CULLEN's on-call firefighting crew will be hoping to spread some festive cheer when they hold their annual Christmas charity street collection.
Patients will now be seen at Alford Pharmacy for the next two weeks while water damage is addressed and the practice building is made safe.
Aberdeenshire Council was given the opportunity to purchase the historic Muckle Kirk in Peterhead but ultimately decided not to take it on.
One of last year's festive highlights, the East Aberdeenshire Young Farmers Tractor Run is set to make a welcome return on Sunday, December 10.
Following the closure of Alford Medical Practice over damage to the building, calls have been made for a temporary solution to be created locally.
CULLEN skink enthusiasts both professional and amateur are being invited to throw their hats in the ring for next year's world championships.
Community retailer Scotmid has launched a campaign to help customers get into the Christmas spirit by saving money and helping the environment.
AS Elgin Parkrun nears a huge milestone, group volunteers have reflected on an award win which left them "flattered and chuffed".
THE Fochabers on-call firefighting team are getting ready to head round local streets with their collection buckets in aid of good causes.
Members of the Ythan Amateur Dramatics Association, a newly formed drama group, performed their version of Snow White at the Ellon Kirk Centre.
Rain will spread north-east across Scotland and northern England overnight Wednesday into Thursday, falling as snow over high ground.
The Aberdeenshire-based housebuilding and construction group reported a 16 per cent increase in turnover.
Ground preparation operations are taking place at the waymarked trails, Turnpike way, and around Bedehouse on the hillside.