Work crews have dismantled part of a historic Moray port in order to protect it from further collapses.
North-east council slashes £90,000 from teacher advertising but sees no change in number of applicants
A North-east council has cut more than £90,000 from advertising teacher vacancies - but have seen no change in the number of applicants.
A section of a port has been sealed off after sea water carved a hole in one of its piers.
A dredger which cost Moray Council £2.4 million has only performed about six months of work since its launch in April 2016.
Teachers could be recruited from Australia in an attempt to solve a local authority’s ongoing recruitment crisis.
Education chiefs have suggested children in parts of Moray would be better off if the council axed smaller primary schools.
Moray Council has been criticised for running a Facebook poll to finalise plans to save more than £6 million.
Ryan Edwards is the second councillor to resign in the last two weeks with the opposition now saying there is a "clear division" amongst the leading group.
Councillors have slammed the brakes on proposals to introduce a 20mph speed limit in the North-east – because it would cost too much.
School crossing patrollers, public toilets, community centres and libraries are all under threat in a savage council savings plan that has caused a senior Tory councillor to quit the party.
A move has been sparked to make Angus playparks smoke-free zones.
Emergency services are battling a blaze at a council building in Elgin after a large quantity of paper caught fire.
Two councillors have launched a petition against a parking charges shake-up, which they branded “a decision that flies in the face of logic”.
A new North-east school has celebrated its grand opening.
There are fears that a North-east leisure centre could have to close due to rising costs at a time of dropping user numbers.
New figures have revealed the amount spent repairing potholes across the North-east in the last year.
Water at three primary schools remains contaminated with lead following attempts to fix the problem.
Aberdeen residents are being faced with problems balancing the books because council officials are taking months to process paperwork.
An American teacher “desperate” to help fill classroom vacancies in Moray says she has been blocked from getting a job in the region because the council will not back her application for a visa.
A local authority has been accused of “failing” children after it emerged teachers dedicated to pupils with specialist needs have been used to cover staff shortages more than 300 times this year.
Bottled water has been issued to school pupils after the drinking supply was found to be contaminated with lead.
Fresh calls have been made for publicly-funded bus routes to be rolled out in the North-east after it emerged the only current service nets the council a “phenomenal” profit.
Approval has been given for £25,000 of essential work to prevent a crumbling landmark from “catastrophic failure”.
Increased incentives, designed to persuade a local authority’s council house tenants to downsize have failed to boost housing stock.
A £30 million plan to relieve traffic gridlock in a North-east community could take a major step forward this week.
The owner of a former nightclub venue hopes photos of the building in its heyday can inspire designs for its planned future use as flats.
A local authority has been urged to improve access to polling stations following complaints that disabled and some elderly people were unable to vote during recent elections.
A North-east councillor who was elected under a week ago has resigned with immediate effect.
A warning has been issued after a North-east toddler was found with electrical wiring from a teddy bear wrapped round her neck.
The first images of a remarkable refurbishment of one of Moray’s most recognisable landmarks have been released.