A missing walker was lucky to be rescued on Ben Nevis last night after he became stranded wearing all-black and with only the light from his mobile phone.
Aberdeen Coastguard were called to assist an unwell crewman onboard a cargo vessel earlier today. Crews attended the incident after receiving a call at 11.55am. The crewman was taken in by the vessel’s own lifeboat and an ambulance was dispatched to assist. The condition of the individual is unknown.
A rescue effort is under way after a man is understood to have fallen into an Aberdeenshire river.
A north-east teenager who helped to pull a man to safety from a harbour has revealed he was acting on “pure instinct”.
A volunteer lifeboatman paged after finishing a night shift was amazed to discover he was being sent to rescue his own father.
Fire chiefs have praised a hot dog whose exceptional search skills have been used to help casualties around the world.
Some unusual cargo was recently picked up by a pair of North Sea pilots when an exhausted bird became stranded on an oil rig.
Three Army cadets who tried to save the life of a man after he plunged into a north-east harbour have been honoured.
Emergency services including two air ambulances were called to the scene of a one-vehicle collision on a Highland road yesterday.
The family of a north-east woman who carried out a daring North Sea rescue will mark the centenary of her death next month.
Amid the horror of Piper Alpha, there were such remarkable acts of bravery that 20 men were decorated for their part in the rescue efforts — some giving their own lives to save others.
A farmer had to be drafted in to rescue a Moray man whose car was minutes away from being swept into the North Sea.
An 87-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital following a seven-hour rescue operation on one of Scotland's most remote islands.
Lifeboat crews were called to Findhorn Bay today after reports of a vessel running aground.
The family of a Norfolk man has paid tribute to the loving father who died after a fall on a Lochaber mountain.
A worker at a historic monument on the Isle of Mull fell 20ft from scaffolding yesterday - the third rescue across the north in less than 24 hours.
A fishing boat was towed to safety during a rescue mission that lasted nearly 11 hours.
A teenager has been airlifted to hospital with hypothermia after becoming trapped in a deep crevice for hours while crossing a river near Ben Nevis.
Emergency services were called to Persley Bridge in Aberdeen last night after a woman fell down an embankment.
A seal pup has been flown from a remote Scottish island to the mainland for specialist treatment after being found abandoned.
Lifeboat crews and a helicopter unit rescued two young boys after they got into trouble at Hopeman beach outside of Elgin.
North-east lifeboats raced to rescue an abandoned boat on Saturday evening.
Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team were called to action three times in 12 hours this weekend.
A family were rescued yesterday after getting into difficulty around the Applecross peninsula.
A coastguard rescue team were called to a Highland river this morning after reports of someone falling in the River Nairn.
A “battered and bruised” north-east businessman has thanked the emergency services who came to his rescue after he plunged backwards off a cliff.
A woman has been rescued from a Highland river and airlifted to hospital.
Coastguards yesterday warned dog owners they were risking their lives trying to save their pets following four rescues along the east coast over the past few days.
A special tribute will immortalise the Aberdeenshire heroine who waded into the North Sea to save 15 lives in a daring rescue.
This is the moment an adorable puppy caused “quite a stir” after getting her head stuck in a car wheel.
Human remains have been found in a fishing vessel raised from the seabed in an attempt to recover the bodies of two fishermen.
The Nancy Glen fishing vessel has been raised from the seabed in an attempt to recover the bodies of two missing fishermen.