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Fudge maker opens outlet on Forres high street

A confectionery company based in the Cairngorms believes Forres is the sweetest place to open its first new branch outside of Aviemore.
North East Police Division

Police praise Forres locals for help in fight against trouble

A new police inspector in Forres has praised the local community for helping the force tackle local concerns about anti-social behaviour, and...

Tennis club offers free lessons to spark interest in game

Forres Tennis Club is offering free lessons with no obligation in a bid to generate more interest in the game and get...
Forres police

Forres cops step up checks on bars in response to busy weekend

Police in Forres will increase their checks on licensed premises this weekend as a number of events take place, including a charity...
The Playful Garden Visitor Centre at Brodie Castle

Brodie Castle visitor centre is amongst Scotland’s best buildings

A building at the recently-opened Playful Garden in the grounds of Brodie Castle has reached the shortlist of the best buildings in...

Rotary Club appeal sends emergency help for victims of Cyclone Idai

The Rotary Club of Forres collected money at Tesco in Forres on Saturday (30 March) to raise funds to send 'ShelterBoxes' to...
Funky Roller Disco

Get your skates on for funky roller disco

Forres folk of all ages are being invited to get their skates on for a funky roller disco being held in the...

All Rise… make way for 2019 festival of dance

The best contemporary dance by artists and companies from ‘around the globe to just down the road’ is coming to Moray, thanks...
North East Police Division

Two charged after police clampdown in Forres

Police in Forres have been reacting to community concerns about anti-social behaviour and have launched a new operation to tackle these.
Richard Lochhead visited AES Solar

MSP visits solar company as sun sets on feed-in tariff

Moray MSP Richard Lochhead recently visited renewable energy company AES Solar at their headquarters in Forres, as a government payback scheme for...

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Edinburgh's top policeman under investigation for ‘public indecency’

Edinburgh’s most senior policeman has been reported to the procurator fiscal amid reports of public indecency with a woman in a car park. Source: Scotsman Read...

New Prime Minister in place by mid-July after Theresa May resigns

A new Prime Minister will be in place by mid-July after a fast track Tory election campaign was set out following Theresa’s May’s tearful...

Resigning Theresa May labelled ‘courageous’ by world leaders

World leaders have reacted to Theresa May’s announcement that she is to step down as Prime Minister. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Resigning Theresa May labelled...

Two boys die in ‘incident’ at British house

Two boys have died following an incident at a Sheffield house which has left four other children in hospital. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Two boys...

Scottish head teachers warn of rise in drug taking at schools

A hard-hitting warning has been issued by the head ­teachers of five high schools over an increase in drug-­taking, drinking and anti-social behaviour by...