More than 6,000 shoeboxes full of Christmas gifts have been sent out from the north-east.
We’ve gone through our archives and dug out these images of the people Christmas shopping in the north-east over the past few decades.
Youngsters at four north-east schools were paid a special visit by Santa and his helpers – who rode in on a unique sleigh designed by the children.
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Residents in an Aberdeen sheltered-housing complex today hit out at the council after being ordered to take down their Christmas decorations for health and safety reasons.
People across the north-east have been getting into the festive spirit by sporting their most cringeworthy and colourful Christmas jumpers.
While revellers look forward to festive nights on the town, a city organisation is working hard to keep the public safe.
We're on the hunt for the best decorated street in the north-east.
Police have issued safety advice to Aberdeen revellers in the build-up to Christmas.
A new display has been created at the Central Library in Aberdeen to celebrate Christmas past, with a range of historic cards and cookbooks to give an insight into what times gone by were like.
Around 1.5 million letters and parcels were processed in the north-east during Royal Mail’s busiest day of the year.
A Childline volunteer in Aberdeen is to give up her Christmas Day to help children and young people who need support.
Festive spirit was in the air at Aberdeen Christmas Village as community groups, schools and charities joined the party.
Hundreds of talented youngsters have taken to the stage of Aberdeen’s new-look Music Hall for the 50th anniversary of the Evening Express Carol Concert.
Aberdeen-born star Sophie Kennedy will take part in a Christmas celebration for charity.
Coronation Street is cutting crime – but north-east residents need to keep on protecting their cars, police have said.
A man suffered extensive facial injuries after an assault in a north-east town.
Festive drinkers are being encouraged to remember Christmas nights out “for the right reasons”.
Music researchers have crunched the numbers on Christmas songs to find the perfect formula for a festive hit.
A social enterprise is encouraging the public to buy fruit and vegetables for their Christmas dinner through its service.
Health workers have shown off their sign language ability in a video performance of a Christmas hit.
Amazon Alexa users are now able to hear a story from Father Christmas and have the virtual assistant sing Christmas songs as part of a new festive feature.
It’s that time of year when wherever you go, whenever you pop into a shop or turn on the radio, the same familiar Christmas tracks are playing over and over again.
Aberdeen fans have been urged to donate gifts for a Christmas appeal at the next home fixture.
Christmas turkey is rocketing towards the International Space Station, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams and the obligatory fruitcake.
A north-east home could give Las Vegas a run for its money thanks to its Christmas lights display – and all while raising funds for charity.
The Aberdeen bypass is to be fully open by Christmas – but the £745 million project bill is now more than £1 billion, members of a committee were told today.
More than 50 people every day are needed to give blood in Aberdeen during December to maintain stocks over the Christmas period.
The Royal Mail is urging residents to send their Christmas gifts early if they are being sent abroad.
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