Motorists, grieving families, disabled and elderly people, young couples and recyclers are among those to have been hit by soaring charges for council services in recent years.
Aberdeen City Council
A shock new audit report into Aberdeen City Council’s handling of contracts has found the authority broke European law.
Local authorities in the north and north-east will soon be raising more than £1 billion each year in extra revenue as they hike charges and fees to help plug funding gaps.
Councillors are being asked to approve £60,000 from the bus lanes penalty pot for traffic management at this year’s massive Offshore Europe conference in Aberdeen.
A new affordable housing development in Aberdeen has been opened by Housing Minister Kevin Stewart.
In the first part of this week’s P&J series on local government finance, Calum Ross today finds out how council workforces have shrunk in recent years.
A public consultation will be launched into how the city council can help fight climate change in Aberdeen- after research found thousands of local authority man hours were spent fighting the effects.
An urgent new action plan has been developed in an effort to keep Aberdeen City Council’s “dedicated” European workforce amid mounting Brexit uncertainty.
Aberdeen is famously known as the Granite City, but the influence of those who have worked with the famous stone extends way beyond the north east.
A dilapidated A-listed house designed by Aberdeen’s most famous architect has been put on the market by council chiefs - nearly two decades after it was last occupied.
Thousands of people are expected in Aberdeen this weekend to take in new street art across the city centre.
A raft of terror prevention measures have been completed in Aberdeen- including blocking extremist websites on public internet services.
Calls were yesterday made for the city council to reveal whether the vacant post of a senior director who resigned would be refilled.
A survey to find out people’s views on a potential London style public bike hire scheme in Aberdeen has been launched.
The noisiest areas in the city have been mapped out for the first time.
Long-awaited demolition works at a disused Aberdeen school are expected to start within a matter of weeks.
Aberdeen council’s co-leader Douglas Lumsden has hit back at his political rival after a new brown bin charge was criticised.
Call to scrap ‘garden tax’ as Aberdeen council reveals residents will have to buy permits for their brown bins
Aberdeen residents will soon have to stick special permits to their bins to prove they have paid for them to be collected.
A council has appointed a firm to help make sure its tower block residents are safe from fires.
Aberdeen City Council has been accused of cashing-in on tragedy after it increased burial fees despite being the only authority to make £1million a year in profit from funerals.
Councils across the north and north-east have spent more than £60million drafting in consultants, the Press and Journal can reveal.
The number of people left homeless as a result of domestic violence has almost tripled in Aberdeen over the past five years.
Creative groups in Aberdeen are being urged to claim a share of a £180,000 council cultural grant.
A war of words has broken out between two Aberdeen councillors who represent the same ward after one accused the other of a “disingenuous” claims in a leaflet.
Aberdeen council bosses have had to summon sheriff officers to chase more than £50million of unpaid council tax in the last three years.
Aberdeen’s new depute provost has vowed to work “for the people” a month on from her appointment.
An Aberdeen councillor has said there are “big opportunities” for north-east businesses in a southern African country following the ousting of its brutal dictator.
A dozen council projects across Aberdeen have cost the city almost £100 million more than originally planned, according to the council’s former depute leader.
The number of sick days needed by Aberdeen’s teachers because of stress has skyrocketed, sparking renewed calls for them to be given more support in the classroom.
Street lights across Aberdeen are to be fitted with special dimmer switches in a bid to cut energy costs.
A string of north-east roads will be officially “de-trunked” and brought under council control next week.
Hundreds of trees infected with a deadly disease face being cut down across Aberdeen.