Mayday call sparks major search operation

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018


EMERGENCY services were launched last night after HM Coastguard and several fishing vessels picked up a spoken mayday call in the Moray Firth off Macduff.

Driver caught at 98mph on A947 road

Published: Mon 18 Jun 2018


A 29-year-old man from the Banff area has been charged for allegedly driving at 98mph on the A947 Banff to Turriff road.

Have a ball at this year's European Championships

Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018

Glasgow 2018, Scottish Government Viewpoint, Scottish Government

A NEW era in world sport will get under way this summer as Glasgow and Berlin host the inaugural European Championships - an exciting new multi-sport event bringing together some of the continent's leading sports.

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