Stonehaven residents have been encouraged to dig out any artefacts, photos or letters that relate to the First World War.
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It was a deliberate act of destruction that transformed a quiet part of Scotland into the world’s biggest naval graveyard.
The people of the north-east are being invited to take part in a nationwide campaign to preserve memories of the First World War.
A new exhibition has opened at a city museum giving visitors an insight into the harrowing lives of soldiers during the First World War.
Keeping Faith star Eve Myles has been honoured by the BBC for her work on a radio drama exploring the emotional and physical challenges of late-pregnancy termination.
Glasgow will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of George Square on Thursday.
Bart van Es has won the Costa Book Of The Year Award for his “incredibly important” account of family bonds and Holocaust trauma, The Cut Out Girl.
The Prince of Wales and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have joined commemorations to mark 100 years since the HMY Iolaire disaster.
Descendants of men who died on board a ship which capsized as they were coming home after the First World War have spoken of the lasting impact it has had on their communities.
One wouldn’t normally associate military men with being skilled in the art of embroidery.
Two north-east parks could be permanently protected because of their links with the First World War.
On November 11 1918, the 5th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders liberated the town of Chièvres in Belgium and were given a resounding welcome from citizens.
We all know of the carnage in the trenches of the First World War, but civilian life had been disrupted too, with many working long hours in dirty conditions or in dangerous munitions factories.
A play marking the centenary of the First World War will be performed in Aberdeen on Sunday.
Great Britain has in recent days, displayed a remarkable degree of unity.
A special concert for peace will be held in Aberdeen tomorrow following Remembrance Day services over the weekend.
The north and north-east was almost entirely spared any direct physical damage – beyond an “extraordinary and disgraceful” U-boat shelling that damaged St Kilda’s church and a rogue raid by a possibly lost Zeppelin which left craters in an Insch field and shattered several windows of a nearby castle.
A near life-size tank made of cardboard went on display at an Aberdeen university yesterday to celebrate the quick and creative thinking often needed in times of conflict.
A hush fell over Aberdeen's war memorial yesterday as hundreds turned out to pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday.
It was the moment the end of one global horror came face-to-face with the height of another.
A First World War film which brought old footage to life in colour has been praised by viewers as extraordinary.
When Sir James Taggart, Lord Provost of Aberdeen, took to the townhouse balcony at midday on November 11, it was to hail a “glorious victory” that put the country “on the verge of peace”.
It is a part of north-east Scotland which was almost completely destroyed by the ravages of the Great War.
In the end it took just four brief sentences to inform those on the front line that there really was to be an end to four and a half years of war.
Dozens of Gordon Highlanders will march through a Belgian town next week to remember those killed in the First World War.
Tributes will be paid to the hundreds of Aberdeen University staff, students and alumni who died during the First World War.
When war broke out in August 1914, few people could have imagined its impact.
The wartime diaries of a north-east soldier, only recently unearthed and rescued from oblivion, offer a fascinating insight into the final days of the conflict from the perspective of the frontline.
A mother and daughter duo have created a hand-crafted tribute to men lost during the first and second world wars.
“I hope we may say that thus, this fateful morning, came an end to all wars”.
It was the global conflict that led to a lost generation and, in the words of Wilfred Owen, created an anthem for doomed youth.
Aberdeen will fall silent on Sunday for a remembrance service with added poignancy.