The council has pledged to fully restore the bollards on a historic River Don crossing within a week after provoking fury by removing them for the Great Aberdeen Run.
Harbour chiefs have revealed they installed the controversial bollards on a popular walkway after a car nearly smashed into a pram.
A man who moved to Lossiemouth from Glasgow after becoming besotted by the scenic seaside town fears it has become "less friendly" since a popular access road was blocked off.
The failure of a Scottish Government minister to resolve a long-running wrangle over an unpopular set of bollards has been branded "another nail in the coffin" of Lossiemouth.
Traders in a Moray town claim their summer season has been wrecked - by a set of bollards.
Outraged residents in a Moray fishing town fighting the closure of an access road may have been thrown a lifeline.