Calls have been made for "urgent action" to tackle drinking across the north and north-east amid rising hospital admissions for alcohol poisoning.
Christmas party season is in full swing. But partying can mean hangovers – especially for the less careful among us.
A new policy which will allow Aberdeen pubs to open until 3am on weekends have been hailed as “trailblazing”.
A decade ago, the blue lights of police and ambulance vehicles were a common sight for anyone enjoying a night out in Aberdeen city centre.
New rules could be brought in for pubs across Moray to help curb antisocial behaviour and bring a boost to the local economy.
Police are warning revelers in the Highlands and islands of the dangers with drink and drug driving this New Year's Eve.
Police have objected to five Aberdeen nightspots, who are bidding to extend their opening hours.
Publicans in the north east have called for a mandatory Pub Watch scheme in Scotland to ensure landlords don't try and put profit over a commitment to keeping pubs safe for drinkers.
Drinking and anti-social behaviour is spoiling a historic site in a Lochaber town and now the police are clamping down on the problem.