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.
Communication vital in responding to repeat of severe winter weather, says Aberdeenshire Council’s infrastructure boss
Aberdeenshire Council’s infrastructure boss has said communication is the most vital tool in coping with another severe winter.
It felt a bit more like winter than spring this morning as a blanket of snow accompanied a drop in temperatures across the north-east. Snow covered the north-east this morning and forced a road to close due to wintry conditions. Snowy conditions forces north-east road to shut
Communities across the UK have been warned to brace themselves for a “mini” Beast from the East this weekend.
The Beast from the East has wreaked havoc with Scottish football's calendar this week but it's far from the first time that adverse weather conditions have disrupted matches.
Andy Meldrum has a big smile on his face. As the owner and managing director of the Glencoe Mountain Resort, he’s enjoying a busy winter.
Curling skip Kyle Smith vowed to learn lessons after finishing with one win and one defeat in PyeongChang
Great Britain men’s skip Kyle Smith vowed to learn lessons in defeat after his curling rink finished with one win and one defeat from their opening day of competition in PyeongChang.
The snowy winter weather is expected to continue causing problems across the north and north-east throughout the week.
Wintry conditions returned to the north causing snow gates to be closed and one school to shut its doors.
Forecasters have warned that strong winds and blizzards will continue to batter the north-east into next week.
Ramsay Jones: We shovelled, salted and cleared. It was our civic duty. Nobody told us to, it was the obvious thing to do
Winter’s icy grip had its fingers wrapped tightly round much of Scotland last week.
The north-east’s flagship hospital has been placed on “code red” after a surge of flu patients stretched NHS Grampian to the limit.
While the weather has been some of the most severe the region has experienced, the conditions have highlighted the resilience of communities across the north-east.
More than 18,000 homes were left without power at some stage as Storm Caroline raged across the north.
Snow has hit the north of Scotland causing a score of schools to close their doors.
Winter can put a chill on the wallet, with Christmas bills throwing even the most carefully-planned budgets off course and plunging temperatures leaving us whacking up the heating in our homes.
A councillor has been left “incandescent with rage” after his calls for a debate on gritting cuts were frozen out by his colleagues.
Pedestrians and motorists are being urged to take extra care on the roads after a number of serious incidents in recent weeks.
More than 11,000 tonnes of salt has been stockpiled as the city council prepares to keep roads clear for a severe winter.
The mountain rescue team that covers Ben Nevis has warned walkers to still expect "full winter conditions".
A north-east village's inaugural celebration of the great outdoors has been hailed a sell-out success.
The north-east coastal region has been warned of potential flooding as it prepares to be battered by stormy seas today.
All Commandos take part in exercises in Arctic environments at some point in their career as the UKs Cold Weather Warfare Specialists.
The north-east was hit by a cocktail of snow and ice this weekend as a blast of unexpected winter weather hit the region.
There was disruption across the Highlands yesterday as hundreds of pupils enjoyed a day off school and snow affected travel.
Experience a winter wonderland with the National Trust for Scotland.
Ballater got into the Christmas spirit last weekend when it hosted its annual Winter Festival.
Highland Council chiefs have delivered the message their latest financial crisis will not disrupt their priority of protecting the public through extensive road gritting this winter.
Thousands of people packed out the streets of an Aberdeenshire town as an annual festive extravaganza was brought back from the brink of cancellation.
The north-east and the Highlands were the coldest regions of the UK at the weekend as temperatures dropped to the lowest of the winter season so far.
With the colder months on their way, it's time to make strides with your shoe game. We walk you through the footwear to snap up now
Glamorous, gorgeous and opulent – the heavily embellished frocks that floated down the Alexander McQueen and Dolce and Gabbana AW16 catwalks were truly out of this world, and those shows have gone on to fuel one of autumn's biggest trends.