The new leader of Aberdeenshire Council has revealed plans to restore power to elected members in his first speech since taking the job.
North-east councillors hit out at ‘moronic act of stupidity’ after ambulance stolen while out on call
Councillors have today slammed the "moronic act of stupidity" of a thief who stole an ambulance out on a call in the north-east.
Plans to build dozens of houses on the site of a former north-east secondary school have been deferred by councillors.
The leader of Aberdeenshire Council has admitted he "wouldn't be surprised" if Covid-19 restrictions are tightened in the region.
North-east council leaders warn of service cuts and tax hike as council deals with Covid-19 shortfall
Council leaders have warned residents in the north-east "absolutely everything" is on the table as they look to balance the books.
Council and business leaders have spoken of their disappointment after it emerged the north-east would remain in level two of the Scottish Government's Covid-19 framework.
Bosses at Aberdeenshire Council have been told they must place more focus on the region's most deprived communities.
North-east council chiefs have called for the region to get a fair deal of any fresh funding after a new financial package was announced by the Scottish Government to help them deal with the costs of the pandemic.
A mobile coronavirus testing unit has been deployed to the test centre near Aberdeen International Airport, as concern grows amid a “rapidly accelerating” number of cases in the city.
Councillors have been urged to focus on the north-east's most vulnerable residents as the region continues its Covid-19 recovery.
Aberdeenshire Council is set to review its priorities as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
North-east councillors have given the green light to the creation of a new group to help communities recover from Covid-19.
Councils call for ‘complete overhaul’ of funding system over claims north-east was ‘short-changed’ during pandemic
Council leaders have called for a complete overhaul of the Scottish Government funding system amid claims the north-east has been "short-changed" during the pandemic.
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.