The woman, who cannot be named, alerted police and Aberdeenshire Council after allegations emerged a boy had physically and sexually abused her two young daughters and up to 13 other children.
Residents are to be given the chance to have their say on a potential development of 500 homes in a north-east village.
Plans to turn a former north-east bank into a community hub have been given the go-ahead.
A stone circle thought to be thousands of years old has turned out to be a lot more modern after a former farm owner admitted building the replica in the 1990s.
Councillors have asked for more information before committing to the sale of one of the town’s prime development sites.
Councillors are expected to confirm the type of pitch surfaces at a new north-east academy.
Plans to reduce non-recyclable bin collections across Aberdeenshire to every three weeks could be approved next week.
Councillors have voted to scrap free parking periods at council car parks in Aberdeenshire.
The launch of a new committee to deliver services across the north-east has been described as a “game-changer” by its chairman.
An appeal to the Scottish Government over controversial plans for a north-east quarry has been rejected.
The driver of a school bus that left the road leaving pupils with minor injuries has been suspended.
Work has begun on a £16 million flood protection scheme for a north-east town.
A north-east local authority is reminding residents that two mothballed schools are among those open for applications this month.
Refurbishment works are expected to be undertaken at a north-east council headquarters, according to a new report.
Under the new proposals, drivers would pay a set charge of 50p for the first hour of parking in all towns across the local authority area.
A north-east school is today closed to some pupils due to a heating fault.
A north-east council is urging motorists to take care on the roads after last night's strong winds.
Plans for 12 homes at a former dry cleaners have been given the go-ahead.
New figures have shown more than 2,800 attacks were made against north-east council staff in the past six years.
Witnesses are being urged to come forward after windows worth more than £10,000 were broken at a north-east school.
Plans to give north-east residents better access to sign language are to be discussed at a meeting next week.
North-east councils have published details of how parents can apply for nursery places in 2019.
Proposals have been lodged to convert a former north-east school into housing.
Aberdeenshire Council's decision noticed indicated it was hoped the land could still be used for 'employment purposes'.
Business communities across the north-east have voiced their concern about plans to scrap free car parking in town centres.
A new affordable residential development could be built in the north-east.
Work on a two-storey drive-thru restaurant in a north-east town will begin early next year.
An Aberdeen councillor has hit out at the lack of signposting for his community on the new bypass.
Plans to convert a disused north-east steading into a pub have been given the green light.
A planning application to turn a church into two homes has been lodged.