Coronavirus in Forres

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Forres Local provides news and information to help those living and working in the IV36 postcode area.
Please do contact us if you have information to share under these headings.

This page was last updated on 5 January


Resources for business owners

Al non-essential businesses are closed until the end of January. The following businesses in the Forres area are exempt and open. Please check for updated opening times

See our directory for a full listing of businesses and phone numbers in the local area.

Businesses exempt from closure

  • Supermarkets and convenience stores
  • Newsagents
  • Pharmacies
  • Most takeaways
  • Wright’s Home Hardware
  • Butchers
  • Bakeries

Please do observe limits to the number of customers in a shop at any one time. Queue outside leaving 2m social distance between others. If you are exempt from wearing a mask, please remember this can make others feel uncomfortable, and you should respect their wish to distance from you.

None of the shopkeepers asked for this, it severely impacts their ability to trade. Please be kind to them in these difficult times.