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Findhorn boating firm expands with Nairn acquisition

North 58 Sea Adventures has expanded along the coast to Nairn by acquiring a boating business in the highland town.

More people needed to get skate park wheels turning

A plan to build a skateboard, scooter and BMX park in Forres is gathering speed after a committee was formed to steer the project...

Moray MP hosts anti-social behaviour meeting in Forres

"... a number of constituents have contacted me about the fact they are suffering due to anti-social behaviour" – MP Douglas...
Chief executive Roddy Burns

Schools and libraries hit in council cuts

Schools, sports facilities and libraries have been dealt a blow in the council's bid to meet its budget for 2019/20.

Bakery wins gold and silver in world Scotch pie awards

Macleans Highland Bakery won a gold award for their Scotch pie and silver for their steak pie and chicken/haggis pie at the World...
Douglas Ross with Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Defence

MP welcomes Ministry of Defence ‘s commitment to Moray Growth Deal

The Ministry of Defence 's commitment to the Moray Growth Deal has been commended by MP for Moray Douglas Ross.

Solar company boss to meet with energy minister to discuss UK tariff policy

A Scottish renewables expert is to meet with the Energy Minister to discuss Government policy changes that could have a huge and...

Police appeal after pedestrian dies in A96 bypass collision

A man has died following a collision on the A96 at Forres this morning (Monday).An incident was reported...
Douglas Ross MP with Forres Community Councillor, Mrs Eleanor Hayward

Meeting will address anti-social behaviour in Forres

A meeting on anti-social behaviour in Forres will take place on Friday 25 January in Forres Town Hall at 2 pm.
Douglas with AES Solar managing director George Goudsmit during the visit to the Forres-based business.

Solar company calls on MP to highlight ‘wrong’ energy policy.

A Forres renewables company has called on its local MP to put pressure on the Government to rethink its policies relating to...

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SNP MSP apologises after 'fag' comment about gay Tory MP Ross Thomson

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