Worried residents face being cut off following the closure of two roads into a north-east village.
An Aberdeenshire community has called for a crossing to be installed after plans to expand the village were approved.
A bench has been installed at a Mearns graveyard in memory of a respected MSP.
Planning chiefs were warned of "car-mageddon" yesterday as 91 homes for a Mearns country estate were approved.
Campaign groups, charities, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and even the Ministry of Defence have all signalled their vociferous opposition to the creation of a giant wind farm on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park.
A community group has claimed a north-east coastal village's roads have been neglected by roads bosses and are now covered in potholes.
Education chiefs have been accused of downplaying the effects of a playground assault which left a young girl “sexually traumatised”.
A north-east councillor has been recognised for his problem-solving efforts with a national award.
A Mearns bridge which could collapse onto a stretch of rail line is to be demolished over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Politicians have hailed the return of trade and business to an Aberdeenshire community blighted by limited access as repairs were made to a historic road arch.
A Mearns community is calling for assurances from Aberdeenshire Council that a popular children’s playpark is not under threat of permanent closure.
Plans have been unveiled for nearly 30 turbines on a Mearns estate.
A north-east politician has urged tourist agencies to capitalise on the opening of the V&A Museum in Dundee and help guide tourists to neighbouring communities in Aberdeenshire.
RBS was yesterday criticised for its “burger van banking” making it difficult for working customers and the most vulnerable in society to use its services.
A woman from the Mearns has scooped one of the UK’s largest lottery wins.
Proposals to drastically improve a scenic walking route along the south Aberdeenshire coast have taken a step forward.
Sunset Song, Lewis Grassic Gibbon׳s classic Mearns masterpiece and Scotland’s favourite book, has been published in German for the first time since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
A Mearns nature reserve has been given a £200,000 cash boost to it cope with its growing number of visitors.
North-east engineer jailed after police web sting caught him sending explicit pictures to 13-year-old girl
A north-east engineer who sent explicit pictures of himself to what he thought was a 13-year-old girl, only to discover it was the police, has been jailed and put on the sex offenders’ register for life.
The operators of an Aberdeenshire community bus have urged groups to get on board with plans to help protect its future.
A north-east musical talent is looking for public support as she aims to open the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival on the main stage.
Aberdeenshire councillors have backed a second attempt to prevent serious accidents from taking place at an historic arch.
A heritage trail celebrating famous Mearns spots was unveiled yesterday.
The former managing director of an international oil service company has taken over the reins of his father’s accountancy firm in Aberdeen.
A missing man’s car has been discovered at a popular north-east beauty spot.
A memorial trophy named in honour of a late politician has been formally handed over to two Mearns schools by his widow.
A website has been created to put the Mearns on the map and encourage tourists to spend more time there.
A 12-year-old boy has been charged after he was allegedly caught with a knife on an Aberdeenshire school bus.
A 12-year-old boy has been charged after being found with a knife on board an Aberdeenshire school bus.
A former north-east care home which has lain empty for more than a decade could be transformed into houses.
It started out eight years ago as a social media group informing locals in a Mearns village of local goings-on.
Police are seeking five men following an assault which left a teen with a serious face injury.