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.