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Falconer Museum, Forres

Petition to re-open Falconer Museum gathers pace

A petition set up to put pressure on Moray Council to re-open the Falconer Museum in 2020 is gathering pace as more...
Seb Jones

Forres brewery goes on the market as owner explores new challenges

An award-winning brewery in the heart of Scotland’s whisky country will be on the market next month. Speyside Brewery...
Christmas Lights, Forres

Is this the most decorated house in Scotland?

It's that time of year when everyone starts decorating their homes for the festive season. Bright coloured lights cheerful...
Election results

Douglas Ross holds Moray seat in closely-fought election race

Conservative MP Douglas Ross has held his seat in Westminster despite a strong performance from the SNP across Scotland, as the Tory...
Pam Nicol Brown

Pam collects £10k in MFR Cash for Kids appeal

A Forres woman has expressed her gratitude for the kindness, thoughtfulness and generosity of local people after her appeal for Christmas presents...
Benromach Distillery

Distillery owners report huge profits boost

The owners of Benromach Distillery have reported a rise in profits and sales, following a strong performance in international markets.
Santa in Forres

Santa’s plea for helpers to meet ‘elf and safety’ standards

Santa Claus has sent out a plea for some help when he lands in Forres next week to keep the ‘elf and...

Gemma switches on Forres Christmas lights

Seven-year-old Gemma Curran from Forres switched on the Christmas lights at 5pm today after being chosen from a group of children dressed...
Red rebels in Forres

Red Rebels step over bodies as climate activists ‘die’ in protest

Red Rebels, the chilling face of Extinction Rebellion, stepped over bodies strewn across the pavement as they walked through Forres.

FACT gets cash boost from ‘Investing in Communities Fund

Forres Area Community Trust (FACT) will benefit from a Scottish Government funding to tackle poverty, inequality and rural disadvantage.
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National news

Brexit: MSPs told EU would take London's lead in recognising an independent Scotland

The European Union will not countenance an independent Scotland unless separation from the rest of the UK is legal and officially recognised by London,...

What the SNP should learn from Robert Burns – Gina Davidson

Opposition parties’ attacks on the SNP’s record in office are set to dramatically increase ahead of the 2021 Holyrood election – helped by pesky...

Coronavirus in Edinburgh: How worried should I be after suspected outbreak?

A small number of patients are reportedly being tested for the Chinese coronavirus at Scottish hospitals. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Coronavirus in Edinburgh: How worried should...

Coronavirus: Edinburgh professor expects 'many more' suspected cases across UK

There are likely to be "many more cases" of suspected coronavirus across the UK, a professor has said as four people undergo tests in...

Terry Jones: touching tributes paid to late Monty Python star

Thousands of Monty Python fans have taken to Twitter to express their grief at the news that Terry Jones, a founding member of the...