Tens of thousands of missed appointments are 'wasting' already stretched NHS Grampian resources.
More police offices and stations have been shut down in the north and north-east than anywhere else in the country since the formation of Police Scotland.
The number of people killed in accidents on north and north-east roads rose significantly last year, according to the latest statistics.
Peterhead prison officers seize more suspected drugs deliveries in last four months than all of last year
The number of packages north-east prison guards have seized on suspicion of drugs has soared in a matter of months, according to new figures.
Those who commit the most serious animal welfare offences face a five year prison sentence under new laws published yesterday.
Nicola Sturgeon was yesterday urged to back a north-east MSP’s bid to give judges the option of a whole-life custody for the very worst criminals.
The number of sexual crimes reported in Scotland has risen to the highest level since records began.
Aberdeen’s new maternity and cancer unit must avoid the delays that have hit Central Belt hospital projects, a north-east MSP has warned.
North-East MSP Liam Kerr has demanded action on the “eye-watering” business rates that have been blamed for the closure of shops including Aberdeen’s Kiko Milano.
Courts across the north and north-east are facing “significant” delays and increased costs with thousands of people failing to turn up for their cases every year.
A group of joggers have clubbed together to raise funds for a defibrillator for the west end of Aberdeen.
A prominent Conservative donor has backed North East MSP Liam Kerr to become Scottish leader, arguing he would “stand up” for the area’s interests.
Jackson Carlaw will take over as interim Scottish Tory leader while party officials draw up plans for a leadership contest to replace Ruth Davidson.
The concerns of a north-east MSP have been dismissed by the Scottish Prison Service over the benefit to society of prisoners at HMP Grampian being given lessons in Doric.
Transport chiefs are being encouraged to hold talks with an Aberdeen community hoping for a rail expansion.
Ruth Davidson yesterday formally backed Jeremy Hunt to become prime minister, arguing he is the best candidate to protect the Union.
A Tory MP yesterday claimed that high-end tourism firms will continue to pay “sky-high” business rates under the SNP as long as the party is in government.
A leading judge has suggested criminals facing 18 months in prison could end up avoiding jail under plans to effectively abolish short sentences.
Thousands of children were made to live in fear by violent nuns who physically and sexually abused them at an Aberdeen care home.
The first minister has been warned “warm words are not good enough” after renewing a pledge to improve rail links between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.
Fears have been raised about the actions of an increasing number of drunk passengers at Aberdeen International Airport (AIA).
Police officers believe being on duty at thousands of events, from festivals to football matches, has a “negative impact” on policing their communities.
Aberdeen Sheriff Court has been ordered to improve its court custody unit (CUU) to prevent prisoners becoming a danger to staff.
Nearly 80 incidents of anti-social behaviour a day were reported to police in the north-east across a nine-month period last year.
Four men have been charged for allegedly racing at speeds of up to 128mph on a popular tourist trail.
Aberdeen is home to the most crime-ridden train station in the north of Scotland, according to shocking new figures.
A catalogue of Police Scotland blunders has been identified in a dossier revealing almost 200 mistakes were made in 18 months.
The hopes of north-east campaigners were raised yesterday after the transport secretary confirmed improvements to a notorious road would be included in a new review.
Seizures of hard drugs in Scotland have risen dramatically leading to calls for the Scottish Government to declare a public health emergency.
Rural commuters in the north and north east will be “penalised” by Derek Mackay’s workplace car-parking charge, it was claimed yesterday.
The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty could increase dramatically under new proposals.
ScotRail's under-fire boss has vowed to visit Aberdeen to address a rising tide of complaints, following another day of chaos for customers in the north-east.