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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...

Hundreds witness ‘Pride of Moray’ landing at Kinloss

Hundreds of people stood at the end of the runway at Kinloss Barracks today (Tuesday 4 February) to witness the historic moment...
Rural apprenticeships

Rural trust offers businesses a financial boost to keep young people at home

A development body that recognises its young people fly the nest more than anywhere else is hoping a new incentive for businesses...

Nominate a community group to win a £1000 funding boost

Community groups in the Forres area could land themselves a lip-smacking £1000 grant thanks to brewers McEwan's. And you...
Burns Supper

James Milne Institute filled to capacity for second MIRO Burns Supper

Nearly 100 people enjoyed a traditional Burn Supper in the James Milne Institute on Saturday 25 January to celebrate the life and...
Waterford Recycling Centre

Items stolen and property damaged at recycling centre after break-in

Police are appealing for information following a break-in at Waterford Recycling Centre in Forres between 3.20pm on Sunday 26 January and 6.45am...

Forres bypass will close for resurfacing works

The eastbound carriageway of the A96 bypassing Forres will close for five nights between 27 January and 1 February for resurfacing works.

Forres Rotary Club planning a New Year revolution!

Forres Rotary Club has big ambitions to increase its membership in 2020 and make itself more accessible to everyone in the town.

Jewellery and medals stolen in St Leonard’s Road break-in

Antique jewellery and medals were among items stolen from a property in St Leonard's Road on the morning of Tuesday 21 January.
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Lisa Nandy had 'pause for thought' over trans rights pledge card

Lisa Nandy has said she was given "pause for thought" about signing a pledge card from the Labour Campaign for Trans Rights. Source: Scotsman Read full...

Coronavirus: Evacuees quarantined in UK while others get ready for release

As dozens of evacuees from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship begin their two-week quarantine in the UK, more than 100 others rescued from China are...

Nicola Sturgeon tells critics: 'I will lead the SNP into the next election'

Nicola Sturgeon has said she will lead the SNP into the 2021 Scottish Parliament election and seek to remain First Minister following speculation about...

Scotland Women's rugby match off due to Coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy

Today's Women's Six Nations match between Scotland and Italy has been postponed due to an outbreak of coronavirus in northern Italy. Source: Scotsman Read full story:...

Greener groceries: will they cost the earth or save it?

Switching to eco-friendly habits may leave consumers with a bigger bill at the till, but greener groceries could save people in the long run...