The UK Government has pledged to "repay the debt" by commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day next year.
A petition opposing the BBC’s decision to axe free TV licences for the over-75s has reached half a million signatures.
Parents and members of the local community in Grantown have thrown their support behind a campaign to halt council cuts to additional support needs.
Revoke Article 50 petition reaches three million signatures – see how many have backed it in your area
A petition calling for Article 50 to be revoked and for Britain to remain in the EU has attracted more than three million signatures in a matter of days.
Councillors yesterday backed efforts to look into the potential installation of CCTV in Peterhead.
Tory MP Ross Thomson has faced calls to resign following allegations he engaged in “sexual touching” at an exclusive Westminster bar.
A banner calling for the resignation of Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson was posted outside his office and is now understood to be hanging on a city footbridge.
A petition launched to save one of Moray's most popular school initiatives has quickly gathered more than 1000 signatures.
It could turn into the Broch's very own range for Rover.
The organiser of a petition calling on Highland Council to reverse the threat of closure of public toilets on Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66 says he is “staggered” after it attracted more than 2,500 supporters in a week.
An Orkney mum has launched a petition against the island council’s decision to close a dedicated language unit, fearing for the impact it will have on her son.
A petition calling on Theresa May to take action to build public trust in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry is expected to be debated by MPs after topping 100,000 signatures.
Thousands of furious residents have backed a petition calling for Moray Council to scrap plans to save £100,000 by reducing bin collections.
Emily Drouet’s parents are campaigning to increase the funding granted to universities and colleges to help students affected by gender-based violence.
An Aberdeen man got on his bike and racked up hundreds of miles to deliver his 15,000-strong petition to reverse Brexit.
Petition to block second independence vote passes 100,000 signatures as north-east rushes to sign up
A petition calling for MPs to block a second vote on Scottish independence has surpassed 100,000 signatures.
Mr Mackay's visit came as a petition calling for a transitional relief scheme to be established reached almost 2,000 signatures just 48 hours after being started.
Thousands of people have signed a petition in an attempt to block kennels at a north-east farm being used.
Petition launched to close retail stores on Boxing Day… And it may actually be considered for a Parliament debate
The Boxing Day sales are undoubtedly the most stressful shopping experience you can endure – though, while you can at least cash in on the best bargains of the year, spare a thought for the poor retail staff who’ve been dragged away from the festive period to fulfil your shopping desires.
A concerned father has launched a petition calling for a 20mph speed limit on a road near the new joint school campus in Lochaber.
Hundreds of people have signed an online petition calling on the Scottish Minister for Tourism to bring Skye into the 21st century.
The son of a Fort George-trained serviceman killed in WWII and a widow of a Normandy Landings veteran are among more than 1,000 people who have joined our campaign to save the Highland base from shutdown.
A new army of Press and Journal readers is adding its voice to the growing campaign to save the Fort George garrison.
A Moray pensioner is campaigning to secure the future of bus routes that help vulnerable residents get about Elgin.
Campaigners calling for MV Coruisk to be returned to the Mallaig to Armadale service are urging CalMac to make it a priority after winning the £900million west coast ferry deal.
Sometimes people power comes in very small packages.
An online petition calling for the MV Coruisk ferry to return to the Mallaig to Armadale crossing attracted more than 800 signatures in its first 24 hours.
A petition has been launched to save two Aberdeen swimming pools which are due to be mothballed.
A petition calling for the Civil Aviation Authority to permanently remove the Airbus EC225 Super Puma from service has reached more than 18,000 signatures.
A campaign group, who raised over 11,000 signatures for the fishermen at Cove Harbour, have launched a new petition which will be discussed by Aberdeen City Council.
Police are probing a threat to blow up a community hall at a Moray peace retreat - to send a message to "do gooders" campaigning against wildfowling.