A drink-driver who abandoned his smashed car alongside a main road before completing his journey home on foot — where he was found by police still close to four times the legal limit — has been fined and banned.
Residents have reacted with fury after St Cyrus Travellers were given “renewed hope” they won’t be kicked out of their homes.
A senior councillor has said dismantling a gypsy-traveller camp is the most difficult enforcement action the authority has ever taken, as a homeless support worker warned it would cost thousands to re-home its residents.
A sheriff has banned a motorist, saying he must have had a “stratospheric” drink drive reading when he crashed his car after a festive night out.
Traveller families have warned of a health timebomb if they are forced to quit their homes in St Cyrus.
These astonishing pictures show a collection of unusual deep sea creatures which confused wildlife experts after they washed up on a beach.
Police have confirmed that investigations into a "poisoning" incident, which resulted in a pet being rushed for treatment in the Mearns, are under way.
A local vet has issued a warning to dog walkers after an animal ate bait that was "intentionally poisoned" in the Mearns.
Objectors have been left “surprised” at the low cost to the public purse of a heavily-delayed investigation into the St Cyrus Travellers saga.
Aberdeenshire Council chiefs have warned a government planning ruling may not signal the end of the illegal North Esk Travellers camp at St Cyrus.