Dozens of catering staff at CairnGorm Mountain have been told there is no work for them whilst the funicular railway is out of action, leaving many with the possibility of facing a winter season without wages.
Cairngorm Ski Centre
Ski centres are hoping for a “reasonable” season this year with the Lecht expecting to remain open for Easter.
Wintry conditions are set to continue into the weekend across the north-east, according to the Met Office.
The organisers of a fearsome 100km challenge through the Speyside countryside in May have set an ambitious £10,000 target for the gruelling event.