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Coronavirus – Forres information

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Forres Local will provide useful news and information to help the public living and working in IV36 area. Most businesses and organisations have closed under Government rules. However, there are some exceptions for essential services, and these may have reduced opening hours or other restrictions. We are updating this information daily, to help the public maintain self-isolation and social distancing. Please email editor@forreslocal.com if you have information to add.

To slow the spread of the virus, please stay at home as much as you can and follow the guidelines.

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LOCAL NEWS

Chocolate treats on offer to draw kids to explore great outdoors

‘A proper family day out’ is on offer this month as Brodie Castle launches its summertime Explorer trails and they’re … Read more

June 14, 2021

Keiran’s Legacy is the first charity to benefit from MP’s ‘surplus’ wage donation

Moray MP Douglas Ross has handed over a cheque for £821.45 to local charity, Keiran’s Legacy. Douglas, who is now also an MSP for the Highlands & Islands (which includes Moray), pledged only to accept one salary if elected to Holyrood while still serving as MP for Moray.  He will donate … Read more

Clouds part for glimpse of partial eclipse from Forres

The partial eclipse was visible from Forres today. This photo taken at 11:13am shows the moon passing in front of the Sun just a few minutes from its peak. I stayed behind the cloud for most of its journey.

Forres Rotary members mark 70 years of local and global support

Forres Rotary Club members are challenging themselves to commemorate their 70th year serving the local community and raising funds for good causes. The club was founded in 1951 and chartered at a meeting held at The Cluny Hill Hotel (now Cluny Hill College) on 10 September and has gone from … Read more

New defibrillator installed at Soccer 7s thanks to Keiran’s Legacy fundraising

A new life-saving defibrillator has been installed in Grant Park thanks to Keiran’s Legacy and the recent Kiltwalk events. The new device is located at the Soccer7s and Bowling Club Pavilion off South Street in Forres and will be available 24 hours a day for anyone to use in the … Read more

Runners eager to take part in organised race after six-month wait for rules to relax

Road runners got off to a good start this morning in the Back to Basics 10K held over a ‘well-tried and accurately measured course’ starting at Benromach Distillery. A pilot event was held over the same route in December with all Covid protocols in place, but the pandemic has delayed … Read more

Forres residents urged to take Covid-19 test after warning signs found in waste water

Forres residents are being encouraged to ‘break the chain of transmission’ by getting a test twice a week after analysis on wastewater in the town have revealed a higher than normal level of Covid-19. This has yet to translate into increased case numbers in the town – but residents are … Read more

Pop-up busker to bring a feel-good vibe to Findhorn on Sunday

A local musician is organising a pop-up busking session to provide ‘music for the soul’ as an antidote for those who have been ‘starved of music and connection’. Niki Lewin, who has busked in Inverness Newcastle and London, is setting up at Findhorn on Sunday and invites anyone to come … Read more

Moray moves to Level 1 from Saturday with up to 100 people allowed at funerals and weddings

The First Minister has today provided an update with on the coronavirus restrictions and confirmed that Moray will move to Level 1 from Saturday 5 June, while many areas of Scotland will stay under Level 2. Highland and Aberdeenshire will also move to Level 1. MSP Richard Lochhead said: “The … Read more

Kinloss hottest place in UK as bank holiday temperature reaches 2021 high

Kinloss was basking in the glory of being the hottest place in the UK on the hottest day of the year today. May Bank Holiday saw temperatures soar to 24.6º at Kinloss.

Potholed Dunes Road at Findhorn to be closed while repairs take place

A potholed road at Findhorn beach is being repaired, thanks to a local conservation group and support from NatureScot. The Findhorn Village Conservation Company have secured funding to carry out repair works on the Dune Road and East Beach Car park. Chair Christine Hunt said: “The repair of the Dunes … Read more

WHAT’S ON

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, most events have been cancelled. Please check with organisers to see if individual events have been postponed, cancelled or moved online.

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Findhorn Guided Trail Run

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Moray Walking & Outdoor Festival 2021

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Over-50s walking football

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Moray Arts Centre re-opening event

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The Stories Behind Kinloss Abbey

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Findhorn Dunes Walk

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The Wild World of Trees

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Gorgeous Views

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Kinloss Abbey – free tours

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RISE 2021: Double Bill – The Solo Piece & At Once

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National news

Chocolate treats on offer to draw kids to explore great outdoors

Local News

Keiran’s Legacy is the first charity to benefit from MP’s ‘surplus’ wage donation

Local News

Clouds part for glimpse of partial eclipse from Forres

Local News

Forres Rotary members mark 70 years of local and global support

Local News

New defibrillator installed at Soccer 7s thanks to Keiran’s Legacy fundraising

Local News

Runners eager to take part in organised race after six-month wait for rules to relax

Local News, Sport

Forres residents urged to take Covid-19 test after warning signs found in waste water

Covid, Local News

Pop-up busker to bring a feel-good vibe to Findhorn on Sunday

Local News

Moray moves to Level 1 from Saturday with up to 100 people allowed at funerals and weddings

Local News

Kinloss hottest place in UK as bank holiday temperature reaches 2021 high

Local News

Potholed Dunes Road at Findhorn to be closed while repairs take place

Local News

New tourism and leisure site to focus on Forres

Business, Local News

Do you know an unsung hero that has ‘gone the extra mile’ to help the Forres community?

Local News

Windy Wilson will start gruelling race in Forres to raise £25,000 for heart charity

Local News

Hospitality businesses rejoice after FM announces move to Level 2 at midnight tonight

Covid, Local News

Seven-day Covid case rate in Moray drops below number required for Level 2

Local News

Motorists in Moray urged to take care on newly-dressed roads

Local News

Financial support available to Forres businesses impacted by Moray staying in Level 3

Business, Local News

Council tackle seagull problem in Pilmuir as a trigger for property owners to take charge

Local News

Forres hospitality businesses to get funding support while they remain in Level 3

Business, Local News

Moray case numbers ‘flattening’ but will stay in Level 3 for another week

Covid, Local News

Popular Forres restaurant closes permanently with immediate effect

Business, Local News

Hundreds back Kinloss mum’s call for road safety measures after son’s clash with car

Local News

Level 2 not far away if everyone sticks to guidelines – Moray Council

Covid, Local News

Final decision on Moray still to come, but highly likely to stay at Level 3

Covid, Local News

Lochhead retains his Moray constituency seat for fifth term with 3000-vote lead

Local News

Retired teacher says climate emergency ‘breaks his heart’ as he campaigns in Forres

Local News

Over-18s in Moray to be fast-tracked for Covid vaccine following concerns of ‘uncontrolled transmission’

Covid, Local News

Drive-in testing open in Forres

Covid, Local News

Current restrictions ‘not enough’ to contain Moray Covid outbreak as cases continue to rise

Local News

Police appeal to parents of teens to know what their kids are getting up to

Local News

NHS issues warning in Moray as new Covid cases soar to more than 100

Covid, Local News

Vacancy: Marketing and Communications Manager

Jobs

Vacancy: Administrator

Jobs

Vacancy: Retail & Sales Assistant

Jobs

Vaccine nurses dance to viral beat in local beauty spots

Local News

Forres shops emerge from lockdown with a busy first day of trading despite rain

Local News

Firefighters tackle blaze at a house near Greshop Industrial Estate

Local News

New Indian restaurant opens and promises unique flavours for Forres

Business, Local News

Thousands will use postal vote in Scottish Parliament elections

Local News

Sanquhar footbridge will be replaced as council confirms spending for bridges and flood risk work

Local News

Creative project helps tackle isolation and mental health in young

Community, Entertainment, Local News

Next round of consultation on Cluny Hill Woodland Management Plan

Local News

Applications open for £8,000 business grant on first-come, first-served basis

Business, Covid, Local News

Youngsters’ football club will kick off in May after 14-month wait

Local News, Sport

Prince Philip dies at 99

Local News

Development Manager, Finderne Development Trust

Jobs

Spring Trail highlights beauty of Forres

Local News

Car park signs spell out the FACTS as stay-at-home rule is lifted

Business, Local News

Business couple set sights on Findhorn beach for slot machine arcade

Business, Local News

Motorhome park taking shape at Findhorn Beach

Business, Local News

Enterprise body makes new road into business park

Business, Local News

Law changes to make you opted in to be organ and tissue donor

Community

Orbex funding award will bring ‘significant number’ of jobs to Forres

Business, Local News

New Visit Forres website to focus on promoting local area as lockdown eases

Business

Findhorn architect says £25k beach huts are as strong as houses and will grow in value

Local News

First minister outlines April timeline for opening of non-essential businesses

Covid, Local News

Third wave of council tax fund opens for small hospitality businesses

Business, Local News

Broadband minister invited to work from cow field to experience slow rural internet

Business, Community, Local News

Dog walkers asked to respect the protected seal population at Findhorn Bay

Local News

Police investigation starts after body found at Kinloss

Local News

Flooring specialist preparing to welcome home improvers at new Forres showroom

Business, Local News

Town Hall transformation begins in earnest as FACT completes asset transfer

Community, Local News

Young solar pioneer is named most promising individual in renewables sector

Business, Local News

All primary pupils back to school on 15 March

Covid, Local News

Forres voters should check polling station venue as council makes switch

Local News

Food and drink businesses urged to collaborate to access grant funding

Business, Local News

Walk-in Covid testing starts in Forres next week

Community, Covid, Local News

Work starts on restoring 175-year-old ‘high street jewel’

Local News

Cautious road map gives hope, but relies heavily on continued suppression of virus

Covid, Local News

Financial boost for arts and communities will focus on ‘collective culture’

Entertainment, Local News

MSP backs tax-cut in ‘essential’ high street salons

Business, Local News

Vaccine venue changes in last-minute reaction to ‘issues outwith control’

Covid, Local News

Vaccine clinic moving from Mosset Park to larger venue

Covid, Local News

Return-to-school plan goes ahead with plea to minimise risks

Covid, Local News

Businesses join in with community arts project to share the love

Business, Local News

PICTURES: Love is in the air – Window Wanderland Forres 2021

Entertainment, Local News

One-off payment of £4k available for new businesses and close contact services

Business, Local News

Local businesses being offered on-site test for Covid-19

Covid, Local News

Stay-at-home message emphasised as worsening weather threatens to ‘disrupt’ travel and utilities

Local News

Parents urged to apply for school grant before deadline

Local News

Missing dog: Black labrador, Dunphail area

Local News

Comedy haggis hunt video racks up 40,000 views for hotel in lockdown

Business, Local News

Loch of Blairs bench prank could have had fatal consequences, say volunteers

Local News

Andy Wardley turned up to direct traffic and got the highest Rotary Club honour

Community, Local News

Dog owners warned over lambing scares at Dava Way and Sanquhar Woods

Local News

Orbex sponsors national rocket-building championship and encourages gender diversity

Business, Local News

Graduate post heralds launch of rural energy efficiency project

Community

Click-and-collect now only for essentials, takeaways limited to doorways and hatches

Covid, Local News

Love will line streets of Forres on Valentine’s weekend

Entertainment, Local News

Businesses closed in Level 4 to get financial boost on top of grant

Local News

Support our tree-mendous volunteers

Local News

Online service goes live at Forres Health Centre, with round-the-clock help

Local News

Haggis hunting ‘supremo’ advertises for assistant after virus cuts season short

Local News

Comment: Don’t just clap – do the right thing for our heroes

Local News, Opinion

People ordered to ‘stay at home’ as lockdown tightened till end of January

Covid, Local News

[MISSING] Emma Greer (42), Nairn

Local News

Forres women recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

Local News

Grant Park filled with joy and laughter as snow brings families out for day of sledging fun

Local News

Council services over the festive period

Community, Local News

Level 4 jump is a preventative measure to protect everyone says MSP Richard Lochhead

Covid

Christmas rules tightened to stem the spread of new Covid-19 strain

Local News

Picture special – Your outdoor Christmas lights

Local News

Mystery of stones appearing on Forres doorsteps ‘restores faith in humanity’

Local News

Forres man goes round the world alone… and lives to tell the tale

Entertainment, Local News, Reviews

Santa Claus is coming to town… and we’ve got hold of his route plan!

Local News

Shannon nails it with beauty award despite ‘particularly challenging’ first year in business

Business, Local News

Callum offers 24 ways to face festive fears with free Advent Challenge

Local News

Six new beach huts going up at Findhorn

Local News

HIE to extend enterprise park as it reaches capacity

Business, Local News

Rules relaxed for Christmas, but don’t burst your bubble!

Covid, Local News

Festive pop-up shop is a marketplace for local artists, designers and food producers

Business, Local News

Pudsey says you can win me at tonight’s virtual Quiz night

Community, Local News

Still no mixing indoors at home as Moray stays in Level One

Covid, Local News

Rotarians pick fourteen bags of litter from roadside in an hour

Community, Local News

Businesses put on displays for Remembrance

Local News

PICTURES: Remembrance Sunday 2020

Local News

Mercat Cross will be restored to former glory

Local News

Planning permission granted for £3.2 million Town Hall revamp

Community, Local News

Stay safe on Bonfire Night and get to know the Fireworks Code

Local News

Social distancing is no obstacle for Forres fundraisers as they continue to help needy

Community, Local News

PICTURES: Brodie ‘illuminations’ bring a welcome splash of colour to longer nights

Entertainment, Local News, Reviews

MSP offers support after holiday refunds saga rumbles on

Covid, Local News

Arts project will record ‘life going on’ during pandemic

Entertainment, Local News

Dry dock will extend life and improve availability of MIRO rescue boat

Community, Local News

Forres Academy students to isolate after S4 pupil tests positive

Covid, Local News

Hospitality restrictions eased as Moray goes straight in at Level 1

Covid, Local News

New pop-up shop scheme will create more high street business opportunities

Business, Local News

Brodie Castle adds a Scavenger Hunt to Moray’s Pumpkin Trail

Entertainment, Local News

Show your support for Scottish Poppy Appeal by downloading a poster for your window

Local News

Impromptu street theatre raises a smile as librarians and fish appear on the street

Entertainment, Local News

Jingle bells at six o’ clock on Christmas Eve to send Santa on his way

Local News

Picture postcard scenes from Forres as Autumn sweeps through town

Local News

Kinloss nursery ranked one of the best in Scotland

Local News

Scotland’s five-tier system – what can we do in each level

Covid, Local News

New trick to treat guisers will make Forres a spooky place on Halloween

Local News

Brodie Castle gardeners shine a light on shrubbery as nights draw in

Entertainment, Local News

Grant funding available for community groups helping the hardest hit

Community, Local News

Business duo win £15k funding for leggings that help people walk again

Business, Local News

Covid Commendations for Forres folk going ‘above and beyond’

Covid, Local News

Swimming lessons and sports coaching activities to restart in Forres

Local News, Sport

Mosset Tavern prepares to re-open after deep clean and negative tests

Covid, Local News

Bar owner devastated by Covid closure after ‘doing everything right’

Covid, Local News

This little piggy stayed at home… and wins best in Scotland prize

Local News

Forres councillor Lorna Creswell honoured with British Empire Medal

Covid, Local News

Nat 5 exams cancelled for 2021; highers and advanced highers to go ahead.

Local News

New restrictions clamp down on bars and eateries as daily figure tops 1000

Covid, Local News

Further restrictions could be announced tomorrow as another 800 infections recorded

Covid, Local News

Young farmers haven’t ‘baled out’ of getting mental health message across

Local News

£3.8m fund proposed to boost town centres, young jobs and rural tourism

Business, Covid, Local News

Tesco puts three-item limit on essentials as panic buyers start stock piling

Covid, Local News

Curfew will impact on business and staff says landlord

Covid, Local News

Scotland records highest number of infections as second wave grips

Covid, Local News

Lochhead promises to ‘work flat out to make Moray better’ as he seeks re-election

Local News

Open space and native woodland will be central feature of new 112-home development

Local News

Pair charged following garden centre break-in

Business, Local News

The new ‘Rule of Six’ and what it means for you

Covid, Local News

Firefighters tackle marsh blaze in Culbin Forest

Local News

Forres opens virtual doors to highlight heritage hotspots

Covid, Entertainment, Local News

Forres bucks trend as six new shops open in town centre over six months

Business, Covid, Local News

Town Hall vision for transformation into multi-purpose performance space

Entertainment, Local News

Interior designer says ‘sense of community’ is vital as she opens high street shop

Covid, Local News

Forres bonfire and fireworks display will go virtual after difficult decision to cancel

Covid, Entertainment, Local News

‘Eat Out’ deals continue into September as owners bounce back with their own offers

Business, Covid, Local News

Cafe customers are paying it forward by buying coffee and cake for strangers

Business, Local News

Housing project gets funding to explore sustainability and recreational benefits

Uncategorized

Oh Fudge! Coronavirus restrictions make re-opening of sweet shop ‘unviable’

Business, Covid, Local News

Former Forres runner attempts world record to raise £5000 for charities

Local News

Forres footbridge protest marks the start of a month of rebellion across the UK

Local News

Shopping locally is ‘absolutely essential’ for recovery of economy says Moray’s MSP

Business, Covid, Local News

Who is your high street hero?

Covid, Local News

Keeping local businesses ‘in the loop’

Blog, Local News

Fundraisers overcome distancing challenges to help ease virus risk

Covid, Local News

Public asked to heed guidelines as outdoor leisure facilities re-open

Covid, Local News

Update: Dates confirmed for indoor and outdoor leisure activities

Covid, Local News

REVIEW: Festival first is a sound experience

Covid, Entertainment, Local News, Reviews

Gemma fulfills her dream to open a high street nail bar despite lockdown setback

Business, Covid, Local News

Rumours that Aberdeen cluster has reached Moray Coast holiday park are ‘completely false’

Covid, Local News

Business owners are painting the town red… and green, and cream, and black!

Business, Local News

Forres publican says vigilance is needed to protect health and jobs as well as business

Business, Covid, Local News

Mobile Covid-19 testing unit re-opens in Moray following Aberdeen outbreak

Covid, Local News

Speakers in shrubs will herald a new arts festival experience

Entertainment, Local News

How Aberdeen lockdown affects visitors in and out of the city from today

Covid, Local News

SNP cite ‘tough gig’ for new leader of Scottish Conservatives as MP Ross takes charge

Local News

When nature ‘called for help’, Lindsay called on her childhood memories

Local News

The full list of all 21 eateries in the Forres area offering 50% off during August

Business, Covid, Local News

Attempted theft, La Boheme, Findhorn Foundation

Uncategorized

Lockdown: new opening dates, but we’re staying in phase three for now

Covid, Local News

RAF move Typhoon training operations to Kinloss as Lossie runway works continue

Local News

Forres schools will be ‘buzzing’ as Bee Safe campaign highlights new safety rules

Covid, Local News

High Street pet grooming salon which was closed by lockdown days after opening is back

Covid, Local News

ReBOOT offers free PPE to members of the community

Covid, Local News

Shopkeepers put their hearts into ‘love local’ campaign as Scotland joins in

Business, Local News

Funded opportunity for youngsters to explore music dream

Entertainment, Local News

Police: Sudden death of woman not being treated as suspicious

Local News

Forres mums put on a ‘red hot ice cream’ party in Grant Park for P7 leavers

Covid, Local News

New £2 million Early Learning Centre all ready for August school start

Local News

More lockdown restrictions being lifted – here’s what can open from today

Business, Covid, Local News

Stock being quarantined in fight against virus as Waste Busters re-opens

Covid, Local News

Politicians back our campaign to get local shops and businesses thriving again

Business, Covid, Local News

Debbie is citizen of the year – and that’s a FACT (Rotary News)

Community, Local News

Pop-up shop bringing more custom and culture to the high street

Business, Local News

Serving now: Sit-down food and drink available from today (but only outdoors)

Business, Covid, Local News, Uncategorized

Tourism restarts cautiously with self-catering and extended travel range

Covid, Uncategorized

Face masks to become compulsory in shops from 10 July

Covid, Local News

From chipper to chopper – all in a day’s work for new teen on rescue team

Local News

Toilets at Forres and Findhorn to reopen on 13 July

Covid, Uncategorized

RAF runway pair tested and isolated after Covid fears spread through community

Covid, Local News

Armed Forces Day in Forres – a small ceremony celebrating a big role

Covid, Local News

Climate activists post letter to MP ‘urging the Government to ‘lead the world’

Local News

Beer gardens can open 6 July – and other key dates for Scotland

Covid, Local News

Oldest building on high street becomes newest shop in town

Business, Local News

Now is the time to really show that Forres Loves Local

Business, Local News

Police appeal for witnesses after four-figure theft from Forres building site

Local News

Iconic and exciting buildings sought to makes Doors Open Day go digital

Covid, Local News

Findhorn’s Bakehouse brings organic food market to Forres town centre

Local News

Lockdown – Full details of Phase 2 relaxations as announced today

Covid, Local News

A CIC start – A blog about our not-for-profit journey

Blog

Forres business owners urged to respond to traffic questions

Covid, Local News

Moray tourism initiatives share in £500k from Covid-19 emergency fund

Covid, Local News

Tourism and hospitality sector: Get ready for July reopening

Covid, Local News

Benromach’s retro redesign reflects ‘genuine hand-crafted care’

Local News

Findhorn Bay rescue team get Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Local News

Technophobe chef stymied by lockdown shares cooking tips over livestream

Covid, Local News

Rescuers issue tide warning after two call-outs in two days

Local News

Orange tractor is christened ‘The Donald’ by Findhorn visitor Jamie

Uncategorized

Youngsters make roadside plea for traffic to slow down after near miss

Local News

Furlough freedom helps Forres photographer raise cash for charity

Covid, Local News

Kerbside glass collections to resume from 1 June on three-week cycle

Covid, Local News

Forres House opens for socially distanced blood donations (and tea and biscuits)

Covid, Local News

MP Ross resigns from Government over Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trips

Covid, Local News

Young quizmasters invited to present MFR music quiz with Dan and Grace

Covid, Entertainment, Local News

Covid-19 curve flattening in north-east with no new cases

Covid, Local News

Rotary Club ‘keeps up the good work’ supporting local good causes

Covid, Local News

Waterford recycling centre to re-open

Covid, Local News

Scotland’s route out of lockdown is published in full today

Covid, Local News

Dog walker ‘disgusted’ to find popular woodland path being used ‘like a toilet’

Local News

Governments’ commitment to Moray Growth Deal ‘signals positive future’

Local News

Groups to share in £448,000 fund to help feed isolated and vulnerable

Covid, Local News

OPINION: Keep doing the right thing until we’re past OUR peak

Covid, Local News, Opinion

RAF Typhoons intercept Russian patrol aircraft as they near UK airspace

Local News

OPINION: Can our tourism businesses cope with a whole year wiped off their calendar?

Covid, Local News, Opinion

Berry Burn launches £6000 fund to help groups with pandemic emergency

Covid, Local News

Council to restart grass-cutting after ‘redesigning’ services around Covid-19

Covid, Local News

Kinloss-based helicopter evacuates critically-ill patient from Isle of Arran

Covid, Local News, Uncategorized

Tweed accordionist will play best of the ‘wurst’ after Forres gig is cancelled

Covid, Entertainment, Local News

Council rethink puts blue and purple recycling bins back on kerbside routes

Covid, Local News

Can you come up with a name for this boatyard tractor?

Local News

OPINION: Stay at home, buy local, save a business’s life

Covid, Opinion

Forres butcher ‘meats’ demand as online mail-order business sees 10x increase

Business, Covid, Local News

Forres restaurateur recreates fine dining menu for UK-wide mail order service

Covid, Local News

Lockdown superheroes entertain neighbours with ever-changing wardrobe

Covid, Local News

Mosset Tavern quiz defies lockdown and pulls in thousands for charity

Business, Covid, Local News

Baker ‘brings the bread home’ as lockdown keeps customers away from shops

Covid, Local News

Forres pipers called to honour key workers with mass rendition of Scotland the Brave

Covid, Local News, Uncategorized

Kinloss hangar could become mortuary as council plans for worst-case scenario

Covid, Local News

RAF Pumas fly into Kinloss to help in battle against coronavirus outbreak

Covid, Local News

Householders told ‘keep your rubbish’ as council suspends recycling service

Covid, Local News

Charity donates 300 chocolate eggs after Easter fun day cancelled

Covid, Local News

Lochhead warns against stockpiling amid coronavirus ‘panic’

Covid, Local News

Forres school shuts after parent contracts coronavirus

Covid, Local News

Coronavirus – Shelves cleared of wipes and gels to fend off killer

Covid, Local News

Beauty therapist ditches gossip mags after Caroline Flack suicide

Local News

Brodie man who died in car crash was ‘greatest friend anyone could ever have’

Local News

Nineteen-year-old man dies following accident on A96 at Brodie

Uncategorized

FACT is granted £116k to buy town hall for community

Local News

Forres police seek vandals who poured paint over BMW

Local News

Missing teenager found safe and well

Local News

Young pilots ‘fly over their homes’ in Typhoon flight sim experience

Local News

New bus service links Forbeshill to town centre, Tesco and Knockomie

Local News

MIRO ‘bags’ £4000 from Tesco charity fundraiser

Local News

Firefighters add appeal to Santa’s tour of Forres

Local News

Hundreds witness ‘Pride of Moray’ landing at Kinloss

Local News

Rural trust offers businesses a financial boost to keep young people at home

Local News

Nominate a community group to win a £1000 funding boost

Local News

James Milne Institute filled to capacity for second MIRO Burns Supper

Local News

Items stolen and property damaged at recycling centre after break-in

Local News

Forres bypass will close for resurfacing works

Local News

Forres Rotary Club planning a New Year revolution!

Local News

Jewellery and medals stolen in St Leonard’s Road break-in

Local News

Califer death believed to be missing man Antony Rodgers

Local News

Kinloss CCTV released in search for missing man

Local News

Missing Elgin man ‘well-known’ in Forres area

Local News

Santa’s plea for helpers to meet ‘elf and safety’ standards

Featured, Local News

Gemma switches on Forres Christmas lights

Local News

Red Rebels step over bodies as climate activists ‘die’ in protest

Local News

FACT gets cash boost from ‘Investing in Communities Fund

Local News

Pam starts 2019 Christmas appeal so ‘no child goes without a gift’

Local News

Forres Remembrance Day Parade [in PICTURES]

Local News

Boris Johnson promises review on whisky duty during whirlwind stop in Speyside

Local News

New MIRO rescue boat launched by Lord-Lieutenant at Findhorn Bay

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Forres in Bloom collect the Queen’s award for Voluntary Service

Local News

Twenty years and counting – Rotarians tot up £140k fund as quiz hits 20-year milestone

Local News

Arts project to focus on creative aspects of high street regeneration

Local News

Local golfer tees off for world tour on the professional circuit

Local News, Sport

Crisis meeting at Falconer Museum will warn of imminent closure

Local News

High street bakery and coffee shop to close after 30 years

Local News

Mosset Tavern wins Pub of the Year of award

Local News

Sparklers are an ‘accident waiting to happen’ says fireworks organisers

Local News

Forres police station at centre of “boys’ club” bully probe

Local News

Graham Boyack: Mediators have to have balance – learning circus skills was a big help

Squash club going for gold with free lessons for youngsters

Local News, Sport

[REVIEW] Bodies of Water, Findhorn

Entertainment, Reviews

[VIDEO] Climate change activists make colourful, peaceful plea to ‘listen to the science’

Local News

[IN PICTURES] Forres protests against climate change

Local News

Well-kept war memorial wins another floral award for Forres

Local News

Forres in Bloom celebrates gold win at Beautiful Scotland awards

Local News

Council rejects petition against wildfowling at Findhorn Bay

Local News

Forres football club for youngsters is aiming for record year

Local News

Forres fundraisers battle the beast in the pouring rain

Local News

Forres food growers set up shop in high street

Local News

Forres cancer survivor taking on a beast of a race

Local News

Doors open up to unlock the ‘secret’ sites of the Forres area

Local News

Forres all spick and span for Beautiful Scotland judges

Local News

Medal parade marks seven years since army moved into Kinloss

Local News

Moray MP welcomes Boris Johnson as UK’s new PM

Local News

Forres Men’s Shed is a ‘life-saver’ for the isolated and depressed

Local News

Forres man brandished knife as he demanded cash from terrified couple

Local News

Ramnee Hotel to focus on wedding market under new ownership

Business, Local News

Forres tourism businesses invited to find out more about TBID

Business, Local News

Two charged following £20k drugs bust in Forres

Local News

Apple’s hi-tech sensor puts Forres on the 3D map

Local News

Forres pub owner rallies team of ‘community gardeners’ to tackle overgrown grass

Local News

Teens charged following police enquiries

Local News

Solar company triumphs in national awards on 40th birthday

Business, Local News

Forres market idea ‘needs the people of the town to get behind it’

Local News

Old Mill refurb makes way for beer and gin festival

Entertainment, Local News

Prized possessions will be recycled at auction

Local News

Forres company has been soaking up the sun for 40 years

Business, Local News

Police appeal for information after town centre assault

Local News

Young creatives win in Rotary writing and photo contest

Local News

Man and machine fight back flames in local wildfire

Local News

Twelve years on the high street for fair trade gift shop

Business, Local News

Kinloss Abbot’s House opens up for guided tours

Local News

New wildfire rages near Logie Windfarm

Local News, Uncategorized

Logie children make ‘African trek’ to Forres library

Local News

Timber festival celebrates all things wood at Logie Steading

Local News

Moray tourism agency launches bid to secure future funding model

Business, Local News

Forres firefighters make a splash to clean up trash

Local News

Shabby caravans will be ‘evicted’ from old supermarket car park

Local News

Woman dies in two-vehicle crash between Brodie and Forres

Local News

Forres company wins energy efficiency award for off-grid retreat

Business, Local News

Cash and phone stolen in Forres sneak-in thefts

Local News

Forres shrouded in smoke as wildfire rages across moorland

Local News

Yobs vandalise peaceful pavilion overlooking Findhorn Bay

Local News

Over 20 people rescued from Cramond Island after becoming stranded

Eco-village could provide a place to live and work for homeless

Local News

Fudge maker opens outlet on Forres high street

Business, Local News

Police praise Forres locals for help in fight against trouble

Local News

Tennis club offers free lessons to spark interest in game

Local News, Sport

Forres cops step up checks on bars in response to busy weekend

Local News

Brodie Castle visitor centre is amongst Scotland’s best buildings

Local News

Rotary Club appeal sends emergency help for victims of Cyclone Idai

Local News

Get your skates on for funky roller disco

Entertainment, Local News

All Rise… make way for 2019 festival of dance

Entertainment, Local News

Two charged after police clampdown in Forres

Local News

MSP visits solar company as sun sets on feed-in tariff

Business, Local News

Lidl tackles food waste with bumper fruit and veg box for £1.50

Local News

£20,000 granted for Leanchoil feasibility study

Local News

Cellist Edward Clark wins Rotary Young Musician award

Entertainment, Local News

Forres Soccer 7s – results 24.03.19

Sport

Chip shop reopens a year after fire ravages building

Local News

Fit like state is the Doric in the day? New study ettles tae finn oot

Local News

Tourism businesses to break down Chinese language barrier

Local News

Plans for Berry Burn wind farm extension goes on public display

Local News

Fruit orchard planted as ‘a symbol of hope for the future’

Local News

Forres Soccer 7s – results 10.03.19

Sport

MSP to hold meeting for EU nationals ‘seriously concerned’ about Brexit

Local News

Festival boosts economy and offers ‘tremendous platform’

Entertainment, Local News

Government rejects rip-off parcel charge legislation

Local News

European whale welfare team trains in Findhorn Bay

Local News

MP discusses climate concerns with young protesters

Local News

Council tax to rise and 80 jobs to go in Moray Council cuts

Local News

Upcoming events

Homecoming for new tenants at Red Lion

Business, Local News

Forres bike shop to be ‘re-cycled’ as trendy town bar

Business, Local News

Beer festival is back for second year

Entertainment, Local News

Forres Web is now Forres Local

Business, Local News

Eating and drinking

Local interest

Accommodation

Local interest

Food and gifts

Local interest

What to see and do

Local interest

Walks and trails

Local interest

Welcome to Forres

Local interest

Performers will dance till they drop

Entertainment

Gymnasts dressed for success

Sport

Teenager wins third powerboat in championship hat trick

Featured, Local News

Forres trio bound for Africa to fill school library with books

Featured, Local News

Findhorn boating firm expands with Nairn acquisition

Business, Featured, Local News

More people needed to get skate park wheels turning

Featured, Local News

Moray MP hosts anti-social behaviour meeting in Forres

Local News

Schools and libraries hit in council cuts

Local News

Logan’s run continues with fresh loan deal

Sport

Jamie powers into the UK final

Sport

Bakery wins gold and silver in world Scotch pie awards

Business, Featured, Local News

Mechanics lose out in tight clash

Sport

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

Local News

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

Local News

Powerboater sails towards top award

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Police appeal after pedestrian dies in A96 bypass collision

Local News

Meeting will address anti-social behaviour in Forres

Local News

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

Featured, Local News

Christmas boost for MIRO will pay for new rescue boat

Featured, Local News

Findhorn Bay Arts brings ‘Creative Regeneration’ award to Forres

Entertainment, Featured, Local News

Santa begins tour of Forres

Entertainment, Local News

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

Featured, Local News

Finderne trust invite community to bring their ideas

Local News

Forres solar company helps build ‘House of the Year’

Business, Featured, Local News

Christmas lights switched on by five-year-old Arrik

Local News

Bodkin Ras returns to Forres before cinema release

Local News

Logie Primary School receives high praise after inspection

Local News

OPINION – Winter tourism for Forres?

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

Hundreds remember fallen at centenary of armistice on Roseisle Beach

Local News

Giant beach artwork at Roseisle to mark 100 years since armistice

Local News

Kinloss Military Wives Choir marks remembrance at Holyrood

Local News

Logie sawmill turns storm-felled trees into campsite toilet block

Local News

Filling station to open around the clock

Local News

Friends of Blairs Loch waging war on ravages of time

Featured, Local News

New owners spice up the menu at Brodie’s Old Mill Inn

Business, Featured, Local News

Best drive in Scotland leads to Forres

Local News

Motor-mad Kenny opens ‘drive-in’ café at Findhorn Bridge

Business, Featured, Local News

Amazon trader drops Moray postal ‘excess’

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Wizards and witches encouraged to join in Harry Potter fun

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Public invited to take part in Sanquhar survey

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Have your say on future of Falconer Museum

Featured, Local News

Have your say on council’s budget cuts

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Three peaks weekend trek secures £3k for heart charity

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Three peaks weekend trek secures £3k for heart charity

Business, Featured, Local News

Festival counts successes with footfall of more than 10,000

Entertainment

Findhorn Bay Festival – Secret Studio Tour (Review)

Entertainment, Reviews

More evidence of early settlers found on Cluny Hill

Uncategorized

Culture Day Forres in Pictures

Uncategorized

The Buke of the Howlat (Review)

Entertainment, Reviews

Duncan Chisholm: The Gathering (Review)

Entertainment, Reviews

Festival in a Day

Entertainment

Forres area set for week of arts and culture

Entertainment

Findhorn Bay Festival 2018 – round-up

Uncategorized

Three Peaks challenge for ambitious team of adventure-seekers

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Three Peaks challenge for ambitious team

Business, Featured, Local News

Forres in Bloom celebrate Beautiful Scotland awards success

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Forres hotel shortlisted in people’s vote for Scotland’s hidden gem

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Free drinking water to be supplied to Moray homes running short

Uncategorized

Cricket finals joy for Saints

Sport

Big testimonial night for Forres favourite

Sport

Forres sign winger Macrae

Sport

Pupils make their pitch on Thornhill playing surface

Sport

Free family bushcraft day places for Forres area residents

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Free family bushcraft day places for Forres area residents

Featured, Local News

Forres and Findhorn in shortlist for ‘most beautiful’ award

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Inveraray crowned pipe band champions at Grant Park

Entertainment, Featured, Local News

Third Findhorn Bay Festival packs a cultural punch

Entertainment

Nelson’s Tower rooftop platform gives unrestricted view

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Rooftop platform at Nelson’s Tower gives unrestricted view

Featured, Local News

DYW Moray practises what it preaches

Business, Featured

Walking app will bring history alive

Uncategorized

test post one

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Forres 2020 Vision Set Out

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Damage to the medieval Sueno’s Stone in Forres

Uncategorized

Academy pupils will be Career Ready

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Forres Academy pupils cook up business

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Traffic Lights Considered on Forres Bypass

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Forres Bonfire and Fireworks

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New bid to buy Mosset Park

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Advance works for new rail station under way

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Public invited to see options for A96 dual Forres bypass

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Forres pickers invited to Moray litter summit

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Baxters’ cash still available to claim

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Concern expressed over future of Kinloss Barracks

Uncategorized

New walking route with military links

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Forres group honoured by Nelson Society

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VIDEO: Best of European piping championships

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Fresh look at care

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FORRES HIGHLAND GAMES

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Boost for local groups

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Cluny Hill Song Strikes a Cord with Forres

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Dementia Awareness Day

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Woodlands and Forests

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Parks and open spaces

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Pedal power

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Paintballing and Laser Tag

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Surfer’s paradise

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White Water Rafting

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Highland dancing

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Piping heating up for big day in Forres

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Maori skull to return to New Zealand

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Grant Park Lodge

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Piping at Forres

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Mountain biking

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Gorgeous sunsets

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Fabulous beaches

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Groups get chance to share bags of cash

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Rates reform will help revive town centre

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Rural communities can vote for their favourite cash projects

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Nelson’s Tower attracts visitors from 53 nations!

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Recruits wanted for new Highland orchestra

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Forres building yard raided

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Cluny Hill to be lit up?

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Forres firefighters wanted!

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Event to showcase housing plans

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Snow White Coming to Forres

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Santa Needs Help in Forres!

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Forres Choir Perform at Royal Albert Hall

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The Great Skate Debate

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Forres Looks to the Future

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Redco Milne Scraps Forres Bogton Road Plan

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Moray Council Throw Out Redco Plans

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Forres Culture Day Success

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Forres Rail Upgrade

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Culture Day

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Local Youth Activities Showcased

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Daredevils take a dive for charity

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New council sports programme

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Action needed on ‘jungle’ paths in Forres

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Aviation centre set for take off

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Rejuvenated Tolbooth

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Blooming great showcase

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Day 4: Darnaway

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Forres Sprint Final will be televised

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View Sea King up close

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RGU Graduations

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Demolition job out for tender – Forres Old Healthcentre

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Photo Diary: Piping At Forres

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Piping At Forres

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Town tuning up for Piping at Forres

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Media Release: Forres Area wins

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Baroque at Brodie

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Step back in time at Forres photo exhibitions

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Pipers calling for volunteers for Moray summer festival

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Applegrove set for £5m works

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World tattie scone competition open for entrants

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Second sneak-in theft in Fleurs Road not connected say police

Uncategorized

Moray town up for £100,000 arts award

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Holiday fun and games on offer for Forres youngsters

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Community Projects win £90,000 from Berry Burn Fund

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Forres pain sufferer wants to spotlight chronic pain issue

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MSP on the warpath over Moray roadside walkway

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Harriers win two titles on Nairn beach

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Road to beach will close for eco houses

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Piping Hot Forres in line for tourism award

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Help shape Forres’ sporting future

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Scottish curling silver medal for Forres junior

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Your town needs you!

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Fight inflated delivery charges to Forres!

Uncategorized

Bluefins awards mark another memorable year

Uncategorized

Moray Council claim RAC pothole figures are wide of the mark

Uncategorized

School threatened with closure doubles intake this year

Uncategorized

Forres community sets targets for change

Uncategorized

Storm damage reported locally

Uncategorized

Shops get set for Christmas Countdown

Uncategorized

Dial-a-Bus takes off in Forres

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Mr and Mrs Skinner are in perfect harmony

Uncategorized

Royal couple visit Moray

Uncategorized

Rowley sees only the up side

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Information bus in Forres to focus on drug awareness

Uncategorized

School closure threat lifted … for now

Uncategorized

Young sleuths at Forres Primary School use science to catch criminal

Uncategorized

Watchdog backs road safety campaigners

Uncategorized

Bonfire crowd warned of parking restrictions

Uncategorized

Scottish students enjoy stay in sister city Mount Dora

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Forres has carrier charge in the bag

Uncategorized

Mixed reception for pool’s camera move

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Escape to the movies

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Forres barmaid to trek China’s Great Wall

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Pupils enjoy Moray orienteering festival

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Councillor hosting Spirit of Community event

Uncategorized

Culture Day brings town centre benefits

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Land could become new industrial area despite complaints

Uncategorized

Moray Council investigating Forres drainage problems

Uncategorized

Hopes high for bus link to health centre

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400 properties saved says flood scheme manager

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Helpers wanted for Scottish Week

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New Health Centre prepares to open

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