Branded as a “fair share for all” amid fears of nationwide food shortages, ration books were first issued 80 years ago today as part of measures in World War Two.
Royal Mail has reminded north-east customers to post their festive mail ahead of the cut-off dates.
Plans have been lodged to expand a dental practice into an empty shop unit.
Alongside the fun and enjoyment, the fire service is warning that the evening can bring significant safety risks and have a damaging impact on others.
Descendants of a Second World War soldier who died in mysterious circumstances are being sought in a bid to remember him.
Little over two decades on from the conclusion of “the war to end all wars”, Great Britain was once again galvanising itself for conflict.
Lance-Corporal Vincent Alexander Loecliffe Dawson served with the 1st/4th battalion Royal Scots during the conflict, but died from tuberculosis on December 11 1919 at the City Hospital in Aberdeen.
People driving to a popular country park have been urged to lower their speed in a bid to protect baby animals.
Student Lisa Hollstein is completing an internship at Aberdeen University and will be taking part in the 10k before heading home to Germany where she studies nutritional science in Potsdam.
Runners from more than 20 countries beyond the UK will be lining up on the start line for next month’s Simply Health Great Aberdeen Run half-marathon and 10k. The majority are from elsewhere in Europe, but some are travelling from as far afield as Australia, the United States, Canada, and Costa Rica.
It was 50 years ago today that Neil Armstrong stepped off the Eagle lunar module and into the history books.
D-Day 75th Anniversary: How events unfolded as ships gathered off Normandy coast ready for invasion of Allies
This minute-by-minute account of D-Day was written by a war reporter aboard a British destroyer.
Yobs vandalised 13 north-east schools in the Easter holidays, new figures show.
A community council is looking for new members to help represent their town.
An environmental group is seeking volunteers to help clear up a north-east community ahead of a prestigious horticulture competition.
The opening of this year’s salmon fishing season on the River Don is to be marked with a special procession.
People across the north-east have been getting into the festive spirit by sporting their most cringeworthy and colourful Christmas jumpers.
Police have been called to a two-car crash in the north-east.
To mark 100 years since the World War One Armistice, we've compiled lists of those from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who lost their lives. Lest We Forget.
A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital after being struck by a van in Aberdeen.
Speaking to the EE in 1966 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, a surviving soldier’s son shared his dad’s poignant experiences.
Speaking to the Imperial War Museum, as part of its voices of the First World War series, NCO J Reid recalled the Gordon Highlanders’ cold winters in kilts.
Servicemen and women would often be away on active service for months on end with only a few days’ respite on leave at home.
An Aberdeen teenager’s determination to follow in his soldier father’s footsteps saw him enlist at the age of just 15 years old.
Writing home on December 21 1914 after seven weeks in the trenches, AJ Phillips, a former member of 4th Aberdeen Company Boys’ Brigade, spoke of being “sent practically right into the firing line at once”.
“Aberdeen is sending forth her armed sons to share in the defence of hearth and home … There was enthusiasm in the ranks, and enthusiasm in a great degree in the cheering crowds which lined the streets and saw the sons of Bon Accord go forth in obedience to duty’s call.”
Each cross will be adorned with the name of a former pupil or staff member who died during the conflict, taken from the school’s roll of honour, with the donor’s name on the back.
A motorcyclist has died following a serious four-vehicle crash.
A four-year-old Italian boy was among five people killed in a crash between a minibus and a car on the A96.
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