A pensioner has admitted sending a north-east MSP messages about the murder of a fellow politician - but denied they were intended to be threatening.
A north-east police volunteer who is Scotland’s longest-serving special constable was recognised in Aberdeen yesterday for more than five decades of service.
It’s a blustery cold morning in Aberchirder, and only a handful of hardy dog walkers can be spotted in the village.
The B9025 Aberchirder to Turriff road will be closed from Kirkton Bends to Deveron Road from Monday November 25. Aberdeenshire Council are closing it for two weeks to carry out landslip prevention works. A diversion from Aberchirder to Banff along the A947 to Turriff will be signposted for the duration of the closure.
A book which chronicles the history of an Aberchirder hall with links to the First World War will be released this weekend.
Villagers are hoping to save their only public hall after the church announced plans to sell the building.
Aberchirder and District Men’s Shed has scooped the award and title of the very first ‘Scottish Men’s Shed of the Year’.
An Aberdeenshire bridge is being shut next week due to concerns for public safety.
Residents of Aberchirder are gearing up to welcome 900 hungry cyclists to their village on Saturday.
A green-fingered group in the north east has welcomed the official opening of its community garden.
A teenager has been charged with vandalism after a defibrillator paid for by firefighters after two years of fundraising was destroyed in a north-east village.
Vandals have targeted a defibrillator in a north-east village bought after two years of fundraising by local firefighters.
A north east village has gained a major boost after learning that more than 1,000 cyclists will visit it as part of a major cycling event.
They are one of Scotland's biggest success stories in tackling loneliness and social isolation.
Plans to extend a controversial wind farm near a north-east village have divided community opinion.
A derelict former haulage yard could be handed a new lease of life after plans for more than a dozen new homes were unveiled.
A developer hopes to extend a controversial wind farm on the edge of a north-east village.
Plans to build two houses on the grounds of a former care home have been recommended for refusal.
Growing up within a musical family in Aberchirder, it is not surprising that 20-year-old Talitha Brown now has her sights set on a star-studded future.
Emergency crews are investigating a possible gorse blaze near a north-east village.
Proposals have been unveiled for the construction of two new properties at a former north-east care home.
Police in Aberchirder are appealing for witnesses after a number of vehicles were vandalised causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage during the weekend.
Firefighters managed to save a well-known furniture shop from serious damage after a blaze broke out inside.
A fire tore through the roof space at a north-east removal firm last night.
Controversial plans for a quarry have been backed by councillors, despite road safety concerns.
An car has crashed into a tree on the B9025 between Turriff and Aberchirder. Police reported that one vehicle was involved in the collision shortly after 4pm this afternoon. A passer-by reported to seeing “broken glass” in the vicinity. There have been no injuries reported.
A former care home has gone back on the market just two months after planning permission was granted to convert it into flats.
A “vile and evil” north-east fisherman has been fined after threatening to kill his MSP.
They have proved a huge success in tackling social isolation.
A woman was taken to hospital yesterday morning after smashing her car into telegraph pole on a north-east road.
One woman in her thirties has been taken to hospital following a one-vehicle crash on a north-east road this morning.
Two men who blitzed a family’s pet lizard in a food blender have been locked up.