A decision to scrap plans to introduce late night bin collections in Aberdeen has been hailed as a “victory for common sense”.
It has emerged that additional lights would be fitted to vehicles and head torches issued to workers to combat concerns over operating in the dark.
Refuse workers could strike if proposed new shift patterns are introduced which would see bins collected close to 10pm in the city.
Aberdeen City Council have put out dates for bin collections this year.
Plans to introduce three-weekly non-recyclable bin collections across Aberdeenshire are to be revisited.
Members of Aberdeenshire Council’s infrastructure services committee voted to approve a kerbside shake-up on Thursday.
North-east councils have announced the opening times for libraries as well as the pick-up times for bins, and the Evening Express has compiled it into one handy guide for you.
Council chiefs in Aberdeen are considering reducing bin collections across the city to every three weeks in a desperate bid to save cash.