They were a pivotal part of the Second World War and proved instrumental in the campaign to keep Britain digging for victory.
The Women's Land Army was re-established in June 1939, under the command of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and given an honorary head, Lady Denman.
Scots have travelled all over the world and made their mark throughout the Commonwealth.
An innovative project which uses specially-trained dogs to help people living with dementia has launched an urgent fundraising drive to save it from closure.
The biggest annual gathering of pupils from across Scotland has addressed issues such as mental health, isolation, LGBTQ+ and period poverty.
Portraits, sculptures and artefacts telling the story of the relationship between Britain, Russia and their royals have gone on display in a new exhibition.
Mike Cawthorne has always been used to going where the wild things are in Scotland's rugged mountain terrain.
A recently-discovered "manhood stone" in Deeside has been called an "absolute beast" after weighing in at 456lbs.
One of Aberdeen's oldest buildings has organised a poignant memorial to those who fell in wars in the 20th century and those who continue to carry out military service in the 21st.
A new exhibition will shed light on the little-known story of a Scottish distillery that was taken over by the US Navy during the First World War.
Keith Cowe has a very personal reason for getting involved in the Red Run to raise funds for Friends of Anchor.
Some people are daunted by adversity and wither in its glare; others take the attitude that setbacks exist to be negotiated.
One of Scotland's most popular artists is bringing an explosion of colour to the north-east this weekend as he opens his new exhibition.
Many of the veterans and their families regard it as the Forgotten War - the conflict in Japan between 1941 and 1945 which led to the deaths of hundreds of troops.
They are from very different parts of the country and have been involved in contrasting career paths.
A garden, dedicated to the memory of First World War heroes who served on floating hospitals, has been officially opened in Edinburgh.
Neil Drysdale: Critics line up to skewer BBC over decision to scrap free TV licences for most over-75s
Political consensus has been thin on the ground in Britain of late.
Britain's defence chiefs were on heightened alert in the build-up to D-Day.
It was one of the pivotal campaigns in military history: an offensive which didn't end the Second World War, but sparked the beginning of the demise of the Nazis' domination in Europe.
The months of the D-Day training exercises were a period of turmoil for many on the Moray coast.
Evacuated farms, live fire and sinking Donald Ducks: Moray’s secret role in the success of the D-Day landings
As our series continues, Mark Mackay discovers how the seeds of a bloody D-Day victory were sown on the beaches of the north amidst much secrecy
As the nation prepares to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, Neil Drysdale learns how Aberdeen Royal Infirmary prepared for an influx of casualties
It is the oldest festival in Aberdeen and has previously featured such world-renowned stars as Annie Lennox and Dame Evelyn Glennie.
John Dunn recalls the time when he used to work as a marine scientist on the SS Explorer, travelling from Aberdeen into the frozen wilderness of the Arctic Circle.
A group of Scottish veterans are making a poignant trip to Normandy next week to commemorate their fallen comrades.
The build-up to D-Day was shrouded in secrecy as the Allies' attempts to launch a pivotal offensive in 1944 could only succeed if the Germans had no idea about their plans.
Few countries anywhere in the world enjoy a closer friendship.
Three newly-discovered works by the renowned artist, John Constable, are going up for auction next month.
Aberdeen film-maker’s horror trailer wins praise from 20th Century Fox and The Walking Dead producer
A chilling Lego-inspired reimagining of one of the year's biggest horror releases has captured the imagination of US film executives.
They might have a combined age of 190, but two twins at a north-east care home are loving life on a unique new bike.
It's one of the most iconic works in the history of Scottish drama.
Archie MacEachern had to deal with piddly cats and non bill-payers on his trek round Northern lights
The north of Scotland breeds tough characters and Archie MacEachern, whose life around the country's remotest lighthouses saw him faced with frequent tragedies, was one of the toughest.