A north-east businessman who began his career as a car engineer has been appointed as a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire.
A Banff baker has suggested setting up a business group amid fears for the future of the town’s high street.
The population of a north-east town swelled at the weekend as thousands of visitors enjoyed one of the country’s biggest nautical celebrations.
People in the north-east are being urged to get on their bikes to raise money for their own charities.
Colin Crosby is to step down as chairman of VisitAberdeenshire during the spring, the tourism agency for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire confirmed today.
Tributes have been paid to an indefatigable school bus safety campaigner after a crucial bill to ensure all school vehicles have seatbelts passed its final stage.
Cars could be banned from parking on narrow streets in one of the north-east’s most picturesque villages in a bid to improve safety – but tourism may suffer.
A north-east surf club - run by a couple who battled cancer and two heart attacks - is expanding to encourage more people to take up healthy outdoor activities.
Film buffs have been given the chance to grab their own slice of cinema history after a home that starred in the hit remake of Whisky Galore was put up for sale.
Schools across the north have faced a battle to remain open today as heavy rain and flooding batters the region.
A north-east tourism expert says Banffshire is ready to welcome visitors from around the world, despite a three-month closure of one of the area's most popular attractions.
The founder of one of the north-east's most successful manufacturing firms has been appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Banffshire.
A north-east councillor who accused the local authority of prioritising cruise ship tourism over maintaining historic harbours has welcomed fresh investment.
A world-renowned wildlife cameraman has been named as the new patron of a north-east aquarium and visitor centre.
The architects of an ambitious initiative to reopen a north-east railway line as a multimillion-pound tourist attraction have organised a public meeting to gauge local interest.
Filmmakers have launched a crowd funding campaign to produce the sequel to period drama Whistle My Lad on the Banffshire coast.
A pensioner has urged people across the north-east to be vigilant after being targeted by fraudsters - who claimed they had kidnapped his dead wife.
One of Banffshire's most prominent musical sons will return to his "spiritual home" later this month to play at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival.
North-east students have been praised by community leaders for successfully reviving a cinema in their town.
The streets of Keith will be awash with military regalia this afternoon as hundreds of servicemen past and present honour Armed Forces Day.
Residents in a north-east village fear a planned trio of 252ft wind turbines would prove a turn-off for tourists.
A speeding drink driver who killed his friend in a horror crash after he got fed up waiting for a taxi has had his jail sentence cut by appeal judges.
A wind turbine project which threatened to divide a north-east community has been revived - just months after it was rejected by councillors.
The family of a beloved school cleaner nicknamed Mary Mop have collected an honour bestowed by the Queen on her behalf.
Police in Macduff are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl was followed through the town early on Sunday morning.
A short film set in an idyllic Aberdeenshire village is poised to deliver a tourism boost for the region.
Police are appealing for information about the owner of the house involved in a serious blaze last night in Crovie, Banffshire.