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.
A sheriff who gave two men a chance to show they were sorry for trashing a family’s home and killing their pet gecko in a blender has lost patience with the pair – and warned they will now likely be locked up.
A crisis-hit medical practice which serves two north-east communities could be handed over to new management after bosses have failed to hire new staff.
A man who shredded a gecko in a blender and then lied about his job to avoid having to miss nights out has been told that he will not be spared punishment.
Fresh plans have been lodged to convert a former north-east care home into flats after fears over the fate of resident bats were played down.
Two men who killed a pet lizard in a "chillingly evil" act could be brought back to court after one lied about his job to get a softer sentence.
Two men who committed the "chillingly evil" killing of a family's pet gecko in a blender have been told to volunteer with an animal charity if they want to avoid going to prison.
Work has started to deliver a north-east village its first ever Men's Shed.
A sheriff has warned two men they could be locked up for slaughtering a family's cherished pets.
A lorry driver could now lose his job after being banned from the roads.
A young farmer said last night it was "soul destroying" to kill one of his own animals after a dog attack left nearly a dozen sheep for dead.
A group set up to provide men with a place to meet and get involved with local projects has taken a step forward in its effort to find a home.
Patients in two north-east villages have been told not to call their doctor unless it is an emergency - as the surgery is so short-staffed.
A long-running flower show, whose future was under threat, will bloom once more after a new secretary was recruited to organise the event.