A new coffee shop has opened its doors in Aberdeenshire.
A new hair and beauty salon has opened in Aberdeen.
Laughter may well prove to be the best medicine as a city comedy festival teams up with a mental health charity.
A popular light festival will return to the city in February.
An award-winning DJ is to return to a north-east town to entertain music fans.
Annie Lennox has donated auction prizes to a charity appeal to expand neurological care services.