Aberdeen faces becoming a "ghost town" as hundreds of jobs are axed following Debenhams closure due to coronavirus restrictions.
Business leaders in the north-east reacted with frustration to the news lockdown measures will remain in place until the end of April.
A meeting is being held today to discuss the future of Aberdeen's business improvement district body.
Business leaders called for more support to be put in place for firms impacted by the new lockdown measures.
Ahead of today's cabinet meeting, business and hospitality leaders in the north-east spoke of their fears over the prospect of further restrictions being implemented - and underlined the need for support.
Hundreds of people queued up to grab a bargain as Aberdeen's stores opened for the Boxing Day sales last year.
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Local organisations are hoping to welcome back wider audiences to the north-east once again with exciting events next year.
Aberdeen is "running out of arguments" to stay in level two following a rise in Covid-19 cases, city leaders have warned.
Hospitality businesses in Aberdeen are being encouraged to sign up to a new track and trace system as part of a bid to keep venues safe.
A new campaign has been launched encouraging the public to support Aberdeen city centre businesses over the festive period.
Aberdeen City Council leaders have joined forces with business and hospitality groups to urge the Scottish Government not to impose level three coronavirus restrictions on the Granite City.
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More than 5,000 people attended the opening weekend of Aberdeen's indoor Christmas market.
Aberdeen retailers have been busy with shoppers keen to bag a bargain in the Black Friday sales.
A number of city centre car parks in Aberdeen will be free to use at weekends next month as part of a council effort to encourage people to shop local ahead of Christmas.
The Virtual Society Awards honoured the very best of the north-east at an online ceremony.
Businesses across the north-east are taking part in a new Christmas scheme in the hope of bringing people back to the city centre during its hour of greatest need.
Frontline NHS workers have thanked more than a dozen businesses and organisations signed up to the Pick Me Up Project, which aims to help free up hospital beds.
An indoor Christmas market will open in an Aberdeen shopping centre this week.
Diners get another bite at discounted meals this month as Aberdeen Restaurant Week toasts successful event
More than a dozen of the participating venues have extended their discounted menus until the end of November.
Businesses in Aberdeen are being encouraged to sign up to a new initiative which will help to support the economy.
The foodie favourite event has been extended to run over two weeks, and the public are eating it up.
North-east business leaders have joined growing calls for the UK Government to make the full furlough scheme available whenever it is needed.
Business leaders in the north-east have warned many firms "will not survive" a second Scotland-wide lockdown if it is imposed.
Diners can enjoy a range of offers during the event which supports the hospitality sector.
A business body has called for tiered restrictions on communities to be continually reviewed to help town and city centres to survive.
Business leaders in the north-east have expressed their disappointment after it was confirmed current coronavirus restrictions would be extended.
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Aberdeen Restaurant Week is calling on venues to help serve up city-wide hospitality celebration.
Plans have been launched for an indoor festive market in Aberdeen which will bring a financial boost to a children's charity.