● Cash stolen from Inverness care homes in overnight raids Police are appealing for information after a number of care homes in Inverness were targeted by thieves.
● Electrical giant opens an Aberdeen and Inverness store for click and collect An electrical giant has re-opened two of their north-east stores today.
● Lifeboat and helicopter launched to assist fishing trawler taking on water off Shetland A fishing vessel is currently being escorted to harbour after it began taking on water in the early hours of this morning off Shetland.
● Popular Aberdeen cafe reopens for takeaway and delivery A popular Aberdeen cafe has reopened for takeaway and delivery.
● Furloughed and redundant oil and gas workers given chance to upskill Furloughed and redundant oil and gas workers are being offered free access to a skills portal.
● Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack refuses to rule out move to sign Jonny Hayes Aberdeen chief Dave Cormack has not ruled out a move to sign former Reds winger Jonny Hayes.
● Alex Bell: Talk of letting in three million from Hong Kong is just a distraction from disasters Boris Johnson says three million Hong Kong residents could move to the UK. How that fits in with the anti-immigration policy of...
● Jim Hunter: History goes viral as it catches up with us If, like me, you write a bit about the past, you find its shape can seem to change. This, on the face of things, might seem a crazy thing to say.
● Businessmen pledge thousands to River Dee Trust to help protect its future Three prominent Aberdeenshire businessmen have pledged thousands of pounds to the River Dee Trust to help protect its future.
● Highland community create hand-painted pebbles for signature mosaic Residents in a Ross-shire town have been using lockdown to create a mosaic for a newly-transformed memorial garden.
● Photographer in Moray wants to offer glimpse of lockdown for future generations A Moray photographer has captured poignant images of residents and staff at care homes during lockdown.
● Trust criticises vandals who damaged fence on steep path in Highland woodlands Vandals removed safety rails from a fence on a steep path - to use them on a campfire.
● North-east community group offers funding to others in need A north-east community group is offering financial support to other groups in need during the Covid-19 pandemic.
● Robert Gordon University becomes first institution in Scotland to receive student award Robert Gordon University has been awarded for leading the way in producing innovative thinking students.
● Portgordon Coronavirus Support Group set up larder to help those in need in the community A support group in Portgordon has set up a community larder in a bid to help those in need through the coronavirus pandemic.
● Bus firm rolls out passenger-tracking app to help with social distancing Bus passengers in Aberdeen can now see how full their next journey may be before they board.
● Aberdeenshire families enjoy responsible lockdown celebration after bumper chocolate donation Community volunteers in Aberdeenshire have come together to give youngsters in the area something to celebrate.
● Aberdeen school launches drive for Cfine foodbank donations Pupils at an Aberdeen primary are going the extra mile to help a north-east foodbank through lockdown.
● North-east doctors carry out 29 times as many consultations by video call during lockdown A new report has shown a 2,900% increase in doctors appointments being carried out by video call in the north-east, as health services...
● North and north-east communities share £80,000 pot to help vulnerable people during pandemic Communities across the north and north-east have been awarded tens of thousands of pounds by an energy company to help them support...
● Endangered newts thriving in Highland woodland habitat An endangered species of newt is thriving in a Highland woodland which is its most northerly UK outpost.
● CORONAVIRUS LIVE: The key updates on May 4 Keep up with the latest updates as the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact across the country. Reporters from across the DCT Media titles will keep you up to date with the latest ...
● Talented actress proud to represent Moray in Coronation Street A Moray actress has said she is "proud" to represent the region in the UK's longest-running television soap.
● Granite City feeling virus impact as job vacancies dip by 26% New job vacancy figures show a mixed picture across Scotland, with starkly contrasting fortunes reported for Aberdeen and Inverness.