Bleak, gloomy and depressing – apt descriptions of the rectangular, grey edifice in a garden on Aberdeen’s Westburn Road.
From youth shows to Aberdeen events, our archives are full of snapshots into the past. Here are images featuring north-east residents from 1948 to 1991 along with their original captions from time of publication.
Police were called out to a north-east beach this afternoon after a "suspicious item" was reported to them.
Two boxes were to be destroyed today after a bomb squad from Edinburgh was called to a north-east recycling centre.
An Aberdeen woman threatened to bomb another female’s house.
A suspected depth charge near a North Sea platform has turned out to be nothing more than a harmless, degraded float or buoy.
Work is finally under way to remove an unexploded device located near a North Sea oil platform.
A man discovered a suspicious device on a North-east beach, sparking a major police operation.
A Dundee man has appeared in court charged with making threats to manufacture and plant bombs throughout the city and to kill members of the public.
The first victim of the Manchester bomb attack at the city's arena has been named by her college as Georgina Callander.
St Mary’s Episcopal Church on Carden Place was rebuilt after devastating damage was caused on the worst night of Aberdeen’s blitz in April 1943.
A smoke grenade and dummy mortar caused a bomb scare at a recycling centre that saw the area sealed off for more than four hours.
Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Monaco was called off after three explosions damaged the team bus on its way to the stadium.
This is the moment British bomb disposal experts detonated a massive 500lb WW2 explosive in London.
Bomb disposal experts were called while homes had to be evacuated in the North-east today after a grenade from WW2 was discovered.
A man has been charged after the bomb squad were called in Aberdeen.
The Brussels attacks would have taken “quite a while” to plan as they involved explosives and targeting an airport, an international security expert has said.
A BOMB disposal team was called to Aberdeen police headquarters today after an explosive was discovered during an operation.
An ordnance device found on Aberdeen beach has been exploded by a specialist bomb squad.