*Extra garden waste recycling points are set to open at various locations in Aberdeenshire this year, it has been revealed.
The seasonal recycling points will operate on Saturdays from April 20 to November 9 at the following locations:
• Ballater (Roads Depot, South Deeside Road) 8am to 11am;
• Aboyne (Station Square car park) 12pm to 3pm;
• Inverbervie (Beach Front car park, off Kirkburn) 12pm to 3pm
• St Cyrus (Ecclesgreig Road car park) 8am to 11am;
• Newtonhill (Bettridge Centre car park) 8am to 12pm;
• Mintlaw (Council Depot, South Street) 8am to 12pm and 12.30pm to 3pm;
• Portlethen (ASDA car park) 8am to 3pm.
The Portlethen point will also operate on Wednesdays from 2pm to 6pm from April 24 to November 6.
Further information is available at www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/waste.