By Tyrone Smith
BBC Scotland Sport
Firefighters have had to tackle outbreaks of wildfire in the Western Isles.
A BBC team spent a night alongside police as they responded to reports of illegal lockdown gatherings.
NHS Grampian is stepping up efforts to recruit vaccinators as the immunisation programme gathers speed.
It is looking for people in Aberdeen, Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Huntly, Banchory, Inverurie, Stonehaven and Macduff.
Rescuers have come the aid of a swan trapped for hours on a frozen Scottish loch.