People have been urged to have their say on a north-east council’s controversial plans to scrap free parking periods.
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Measures which could be launched in August could see the 30-minute free parking period scrapped in Aberdeenshire in favour of an initial charge of 50p for the first hour, rising to £1 for the second.
A row has erupted after it was revealed that some parking charges in the north-east could double.
Councillors have agreed to review car parking charges across Aberdeenshire.
Councillors are set to discuss a proposal that could see free parking scrapped at Aberdeenshire pay and display car parks.
Council chiefs are having to spend more than £70,000 to upgrade pay and display machines for the new £1 coin.
THE first pay and display machines to be removed from Aberdeen streets have been earmarked, the Evening Express can today reveal.
NEARLY a quarter of Aberdeen's pay and display machines are to be removed.