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Findhorn Bay Arts brings ‘Creative Regeneration’ award to Forres

Findhorn Bay Arts, the non-profit organisation that delivers a wide and varied programme of arts and cultural activities locally, has won a...

Santa begins tour of Forres

Santa will be touring Forres and Kinloss for the next two weeks, and this year, he'll be stopping at the roadside instead of...
A96 preferred route

‘Preferred’ route for A96 bypass will go north of Forres

The preferred option for the new A96 route goes north of Forres, it has been revealed.Details of the...

Finderne trust invite community to bring their ideas

A new local development trust has invited the public to give its views on what they want to see the body achieve.

Forres solar company helps build ‘House of the Year’

AES Solar, based in Forres, has made a significant contribution to the design and build this year’s House of the Year, announced...
Forres Christmas lights switch-on

Christmas lights switched on by five-year-old Arrik

Five-year-old Arrik MacLeman from Forres won the privilege of turning on this year's Christmas tree lights after winning the fancy dress parade as...
Bokin Ras, filmed in Forres, is coming back to the town

Bodkin Ras returns to Forres before cinema release

A film which put Forres on the world stage is being shown in the town before it's UK cinema release.

Logie Primary School receives high praise after inspection

Staff at Logie Primary School have received praise from education inspectors.Following a visit earlier this year, inspectors have...
Fireworks in Forres

OPINION – Winter tourism for Forres?

Forres has been lucky enough to have some high-profile crowd-pullers in recent years.Piping At Forres has been drawing...
Police at scene of road traffic accident

Academy pupils reaching driving age to witness brutal reality of road accidents

Forres Academy students will be bussed to Aberdeen to see a hard-hitting film and presentation by road accident survivors being shown to...

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Last call for Forth Awards nominations

Time is running out if you want to nominate someone special for a prestigious Forth Award. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Last call for Forth Awards...

Victory for Glenrothes pipe band at world championships

Glenrothes & District Pipe Band 2010 have become double world champions as the most prestigious competition in the pipe band calendar returned to Glasgow...

Police incident in Falkirk disrupts rail travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow

Officers are in attendance at Falkirk Grahamston train station following 'concern for the wellbeing of a man'. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Police incident in Falkirk...

John Leslie in Edinburgh to face sexual assault accusation in court

Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has denied sexually assaulting a woman in London more than a decade ago. Source: Scotsman Read full story: John Leslie...

Tory official suspended from party over jokes about Nicola Sturgeon suffering a miscarriage

A Scottish Conservative office bearer has been suspended from the party after joining in cruel mocking of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon suffering a miscarriage...