A Scottish Borders councillor has resigned from his role as Chairman of the Planning Committee after a hearing found he breached the code of conduct.
Ron Smith stepped down from that role and also the role of Executive Member for Planning and Environment.
He failed to declare a non-financial interest in relation to a planning application during a meeting.
Councillor Nathaniel Buckingham, who represents the Tweeddale West ward, has announced his resignation from Scottish Borders Council (SBC).
Councillor Buckingham, who is a member of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, became a Councillor in May 2012 and will stand down from his position on Monday 29th July.
Councillor Tim Knowles has resigned from Cumbria County Council's cabinet.
At the cabinet meeting in Carlisle, Councillor Knowles took the opportunity to read out a resignation speech.
Councillor Knowles, who is a member for Cleator Moor and Frizington for the Labour Party, supported the move towards looking for a possible site to bury high level nuclear waste in west Cumbria- excluding the National Park.
Before he left Councillor Knowles thanked officers and his cabinet colleagues.
Harry Cairney's been in charge at Galabank twice, having taken over for the second time in 2006.
He led Annan into the Scottish Football League but now he's decided to step down.
Harry released a statement explaining the pressure of balancing football with his family life and his day job as a teacher was affecting his health.
The Chairman for Annan Athletic, Henry McClelland, paid tribute to the former manager:
Harry Cairney has resigned as manager of Annan Athletic, after six years with the south of Scotland club.
The 51-year-old said that family and health matters, along with a recent spell of bad results were contributing factors in his decision to leave.