We want to hear from you, whether you have news to tell us, or you want to advertise your business or event. If you have a complaint, please see our complaints procedure.


Call us on 01309 255060. If we’re unable to take your call, please leave a message. Or you can contact us via Messenger or use email.

If you have a press release, send it to the newsdesk email address below.


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If you really need to send us something by post, please send it to Forres Local, 86 High Street, Forres IV36 1NX.

If you have news that you would like us to share about your business, organisation or event, please send details or a press release to

If you would like us to write your article for distribution to other media, you can use our press release service, which is just £100 if you are in the IV36 postcode area. And we can also provide audio and video release as a package for use by the media, on your website and in your social networks. Read more about press releases.


You can create a listing for your own event here.

If you are just telling us about an event we haven’t listed and are not connected with the event, send an email to

All events will appear in our new monthly magazine when it is published, but remember, if we don’t know about it, we can’t list it. It’s up to you to let us know when your events are happening.


If you want to advertise on this website or in our magazines, see our advertising page, or email for more details.

You can also use this form to contact us.


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