Seven north-east businesses have been shortlisted for a prestigious Scottish VOWS awards.
A new ice cream and coffee shop has opened in Aberdeen.
An Aberdeen hair salon has been named best in Scotland at a national awards ceremony.
A new Highland games heritage centre will be named after a royal supporter.
An Aberdeenshire community cinema has screenings of a Hollywood film this weekend.
More than 1,000 drink enthusiasts are expected to descend on an event in Aberdeenshire to sample the region’s best food and spirits.