A four-year-old girl has been praised for her actions after her mother collapsed and became seriously ill at home.
Relatives and neighbours of vulnerable people in the area are asked to check on them more frequently, as assistance alarms may not be operating correctly.
Power has been restored to 999 services which went down across “significant” parts of eastern Scotland.
Extra police patrols have been put in place after 999 services went down across “significant” parts of eastern Scotland.
A 12-year-old girl was assured firefighters were on their way to rescue her from Grenfell Tower as the child begged the 999 operator: “Please can you hurry up?”
A woman has died in a fire on the outskirts of Aberdeen.
A motorist has been charged following a three vehicle crash on the outskirts of Peterhead.
A police search is underway for car thieves who narrowly avoided running over a dog.
Police will be carrying out security checks at shops across Aberdeen after a spate of recent thefts.
The Prince of Wales has experienced the flurry of activity in London’s central emergency call and dispatch hub during a visit to the city’s ambulance headquarters.
One in 10 Londoners would call 999 for an emergency ambulance if their child got their hand stuck in a jam jar, according to a new report.
A report has found that police failed to make diligent enquiries to trace a 72-year-old man who had made a 999 call for an ambulance before he was found dead in his home, at supported accommodation in Inverness, the following day.
Scottish ambulance workers have been forced to waste time dealing with hundreds of malicious and false calls every year.
A 44-year-old man has been seriously injured in an incident which took place in the early hours of this morning in Fort William.
The emergency 999 service has been restored in the north-east after a technical glitch.
Police are hunting for vandals who punctured car tyres in Torry over the weekend.
A light aircraft has come down in Moray. Police, fire and paramedics are currently at Shempstons Airfield, Lossiemouth, following reports of the crash. The pilot was alone on board, and is not believed to have been seriously injured. More to follow.
A man has been arrested after a construction vehicle crashed into a sheltered housing complex.
Patients calling 999 over the festive period were left on hold for up to 20 minutes, it has emerged.
Assaults on Scottish emergency service workers have reached a three-year high.
The emergency 999 service was knocked out for hours across parts of the north-east this evening due to an unknown hardware fault affecting landlines.
The daughter of an Aberdeen man has hit out at ambulance chiefs - claiming they tried to ring 999 three times before being eventually connected to a centre in Northern Ireland while their father died on the floor of a doctor's surgery.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted in connection with a deliberate flat fire.
Organisers have hailed a celebration of the north-east's emergency services, which brought thousands of people to Fraserburgh, as "one of the best yet".
Organisers of a life-saving first responders initiative which will help paramedics in Peterhead have appealed for volunteers and funding.
The coxswain of Fraserburgh lifeboat has encouraged beachgoers to enjoy the summer sunshine responsibly as he warns of the dangers of riptides and hidden currents.
A serial offender who pleaded guilty to making 28 nuisance phone calls to the police has been remanded in custody after appearing at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
More than 30 rescuers saved an Aberdeenshire woodlands from being "destroyed" by a huge wildfire yesterday.
Heartless thieves have stolen a cherished ornament from the garden of a north-east pensioner.
Police are seeking five men following an assault which left a teen with a serious face injury.
Hundreds of people were held inside parliament as police tried to determine if the car which crashed into the gates of parliament contained a bomb.
Westminster Correspondent Lindsay Razaq describes how the drama unfolded this afternoon - saying it was like something out of an "America TV show".