The overall number of drivers caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel in Scotland has dropped in the last year, with drivers in Aberdeenshire and Moray receiving the fewest fines.
A project to create innovative sculptures in and around Inverbervie has been successfully granted thousands of pounds.
A collection of previously unseen photographs of pivotal moments in golfing history has been unveiled.
Work to bring back red squirrels to Scottish woodland has won widespread praise as efforts intensify to boost numbers of the much-loved native species.
It was one of the bloodiest battles in military history - and soldiers from the north-east were in the thick of the fighting.
Sneaking unwanted Christmas presents back to the store for a refund is something that everyone has done at one Christmas in their lives.
International tycoon Donald Trump has announced that he still wants to build his second golf course in Aberdeenshire, despite withdrawing a planning application to do so last year.
The Duke of Rothesay has praised his "brilliant" wife in a new interview to mark the couple's 10th wedding anniversary.
A charity hair salon which offers wigs and haircuts to cancer patients has launched a new nutrition advice service.
Friends of a north-east family have rallied around to help find a new home for their disabled son.
Wildlife enthusiasts are being urged to report sightings of one of Britain's most endangered animals using satellite-tracking services on their smartphones.
Caitlin Forsyth graduated with distinction in Oil and Gas Law yesterday - and has already secured a job in the industry.
A north-east businesswoman has won a national beauty pageant and will now represent Scotland on the world stage.
Bobbies on bicycles will soon be patrolling around three areas of Aberdeen.
It might seem like a rather dreicht day down here on Earth, but from this picture taken from the International Space Station, Scotland is looking quite bonnie indeed.
A dress designed by a leading Scottish fashion entrepreneur will go under the hammer in March to help raise money for a Scottish social care charity.
For those that are unaware, today is officially #PenguinAwarenessDay.
A dog belonging to an Aberdeenshire accountant has been left savaged after an encounter with a staffordshire bull terrier at Hazlehead Crematorium.
Children who have recently received vaccinations will have to brave the needle again after a medical fridge at an Aberdeen health centre failed to stay at the correct temperature.
Aberdeen Central SNP MSP Kevin Stewart has claimed politicians who supported amendments to a controversial piece of Westminster legislation are guilty of a "complete betrayal of oil workers across the north-east".
Motorbiking fans are gearing up for an evening with some of the sport's greatest legends - all in aid of the Archie Foundation.
Several roads have been closed across Aberdeenshire and the Highlands as wintry weather continues to cause traffic chaos across the country.
Mountain bikes worth thousands of pounds have been stolen from an Alaskan family living in Aberdeen's west end.
An angry mum has accused council bosses of discrimination after being told she would have to fork out extra cash to pay for her disabled son's school trip.
An Aberdeen church has finally taken delivery of its new chairs - a month too late for its Christmas service.
A treasure trove of works by one of the north-east's most renowned artists has gone on show for the very first time.
The first phase of a project to protect Stonehaven from future flooding has been completed.
A cancer charity is hoping for a boost from the recently introduced bag charge by selling their own brand of reusable carriers.
POLICE stopped 205 potentially hazardous cars across City and Shire as part of a winter road safety operation.
An escaped snake was found slithering through the grass at an industrial estate near St Machar Academy.
Hospital visitors have been urged to leave the car at home and take the bus to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary to reduce the pressure on the site's busy car park.
A hoard of late Roman and Pictish silver coins has been found buried in a north-east field.