPR works.
Charity boss paralysed by mystery illness one step closer to first recovery goal – thanks to Scottish rugby legend
A charity boss left paralysed by a mystery illness is one step closer to reaching the first big goal on his road to recovery thanks to a Scottish rugby legend.
A row over the appointment of the north and north-east’s new Anglican bishop has intensified.
Legendary astronaut took one small step for man and two giant leaps into the north-east during illustrious career
He was the ninth person to walk on the moon when he commanded the Apollo 16 space mission.
A group of north-east runners will go the extra mile to raise funds for a charity close to their hearts.
Patients calling 999 over the festive period were left on hold for up to 20 minutes, it has emerged.
A walking path at a popular north-east beauty spot has been closed, because of safety concerns after a landslip.
A group of residents have been locked in a decade-long battle with a housing giant over claims the firm has failed to properly look after the grounds surrounding their homes.
While hundreds, sometimes thousands, of police officers can be involved in a missing persons search on the ground, having someone provide eyes from above is invaluable.
A row has broken out over the appointment of the north and north-east’s new anglican bishop.
It has repeatedly fallen victim to vandals in recent months.