Aberdeenshire's crumbling bridges are "one of the biggest challenges" facing the region it was claimed yesterday amid calls for additional investment.
As 2020 gets under way, Peter Ranscombe gazes into his crystal ball to explore important milestones coming up in the year ahead
Scottish public services could face “terrible calamity” if Holyrood is unable to pass its budget in time, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has warned.
Boris Johnson has told senior ministers they must “root out waste” in their departments as the Government focuses on the priorities set out in the Tories’ general election manifesto.
Powers to collect income tax in Scotland could be jeopardised by the failure to pass a budget in time, potentially leaving ministers with a £13 billion revenue shortfall.
The first post-Brexit Budget will be on March 11, with Chancellor Sajid Javid promising a spending spree to help “left behind” parts of the country.
Cash-strapped Aberdeen City Council bosses must make tens of million in cuts next year, months after slashing more than £40 million from budgets.
NHS Highland has made significant progress towards achieving its targeted £28 million worth of savings - but the health board remains around £5 million short of breaking even.
More than 60 bridges across Aberdeenshire will be closed within a decade unless they are repaired or replaced.
Britain’s fiscal watchdog has confirmed it will publish a new outlook of the public finances on November 7 despite next week’s Budget being cancelled.
Candice Brown has called on the Government to protect the “lifeline” of local pubs by cutting “astronomical” levels of beer tax.
Can you balance Aberdeenshire’s finances? Council launches new digital budget-setting challenge for residents
Aberdeenshire Council has created an online budget-setting simulator to help residents tell councillors how they would handle the authority’s finances.
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.
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.
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.