An initiative has been launched to support young people who have a caring role.
Respitality will see local businesses offer short breaks, spa treatments, leisure passes, dining experiences and more to youngsters and adults alike.
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The project, run by Aberdeenshire Council and the Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership, hopes to improve the wellbeing of those with a caring role.
Councillor Gillian Owen said: “Support comes in many forms and we hope this project will inspire local businesses to offer some much-needed VIP treatment.”