A visitor attraction survey will be carried out at one of Moray's most popular woodland areas.
Harbour chiefs have struck a deal which could land a north-east port 300 new jobs.
From the Moray Firth to Aberdeen harbour, there are plenty places across the north and north-east of Scotland where you are almost always guaranteed to spot wildlife at sea.
Defence chiefs have been branded "disgraceful" for failing to address parliament on the failures that led to the deaths of three RAF Lossiemouth pilots.
A catalogue of failures have been blamed for causing the deaths of three RAF Lossiemouth pilots when their Tornado jets crashed over the Moray Firth in 2012.
Plans to create a £300million underground power line through Aberdeenshire as part of an offshore windfarm project were unveiled by developers yesterday.
A masterplan which outlines where 17,000 homes and 11,000 jobs will be created in the Highlands has been approved by councillors.