The planned reopening of beer gardens and outdoor seating areas in the hospitality sector has been described as a "glimmer of hope" for pubs - although hoteliers are seeking further guidelines on operational limitations.
A family-owned hospitality firm has collaborated with local businesses to reopen its cafe in the heart of Aberdeen as a "communal store".
A businessman has issued a challenge to beggars – saying if they want work they should come and see him.
A bar owner has been asked to take down a banner showing support for Aberdeen FC’s new stadium.
A pub boss today defended moves to open his bar until 1am - claiming it will reduce noise for neighbours.