The best possible Christmas present arrived early yesterday morning at Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin as one family welcomed a new baby boy into the world.
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The first Christmas baby in the Highlands was described as the “best present ever” by his delighted mum.
With just days left before the big day arrives, you’ve probably had your fill of Christmas tunes. But how well do you really know them? Take our lyric quiz and put your festive knowledge to the test.
A north-east woman has started a new tradition by giving up her Christmas holidays to raise money for charity.
Earlier this year we teamed up with our columnist Robbie Shepherd to test your Doric knowledge.
A competition was launched last week to find the best elf pictures from the north and north-east.
American music legend, and Aberdeen pantomime star, Jimmy Osmond has lamented the fact that people in his homeland simply "don't get" the appeal of panto.
A charity that supports addicts is working to ensure their journey to recovery continues over the festive period.
A family are celebrating Christmas in style by building a Millennium Falcon - on their roof.
If you haven't finished your Christmas food and drink shopping list, why not add these tipples for the big day?
A cancer patient has released her own Christmas single to give back to the charity helping her through the illness.
A group of Syrian refugees created a festive feast to thank a Deeside community which welcomed them after they fled their war-torn homes.
Householders across the UK spend a staggering £2.3billion each year on Christmas trees, decorations and trips to the pantomime, according to Go Compare.
Christmas for many of us can be one of the most exciting times of the year.
A much-loved winter festival has finally returned to Moray after cold weather delayed the opening.
A pupil’s charming drawing of a family of gingerbread people has won Richard Lochhead MSP’s Christmas card competition.
A master baker has created a jaw-dropping nativity scene - from a whopping 100kg of marzipan and icing.
Laughter was shared and stories exchanged as a group of pensioners enjoyed a break from loneliness with a moving festive gathering yesterday.
Music star Susan Boyle has backed the Press and Journal’s Share the Cheer campaign to help tackle loneliness and social isolation among the elderly in Scotland.
Aladdin was given a jet powered boost to his magic carpet after an aircraft hangar was transformed into a Moray pantomime venue.
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They are among the country’s most picturesque places.
It is sure to make the top 10 of many people's best Christmas films.
A pensioner who brings cheer to children every Christmas has put up his final festive garden display this year.
Christmas is all about wishes, from adult’s hopes and dreams of a better year to come, to children hoping to get everything on their Santa list.
Hardy swimmers are being asked to brave the winter chill to take part in the 10th anniversary of an annual lifeboat challenge.
Hundreds of youngsters watched on yesterday as the true meaning of Christmas was celebrated.
While evergreen fir trees have been used to celebrate winter festivals for thousands of years, having a decorated Christmas tree in the home, in the style we are used to, has only been popular in the UK since the 19th century.
Lauren Wilson has spent much of her life volunteering, whether with VSA or in an orphanage in Ghana.
The countdown to Christmas is well underway with shopping lists being written, gifts wrapped and decorations being brought out from lofts and garages once more.
A new report has exposed the rising blight of isolation and loneliness among Scotland’s senior citizens.
We have King Edward VIII to thank for making it a tradition to eat turkey at Christmas, although it’s said Henry VIII also enjoyed tucking into them before then.