Hard-up infrastructure chiefs could be forced to dip into their reserves to find the cash to prepare and respond to even a mild winter, they have claimed.
It might only be summer, but council bosses are already planning for Christmas.
A Strathdon community hit badly by the snow every year is celebrating after a new warning system went live.
A record temperature set in Aberdeen 122 years ago has been broken in Aboyne today.
Scotland’s mountain experts have issued a warning about the dangers of cornices after one was spotted on a Highland peak.
Scores of volunteers have signed up to help ensure Aberdeenshire's roads and pavements are safe as the wintry weather continues.
The passion of nearly 1,000 Shetlanders for their Viking heritage burned bright last night for the spectacular climax to Up Helly Aa.
No business like snow business – get a behind the scenes look at the machines keeping snow off the ground at Aberdeen Airport
Snow has landed in Aberdeen but it won't be lying anytime soon at the international airport.
Police have warned motorists across the north and north-east to be braced for wintry weather over the weekend.
The north of Scotland will be lucky to see temperatures rise above 2 degrees this weekend as a deep cold settles in.
The owner of the Ice Factor visitor attraction in Kinlochleven has warned that climate change may have hampered the start of the outdoor ski season in Scotland.
Most of us will be looking forward to some time off with our families over Christmas and New Year. But spare a thought for the people working in the NHS across Scotland who will be on duty night and day, and are gearing up for one of the busiest times of the year.
Police in the Western Isles are urging local residents to keep heating fuels secure to prevent thefts this winter.
A Moray food bank has been forced to close one of its bases - to pool its resources to meet growing demand.
A group of parents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to keep their children's school safe during the winter have been left needing council help after raising just 7% of the required total.
A surge in broken boilers has left some people on Moray in need of alternative heating and financial assistance to cope with spiralling bills.
Scottish motorists have been urged to take care when driving on seven routes branded the country’s most dangerous during winter.
An annual campaign to improve road safety over the winter period launched yesterday.
A Moray ski centre has guaranteed a start date to their skiing season in early December following a £200,000 investment from Highland and Islands Enterprise.
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Motorists are being urged to be vigilant for deer now the nights are drawing in.
Ross and Cromarty residents have been warned that some of their roads will not be gritted over the weekend, in a departure from previous years.
NHS Grampian has drafted up its winter plan - using the "lessons" learned from last year.
A stockpile of 11,726 tonnes of salt, about 180 staff, half of the city’s roads treated before 7.30am, and new big community salt bins are just some of the ways Aberdeen City Council is prioritising this year’s winter maintenance.
Improvements in weekend gritting arrangements head up Highland Council’s winter maintenance programme for 2018/19.
Gritter drivers are to be offered free flu vaccinations in an effort to safeguard their vital role during severe weather.
Gritters are expected to be out in force this weekend as a chilly snap from the Arctic sweeps the country.
Social workers could be drafted in to keep casualty departments moving during winter, while weekly bed-checks could be carried out at care homes.
It’s only the beginning of October but it is much colder already. Mind you the chilling wind of Brexit could be the cause. It makes my blood run cold.
Aberdeenshire Council has revealed it will cost about £100,000 a month to keep grit bins stocked-up over the winter.
NHS Grampian has welcomed almost £1million in additional funding to cover health services this winter.
The council used more than three times as much salt to de-ice Aberdeen’s roads in the past year than in the previous financial year.