Owners of a north-east pub will find out this week if they can serve alcohol later.
Those in charge of the Crown Bar on Gordon Street, Huntly, have applied to Aberdeenshire Council for permission to serve until 1am every day except Sunday.
At present, the bar stops selling drink at 11pm Sunday to Wednesday and 11.45pm Thursday to Saturday.
They would also like to be able to serve from 10am every day except Sunday, which is an hour earlier than currently.
The application has been put before Central Aberdeenshire Licensing Board, which will consider the issue at its next meeting at Gordon House in Inverurie on Wednesday at 10.30am.
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A report to the committee said nobody has formally objected to the application.
It added: “The board will consider extending the commencement of the sale of alcohol from 11am (to earlier) under certain circumstances, such as tourism, or provision of food.
“Licensed hours for on-sales premises in particular can have an impact not only within the individual premises but also in the locality in which the premises are situated.”