In Highland we are still to find out if we are to get a Council Tax rise and what will be the cuts that will hit civic life. In Moray there seems to be a wealth of press interest in what is going on with details leaking out. They could be in for an 18% rise in Council Tax according to some media reports and now a story about the green bins only being collected once every 3 or 4 weeks:
"CUTTING the frequency of green bin collections to once every three or four weeks is being considered.
Stephen Cooper, Moray Council's head of direct services, told a meeting of Elgin Community Council that a reduction in how often residual waste would be lifted was being examined as part of cost-saving measures."