Progress to tackle the discrimination experienced by the gypsy traveller community in Scotland has stagnated, MSPs have heard.
A traveller camp on the outskirts of a North-east community has been backed by council planners despite public outcry.
Victim Support Scotland is calling for a victim-centred approach to dealing with hate crime as it publishes a new report on the issue.
Travellers are setting up camp in the North-east almost every three days on average, latest figures show.
Plans are in the pipeline to create a new Travellers’ site in the North-east.
A petition to block a controversial Travellers camp at a former council depot has already attracted 290 signatures.
Travellers who have pitched up beside a city academy have been given until Monday to leave.
A petition has been launched opposing the creation of a Traveller campsite in the North-east.
A council has launched a process to find a builder for Aberdeenshire's first official site for Travellers.
A new business park has finally been approved for a North-east community after debates over a Travellers’ site threatened to derail the plans.
New guidance for managing unauthorised Traveller camps has been slammed as not worth the paper it's written on.
It may take decades before the conditions are met for a Travellers’ site to be legally required in a new North-east town.
Councillors said the availability of work was the reason their area attracted so many Travellers.
Councillors are to seek clarification over a Travellers' site in plans to create a business park in a North-east town.
Plans to improve access to healthcare for Travellers and ethnic communities in the North-east have been put forward by NHS Grampian.
Developer reaches agreement with North-east council over requirement to provide Travellers site land
An agreement has now been reached to include a Travellers site in plans to create a business park and hotel in a North-east town.
Councillors are being urged to approve a planning application for a caravan site for Travellers - despite 42 objections to the scheme.
A North-east council could pay Travellers to look after and clean up their own halting site, the Evening Express can reveal today.
A call has been made to introduce measures near a school to stop Travellers from pitching up in the area.
Concerns were today raised after Travellers pitched up outside one of the North-east's newest academies.
A councillor has spoken of his frustration after Travellers were evicted from a country park - only to set up on another site just yards away.
Legal moves are to be taken to evict Travellers who have pitched up near Aberdeen Beach.
COUNCILLORS have been asked to come up with more options for Traveller sites in the North-east after three were rejected.
COUNCILLORS have been asked to approve the creation of two Traveller halting sites.
LEGAL action was due to begin after a group of Travellers failed to move off of land for the new city bypass.
A GROUP of Travellers parked on land earmarked for the new city bypass must move over the weekend - or will face legal action, it emerged today.
TRAVELLERS have set up camp on a site closed off for work on Aberdeen's new bypass.
A NEW Traveller site for Aberdeen could be signed off next week, with the issue dividing opinion in the area.