Findhorn toilet closed after overnight vandalism

The men’s toilet at Findhorn Beach Car Park has been closed following vandalism overnight (Friday 3 September). A spokesperson for The Findhorn Village Conservation Company said they are currently trying to find a replacement. “We would like to thank those who have made donations for the upkeep of the car park and loos in the … Read more

Clovenside flooding Forres

New drainage system to be installed at flood-prone Clovenside cemetery

More than £50,000 worth of drainage improvements will be made to combat disruptive and distressing flooding at Clovenside Cemetery in Forres. Throughout last winter the cemetery experienced flooding due to high intensity rainfall and deterioration of the existing soakaway drainage system and a similar flooding event occurred in the last couple of weeks following periods … Read more

Medal ceremony marks ‘milestone’ in battle against virus says Forres councillor

Two stalwarts of the community received their British Empire Medal (BEM) from Lord-Lieutenant, Major General Seymour Monro at an official ceremony in the town’s Tolbooth today. Forres councillor Lorna Creswell was awarded the BEM for services to the community following years of campaigning against deprivation and child poverty, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic. And Mairi … Read more

Library moratorium on late fines is ending – get your books in now

A senior library worker is pleading with local people to return their books before fines are reinstated in two weeks’ time. Late fees for books borrowed from Moray libraries have been waived during lockdown as people weren’t able to return them. And with just weeks left before fines are brought back, senior Library and Information … Read more

MFR Twilight Tractor Run

Twilight tractors run through Forres

Nineteen tractors paraded through Forres high street tonight raising money for MFR Cash for Kids. The Twilight Tractor Run is being held to raise much-needed funds for disadvantaged children. Prizes will be given for the the best-dressed tractor, best dressed tractor driver, and dream team twilight – the Tractor Run Team that raises the most money! You can … Read more