Business

Forres Loves Local

We encourage you to shop locally wherever possible, and help the town’s economy. Look out for the ‘Forres Loves Local’ logo in shop windows.

We operate the Forres Local Business Network and the Forres Local Directory both of which are free to join for local businesses

Forres business news

Businesses join in with community arts project to share the love

Shop windows up and down the high street and wider town centre have been showing their love...

One-off payment of £4k available for new businesses and close contact services

The Scottish Government has today published guidance and information on eligibility for the following funds: Newly self-employed...

Comedy haggis hunt video racks up 40,000 views for hotel in lockdown

Two Forres businessmen have got their heads together and come up with a comedy collaboration that has...

Orbex sponsors national rocket-building championship and encourages gender diversity

A space engineering company based in Forres is sponsoring a national rocket-making competition, which includes a deal...

Shannon nails it with beauty award despite ‘particularly challenging’ first year in business

A Forres nail technician working from home has been voted the best in the north despite only...

HIE to extend enterprise park as it reaches capacity

The second stage of development at Forres Enterprise Park has been triggered by existing occupancy reaching its...

Festive pop-up shop is a marketplace for local artists, designers and food producers

A pop-up festive shop has opened in Forres bringing a wide and varied selection of locally made...

New pop-up shop scheme will create more high street business opportunities

Businesses in Forres will soon have the opportunity to try a high street venture rent-free thanks to...

Business duo win £15k funding for leggings that help people walk again

Two local businesspeople who run a specialist body rehabilitation centre have scooped a £15k funding package to...

£3.8m fund proposed to boost town centres, young jobs and rural tourism

A multi-million-pound cash boost which includes £10k grants for town centre start-ups, pop-up shops, new jobs for...