A WOMAN has been granted an absolute discharge after posting menacing messages on Facebook – with a sheriff accepting they were written “in the heat of the moment”.
The regeneration of the north-east's coastal communities has been praised as work continues on a range of new projects.
One of the nation’s largest seabird colonies and a top seal-spotting beach are among six natural beauty spots to benefit from a cash boost of more than £320,000.
Fears have been raised that local traders will lose out to supermarket giant Tesco following the loss of a town centre cash machine.
Hundreds of new burial spaces are being created at a north-east church, which dates back to the 13th century.
Calls for paid family leave for councillors after member’s ‘unfair’ experience with her own maternity leave
An Aberdeenshire councillor has urged changes in Scottish Government regulations to allow paid family leave for elected officials, after struggling to get time off when she had a baby.
Youngsters living in America’s Deep South will get the chance to learn all about Scotland’s national bard next week.
Emergency services were called to the incident on an Aberdeenshire road.
Health chiefs have warned against the further expansion of an Aberdeenshire community amid fears over its proximity to a pipeline.
Parts of the A90 have reopened following a three-vehicle collision earlier this afternoon.
A level crossing fault is causing disruption for north and north-east train passengers.
Historic defences encircling Craigievar Castle are to become an integral part of the visitor experience.
Special patrols will be staged near an Aberdeenshire primary school next week following concerns about poor driving.
Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that’s trying something a little different
At many nurseries, the north-east climate means much of the activities on offer take place within the confines of a classroom.
Two men have appeared in court accused of attacking an older man in his home in a north-east town.
The unlikely bond a pair of north-east photographers have formed with an orphaned fox club might sound like something from a Disney movie.
Aberdeenshire’s Violence Against Women and Girls Partnership have launched a strategy and action plan to eradicate domestic abuse.
Fears have been raised that a centre for people with disabilities could be closed, meaning users would have to travel 30 minutes to its replacement.
To step over the threshold of this period manse is to be enveloped in the past, complete with endless charm and plenty of quirks.
More than 20 drivers a day have been caught ignoring the 50mph limit at a notorious north-east junction.
An Aberdeenshire farm has bounced back from a devastating blaze - and discovered a new lease of life selling pies.
Aberdeenshire vet slams ‘ridiculous’ fine of £20.50 after she was just minutes late in picking up son from after school club – because she was saving a dog
A vet was fined for being minutes late picking her son up from an after-school club - because she was treating a gravely ill dog.
As parents of young children, my wife and I are always on the lookout for fun things to do with the kids and new places to take them.
The ground is frozen solid underfoot, and the last dregs of sunlight are bleeding into dusk.
A rural Aberdeenshire business is shutting down after 20 years - but the owner has hopes of reopening "at some point".
There were contrasting fortunes for the north-east's leading cricket clubs when the draw was made for the 2020 Scottish Cup on Friday.
Aberdeenshire Council is desperately reviewing how they will make up for £12 million of EU funding after Brexit.
A Deeside dad has accused his insurers of taking too long to get him and his family back in their home following a devastating fire.
Proposals for 27 more homes at a growing Aberdeenshire community have been recommended for approval.
A teenager has admitted supplying a schoolgirl with ecstasy - handing her the bag of drugs in a phone box.
Two more thefts have taken place following a series of break-ins in Aberdeenshire and a road leading out of Aberdeen.
A north-east police officer is to stand trial charged with causing a serious road crash while under the influence of drugs.