Nominations are being sought to fill vacancies on six community councils in the Formartine area over the coming weeks.
Auchterless, Inverkeithny & Fisherford has three vacancies with a deadline for nominations on Thursday, May 16.
Turriff has ten vacancies with a deadline of Monday, May 13.
Ellon has nine with a deadline of Tuesday, May 14.
Slains & Collieston has seven vacancies and its deadline is Wednesday, May 15.
Meanwhile Methlick has ten vacancies with a deadline of Tuesday, May 21, and Ythan has five vacancies with a deadline of Monday, May 13.
Nomination forms for each community council are available from Returning Officer, Amanda Roe, Formartine Area Office, 29 Bridge Street, Ellon, AB41 9AA.
For digital copies of nomination forms or advice, email email@example.com or call 01467 530853.
Further information on community councils, including the Aberdeenshire Community Council Handbook, can be found here.