Aberdeen residents have been urged to have their say on which dates bars and clubs should have extended hours.
An unregistered bouncer was caught out during a police operation at pubs and clubs.
Aberdeen's nightclub owners have said more action is needed to prevent businesses closing.
Aberdeen's clubs, bars and music venues are among those set to benefit from the appointment of a new late-night manager.
A councillor today said the local authority has to help pubs and clubs struggling in the oil downturn.