Orkney residents will have to fork out almost 5% more on Council Tax, it has been confirmed.
Petition to reinstate grass cutting services across Moray is supported by more than 400 in less than a day
Hundreds of angry residents across Moray have signed a petition calling for publicly-funded grass cutting in parks to be reinstated.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is facing a grilling from MSPs over how the Scottish Government plans to meet a possible budget shortfall of more than £1 billion.
The Scottish Government’s latest financial strategy is lacking “analytical assessment” and contains only “limited information” on spending plans, economic experts have said.
Scottish ministers have been warned they “can’t run up a big credit card bill” to deal with a looming £1 billion budget shortfall.
The Scottish Government is facing a possible funding gap of more than £1 billion in its budget for the next three years, a new report has revealed.
A flagship renovation project of one of Aberdeen’s oldest buildings has been branded “woefully late and tragically over budget”.
With its gleaming skyscrapers, hyper-priced designer shops and enormous yachts lining the quayside, Dubai has rightly gained a reputation as a millionaires’ playground.
The Scottish Government needs to invest “considerably more” on tackling child poverty if it is to meet legally binding targets it has set, according to its own advisers.
Highland Council has clawed back a massive budget overspend by £3million in four months.
Highland councillors are today debating proposals that could see them spending £2.5m to help facilitate cuts of more than £37m.
Council plans to close down a service set up to help adults improve their reading and writing skills were delayed at a meeting yesterday.
The leader of Moray Council's opposition group has appealed to local residents to give their feedback on cuts made to services.
Review into Ballater Station overspend finds delays and money were ‘justified’ by its stunning resurrection
Councillors have praised the stunning restoration of the historic Ballater Station but accepted that lessons must to be learned from the project.
NHS Highland has recruited a team of finance experts from one of the UK’s biggest consultancy firms to help tackle the beleaguered health authority’s “significant financial challenge”.
Calls were yesterday made for the council to "come clean" over whether any sports facilities in the city will close as a result of major funding cuts.
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Business leaders have criticised the “regrettable” decision to cut hundreds of thousands of pounds from Visit Aberdeenshire which they believe could leave the hospitality sector “crippled”.
Council tax, parking charges and recycling fees to go up in Aberdeen as major organisations also take funding hit
Council tax in Aberdeen will go up by 4.5%, parking charges will be increased by up to 14% and a new brown bin charge introduced to save the local authority more than £41million.
Unions, political parties and concerned community groups gathered outside the Town House yesterday as more than £40 million of cuts and savings had to be made inside.
Charity workers are preparing to protest against the "catastrophic" cuts which could be made by Aberdeen City Council today.
Aberdeen City Council is spending more than £115,000 a day paying back loan debt – a sum higher than the hefty budget shortfall it is preparing to tackle.
The SNP has called for Aberdeen City Council to scrap multi-million-pound plans to redevelop Union Terrace Gardens.
One of Aberdeen’s biggest community schemes has warned that “hundreds of families” will be affected by the council’s proposal to slash its budget by 40%.
Council proposals to cut funding for organisations set up to boost tourism will "significantly jeopardise" plans to create growth and jobs in the local economy, it was claimed yesterday.
Scotland's professional body for librarians has sent a letter to council bosses pleading for them to save the service.
Moray Council yesterday approved plans to cut £10.3million from its budget over the next year.
More than 200 jobs could be lost as Aberdeen City Council considers budget plans to close £41.2m funding gap
More than 200 jobs at Aberdeen City Council could be lost amid proposed budget cuts designed to save the cash-strapped authority more than £40 million in the next year.
Plans to pass control of community centres into the hands of the public would "destroy" facilities across the city, it has been claimed.
Public toilets, libraries and community centres could close under ‘heartbreaking’ Aberdeen City Council budget plans
The city council could close all of its public toilets, all but one of its libraries and axe all lollipop men and women in an effort save £45 million over the next year.
Moray public toilets could be turned into tourism hotspots – but not before a lot of work and time is put in
Moray public toilets in key tourism areas could be turned into wi-fi hotspots and tourism information sites to give them a more sustainable future.
Cuts to a vital education service could affect the integration of non-native English speakers in Moray, it was claimed yesterday.