Long-awaited plans for a new school in a north-east town took a step forward yesterday as councillors agreed on the perfect spot for the building.
Peterhead Community Campus
Councillor raises concern that favoured community campus location is too far from town’s poorest areas
Education chiefs yesterday fielded concerns that the preferred site for the new Peterhead Academy is too far from the town's most deprived areas.
The north-east's largest town has been injected with £305million of funding since 2017, new figures show.
A fresh public consultation is to be held on the final location for a multi-million pound north-east community campus.
Two potential sites have been earmarked for a new multimillion community campus in Peterhead.
Councillors will discuss a raft of improvements for a north-east secondary school next week.
Councillors have agreed to provide £71million for a new community campus in Peterhead as part of the long term capital plan for the authority.
Council chiefs have offered assurances that the north-east's biggest town will not be deprived of theatre facilities when a new academy is built.