A disused Victorian school site in Royal Deeside will be converted into 24 affordable homes.
Councillor Geva Blackett
The managers of a housing association have been branded “arrogant” after winning an appeal to build affordable houses on the site of a Victorian school in a Royal Deeside community.
A Ballater shopkeeper has vowed to stop cars driving through the village high street to protect retailers if it is hit by flash flooding today.
Third Ballater Duck Festival goes ahead just hours after flash-floods threaten the main village street
The annual Ballater Duck Festival went ahead yesterday despite many of the towns shops on the main street being hit by flash flooding over the weekend.
Council bosses are planning work to save a historic River Dee bridge which was battered by the worst flooding to hit the north-east in living memory.
Motorists travelling on the Snow Road tourist route can expect weeks of delays and a 24-mile detour when emergency works to repair two historic bridges begins.
A council roads chief has conceded potholes are “growing like mushrooms” as she tries to deal with challenging weather conditions while “juggling” reduced budgets.
Fresh damage to a historic bridge in Royal Deeside has fuelled demand for a replacement to be built.
North-east school pupils, fed up with dog mess on their village streets, are spearheading a campaign to encourage people to clean up after their pets.
A petition has been launched against Royal Mail following concerns raised over the new distribution of post in an Aberdeenshire town.
Aberdeenshire Council has reversed an earlier decision to suspend a Deeside community council following a dispute around the future of a village station.