Three people including a child were swept out to sea in an inflatable dinghy.
An SNP councillor has insisted that calls to name a new street in Fraserburgh after William Wallace were not politically motivated.
Historic properties in central Fraserburgh could be further protected for future generations as part of a new regeneration drive.
It is more than 60 years since Dr Adam Watson graduated from Aberdeen University for the first time in 1952.
A busy north-east lifeboat team gave the public a behind-the-scenes peek at its lifesaving duties this weekend.
Plans to provide scores of new affordable homes were hanging in the balance last night after workers downed tools and walked off building sites following the crash of a construction firm.
Historic streets and buildings throughout Scotland are set to be restored with the help of millions of pounds of Lottery funding.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a north-east teenager who assaulted a baby.
A call for a new primary school in Fraserburgh has been made by a councillor in the town.
A freak fire wrecked a car parked in a driveway and caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to a Fraserburgh home.
Councillors have approved the development of land to the south of Fraserburgh which could create up to 600 new homes.
Fraserburgh's squash enthusiasts could soon find a new home after a planning application was submitted for courts at a gym in the town.
A man who died when his trawler sank in the North Sea was the Fraserburgh-registered fishing trawler's 45-year-old skipper, police have said.
Residents in a troubled Fraserburgh neighbourhood are hoping closer co-operation with council chiefs will help to resolve the problems which have been blighting their area for years.
Police have been cracking down on anti-social driving in Fraserburgh's known trouble spots.
The chairman of Fraserburgh's safety group has raised concerns over the provision of potentially life-saving defibrillators after revealing he did not know how many units were in the town.
Fraserburgh's war memorial could be refurbished under plans being considered by the town's community council.
Talented art groups from a north-east town have rallied together for a major new exhibition.
The search for missing Aberdeen woman Kelli Ferris has been called off more than four weeks after she vanished.
One of the world's oldest twins has died in Aberdeenshire at the age of 104.
A Lithuanian woman who was "confused" about how early in the morning it was has been banned from the roads for driving while more than three times the blood alcohol limit.
A political row over a new Fraserburgh street name has been resolved after plans to call it William Wallace Way were finally lanced.
Pub giant JD Wetherspoon has set a date for the launch of its new north-east superpub.
Harbour chiefs have struck a deal which could land a north-east port 300 new jobs.
A north-east painter who admitted downloading child pornography will not be punished, after appeal court judges yesterday rejected a plea by prosecutors to have his sentence overturned.
An exhibition celebrating the work of one of the fashion world's biggest names will open in the north-east this summer.
Work is now underway to bring 30 affordable homes to one of the north-east's biggest towns.
A deliberate fire has put a north-east bookmaker's shop out of action for two weeks.
North-east oil workers have started pulling out of Iraq as Islamic militants marching on Baghdad attacked the country's biggest energy terminal.
An Aberdeenshire company has been fined almost a quarter of a million pounds after a farmer was crushed to death on its premises.
A fisherman has relived the dramatic moment he pulled a sailor from the icy North Sea after his boat capsized.
An autistic teenager's dreams of going to college were saved last night after an 11th hour U-turn by council chiefs.