Three people had to be airlifted to hospital with hypothermia after they were caught in a current and swept out to sea.
A Coastguard helicopter was deployed this afternoon following reports that two surfers had been swept out to sea off the north-east coast.
A farmer was forced to chase a stray dog away from his sheep in a tractor.
More than 20 jobs have been lost following the closure of a pub and hotel in an Aberdeenshire village.
A motorcyclist has been charged after allegedly speeding at 100mph on the A90. The 35-year-old was stopped by road policing officers on patrol between Ellon and Balmedie. Police said the rider will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.
An Aberdeenshire diver who disappeared off the coast of Spain has been found dead.
Visitors to a popular north-east beauty spot have been asked to keep an eye out for a poorly seal pup which needs urgent medical attention.
A 48-year-old man has been charged in connection with dangerous and drink driving after allegedly being detected speeding at nearly twice the speed limit on the A90 near Balmedie last night.
An Aberdeenshire after-school club has been told to do more to challenge bullies.
Police and environmental officers have launched a probe into waste dumping and fire-raising at a scenic Aberdeenshire spot.
Police have launched an investigation after illegal waste was dumped and set ablaze in the Aberdeenshire countryside.
A fresh report on Trump International's Menie Estate housing plans claims the development is on track to reap the original economic awards promised in 2008.
A decision on a controversial housing development at Trump International's Menie Estate has been pushed back until later this year.
A church in Aberdeenshire is pioneering a scheme that links congregations with conservation groups to encourage nature and wildlife on their grounds.
Planners have backed controversial plans for 550 homes at Trump's Menie Estate - despite admitting it "significantly" breaches policy.
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A north-east school has been praised by a renowned film-maker and award-winning actress after raising more than £65,000 for charity.
Police have released CCTV images as part of their continued efforts to trace a missing Aberdeen man.
A north-east man who was left with serious spinal injuries after his part in a ram raid has been placed under supervision.
A community sensory garden that has been years in the planning is finally nearing fruition.
Officers are appealing for information after a substantial amount of fencing went missing from a farm in the north-east.
A row has broken out between Trump International and planners after it emerged a final decision on its £150 million development had been pushed back.
A decision on plans for more than 500 new homes on the Menie Estate near Balmedie has been postponed.
Proposals for a new 500-home development with a new primary school, health centre and more were revealed to an Aberdeenshire community yesterday evening.
A couple claim they been forced to pay out £4,000 after AWPR contractors damaged their home.
Hundreds of new homes could be created at a coastal village - just a few miles from the proposed Trump Estate.
Police have confirmed that a body has been found at Balmedie Beach.
Searches for a missing dog walker at a north-east beach are to be scaled back.
Police are trying to trace a member of the public whose drone may be the key in finding missing man Alastair Done.
A popular north-east hotel has gone into administration.
Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing English man who is believed to have travelled to the north-east.
North-east woman accused of claiming £10,000 in benefits by failing to report improvements in her condition
A north-east woman has been accused of claiming more than £10,000 in benefits fraudulently by failing to reveal there had been significant improvements in her mobility.
A car thief nearly died after ram-raiding a grocery shop and then crashing into a piece of heavy machinery as he fled.