Scotland’s proposed 20p deposit return scheme for bottles and cans must not penalise those living in rural areas, MSPs have warned.
SNP candidate Lisa Cameron has said Nazi symbols scrawled on one of her campaign leaflets shows “anti-Semitism on our doorsteps”.
North-east firms face a multi-million-pound business rates increase following a Holyrood decision that threatens the rates relief system, it has been claimed.
An Aberdeenshire charity has received £1,000 in funding to launch a project to recycle plastic.
A north-east MSP has taken part in a charity event, organised by Poppyscotland, which puts politicians on an exercise bike to see who can cover the greatest distance.
Fears have been raised that new energy technologies in the north could be “held to ransom” by the SNP and Green Party.
More than 1,900 families and 6,000 children across Aberdeenshire and Moray could be affected by the UK Government’s controversial two-child benefits cap, it has been claimed.
A north-east MSP has met with a number of businesses from Inverurie as part of an annual initiative to connect with traders.
Women from across the north-east are being encouraged to go to their smear tests to ensure any signs of cancer are caught early.
An Aberdeenshire MSP has launched a campaign to reduce plastic packaging in shops - and is taking the fight directly to Scotland's major supermarkets.
A pioneering scheme to get rural firefighters to resuscitate heart-attack victims has still not been rolled out - four years after a trial showed it saved lives.
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has urged major supermarkets to crack-down on their use of plastic packaging.
Gillian Martin yesterday called for the re-opening of the Formartine to Buchan railway line in the wake of SNP’s declaration of a climate emergency.
A north-east politician has called for teenagers to be made more aware of the dangers of sharing intimate photographs after two youths appeared in court facing "revenge porn" offences.
Transport bosses have confirmed that the impact of the AWPR will be taken into account when finalising the A96 dualling project.
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has claimed that Green Party plans to run down the North Sea oil and gas would “destroy” lives in the north-east.
University chiefs have warned that potentially life-changing Scottish research is on the verge of stalling amidst Brexit uncertainty.
Women attending university in Aberdeen have been targeted by a "disgusting" social media group which asks men to share indecent images of female students.
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has warned that Holyrood could lose its pro-independence majority if the Greens fail to support the Scottish Government’s budget.
Diverse Burns Night, lonely pensioners, American football team and Syrian refugees to benefit from Lottery cash in north and north-east
A cash bonanza will be shared across the north and north-east to fund a multi-cultural Burns Night, dance parties for lonely pensioners, a scheme to help Syrian refugees and a Highlands-based American football team.
Pupils of a north-east secondary school were left with an assortment of minor injuries yesterday after their morning bus came off the road.
The Scottish Government’s Mental Health Minister will meet with a north-east MSP to discuss the problem of lengthy waiting times for children and young people seeking mental health appointments in the north-east.
Campaigners were celebrating last night after plans to take a major north-east road past an iconic landmark were withdrawn.
Gillian Martin’s ministerial career came crashing down before it had begun as she played a central role in what was branded the “most notorious reshuffle in the parliament’s history”.
The SNP has called on the UK Government to ensure freedom of movement post-Brexit following a warning it could lead to the shutdown of North Sea platforms.
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead says he is “raring to go” as the Scottish Government’s new minister for further education after the first choice for the post was axed on the day she was to be appointed.
Since the ministerial reshuffle last week, comments I made in blog posts from more than a decade ago have been the subject of much discussion.
Gillian Martin has vowed to never stop apologising for the offensive blog posts which cost her a ministerial career – and pledged to prove they do not represent her views.
VIDEO: Scottish government removes Gillian Martin as junior education minister after offensive remarks
Gillian Martin, will no longer be appointed as the new further education, higher education and science minister.
Gillian Martin issues an apology for calling transgender students ‘hairy knuckled lipstick-wearing transitional laydees’
The north-east’s newest Scottish Government minister Gillian Martin today apologised “unreservedly” for “inappropriate and offensive” remarks she made about transgender people.
Youngsters have left their school for what could be the last time.
New safety advice has been issued to parents about which applications could allow their children to communicate with other adults.