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Can you come up with a name for this boatyard tractor?

Moray Inshore Rescue Organisation (MIRO) have recently taken delivery of a new tractor and are hoping the public can come up with...
Jock Gibson

Forres butcher ‘meats’ demand as online mail-order business sees 10x increase

A Forres butcher has got little to beef about despite losing a large chunk of his business to the coronavirus lockdown.
Lloyd Kenny at Cluny Bank

Forres restaurateur recreates fine dining menu for UK-wide mail order service

Slowing the spread of the coronavirus has meant we've all had to put a pause on the fineries of life. But a...
Ruth Miller and daughter Tiegan

Lockdown superheroes entertain neighbours with ever-changing wardrobe

A Kinloss mum has been entertaining her neighbours during the lockdown with a daily display of storybook characters and superheroes, as she...
Mosset Tavern Social Distancing Quiz

Mosset Tavern quiz defies lockdown and pulls in thousands for charity

A pub quiz which was forced to stop when the coronavirus outbreak closed the venue it was held in, has gone online...

Baker ‘brings the bread home’ as lockdown keeps customers away from shops

A Forres business owner who has lost three-quarters of his retail trade in the coronavirus lockdown has decided if his customers can't...
Scotland the Brave

Forres pipers called to honour key workers with mass rendition of Scotland the Brave

As thousands of people across the country are getting ready to 'clap for carers' at 8pm tonight (Thursday 2 April), pipers from...

Kinloss hangar could become mortuary as council plans for worst-case scenario

As the area registered its biggest increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a single day, it has emerged that an aircraft...
RAF Puma helicopters arrive at Kinloss to support MACA

RAF Pumas fly into Kinloss to help in battle against coronavirus outbreak

Three RAF Puma helicopters flew into Kinloss Barracks today from RAF Benson in South Oxfordshire to support the battle against Covid-19.

Householders told ‘keep your rubbish’ as council suspends recycling service

Householders in Forres will have to store their recyclable waste at home as Moray Council suspends the collection of recycling bins until...

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