The Co-op is set to overhaul its funeral and life planning business after profits more than halved and the company revealed increased demand for low-cost funerals and cremations without ceremony.
Man found ‘very drunk’, covered in glass and surrounded by stolen booze after botched Aberdeenshire shop break-in
A north-east man who staged a late-night raid on his local shop was found by police a short time later in an “extremely intoxicated” state and surrounded by bottles of stolen drink.
Tesco has been quietly building up support for its plans to overhaul business rates, with finance chief Alan Stewart writing a series of letters to the bosses of rival retailers.
A social enterprise tackling period poverty is celebrating after the Co-op started selling its sanitary products.
A 28-year-old Inverness man who committed two drunken assaults was ordered to carry out 130 hours of unpaid community work.
A village shop was badly damaged when its cash machine was targeted by ram-raiders.
The Co-op and recycling technology company Tomra have teamed up to trial a plastic bottle deposit return scheme at the 16th Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival.
Food and drink suppliers have called for online giant Amazon to come under the watch of the grocery industry regulator.
Dufftown residents have welcomed the possible return of a Post Office to the community after going three years without a permanent service.
One of the designers behind a new convenience store in a Moray village has insisted it will benefit the area in the long-term.
Supermarket Co-op is asking customers to help them name a new gender-neutral “gingerbread person” they will be releasing in stores.
An oil and gas technician was found “groaning” in his car the morning after a night out, before driving off while more than double the legal alcohol limit.
A prominent food store in Invergordon is in line to be replaced by a major supermarket as part of a £650,000 investment.
Police have cordoned-off a street in Fraserburgh follow reports of a serious assault.
An MSP has given his backing to Respect for Shopworkers Week.
Demolition crews have moved in to tear down a derelict Moray pub that has stood in a community for more than 150 years.
A campaign has been launched in the north-east to cut down on the amount of physical and verbal abuse of retail workers.
Campaigners in a Moray village have held a vigil for a former hotel which was a focal point of the community for more than 150 years.
Following extensive consultation after a community backlash, the Co-Op has announced a diesel supply will be maintained at its Broadford filling station while £3.4 million worth of refurbishment works are conducted.
Man jailed for brutal assault and performing Nazi salutes while robbing shop on Aberdeen’s Union Street
A north-east man has been jailed for three years for a brutal attack in the city centre in which he kicked and stamped on his victim as he lay on the ground.
Proposals by the Co-op to move from its current premises in the centre of Fortrose to a site on the edge of the village threatens the viability of the High Street, according to Fortrose & Rosemarkie community council.
Part of a north-east road was blocked this morning after the front of a car was destroyed in a crash with a lorry.
Plans are moving forward for the creation of a major retail development on an Aberdeenshire estate.
A national convenience store chain has insisted they remain committed to a delay-hit plan to transform a derelict hotel in Moray into a shop.
The Co-op has delayed refurbishment work on Skye’s only 24-hour filling station after a backlash by by community groups and leaders fearing the vital resource would be closed off to the public for three months.
The manager of a north-east shop, who took a tough line on anti-social behaviour, has left with a parting shot at the actions of some youths in the community.
Visitors to Skye were left astonished as the volume of traffic at one of the islands beauty spots caused parking pandemonium.
A new distribution centre to serve Co-op stores in the north is due to open next month after a £6million investment by the retailer.
A lorry load of alcohol exploded over the A9 early yesterday – closing the road for hours.
A north-east farmer has been crowned Pig Farmer of the Year by the Co-op.
The Co-operative Group swung back into profit last year after it made a clean break from its troubled banking business.
Pupils from a north-east secondary school will face restrictions at a popular local shop amidst a row over food waste.