Living in the UK’s most polluted cities and towns increases the risk of an early death by the equivalent of smoking 150 cigarettes a year, a charity has warned.
British Heart Foundation
A Moray charity formed following the death of a teenager has been appointed to deliver lifesaving skills in the region’s schools.
An Aberdeen marketing communications company has donated £5,000 to the British Heart Foundation.
A host of celebrities walked the red carpet at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London to show their support for this year’s winners of the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Heart Hero Awards.
Employees from Stornoway Airport have cycled 100 miles from one island terminal to another in memory of one of their colleagues.
An Inverness company has been praised by a north MSP for their commitment to helping save lives.
Adapted pig hearts could be transplanted into patients within three years, according a report citing the surgeon who pioneered heart transplantation in the UK.
Charity cyclists from Stornoway Airport are to don their finest lycra again this year as they navigate from one island terminal to another, a distance spanning approximately 100 miles, in memory of one of their colleagues.
A Bucksburn mum will embark on a charity walk in honour of her toddler, who suffers from a heart condition.
A UK charity is calling on the people of Moray to help beat heartbreak forever by supporting their new fundraising group.
Heart stent failures could be prevented thanks to a discovery by scientists at Heriot-Watt University.
Moray Council has become the latest local authority in Scotland to pledge to teach school pupils CPR in the classroom.
Inspirational Moray five-year-old preparing for special Christmas after spending last year’s big day in intensive care unit
After spending Christmas last year in an intensive care unit with a Chinese takeaway, a north-east youngster is preparing for an extra special festive season.
A north-east council has promised to provide CPR training to all of its secondary school pupils.
Schools across Scotland have been urged to train pupils how to use CPR after a new survey revealed that over a quarter of people would not feel confident to step in and save a life.
Train stations and hair salons will offer blood pressure tests to boost the number of people getting checked.
Moray councillors have called for all school pupils across the region to receive life-saving CPR training.
A charity football tournament is taking place this weekend in memory of a “larger than life” Newtonhill stalwart who died suddenly last year.
North-east animal feed firm Harbro has raised more than £130,000 for charity.
A marathon man, whose father died after suffering a heart attack at the wheel of his car two days before Christmas last year, is set to put his endurance to test for charity.
A quick-thinking Elgin mechanic who saved the life of a teacher has urged others to learn CPR as he received an award.
Family of Aberdeenshire man who died from heart failure want to raise thousands for charity in his memory
The family of a young golfer who died from heart failure is aiming to raise thousands of pounds in his memory .
A man who has survived heart failure, a series of mini strokes and a transplant arrived in the north-east yesterday on a year-long walking tour of Britain's coastline.
A Lossiemouth woman is determined to highlight the deadly heart condition which claimed her father's life when he was just 40.
A teacher saved by a quick-thinking mechanic after her heart stopped is campaigning for businesses and schools to train staff in CPR.
Firefighters in Peterhead were sharing their lifesaving expertise with local residents yesterday.
A life-saving community group is appealing for local people to think of them when they buy groceries.
An overcrowded north-east school will finally be replaced after councillors backed plans for a new £11million building.
Singer, Loose Women star and single parent Jamelia has had a life of contrasts - career success but personal heartache including domestic abuse in a teenage relationship. She tells Gabrielle Fagan her daughter gave her a sign that she should look for love again While she’s won success as a singer-songwriter, model and outspoken panel member on Loose Women, romance has only ever seemed to bring pain and unhappiness for Jamelia.
An offshore worker heard his wife die on the other end of the telephone - while he was thousands of miles away on an Indonesian oil rig.
A councillor has accused a leading charity of being "mercenary" and accused it of blocking efforts to build a desperately-needed school.