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Five areas in the running to be Scotland's next National Park

03 March 2024
Five areas in the running to be Scotland's next National Park

Five areas in the running to be Scotland's next National Park

03 March 2024

Proposal will now be appraised by the Scottish Government and further consultation will be held once a preferred site is identified.


Farming union partnership sees the launch of NFU Scotland Finance

02 March 2024
Farming union partnership sees the launch of NFU Scotland Finance

Farming union partnership sees the launch of NFU Scotland Finance

02 March 2024

NFU Scotland and Anglo Scottish Asset Finance join forces to create NFU Scotland Finance.


Drivers warned of upcoming A96 closure near Huntly

01 March 2024
Drivers warned of upcoming A96 closure near Huntly

Drivers warned of upcoming A96 closure near Huntly

01 March 2024

Daytime temporary traffic lights will be in place till Friday with a full weekend road closure and diversions via Craigellachie for road works.


Harestone TikTok tops the Spring Show bull sale

29 February 2024
Harestone TikTok tops the Spring Show bull sale

Harestone TikTok tops the Spring Show bull sale

29 February 2024

A 20-month-old Charolais bull from R & N Barclay of Insch topped the entire sale at 11,500gns selling to D M McCallum from Dingwall.


Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

27 February 2024
Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

Have your say: Should promotion of unhealthy food and drink be restricted?

27 February 2024

The public is being asked for views on proposals to restrict the promotion of food and drink high in fat, sugar and salt such as multi-buys.


Figures reveal SEPA issued a record number of Flood Alerts and Warnings this winter

27 February 2024
Figures reveal SEPA issued a record number of Flood Alerts and Warnings this winter

Figures reveal SEPA issued a record number of Flood Alerts and Warnings this winter

27 February 2024

A total of 720 messages have been sent since September 1, the highest number since SEPA introduced its Floodline service in March 2011.


2024 AllFord entries open at the Grampian Transport Museum

18 February 2024
2024 AllFord entries open at the Grampian Transport Museum

2024 AllFord entries open at the Grampian Transport Museum

18 February 2024

AllFord 2024 in August will see a celebration of 60 years since the Ford Mustang was launched.


Two further cases of measles confirmed in Scotland

17 February 2024
Two further cases of measles confirmed in Scotland

Two further cases of measles confirmed in Scotland

17 February 2024

The public is being encouraged to take up the offer of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine as cases spread throughout the UK.


Breaking news: Three vehicle accident blocks A96 near Kinloss junction

16 February 2024
Breaking news: Three vehicle accident blocks A96 near Kinloss junction

Breaking news: Three vehicle accident blocks A96 near Kinloss junction

16 February 2024

Emergency services are currently attending a three vehicle accident on the A96 near the Kinloss junction on the Alves to Forres section of the road.


New robot rolls out at Keith substation

16 February 2024
New robot rolls out at Keith substation

New robot rolls out at Keith substation

16 February 2024

A robot will monitor equipment in the high-voltage direct current switching station near Keith which will be inaccessible to engineers once energised.


SSEN Transmission will show power line's preferred route at new public events

13 February 2024
SSEN Transmission will show power line's preferred route at new public events

SSEN Transmission will show power line's preferred route at new public events

13 February 2024

SSEN have narrowed down proposals for their 'preferred' routes for a new power line and are hosting events along its route from Beauly to Peterhead.


A96 footway works at East Road in Elgin set to start

11 February 2024
A96 footway works at East Road in Elgin set to start

A96 footway works at East Road in Elgin set to start

11 February 2024

The work will take place at East Road on the A96 between Moycroft Road and Reiket Lane and is scheduled to be completed by Sunday, March 31.


High tide flood warnings issued along Moray and Aberdeenshire coasts

11 February 2024
High tide flood warnings issued along Moray and Aberdeenshire coasts

High tide flood warnings issued along Moray and Aberdeenshire coasts

11 February 2024

Warnings have been issued for Findhorn to Lossiemouth, Spey Viaduct to Spey Bay, Rosehearty to Fraserburgh and Stonehaven.


Frosty Friday for the north with more snow forecast

07 February 2024
Frosty Friday for the north with more snow forecast

Frosty Friday for the north with more snow forecast

07 February 2024

A yellow warning for snow and ice has been issued for Friday and Saturday across the area.


New look North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards to support growth of ambitious businesses

06 February 2024
New look North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards to support growth of ambitious businesses

New look North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards to support growth of ambitious businesses

06 February 2024

Judges from key customers for north-east Scotland’s food and drink sector are set to be part of the revamped industry awards which take place in May.


Met Office warns of cold weather returning across the north

05 February 2024
Met Office warns of cold weather returning across the north

Met Office warns of cold weather returning across the north

05 February 2024

Cold air from the north will drop temperatures across the area with an increased chance of wintry hazards and a potential for snow again.


Making the internet safer for all with the introduction of a new law to protect vulnerable people

03 February 2024
Making the internet safer for all with the introduction of a new law to protect vulnerable people

Making the internet safer for all with the introduction of a new law to protect vulnerable people

03 February 2024

A new offence which makes it a crime to encourage or assist another person to self-harm has now come into effect.


Farming union NFU Scotland challenges the creation of new National Parks

02 February 2024
Farming union NFU Scotland challenges the creation of new National Parks

Farming union NFU Scotland challenges the creation of new National Parks

02 February 2024

After a well attended meeting held in Skye, farming union NFU Scotland is to host national a webinar to inform members about the nomination process.


Tributes paid to former Elgin and Lossiemouth man Ally Shewan after his death at 83

31 January 2024
Tributes paid to former Elgin and Lossiemouth man Ally Shewan after his death at 83

Tributes paid to former Elgin and Lossiemouth man Ally Shewan after his death at 83

31 January 2024

A tough, uncompromising full-back Ally Shewan was a "consistent performer and tough competitor, who was rarely injured."


How will we cope with increasingly extreme weather?

31 January 2024
How will we cope with increasingly extreme weather?

How will we cope with increasingly extreme weather?

31 January 2024

Members of the public are being asked to give their views on the impact of climate change.


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