We know that the last year has brought many challenges for children and young people; with schools closed to most for months, many support networks being stopped or reduced and some children feeling trapped in unsafe homes.
A north-east 105-year-old cannot wait for the pandemic restrictions to lift – so she can get back to the gym.
Saturday was Adult Protection Day and an opportunity to remind you about the need to look out for those in our communities who are vulnerable and who could be at risk of harm, and to encourage you to continue to report anything you think is amiss.
A sex attacker already serving a life sentence has been convicted of raping two teenage girls.
A food donation point has been set up at a north-east substation.
An Aberdeen science centre is to host an online sleepover event.
Research which involved Aberdeen scientists has found that a plant native to America has potential to be grown in the UK.
An inmate who assaulted a prison officer by throwing a chair at him has been locked up for a year.
We know that the internet is a great tool for children to learn, play and share knowledge, but it is also a place where false information can be easily spread.
Covid cases in the north-east dropped by more than 20% in the past week, new figures reveal.
With the new lockdown restrictions in place, it’s likely that children will continue to spend more time online.
Tributes have been paid to former city darts player Dave Neilson after he passed away from Covid.
Don't ‘like’ or retweet mean comments. What is worse than someone saying hurtful things is when others agree and add comments like "Yeah! That's right!" What's more cowardly than saying mean things over social media? ‘Liking’ someone else's mean comments.
Small businesses in the north-east that have not received financial support to combat the effects of Covid since October are urged to apply for a new fund.
Missing Allan’s ‘girlfriend’ set to take over duties after patroller spotted being ‘bundled’ into car
The mystery surrounding the disappearance of a north-east patrol officer has taken a worrying turn - after it emerged three men were spotted bundling him into the back of a car.
A car driver who attacked a pedestrian with his vehicle after mounting a pavement and driving at him was jailed for two years today.
With the country in the midst of another lockdown, schools closed and parents working from home, many families are spending a lot of time together.
At the beginning of 2021, many of us will embark on New Year’s resolutions, perhaps getting some exercise, giving up a guilty pleasure, or spending more time doing the things you love. But this January, the NSPCC is asking you to commit to one more resolution. If you can spare some time and energy, please help us make 2021 a better year for children across Scotland.
A north-east Royal Navy sailor has joined a prestigious squadron after completing three years of training.
Business leaders called for more support to be put in place for firms impacted by the new lockdown measures.
As 2021 gets underway, no doubt we are all reflecting on the past year - which has obviously been like no other – and thinking about the future.
This week marks the first four months of the Buchan Community Policing Team operating from the state-of-the-art office extension at Buchan House, Aberdeenshire Council’s Area Headquarters in Peterhead.
A man who allegedly claimed 'all Muslims must die' is accused of planning terrorist acts.
Tougher Covid restrictions have come into force in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire - as the country's clinical director spoke of his concern at the rise in north-east cases.
An Aberdeen man was today jailed for five years after being caught with two stun guns and a noxious spray.
World and European boxing champions are lining up to wear a new clothing range launched in Aberdeen.
Last month, when the new law giving children the same protection from physical assault as adults came into force in Scotland, we took a historic step forward in making it a country where children’s rights are fully recognised, respected and fulfilled.
A drug trafficker who claimed he was saving for a wedding has been given a five and a half year jail sentence for directing an accomplice to sell drugs.
An Aberdeen University medical student unable to return home this Christmas has given up her time to help staff a new testing centre so others can be reunited with loved ones.
Sergeant Mike Stobie has over 28 years policing service and knows all too well why forging meaningful relationships with local communities can reap rewards.