The ferocious winds brought by Storm Brendan did not miss Moray, though the region's unique micro-climate offered some protection.
A Deeside nature reserve has closed off one of its paths after a capercaillie was spotted.
The committee of Edinkillie Hall have announced they will be holding a public meeting to decide the future of the valuable community asset.
A stone circle will be closed to the public for a month to allow for tree-felling works to be undertaken.
An Inverness bakery is to shut up shop from today as a result of changing consumer habits.
Pupils will be returning to school tomorrow in St Fergus after a burst pipe left the village without water earlier today.
Education officials have been tasked to carry out an appraisal of the mothballed Longhaven Primary School to decide its future once and for all.
A family-run furniture shop has announced it closing after nearly 30 years in Aberdeen.
Schools in Alness have been forced to close today due to burst water pipes.
Moray Council has confirmed the "emergency closure" of the U14E Ordiequish Road for the next month.
Concern for the future of the Post Office in a Lochaber fishing village has been raised by the area MP, after the current provider called time on its tenure.
An Aberdeen school has had to close to pupils today due to a lack of water.
Several north-east schools are closed for the day because of wintry conditions overnight.
The A96 is closed in Moray because of heavy snow this morning.
Ackergill Tower finished as hotel as council grants American millionaire permission to use it as holiday home
Highland Council has approved plans to transform a luxury north hotel into a private holiday home for an American millionaire, despite concerns its loss will harm the local economy.
A popular hotel has become the latest of the city's independent businesses to shut its doors in Aberdeen.
An Australian family say the owners of a luxury north hotel have "ruined" their dream Christmas by shutting the premises just days before they were due to arrive for a long-awaited festive break.
A holiday operator fears his business could go bust following the sudden closure of a historic north hotel he has made more than £40,000 worth of bookings at.
A luxury north hotel has been abruptly shut down, leaving staff shocked and devastating dozens of people who had booked expensive Christmas stays.
Essential maintenance works on the A82 Tomnahurich Swing Bridge are set to begin on Monday with road users advised the road is to be closed to overnight to traffic.
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan will be be grilled by MPs today over the decision to close one in three of Scotland’s RBS branches.
An Aberdeenshire school has closed early for the holidays after pupils and staff were hit by a flu-like virus.
Parents have vowed to fight council plans to close a school amid a teacher staffing crisis – with one pledging her children will not attend the replacement offered by the council.
A major north-east commuter road will be reduced to one lane in both directions from today – for the next four months.
Motorists have been advised of the upcoming closure of a “well-used” Aberdeen commuter route due to the city bypass scheme.
A Moray primary school was closed yesterday, while decontamination experts performed a "deep clean" of the building.
One of the north-east's best-known restaurants has closed.
The administrators tasked with selling British Home Stores (BHS) have announced that the business is to be wound down after failing to agree a deal.
Police have closed a stretch of the A9 in both directions after a 'serious' road traffic collision.
McDermott has confirmed the closure of its Aberdeen business development office. Reports had previously emerged that the company had been considering the move. To read the full story on Energy Voice click here.
The A82 is currently closed between Spean Bridge and Invergarry due to a landslide.
An Aberdeenshire town is to lose its only remaining bank.