Sergeant Peter Lorrain-Smith is browsing in a book shop when his phone suddenly rings with the police control room on the other end.
A group of Aberdeenshire scouts are hoping to raise bags of cash towards bringing a life-saving new air ambulance to the north-east.
A pair of north-east brothers have been given permission to transform a disused quarry into a whisky tourist destination.
Scottish ministers have faced calls to "redouble" their efforts to save an historic Aberdeen paper mill.
Developer confident former north-east seminary transformation still achievable despite North Sea oil crash
The developers behind proposals to transform a historic seminary into houses, a hotel and and a conference centre have said they are confident there is still demand for the scheme.
Beach-goers across the north-east are being urged to do their bit to help protect marine wildlife from litter and pollution.
A campaign has been launched to raise £1.5 million to help safeguard the future of a 17th Century castle.
Residents of a north-east village have had a reprieve from months of traffic misery after bridge repairs were completed almost a year ahead of schedule.
A railway signal box at a north-east station will be demolished despite hopes that it could be retained for the use of the local community.
The first stage of transforming a historic city fortification into a world-class wildlife centre could be completed by next spring.
Police are appealing for information after an elderly cyclist was found with life-threatening injuries on a north-east road.
Emergency services have been called to a one-car crash on the A90. The collision happened shortly before 3pm on the stretch of the road near Laurencekirk. Police and ambulance service were called but no one was injured. One lane remains blocked on the northbound carriageway while officers wait for vehicle recovery.
A north-east road was closed for several hours after a cyclist was involved in a serious accident.
An animal welfare charity has branded a north-east pair who caused "unnecessary suffering" to scores of dogs "absolutely disgraceful".
A man and woman, who ran a north-east puppy farm, have been found guilty of causing almost 100 animals “unnecessary suffering”.
An unusual visitor was spotted enjoying the sun in a garden in the south of Aberdeen.
Police have launched an investigation after a nursery in Aberdeen was repeatedly vandalised.
A bus operator has admitted it has failed passengers in Inverness with unreliable services.
Police have launched an appeal after a serious assault in a Moray town last month.
A north-east MSP has previously backed the campaign and has made a fresh call to the transport minister to go back to the drawing board.
A lorry driver will go on trial later this year accused of killing an Aberdeen pensioner.
Flooding at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary caused a power cut and forced some patients to be moved.
A north-east MSP has met with a number of businesses from Inverurie as part of an annual initiative to connect with traders.
A north-east road will have to be shut to allow essential sewer repair work to be carried out.
A motorist avoided serious injury after their car overturned in a north-east village yesterday. Police were called to the scene, on High Street in New Pitsligo, at about 1.30pm. Ambulance were also called and the driver was checked over, but did not require further treatment. The Renault car was later recovered.
A motorist avoided serious injury after their car overturned in a north-east village. Police were called to the scene, on High Street in New Pitsligo, at about 1.30pm. Ambulance were also called and the driver was checked over but did not require further treatment. The Renault car was later recovered.
An accident prone dragon and excited children made for quite the mix at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen.
Speculation is mounting that James Bond will hand over the reins, and his iconic code name, to a female agent in his next big screen outing.
Tory leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have united in condemning US President Donald Trump for a series of "totally unacceptable" remarks about four congresswomen.
Environmental campaigners have slammed transport bosses and claimed that plans to dual a north-east road could devastate almost a dozen ancient woodlands.
A Deeside community could soon have a new village hall.
MP Colin Clark has repeated calls for the A96 to be dualled along the existing route.