A squad of Moray teenagers have beaten the competition to be named the best five-a-side football team in Scotland.
It was once the club all boys wanted to join, with the lure of adventure and life skills not to mention traditional parades and a ready-made group of friends.
At least nine north-east branches of one of the UK’s oldest institutions are in danger of closing down.
Such is James Muirhead's love of the Boys' Brigade that even the army could not get in the way of him serving with a troop - even if it was more than 600 miles away from home.
A north-east man was last night made an MBE for his services to his local Boys Brigade.
A group of Moray youngsters are set to spend an evening in the dark in an effort to highlight the need to protect the planet.