They have a hectic schedule at this time of year.
A contentious scheme to dual an important road in Moray, via Fochabers, has divided opinion among community leaders.
Thousands of patients in the Western Isles are now benefiting from dental services for the first time in more than four years.
Hundreds of people braved the cold sleeping outside in the Granite City to raise money for the homeless at the weekend.
Horseback UK was set up by a former Marine to help wounded veterans by using horses to improve their rehabilitation, mobility and confidence.
Staff at an Aberdeenshire after-school club "put children at risk" by paying so little attention to their medication that potentially life-saving pills for one youngster were more than a year out of date.
A remote pub on the tiny island of Easdale in the Inner Hebrides - famed for its breath-taking views - has gone on the market.
A promised £200 million rail investment between the north-east and central belt would only speed up journey times by two minutes.
A farmer at the centre of one of Scotland’s worst-ever cases of dogs attacking livestock has urged politicians to plough ahead with plans to toughen laws.
We can today reveal the first look inside Aberdeen’s Music Hall after its £9 million transformation.
Two men whose plot to bring nearly £30,000 worth of cannabis into Shetland was scuppered when the speedboat they used to ferry the drugs into Lerwick off a NorthLink ship sparked the attention of the emergency services have been sent to prison.
A man has been charged by police in connection with the tack attacks that have blighted a Moray community for months.
The sale of a Moray town hall to a private developer has been backed by both the local authority and the community but the final decision will be made by a court.
Aberdonians have been pilloried for their alleged meanness by any number of musical hall acts and stand-up comics down the years.
A man has gone on trial accused of attempting to murder his daughter’s ex-boyfriend by striking him with an axe outside his workplace.
Four out of Inverness's five secondary schools will not be able to accommodate the number of pupils in its catchment, according to official projections released this week.
It has now been more than three weeks since Aberdeen teenager Liam Smith disappeared without a trace.
A father has appeared in court to deny murdering his 23-day-old baby daughter at an address in Inverness.
Moray’s bid for a £200 million growth deal to fund large-scale projects across the region has been described as a potential “game changer” for communities.
Calls have been made to move a taxi rank in a Moray town centre to free up spaces for disabled motorists.
An Aberdeen MP has been tricked by an “underhanded” television crew into believing a fake drug app exists that supports fictional children working in a Colombian cartel’s “cocaine factory”.
Distillery bosses have blasted plans to cut through their land to dual the A96 - and warned it is the "wrong site" for future growth in the area.
The Aberdeen bypass contractors have said work on the River Don Crossing should be finished by Christmas subject to the weather and safety checks.
Aberdeen City Council is to review taxpayer-funded travel and accommodation spending in the wake of revelations about hotel claims by its chief executive.
They are famed for their stunning, pristine beaches, ancient sites and abundant wildlife - though not always the weather.
A probe has been launched after inmates at a north-east superjail were caught posting on social media – just months after a similar incident at the prison.
A kind-hearted community group will be ensuring Christmas cheer is spread far and wide when they serve up turkey and all the trimmings on the big day.
More than 800 police cars have been caught going through a bus gate in three months - prompting concerns it is being used as a shortcut to its HQ.
Hundreds of people are preparing to spend a night in the park to get an insight into the plight of homeless people.
The festive period can be a hard time for many people, but for those with physical, mental and emotional scars from a warzone, it can be particularly tough.
Donald Trump’s north-east golf resort may never host The Open or the Ryder Cup if it goes ahead with plans for 500 homes at the site, it has been claimed.
Highland Council bosses have revealed the special measures they have put in place to keep their hundreds of EU employees in the country.