Police Scotland has thanked members of the public and businesses for complying with a new law designed to slow the spread of coronavirus.
The roll-out of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline officers in local policing divisions across Scotland is expected to get under way next week.
Police Scotland has charged three youths in relation to the fire at Commercial Street in Macduff on Sunday.
The latest update on the Coronavirus pandemic from Chief Constable Iain Livingstone QPM
Police Scotland will now instruct officers to serve emergency closure orders on any licensed premises which refuse to comply on the grounds of the threat posed to public safety.