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Politicians back our campaign to get local shops and businesses thriving again

Moray's top politicians from Westminster and Holyrood have backed our #ForresLovesLocal campaign to highlight the importance of supporting our local businesses at...
Citizen of the Year Debbie Herron (left) and new president Tanya McLaren

Debbie is citizen of the year – and that’s a FACT (Rotary News)

Debbie Herron has won the Rotary Club of Forres's Citizen of the Year award. Debbie is Lead Develoment...
Artist Rosie Balyuzi puts her mark on the street in the town square outside 86 High Street. Pic: Marc Hindley

Pop-up shop bringing more custom and culture to the high street

A pop-up shop that created a buzz in the town square during its three-week trial was so successful it will stay for...

Serving now: Sit-down food and drink available from today (but only outdoors)

Beer gardens and outdoor eateries will open today as Scotland's route out of lockdown progresses. It's the second step...

Face masks to become compulsory in shops from 10 July

Face coverings will become compulsory in shops from 10 July, Nicola Sturgeon has announced today (2 July). As we...
Jamie Peterson

From chipper to chopper – all in a day’s work for new teen on...

Imagine serving fish and chips one minute, and then being part of an emergency sea rescue with a Coastguard helicopter just metres...

RAF runway pair tested and isolated after Covid fears spread through community

The Station Commander at RAF Lossiemouth has allayed fears that contract workers at the base had tested positive for coronavirus.
Armed Forces Day 2020 – Forres

Armed Forces Day in Forres – a small ceremony celebrating a big role

Armed Forces Day was marked in Forres with a small ceremony at the war memorial. Members of the British...

Climate activists post letter to MP ‘urging the Government to ‘lead the world’

Climate change activists took to the streets of Forres to deliver a message to MP Douglas Ross. This week,...

Beer gardens can open 6 July – and other key dates for Scotland

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has revealed a set of new dates for when previously-restricted sectors can now open to the public, and...

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