Another councillor has stepped down from one of the major groups which rule a north-east local authority.
Opposition councillors in Aberdeenshire have branded the announcement of a change of leadership at the local authority an “unwelcome distraction”.
A plan has been put in place for changing the leader of a north-east council.
Government officials have been urged to back a proposal to scrap council debt repayments and help them fight coronavirus – potentially saving Aberdeen more than £20 million.
The coronavirus has forced a north-east council to change spending plans for the coming year.
A landmark north-east building will reopen following a major revamp.
The leader of Aberdeenshire Council has warned the local authority faces having to find millions of pounds ahead of its budget next month.
Three quarters of north-east residents taking part in consultation favour ‘modest increase’ in council tax
Members of the public were urged to have their say over the local authority’s spending plans for the next financial year.
Aberdeenshire Council leader Jim Gifford made the comment after the Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg branded the Scottish Government’s use of taxpayers’ money as “wasteful”.
The boss of Donald Trump’s north-east golf resort has hailed the decision to approve more than 500 homes at its estate.
Council leaders in the north-east have warned they will reach a point when providing certain services becomes “unsustainable”.
Aberdeenshire Council’s £27 million budget shortfall could grow if staff win a higher-than-predicted pay rise.
Council tax could also rise by 4.79% for residents across the region, with the council leader confirming discussions were still ongoing on whether to put this forward.
A politician has defended investment in internet coverage in his area after a report was critical of web speeds.
North-east residents were today facing a 3% rise in their council tax bills as it emerged cuts could be made to frontline services.
An initiative to put north-east town centres at the heart of decision making has received a national award.
Plans for a major new development in a north-east village have been refused.
Boats are set to be used to pick up rubbish for residents in a landslip-hit community.
Senior councillors have been invited to a landslip-hit community amid claims it has reached “crisis point”.
A North-east council shelled out more than £370,000 on a sports and leisure trust which never saw the light of day.
A council education boss has announced she is to retire after seven years in the job.
North-east businesses are set for a broadband boost thanks to a £23 billion Government funding scheme.
Increasing demands in the face of budget reductions is the biggest challenge facing Aberdeenshire Council, according to its new leader.