Cash and jewellery worth around £5,000 have been stolen from properties in the north-east.
An appeal to the Scottish Government to build a roadside services complex on the A90 has been rejected.
The emergency 999 service has been restored in the north-east, police have said.
When Jennifer and Robin Fish were first on the hunt for a property they knew they were after a country escape.
A LEGENDARY footballer today said the opening of a new North-east gym is a "milestone" for a fitness company.