Tributes have been paid to a North-east councillor who has died.
Ian Gray, the SNP representative for Banff and District, passed away at the weekend aged 73 after a long illness.
Banff and Macduff SNP Branch are saddened to have learnt of the passing of Branch member and Banff & District SNP…
Cllr Gray was elected in May 2007.
He passed away on Saturday surrounded by his family.
Flags at the council headquarters and at the Banff and Buchan area office are flying at half-mast in tribute.
Aberdeenshire Council leader Richard Thomson said: “This is a very sad day for us all and for everyone who knew Cllr Gray.
“He was a measured, considered and thoroughly professional councillor as well as being passionate about his constituency issues.
“The Banff and Buchan area has lost a true champion.”