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Coronavirus – Shelves cleared of wipes and gels to fend off killer

Supermarkets and pharmacies in Forres have sold out of hand sanitiser, wipes and face masks as locals heed warnings to protect themselves...
Shanna Arthur

Beauty therapist ditches gossip mags after Caroline Flack suicide

A Forres businesswoman who was moved by the suicide of a celebrity has taken steps to make her beauty salon a place...
Fabian Hall

Brodie man who died in car crash was ‘greatest friend anyone could ever have’

The 19-year-old man who died following an accident on the A96 at Brodie in the early hours of Saturday morning (29 February)...
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FACT is granted £116k to buy town hall for community

A bid to buy Forres Town Hall and turn it into a venue for community, business and training events has been successful in the...

Forres police seek vandals who poured paint over BMW

Police are appealing for information after a car was vandalised in Forres. Officers received a report of grey paint...
Kyle Simpson

Missing teenager found safe and well

A 13-year-old boy who was reported missing in Forres, has been traced safe and well. Police were appealing for...
Felix, Dyke Primary School

Young pilots ‘fly over their homes’ in Typhoon flight sim experience

Children from local primary schools were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of RAF Lossiemouth and took the controls of a hi-tech Typhoon...

New bus service links Forbeshill to town centre, Tesco and Knockomie

An extended bus service approved by councillors last November will be in operation from this month. The town bus service...

MIRO ‘bags’ £4000 from Tesco charity fundraiser

A local marine rescue group has been kitted out in brand new safety gear thanks to the Tesco's Bags of Help scheme.

Firefighters add appeal to Santa’s tour of Forres

Forres firefighters boosted the popularity of an annual event for the Rotary Club of Forres, when they assisted in the very important...

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Scottish NHS to quadruple intensive care beds

It comes as Nicola Sturgeon says two more people with the virus have died in Scotland, bringing the total to 16. Source: Herald Read full story:...

FMQs cancelled as Holyrood chamber shuts for a week

MSPs will not sit in the Scottish Parliament chamber for more than a week as part of the coronavirus lockdown. Source: Herald Read full story: FMQs...

Scots campsites and caravan parks to close

Visitors staying at leisure parks in Scotland have been asked to go home to help tackle coronavirus. Source: Herald Read full story: Scots campsites and caravan...

Exam body still working out how to award grades

SQA says it is still considering how best to recognise achievement "in as fair a way as possible". Source: Herald Read full story: Exam body still...

Coronavirus: What are the new restrictions and why are they needed?

The new measures will see shops closed and groups dispersed in order to fight coronavirus. Source: Herald Read full story: Coronavirus: What are the new restrictions...