All taxi and minicab drivers could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks under Government plans to protect vulnerable passengers.
A pilot has explained a key flight manoeuvre that British Airways performed while descending into London Heathrow during the difficult weather conditions of Storm Erik.
The call follows an incident late last year when a lift broke down in a sheltered housing block, leaving one elderly woman unable to get back into her home after spending time in hospital until she received assistance from firefighters.
New parking restrictions could soon be introduced to improve visibility over an Aberdeen bridge.
Parents have been urged to get reflective clothing for children to allow them to walk to school safely.
A fire chief whose son went into a month-long coma after a motorbike crash is urging people to learn the skills that could help save a life.
Concerns have been raised that safety barriers have still not been installed outside an Aberdeen school – despite being first called for two years ago.
Motorists are being warned not to risk drink-driving as authorities launch a festive crackdown on the crime.
A review into a partial pedestrianisation scheme should be brought forward due to “serious safety concerns”, a councillor has claimed.
A safety charity and North Sea firm have joined forces for a workshop highlighting the dangers of alcohol to north-east schoolchildren.
Rail chiefs and an Aberdeen charity have come together to launch a new safety campaign.
The familiar sound of a mother’s voice is more likely to rouse a sleeping child than the high-pitched wailing of a smoke alarm, a new study has shown.
Motorcyclists have taken part in a “life saving” course to keep them safer on the north-east's roads.
Former JLS Star JB Gill has thrown his weight behind an initiative to improve farm safety for both staff and children after it emerged agriculture is still one of the most dangerous industries to work in.
Plans for a permanent safety barrier at a historic Aberdeen bridge have been given the go-ahead
A new safety measure has been installed at a notorious north-east junction.
A new motorbike safety scheme has been launched in the north-east.
A Scottish firm has recalled two of its smoked salmon products over food poisoning fears.
Westhill-based Bibby Offshore has announced that it will be the first to deploy a new diving safety system within the North Sea.
Parking restrictions outside a school could be extended in an effort to make the area safer for pupils.
A North-east business owner has admitted a safety failing which led to the death of a worker at a North-east shooting ground.
Aberdeen City Council will not be required to take court action against high- rise residents in a bid to carry out safety improvements.
A warning has gone out to pet owners after massive chunks of an unknown waxy substance washed ashore in the North-east.
Aberdeen has won its fifth consecutive Purple Flag award for safety in the city centre – more than a decade after the area was deemed one of Scotland’s most crime-ridden.
Booster seats, baby seats and big seats. Claire Spreadbury discovers what's really required in the back of a car.
Uber has announced a series of new safety measures in the UK, including more proactively working with police when incidents are reported and introducing a 24-hour customer support phone line.
An Aberdeen playpark will now benefit from signs warning drivers to slow down.
Children are more likely to have a positive than negative experience online, new research has revealed.
A North-east politician has praised Snapchat for improving children’s safety – but says it should do more.
Organisations from across the North-east have joined forces to urge the public to stay safe this festive season.