A charity established by the son of a north-east oil tycoon has helped to prevent more than an estimated 100,000 years of disability in some of the world’s poorest countries.
The number of incidents involving police vehicles crashing while pursuing suspects has more than tripled over a four-year period.
The owner of a yoga centre in Aberdeen fears she could face bankruptcy if she does not receive any relief for her “ridiculously high” business rates.
Youth groups and projects from across the city have been granted almost £85,000 from an Aberdeen City Council initiative set up in place of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF).
Transport secretary warns AWPR contractors to not ‘cut corners’ as final piece of bypass nears completion
The Scottish transport sectary has cautioned Aberdeen Bypass contractors for “using the north-east’s enthusiasm for the road” to “cut corners” as final work is carried out on the last remaining piece of more than £745 million project.
While Jesus may have turned water into wine, two Aberdeen ministers will be performing their own miracle this weekend - by turning a traditional carol service into a jovial evening at the pub.
The number of applications made to a £100,000 project established in place of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival has shot up from just five last week to a “terrific” 30.
Police called to missing person or absconder incidents at Aberdeen hospital more than 650 times in three years
The safety of patients at a north-east psychiatric hospital has come under scrutiny after it was revealed police were summoned to assist with missing persons or absconding incidents more than 650 times in three years.
A teenager has appeared in court after causing a disturbance at an Aberdeenshire school by loudly threatening to “deck” one of its pupils over an unpaid debt.
A modern gym, a spa, an art deco tea room and even a bar with walls and fixtures made of solid ice are all ideas which have been floated for the redevelopment of an historic Aberdeen swimming pool.
Scottish Government should step in to repair Aberdeenshire bridge after doing so in Moray, MSP argues
The Scottish Government should step in to help fund repairs of a vital Deeside bridge after it opted to do so in Moray, an MSP has argued.
Owners of Ythanbank Reindeer Centre announce they will not reopen to public following ‘prohibitive’ demands
A popular reindeer centre has announced it will not reopen this year after being handed a "prohibitive" list of health and safety demands.
A stalwart figure involved in one of Scotland’s oldest Highland games has died, aged 83.
The son of a post office owner who transformed the Lecht into one of the UK’s premier winter sports destinations is among those honoured by the Queen.
NHS Grampian told to apologise over ‘unreasonable’ three year delay in diagnosing mother’s bowel cancer
The failure by NHS Grampian to diagnose a mother’s bowel cancer over a three-year period “likely had a significant impact on her ability to survive her illness”, a public services watchdog has found.
A sheriff has warned a north-east gardener who admitted swindling almost £85,000 from his customers that he may go to jail.
A pensioner died yesterday following a one vehicle crash in an Aberdeen community.
An elderly D-Day hero who drove tanks during World War II believes Prince Philip should not be allowed behind the wheel of a car because of his age.
Police investigating the brutal killing of a north-east taxi driver have received more than 50 calls since launching a fresh appeal for information just days ago.
An 18th-century bridge linking Aberdeenshire to Moray has been afforded new protection against wear and tear from heavy goods vehicles.
The family of a “gentle” taxi driver brutally attacked and left for dead in an Aberdeen suburb have made a desperate plea for his killer to come forward - 35 years on.
A car has been seriously damaged by fire during a spate of blazes in Aberdeen which police believe may have been started deliberately.
Aberdeen property experts have encouraged would-be buyers to “strike now” in claiming the city’s housing market is the most lucrative it has been for 25 years.
A slew of restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions that celebrate all the very best the north-east and north of Scotland have to offer have received coveted awards at a ceremony in Edinburgh.
First Group founder Sir Moir offers hope for the future of beleaguered company 30 years on from privatisation of Grampian’s bus service
The founder of First Group has called on the beleaguered company’s new leadership to keep its focus on serving local communities in Aberdeen - on the 30th anniversary of its landmark privatisation.
Visitors from across the globe travelled in their thousands to sun-drenched Aboyne this weekend for the start of the Highland Games season in Royal Deeside.
Burning excitement spread through Shetland yesterday as dozens of bearded Vikings with a fiery passion for tradition put the finishing touches to the centrepiece of this year’s Up Helly Aa.
HGV drivers faced with 34-mile diversion urged not to take shortcut via vulnerable Aberdeenshire bridge
Heavy goods vehicle drivers have been urged to avoid using a shortcut on a major route between Deeside and Speyside, over fears it could permanently damage an 18th-century bridge.
Aberdeenshire Council is poised to increase security measures at a historic country park following a spree of vandalism, anti-social behaviour, intentional fires and theft in the area.
A dog owner whose King Charles spaniel ate 20 chocolate bars has warned pet owners to be careful this Halloween.
A man who died in a serious crash on Friday evening on the A98 Fochabers to Cullen road has been named by police as 35-year-old Stuart Smith.
An Aberdeenshire men’s shed group has been forced to look for a new home for its gardeners, after its horticultural area was destroyed by vandals for the umpteenth time in the last year.