A total of 370 deliberate fires were recorded between April to December 2018, up from 315 in the same period in 2017.
A sex offender has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after flashing at two teenage girls.
An investigation is under way into whether a series of fires at an Aberdeen beauty spot were started on purpose – after firefighters were called to the scene more than 30 times in 13 days.
Residents have been asked to “play their role” in keeping their community clean, after more than 20 bags of dog waste were found lying on the ground.
Fire crews have been called back to a north-east nature reserve, after a gorse fire reignited.
Crews are battling a grass fire in Aberdeen tonight. The incident happened at Kincorth Hill at 6.50pm. Four different people alerted the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. A total of five firefighters are currently battling the blaze.