Living next to green spaces such as parks, allotments, golf courses and playing fields can boost the price of a property by £2,500 on average, statisticians have found.
A project aiming to establish more green spaces in the north-east is under way.
Time is running out for the Aberdeen public to voice its views on the local authority’s green space maintenance services.
A north-east council has proposed a change in the way green spaces are created and maintained to increase biodiversity.
Living in the country or near a city park can reduce the rate of age-related mental decline, research has shown.
Work has started on the creation of the parks, landscapes and green spaces which form part of a huge housing and retail development in Aberdeen.