The Scottish Government has promised to invest millions of pounds to make improvements to communities across the north and north-east.
Finance Secretary John Swinney said Aberdeen City Council would receive a share of a £10.8billion local government funding grant, including an extra £11.3million as a result of the new 85% funding floor formula.
He added that the city would receive £6.1million to boost its housing stock and government investment in Torry and Kincorth academies, Brimmond Primary School and the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary campus.
Mr Swinney said the government was investing in the Aberdeen Community Health and Care Village, Woodside Health Centre, the Aberdeen bypass and Aberdeen to Inverness rail improvements.
He added that Aberdeenshire Council would receive £9.4million to boost housing stock and continued investment in both Alford and Ellon academies and a new Inverurie health centre.
Mr Swinney said the government was committed to replacing Inveramsay Bridge near Inverurie.
The government is allocating £5.1million to Moray Council for new affordable housing and investing money in Elgin High School and Milne’s Primary School.
Highland Council will receive £16.6million for housing and the government is committed to investing in Wick High School, Inverness Royal Academy and Inverness College.
Shetland Islands will receive £2million for housing stock and investment in the new Anderson High School in Lerwick and improvements to Holmsgarth and Lerwick harbours.
Western Isles Council will be given £2.3million for housing as well as investment in ferry and air services to the islands, and a new North Uist primary school.