Hard-pressed north Aberdeenshire residents are being forced to seek the aid of food banks in increasing numbers, it has emerged.
Dedicated staff at a social enterprise are working to tackle the root causes of a national spike in foodbank use.
For many people fighting hunger, receiving lifeline parcels of food is only the first step towards being able to feed their families.
The number of Scots using foodbanks has risen to a record high, new figures have revealed.
One in seven families are living in poverty in parts of the Highlands, it was claimed yesterday.
A north-east university has joined forces with an anti-poverty charity to find out how those on a limited income cope with a long-term health condition.
They are a more common sight on the streets of Rome or Bangkok.
A special pantry set up to give families living in poverty a choice of food will be the first to open in Scotland next week.
Shock new figures have revealed a 15-year life expectancy gap between Aberdeen communities less than five miles apart.
Oil rich Aberdeen is now home to 20 foodbanks, outnumbering other Scottish cities, shock figures have revealed.
Aberdeen food banks are crying out for public donations during the summer holidays because of unprecedented demand from families who rely on free school meals during term time.
Released prisoners are “routinely” taken to food banks to help them cope with benefit delays, ministers have been told.
The north of Scotland’s most vulnerable residents have been forced to turn to foodbanks in record numbers over the past twelve months.
The number of people visiting food banks across the north last year has reached a record high.
Shoppers have been urged to buy less food this Christmas - and use the savings to help struggling families enjoy a festive dinner.
Foodbank volunteer Angela Wilson does not find it hard to imagine what people turning up for help are going through - she's been there.
Poverty-hit families across the north and north-east are to benefit from government-funded projects aimed at reducing reliance on food banks.
The team behind a healthy eatery has been quietly offering soup and sleeping bags to homeless people across the north-east.
A north-east foodbank is appealing for the public to help them secure a £25,000 grant so they can help more people in need, no matter how remote they are.
One of Aberdeenshire's busiest food banks has relocated to cope with growing demand.
The number of people using foodbanks has reached a record one million after an increase in workers on low pay having to seek emergency help for food, new figures have revealed.
A major retailer has joined community efforts to support the workforce of a fire-ravaged fish factory.
Aberdeenshire Council is urging people to do the majority of their shopping in their own communities as part of a drive to bolster high streets.
Food bank bosses in a north-east town say they are facing a rising number of requests from vulnerable people in the run-up to Christmas.
An unprecedented amount of food was donated by Aberdonians during a pro-independence rally set up in the city's historic heart today.
The Highland economy will lose £24 million through UK Government reforms to disability benefit, the local authority has heard.
A major north-based charity has opened two more foodbanks in the Highlands, bringing the total in the region from one to seven in six months.
A UK minister has been accused of "washing her hands" of the impact of the government's welfare reforms.