A convicted murderer died as a result of a lung condition, and nothing could have been done to prevent it, an inquiry has found.
Healthcare staff at HMP YOI Grampian are "tired, overstretched and stressed" due to problems with recruitment and staff absences, according to a new report.
Prisons are not routinely testing inmates for coronavirus before transferring them to other jails across Scotland, it has been revealed.
An inmate who assaulted a prison officer by throwing a chair at him has been locked up for a year.
Around 40 prisoners are self-isolating after a wing of HMP Grampian was forced into lockdown when an inmate developed Covid-19 symptoms.
A thug has been jailed after repeatedly punching a prison officer at HMP Grampian.
A north-east jail has been hit by a fresh outbreak of Covid-19 after several inmates tested positive for the virus.
Police are investigating after a car was set alight in the car park at HMP Grampian.
Dozens of staff and inmates have been affected by an outbreak of Covid-19 at a north-east jail.
Gayle checks in to Peterhead Prison – widely known as 'The Hate Factory’ and now open as a museum.
More than 800 virtual visits have taken place between prisoners and their families and friends in the north-east.
Staff at a north-east prison have been forced to take nearly 800 days off work because of Covid-19, new figures show.
The coronavirus outbreak created a "paradigm shift" in Scotland's prisons, inspectors have said.
Staff shortages may have played a part in the death of an “at-risk” inmate in his cell at HMP Grampian.
Lee Stewart, 41, lost his temper after getting into a "disagreement" with the officer at HMP Grampian and flung a tub of butter across the section.
The number of north-east people going to prison in the north-east has fallen by 30% over the past 10 years, according to the latest figures from the Scottish Government.
Reece Stewart was given his freedom from HMP Grampian in Peterhead due to coronavirus measures but only days later he took his dad’s car without permission and crashed on King’s Gate in Aberdeen on May 14.
Families with loved ones in prison in the north-east will be able to see them for the first time in months as "virtual visits" are rolled out.
People will be able to virtually visit family or friends in a north-east super jail by the end of the month.
A former inmate at a north-east prison is back inside - just over a week after being released early from previous sentence due to coronavirus measures.
More than a dozen prisoners at a north-east jail have been released early in an effort to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
A man has denied smearing animal faeces on a woman’s face in a north-east town.
As the hearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court neared its conclusion yesterday, Lynch, who appeared via a video link from the jail, interrupted proceedings to claim that prison staff had thanked him and Whyte, for tackling their victim, who the court heard had a razor blade
Prisoners at HMP Grampian have appeared in court and pled guilty to crimes via a live video link from jail for the first time.
A jilted Aberdeen lover who admitted threatening to murder his ex and her mum has avoided jail.
A convict found breaking the rules by sharing threatening and boastful messages on social media from his cell told the Evening Express he would “flush” his phone in a bid to hide the evidence.
A convict who tried to murder three cops has again broken the rules by sharing threatening and boastful messages on social media.
Ewan MacDonald left one guard at the north-east prison so traumatised he quit his job after 15 years.
Figures from the Scottish Prison Service show 86 inmates of HMP Grampian in Peterhead were caught consuming illegal substances in 2019.
Matthew Dilsworth, 31, had fallen into debt so opted to transport drugs from Liverpool to Aberdeen.