Lifeboat crews were scrambled after distress flares were spotted off the coast of Peterhead in the second deliberate false alarm in recent weeks.
An emergency positioning beacon that had been going off repeatedly since June causing coastguard crews to respond has been located in a skip.
A fisherman who donated hundreds of pounds to a North-east lifeboat crew just two weeks ago has been rescued by the same team after a blaze broke out on his boat.
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A 41-year-old man has died after he fell from cliffs at a popular Aberdeenshire beauty spot.
A North-east lifeboat was launched earlier this evening to help a swimmer in difficulty.
A rescue team carried out a two-hour search of the North Sea after spotting a distress flare off Peterhead.
Four people were rescued by a lifeboat crew after their fishing boat became stranded at sea.
A man who drifted a mile out to sea in a toy dinghy had to be rescued by a lifeboat crew as he battled against the wind and tide.
New signs along Aberdeen beach are set to help emergency services pinpoint the location of people in trouble.
A man has died after falling into a North-east harbour.
A pod of wild dolphins joined forces with an RNLI lifeboat crew while they were at sea on exercise. The pod followed the Scottish crew and played gleefully, jumping above the waves and racing alongside the vessel.
Lifeboat crews were today called out to help a fishing vessel in distress.
A coastguard team has been called out to a North-east harbour after a "mayday" call was heard on the maritime radio.
An intrepid fundraiser who is tackling a 9,500-mile trek around the coast of the British Isles to raise £50,000 for the RNLI has reached the North-east.
A lifeboat crew has made one its most unusual rescues - plucking a struggling bird from the North Sea.
The crew of a North-east lifeboat are to hold an open day next month.
A diver missing for more than 10 hours in the sea off Orkney has been found.
Musicians of all ages turned from young to old have turned out in yellow wellies to show their support for a lifeboat fundraising campaign.
The RNLI has joined forces with two local businessmen in a bid to fund a replacement for Aberdeen's Inshore Lifeboat.
24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year teams are on standby across the country to rescue people in difficulty around the North-east's coasts.
An company’s staff hope to raise thousands of pounds for a charity which was established in memory of an Aberdeenshire toddler who died of a brain tumour aged just two.
An Aberdeen woman whose dog fell 65ft down a cliff has thanked the RNLI for rescuing him.
Footage has been released today of a North-east RNLI crew rushing to their boats to join a search for a missing person.
A dog has been rescued after falling around 20 metres down a cliff near a popular Aberdeenshire tourist spot.
Volunteers with the RNLI were rewarded for years of loyal service at a ceremony in Aberdeen.
A search mission has been launched after personal items were found near cliffs.
A rescue mission was launched after two youngsters were reported to have been washed off a pier.
The sister of a missing kayaker today issued a plea for people to help find her brother.
A groupwhich has raised more than £350,000 for the RNLI is celebrating its 60th anniversary.