● Two youths reported in connection with deliberate fire at Aberdeenshire barn Two youngsters have been reported following a deliberate fire at an Aberdeenshire barn.
● Man taken to hospital after car and motorbike collide on A82 A man has been taken to hospital following a crash on the A82.
● Crimes and punishment: A glimpse into the weird and wonderful world of the justice system in the 18th and 19th centuries John Wright takes a look at some of the crimes committed by local residents that resulted in them being...
● Lifeboats launched after surfers almost swept out to sea off Aberdeen beach Two surfers had to be rescued after almost being swept out to sea off Aberdeen beach.
● Meet the Aberdeen woman living with hair loss since the age of only 12 Amanda Wright is walking briskly down the street, umbrella held aloft as she smiles in greeting.
● Class at Aberdeen secondary school isolating following positive Covid-19 test Pupils at an Aberdeen secondary school will have to isolate for two weeks after a child tested positive for Covid-19.
● North family fundraising for life-enhancing electric wheelchair bike for James A north family has launched a fundraiser to buy an electric bike to support a disabled man through the pandemic and beyond.
● Former Aberdeen giftshop gets new lease on life A former Aberdeen gift shop that has traded for more than five decades has been granted a new lease on life.
● Coastguard crews rescue woman stranded after fishing on Aberdeenshire rocks Lifeboat crews were launched after a woman was reported stranded on rocks at an Aberdeenshire beauty spot.
● Police appeal for information after trees set alight in Aberdeen Officers are appealing for information after a number of trees were set on fire in Aberdeen.
● Cove Rangers earn creditable draw with Dundee in third pre-season friendly Cove Rangers emerged with a creditable 1-1 draw against Championship side Dundee at Dens Park.
● Caley Jags start pre-season campaign with convincing win over Elgin Caley Thistle defeated Elgin City 7-3 in their first pre-season friendly of the new season at Borough Briggs.
● REGIONAL BREAKDOWN: More than 700 positive Covid-19 cases across Scotland in single-day record More than 700 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
● Section of Aberdeenshire road shut for tree-felling works Drivers are facing delays on an Aberdeenshire road due to tree felling works.
● Golf: Ladies Scottish Open place silver lining from a bleak 2020, says Hannah McCook Nethy Bridge golfer Hannah McCook says securing a place at next year’s Ladies Scottish Open is a silver lining from an otherwise bleak 2020.
● Richard Gordon column: Entire Scottish season without fans is looking more and more likely The announcements by the Scottish Government this week made it clear that football teams are going to have to get used to playing in...
● Elgin defender Cooper bemoans lack of crowds for Caley Thistle double header Elgin City defender Matthew Cooper feels the upcoming friendly double header against Caley Thistle will be a much-changed spectacle without...
● Man and woman rescued after 16ft dinghy swamped with water overnight A man and woman have been airlifted to safety after spending the night in a remote bothy
● Man charged following chainsaw theft from north-east farm A man has been charged after chainsaws and other equipment were stolen from a north-east farm.
● Jim McInally: No point in starting season without assurances on crowds or financial support for clubs Peterhead manager Jim McInally says Scottish football needs some assurances about support for clubs or the return of crowds...
● Police hunt for fire-raisers after straw bales destroyed in Donside More than 20 straw bales have been destroyed in two deliberate fires.
● Striker Oli Shaw eager to make starting claim for Ross County Oli Shaw is ready to stake his claim for a starting place following a disrupted start to his Ross County career.
● The Flying Pigs: Gigantic mahogany-panelled monstrosity might be at heart of broadband problems View from the Midden with MTV’s Jock Alexander
● Students not to blame for rise in Covid-19 cases, say leaders Students say they are being unfairly blamed for the rise in Covid-19 cases and are facing “unjustified” rules compared to the rest of the population.