Legislation brought before parliament confirms 100 per cent rates relief for retail, hospitality and leisure sectors.
Businesses and the public in Scotland are now required by law to follow necessary social distancing measures
You must stay at home except for the most essential trips
Deputy First Minister John Swinney updated the Scottish Parliament this afternoon on the impact on Scottish education.
Gillian Martin has highlighted the case of Flowerpots Nursery who operate in Turriff and Newmachar
The SNP/Labour and Communities opposition group presented their budget at yesterday's meeting of the Full Council.
Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop outlined the actions being taken including a package of measures worth £2.2 billion from April 1.
The funds will go to those most affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell has announced.
Aberdeenshire's budget has been agreed with the council tax rise being used to support a £55million loan to tackle bridge and road network repairs.
Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid offered his support to the first community responses to the crisis in the north-east.
Gillian Martin has expressed her support for the move by Scottish Enterprise which will see the service start on Monday.