In the absence of a Scots Language Board, a new body the North-East Scots Language Board (NESLB) has been launched, with representatives from Aberdeen University, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen City and Shire Councils, Moray Council, and Angus. “The Board his been foonit tae reflect an uphaud this goal by promotin an developin North-East Scots as an integral pairt o the region’s heritage, identity, an cultural life. Steps maun be taen tae mak siccar that its use is normalised in education, the airts, media, an ither sectors”.
Bella Caledonia also covered it, but this piece generated an interesting response.
Update: In 2019, the Doric Board wis formally constituted, wi officers Frieda Morrison, Gordon Hay, and Fred Gordon, tae tak the mission forrit.