Councillors have asked for more information before committing to the sale of one of the town's prime development sites.
As part of the P&J’s week-long series on the challenges grieving families face when a loved one dies, Calum Ross today investigates the soaring cost of funerals.
Graveyards are on the brink of running out of space for new burials in dozens of communities across the north and north-east, it can be revealed.
It could turn into the Broch's very own range for Rover.
Local authorities have admitted they are under “pressure” to act on cemetery provision but insisted that “plans are in place” for many sites.
Parents in the north-east are being advised to apply for their preferred school for their child - including facilities that are currently mothballed.
Controversial plans to scrap free parking look like they could move ahead, despite opposition from town centre traders.
A north-east council is to press ahead with selling off two of its offices.
“Screaming” rats scurrying behind walls have kept residents up at night as parts of Aberdeenshire have been left with uncollected bins.
Fraserburgh SNP councillors have pledged to fight to protect the hour's free parking currently available in council car parks.
Aberdeenshire Council has come out top on a list of authorities with defective bridges across Scotland.
Council bosses have been urged to invest in training more apprentices to reduce spending on costly temporary agency workers.
Business communities across Aberdeenshire have voiced their concern about plans to scrap free car parking in town centres.
A north-east council has spent more than £256,000 on relief bin lorry staff.
A former education chief has been honoured for her years of dedication in the classroom.
An iconic Aberdeenshire bridge is being demolished, but the possibility of a replacement being built remains in doubt.
Aberdeenshire Council is one of many local authorities across Scotland employing people to look into the recycling habits of residents.
A north-east war memorial is being left in an “appalling” and “disrespectful” state until after the new year.
A Victorian bridge, which has been repeatedly smashed by reckless motorists, has been damaged once again.
Improvement work on a north-east secondary school will begin next month.
Work has started on a £2.1 million project to renovate the jewel in the crown of Buchan.
Three people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a care home which was forced to shut its doors by the courts.
An ancient stone circle that has remained unknown to archaeologists for thousands of years has been officially recognised.
Education chiefs have been accused of downplaying the effects of a playground assault which left a young girl “sexually traumatised”.
Hundreds of hate crimes were committed in Aberdeenshire over the past year.
Police are warning motorists of debris covering a Banff road after a lorry over turned this morning.
A north-east councillor has quit his party and the ruling Aberdeenshire administration.
Plans to build two houses on the grounds of a former care home have been recommended for refusal.
A portfolio of common good assets in Banff has been drawn up for the first time.
More than 90 affordable homes could be built in a north-east seaside town despite warnings they may be “the slums of the future".
A popular walking route in the Cairngorms National Park near Ballater has been made accessible after repairs to an historic bridge.
They have a hectic schedule at this time of year.