Aberdeenshire Council is to embark on a carefully-planned removal of some elements of its temporary Spaces for People measures in town centres.
Charges to return to Pay & Display car parks from Monday 4 January.
As a new school term gets into full swing, secondary schools across Aberdeenshire are highlighting the importance of wider community support for children and young people.
Taxi drivers and drivers of private hire vehicles working in Aberdeenshire can now apply online for a new licence.
Rollout of next phase of click and collect and home delivery brings library services closer to communities