Aberdeenshire councillors have rejected the planning application for a travellers site because of concerns it could have a negative impact on the health of locals.
Aberdeenshire councillors will next week decide on the fate of plans for a Travellers' site near Hatton.
Councillors have raised fears that a travellers site planned for near Hatton could impact a local water supply.
Beef Shorthorns being dispersed from the Anderson family’s Smallburn pedigree herd near Elgin peaked at 5,800gn for a cow-and-calf outfit at Dingwall Mart.
North-east residents have raised concerns over plans to build a Travellers site in a field.