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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...
Forres Web

Watch this space – Forres Web adds video news to popular website

Providing up-to-date information and resources about the Forres area is what this website has been doing for more than 18 years.
Roseisle remembrance event

Hundreds remember fallen at centenary of armistice on Roseisle Beach

More than 800 people turned out to a Remembrance commemoration with a difference at Roseisle Beach this morning to pay tribute to...

Giant beach artwork at Roseisle to mark 100 years since armistice

As morning breaks over the Moray Firth on Sunday 11 November, a giant portrait will emerge on Roseisle Beach to mark the...

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Funeral held for Scottish police officer who died on duty

A funeral has been held for a police officer who died while on duty in Angus after falling ill. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Funeral held...

Scottish Government launches public inquiry into Edinburgh Sick Kids hospital fiasco

The Scottish Government has announced a public inquiry into the chaos surrounding the opening of Edinburgh's new Sick Children's hospital. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Scottish...

'The wretched man with the baggy-pipe' – Edinburgh's unflattering 'TripAdvisor reviews' dating back to...

Edinburgh “delights the eye but is most powerfully offensive to the nostrils”, while the sound of bagpipes in the Capital has been likened to...

Brexit: Talk of ‘traitors’ and ‘Quislings’ is un-Christian – Murdo Fraser

Values derived directly from Christianity, such as the benefits of moderation, provide an antidote to the bitterness and division of Brexit, writes Murdo Fraser. Source:...

Brexit: Why I’ve changed my mind about Article 50 – Alex Cole-Hamilton

We’re in the Brexit endgame so we need a policy that is clear and unequivocal – and that’s what my party’s got now, writes...