NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Aikey Brae traveller stopover site approved by councillors

Protest
Image caption Protests had been held about the plans

A stopover site for travelling people has been given the go-ahead by Aberdeenshire councillors.

There was opposition to the proposals for the development at Aikey Brae near Old Deer on the grounds it was not a suitable location.

However, councillors agreed to the application which will see a site created for 10 caravans. It is expected to cost £230,000 to redevelop.

The aim is to reduce unauthorised encampments.

Related Topics

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites