Nearly every week, reports of the kidnapping of dogs – from back gardens, from their homes, or even while they’re out for a walk – hit the headlines.
Council leaders are demanding Scotland’s political parties commit to a “menu for change” in the run up to May’s Holyrood election – insisting this must include “fair funding” for local government.
A leading economist has said England cannot be proud of its social care system because it is not resourced properly and has called for action “now”.
An Aberdeen MSP has welcomed additional financial support which is to be given to fishermen and seafood businesses.
The Go Ultra Low campaign will come to an end next month after failing to secure additional Government funding.
A new website, launched on Wednesday for businesses in the wedding industry sector to apply for government funding, was hit by a series of technical problems within minutes of going live.
Richard Lochhead says a new taskforce will "assess the impact of Covid-19 on student hardship".
‘Absolutely vital’: £1.4 million pledged to help transform Victoria Road school into affordable housing
Plans to transform a 19th century Aberdeen school into affordable housing have received a “vital” £1.4 million shot in the arm.
Two north-east MSPs have welcomed a new funding package that will help provide support to schools and families.
Scotland's dentists should be given the same help as their Welsh counterparts to prevent any chance of a "two-tier" health service, professionals say.
A north-east project on carbon capture and storage has been given a share of £8m from the UK Government.
Rishi Sunak has been left red-faced after Treasury officials wrongly announced £375 million of "additional" coronavirus support cash for Scotland.
Three north-east MSPs have welcomed funding that will benefit nurseries in the region.
The leader of the House of Commons claims Aberdeen City Council has opted to open talks with UK Ministers about Westminster directly funding the city in a bid to avoid the "failures of the SNP".
Michael Gove has called on Scottish ministers to produce an itemised list of Brexit preparedness spending after hearing "one or two voices of concern" about how money passed on from Westminster has been used.
Calls for council chief executive to deal direct with UK Government to secure better funding deal for Aberdeen
A motion asking Aberdeen City Council's chief executive to deal with the UK Government directly over funding - arguing for a better deal for Aberdeen as it has consistently received a low level in funding.
Aberdeen City Council co-leader Douglas Lumsden has tabled a motion urging councillors to strike a deal with the UK Government for cash to boost the local authority’s low funding levels.
An Aberdeen church has been awarded the 2020 Friends of the National Churches Trust grant, worth £10,000.
Museum bosses have warned many venues across Scotland may not reopen as a result of the "fatal" financial impact of Covid-19.
A north-east MSP has welcomed financial support for mental health services looking after children and young people affected by the pandemic.
The charity wing of a north-east health board now has its own funding scheme to help communities across the region through the coronavirus pandemic.
North-east charities and community groups could receive a funding boost through a new grants programme.
A north-east MSP has welcomed funding which will support the mental health of those recovering from coronavirus.
North East Sensory Services (NESS) has been granted £75,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund's Young Start Fund which will be used over the next three years in its young people's service.
Improvements will be carried out along a popular north-east walking route thanks to a £250,000 funding boost.
A north-east local authority is encouraging groups to apply to its Community Food Fund.
A north-east MSP has welcomed a decision to support women and children experiencing risk of violence and domestic abuse.
Businesses in Aberdeen are being reminded to apply for support grants if they have been impacted by Covid-19.
Nine north-east charities have secured more than £55,000 in funding from the national lottery.
Community organisations in the north-east can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to organise cycling events in 2021.