Combined, the two flood protection schemes are expected to cost around £15.5 million
An ambitious £11 million scheme has been designed to protect a north-east town from flooding.
A man trying to evade police jumped out of a moving car – which then smashed into a garden wall.
Aberdeenshire Council has been working since the Storm Frank floods caused hundreds of homes to be evacuated and huge amounts of damage across the region.
A major north-east road is blocked this morning following a two-vehicle crash.
Emergency services have been called to a one-vehicle crash on a north-east road this morning.
One person, believed to be a bus passenger, was treated at the scene by ambulance crews.
Nicholas McGuire, 22, was given a two-month sentence after breaking an interim disqualification order, imposed on April 15, after travelling in a car from Inverurie to Port Elphinstone on April 30.
Police are still on the hunt for those who torched a former north-east care home a year ago.
The first stage of a major north-east rail project is on track to be completed in August, according to those behind the work.
The site of a former north-east care home destroyed by fire has been sold by a local authority.
Residents in a north-east town hit by Storm Frank have been asked for their opinions on a flood prevention study.
Around 130 properties in the north-east are without power this afternoon.
A volunteer group set up to help people in an emergency has welcomed a public consultation to alleviate flooding in their community.
The public is to have a say over plans to stop a repeat of devastating floods that wrecked north-east communities.
Yobs have smashed up north-east public toilets, sparking a police appeal for help.
Police are appealing for information following a hit-and-run crash on a north-east road.
Eyewitnesses have described the moment an old north-east care home was destroyed in a fire.
A huge fire that ripped through a former care home is believed to be suspicious.
A major investigation involving police and fire chiefs was due to get under way today after a blaze ripped through a former care home.
Entries have opened for an annual North-east firewalk.
Plans have been lodged to turn a former care home into flats.
A woman has been hurt after a four-car crash on the A96 today.
A long-running charity contest on the River Don has been called off to protect newly-established flood defences built in the wake of Storm Frank.
A former care home could be transformed into affordable houses.
A busy North-east roundabout is partially blocked this morning after a car crashed into a lamppost.
Two cars have crashed at a roundabout in an Aberdeenshire town.
A football-mad teenager has been forced on to the sidelines by a rare condition.
The North-east is on course for its wettest winter since records began.
Action on flood repairs has begun across the North-east, following £2.5 million in emergency Scottish Government funding.