Over my life time I have met many volunteers, without whom our city, and indeed our country would grind to a halt.
Childline volunteers will be working around the clock to ensure struggling young people have someone to talk to over the festive season.
Counsellors in Aberdeen have dealt with rising numbers of children seeking help for anxiety due to struggling to cope with modern day life, it emerged yesterday.
Thousands of teenagers across Scotland are anxiously waiting to open their exam results next week.
A group of young people were given special awards yesterday in honour of their volunteering efforts for a national children’s charity.
Childline founder Dame Esther Rantzen visited the helpline’s base in Aberdeen yesterday after it was revealed north-east volunteers and staff have carried out more than 130,000 counselling sessions with yougsters in need.
Dame Esther Rantzen paid a visit to Childline in Aberdeen to celebrate the charity's 30th birthday and urged more volunteers to come forward.
A Childline counsellor from Forres, who travels 80 miles to work as a volunteer, has been nominated for an award.
The founder of a national charity visited the north-east yesterday and appealed to residents to step up to protect local youngsters.
With a rise in use of social media and technology, bullying is on the increase and no longer stops in the playground.
A helpline which offers vital support for children in distress and with nowhere to turn to has warned of a rise in calls in the north east over Christmas.