The members of a council committee forced to consider a planning application submitted by one of their colleagues accepted they were taking the "cop out" option of passing the buck.
Banff and Buchan Area Committee
A contractor has been appointed to work on the refurbishment of the new Faithlie Centre.
Stringent protections are to be put in place to preserve the character of an historic north-east town.
Council chiefs have agreed the sale of a much-loved former north-east school despite community groups “begging” not to be made homeless.
North-east councillors have raised concerns over a new report which claims that nearly 20% of children in Banff and Buchan are living in poverty after housing costs.
New figures revealed that nearly 20% of Banff and Buchan children live in poverty after housing costs in 2017.
Plans to build a potato storage and biomass burner unit have been refused by councillors.
Furious residents of Portsoy will hold a demonstration this week in a final push to save their recycling centre.
Plans to build two houses on the grounds of a former care home have been recommended for refusal.
More retail opportunities could be created in Banff after councillors agreed to put Canal Park on the market.
A delighted businessman has been given the go-ahead to demolish a dilapidated C-listed building to expand his popular shop.
A funding bid for more than £50,000 aimed at completing regeneration efforts in a north-east town will be discussed by councillors next week.
The under threat recycling centre at Portsoy could be saved under a new proposal being put forward by councillors.
Councillors have praised police in Banff and Buchan after after it was revealed serious assault rates have reduced by 16%.
Plans are under way to improve services for deaf residents living in Aberdeenshire.
Controversial plans for a quarry have been backed by councillors, despite road safety concerns.
A renewed attempt to create a holiday camp in the north-east is likely to be blocked once more.
Councillors will next week decide whether or not to fund a £100,000 enterprise centre which aims to get north-east entrepreneurs off the ground.
Plans to create a fishermen’s refuge in Macduff have been approved.
A string of north-east organisations could discover today whether they have secured funding for important projects.
Councillors have dismissed fears that a new council depot could contaminate the water supply in a north-east town.
Councillors will hold a site visit at tiny north-east village before deciding whether a property owner can keep an oil tank outside his home.
A councillor in the midst of a row after he lobbied colleagues to support his controversial wind turbine will today seek consent to build a home on the same bit of land.
A variety of projects across the north-east are set to win a share of local authority funding.
Councillors yesterday paid their final tributes to a colleague who died after a two-year battle with cancer.
A north-east councillor's controversial bid to install a wind turbine on his land, near holiday homes, has been approved by his colleagues.
A north-east councillor, who gained planning permission for a wind turbine on his land, is facing a fresh fight for approval after a legal challenge at the Court of Session.
A variety of projects, including the funding of life jackets for a north-east rowing club will vie for newly-available council funding next week.
North-east councillors have agreed to take over a fire-hit building to create a potential base for commercial development.
Multimillion pound plans to develop and extend two north-east harbours have been described as the "shot in the arm" the region needs.
North-east councillors have thrown out controversial proposals to build tourist housing at a historyic north-east harbour.
Councillors last night backed repairs to a historic north-east beach front - despite concerns over the cost.