One of Scotland's oldest councillors has received a BEM in recognition of his work.
Who would be a councillor? Sure, the position’s often rumoured to come with lots of payments, perks and privileges. But even if these tales were true, and they aren’t, the job would be the worst in politics. Because it has been stripped of what gives point to being in politics at all.
Former Shetland councillor jailed for 18 months following historical sexual abuse of two girls and a woman
A disgraced former Shetland councillor convicted of the historical sexual abuse of two girls and a woman has been jailed for 18 months today.
A senior councillor has contacted police after becoming the target of face-to-face and online abuse as a row over parking charges in a Highland town reached boiling point.
A former island councillor is facing charges of sexual offences.
The worst-offending councillor in Scotland for being in council tax arrears has been named as Iain Archie MacNeil, of South Uist.
A Muslim councillor who spoke out against extremism and helped members of his faith integrate into the Aberdeen community has thanked his adopted home city after earning royal recognition.
Moray Council has issued a reminder that nominations open today for the forthcoming by-election in the Elgin City North ward.
There have been fond tributes to veteran Highland councillor John Rosie, who died on Wednesday.
A Highland councillor was last night pondering his future after being expelled by the SNP group.
Hundreds of mourners bade farewell yesterday to a Highland politician widely regarded as "a man with a strong sense of social justice".
Relatives, friends and colleagues will pay their final respects to Inverness councillor John Ford on Friday next week.
A former Highland councillor who fiddled his election expenses is facing a jail sentence after breaking his vow to "repay his debt to society".