Hopes have been raised that Moray Council’s pleas for a better funding allocation from the Scottish Government may finally be winning over opponents.
Campaigners last night warned Four Seasons Health Care's plight was proof of a "crisis" in the care sector.
In the first part of this week’s P&J series on local government finance, Calum Ross today finds out how council workforces have shrunk in recent years.
A local authority in Scotland overpaid staff and former workers by more than £800,000 in less than three years, spending watchdogs have revealed.
Plans for a £25 million community centre on the grounds of a former Aberdeen school have been given a major boost.
Moray Council leader continuing campaign for more cash after Scottish Government budget announcement
The leader of Moray Council says the fight is continuing to ensure it gets a better funding deal from the Scottish Government.
Calls for Moray to be put forward for Scottish pilot scheme to establish negotiated sites for travellers
Moray could be put forward for a new pilot scheme in Scotland which would establish negotiated sites for travellers.
Families across the north and north-east will benefit from grants for school uniform.
Council workers have been urged by a trade union to reject a pay rise amid claims it would “only increase disparity” between staff and bosses.
A young refugee has revealed touching details about his new life - and warm welcome - on a Hebridean island for the first time.
The Scottish Government and Cosla have been called on to intervene after allegations Moray Council is being run as an “undemocratic dictatorship”.
A dispute erupted last night over fears that an “error” has left north and north-east councils facing a further funding cut by the Scottish Government.
Moray Council is weighing up the consequences of raising council tax by more than the 3% allowed by the Scottish Government.
New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard branded the chancellor’s Autumn Budget a failure – and Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said Britain had plunged “deep in the relegation zone”.
North-east Labour councillor Alison Evison has been elected president of the body which governs local authorities in Scotland.
Crunch talks will take place on whether Aberdeen City Council will re-join the negotiating body Cosla at the first full meeting of the authority after the election.
Councils across the north will consider a "collective response" to the latest expected cut in their government grants as a result of this week's budget statement.
The president of the umbrella group for Scotland's councils has branded the SNP's tax plans "an offence against local democracy".
The woman who holds the top job at Argyll and Bute Council has today been announced as the new chief executive of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla).
Opposition councillors in Aberdeenshire will not be allowed to claim expenses for attending meetings representing the local authority on a national stage.
A senior north-east councillor has called on the local authority to cover the expenses of opposition members representing the council on the national stage.
Councils in north-east Scotland are facing crippling budget cuts following John Swinney's budget.
Argyll and Bute Council could have its funding slashed by the Scottish Government after it failed to meet strict teacher recruitment targets.
Moray Council could have its funding slashed by the Scottish Government after it failed to meet strict teacher recruitment targets.
A furious row broke out yesterday between Aberdeen City Council's ruling administration and the opposing SNP group over the decision to withdraw from a national body.
George Osborne has announced English councils will be handed control of business rates - prompting calls for the Scottish Government to follow suit.
A north-east council has bucked the trend by being the only Scottish local authority to increase its workforce.
Local authorities across the north and north-east have been urged to sell off vacant buildings and empty plots of land to ease the financial burden on taxpayers.
Aberdeenshire council chiefs claim they "don't understand the logic" behind four Scottish authorities dropping out of a local government umbrella body.
A new two-tier police system should be considered in Scotland to improve local accountability, according to the Conservatives.
A nationwide planning application website will have save an estimated £71million by the end of the decade, it was claimed yesterday.
Aberdeen’s council leader has come under fire for accepting an appointment as the head of a new breakaway local government body – before a vote was taken to approve the move.