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LOCAL NEWS

Brodie brings a bit of ‘je ne sais quoi’ to Findhorn Beach with Un Petit Café

A new refreshment truck with a continental twist has taken up residence at Findhorn Beach from this week, providing walkers … Read more

May 8, 2024

Photo Special: Forres Theme Day 2024

Forres Theme Day was back in full swing today (Sunday 5 May) with more than 150 vehicles of all ages on show. Reasonable weather and a good turnout made for an enjoyable day of free fun for the whole family. All pics by Marc Hindley

Dream continues for teen basketball player from Kinloss as he is selected for Scotland

An outstanding teenage basketball player from Kinloss will play for his country after being selected from an application pool of 365 players. Tyler Clarke (14) said the moment he heard he had been chosen he felt as as if all his hard work had paid off. He will play for … Read more

Ray recalls his memories of accident-prone pooch for new book ‘A Whippet Called Seb’

A dogged collector of canine figurines has written a memoir of owning an accident-prone pooch, recalling all the scrapes and near-misses they both got into back in the eighties. Ray McDonald, who now runs Keepsakes on Forres high street, where he sells some of his massive catalogue of collectables, has … Read more

Cluny Hill mansion goes on the market for offers over £625,000

The sprawling 76-bedroom mansion that sits on Cluny Hill has gone on the market this week for £625,000. Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has been instructed by the Findhorn Foundation to market the property, a former spiritual and wellness centre, hotel and hydropathic establishment in Forres. Set in … Read more

Have you tried the new Forres outdoor gym?

Forres Community Sports Hub is inviting locals to try the new £72,000 outdoor gym. The gym, which originally opened in December 2023, is behind Forres Academy and Forres Swimming Pool and includes multi-station and multi-user exercise pieces for a full body workout. The public are invited to drop by the … Read more

In the centenary year of Grant Park comes the Forres kilt with a digestive biscuit ‘baked’ in

A local woman who specialises in making bespoke kilts has designed a Forres-inspired tartan with a twist. Andrea Chappell’s new plaid is the first of four designs based on the seasons, that will make up a quartet of fabrics focussed on the town’s colours. The first batch, depicting winter, takes … Read more

Leanchoil project gets £93k heritage funding to move forward with plans

Leanchoil Trust has secured £93,650 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to support their plans to save and transform Leanchoil Hospital. The Trust’s ‘Leanchoil – Growing Wellbeing from Heritage’ project aims to save the historic B-listed Leanchoil Cottage Hospital in Forres, Moray, for the community and repurpose it as a … Read more

Lisa brings out the party balloons for new high street shop

A high street shop is being given a breath of fresh air as it opens up to give youngsters a new place to play. Wee Beauties is the latest shop to open on the high street, occupying number 134, formerly Krafty Knits, with a bright new look and a fun … Read more

Expanding sawmill opens new clothing and gift shop at Logie Steading

A local sawmill has opened a retail shop selling clothing, gifts, wood and outdoor living accessories. Logie Timber, which is based on the A940 at Dunphail, has launched its new outlet at Logie Steading, just a couple of miles away. Logie Timber Supplies joins other independent retailers at the popular … Read more

Support needed – literally – for Town Hall refurb as workers uncover ‘rotten’ beam

Forres Area Community Trust has launched an urgent appeal to townsfolk to help them quickly raise £20,000 to pay for unforeseen work in the redevelopment of the Town Hall. Builders working on the refurbishment of the building have found a beam that doesn’t have the strength needed to support the … Read more

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National news

Brodie brings a bit of ‘je ne sais quoi’ to Findhorn Beach with Un Petit Café

Local News

Photo Special: Forres Theme Day 2024

Local News

Dream continues for teen basketball player from Kinloss as he is selected for Scotland

Local News

Ray recalls his memories of accident-prone pooch for new book ‘A Whippet Called Seb’

Local News

Cluny Hill mansion goes on the market for offers over £625,000

Business, Local News

Have you tried the new Forres outdoor gym?

Local News

In the centenary year of Grant Park comes the Forres kilt with a digestive biscuit ‘baked’ in

Business, Community, Local News

Leanchoil project gets £93k heritage funding to move forward with plans

Community, Local News

Lisa brings out the party balloons for new high street shop

Business, Local News

Expanding sawmill opens new clothing and gift shop at Logie Steading

Business, Local News

Support needed – literally – for Town Hall refurb as workers uncover ‘rotten’ beam

Local News

Playtime is over for Ania, as she turns kids’ cafe into hair and beauty salon

Business, Local News

From Findhorn to Nevada – Frankie Mack to play local gigs on way to Las Vegas

Local News

North-east nurse returns from Oz to start gut health business in Forres

Local News

Olive Tree couple open new takeaway on ‘beautiful’ high street

Business, Local News

New banking hub brings five banks back to Forres high street

Business, Local News

Bakehouse dream becomes reality for sisters after financial boost from silent investor

Business, Local News

Kingfisher described as ‘Jewel of the Mosset’ as the colourful bird returns to duck pond

Local News

Speyside Brewery founder Seb Jones leaves the drinks industry to work on new venture

Local News

Locals fear ‘parking chaos’ after charges to be introduced at Findhorn Beach

Local News

Solar stalwart George Goudsmit retires at grand age of 82, but not completely!

Local News

Major Pipe Band Championships coming to Forres this summer

Entertainment, Local News

More than 20 cars clamped in Forres after DVLA visits town with ‘spy’ camera

Local News

Sanqhuar group to remove silt from pond after getting funding from local grants

Community, Local News

Book-mad couple end seven-year itch to open shop on Forres High Street

Business

Disabled group spreading ‘spread joy, happiness and pony magic’

Local News

Roy Dennis gets OBE in New Year Honours

Local News

Pam raises £50k in latest Cash for Kids effort

Local News

Mr Moto’s biker event raises more than £2000 for local groups

Local News

Timber festival to return to Logie after five-year gap

Business, Local News

The ‘secrets of automata’ revealed in new book by Forres expert

Business

Forres wins Digital Community Award from Scotland’s Towns Partnership

Business, Local News

Barber Sandra clocks up ten years on Tolbooth Street, and 100,000 haircuts!

Business, Local News

Cancer charity stalwart dies age 88

Local News

The Forres Scout Post is back, and still a bargain at 40p per card

Local News

Sue and Steph put the K into kindness with free food and friendship on Christmas Day

Local News

ReBOOT receives the King’s Award for Voluntary Service

Local News

Pictures: Remembrance Sunday in Forres

Local News

No two jobs the same for sailmakers Tim and Amanda at Stitch It And Fix It

Business, Local News

William and Kate wow crowds during visit to Forres farm and Burghead Community Garden

Local News

A new Forres Academy to go ahead after funding bid approved by Scottish Government

Local News

Forres given share of £1.5m fund for town centre regeneration

Business, Local News

Forres shortlisted for Digital Community Award

Local News

Dunphail distillery starts production of an ‘astonishing, fat and fruity’ whisky

Local News

Findhorn sisters are set on taking over Bakehouse Market

Business, Local News

AES Solar win award for ‘sensitive’ solar panel installation at Edinburgh Castle

Business

Three banks to return to high street as permanent hub announced

Local News

Forres Academy to close for two days after RAAC risk is updated

Local News

TD Logie celebrates half a century furnishing Forres… and beyond

Local News

‘Safety and wellbeing is main focus’ as remedial works continue at Forres Academy

Local News

Forres in Bloom wins overall prize in Keep Scotland Beautiful Awards

Community, Local News

Scotland Loves Local Week: Lisa’s Barber Shop

Business

Scotland Loves Local Week: Alberto Ricci

Business

Scotland Loves Local Week: The Pantry

Business

Scotland Loves Local Week: Murdoch Brothers

Business

Scotland Loves Local Week: Babalu

Business, Local News

Scotland Loves Local Week: Pearl’s Pet Care

Business, Local News

Karate instructor who learned with Japanese masters opens fitness studio in Forres

Business, Local News

Grant Park visitors go thirsty as Scottish Water wait for a gap in the roadworks diary

Local News

Dallas Buffalo farmers feature in BBC TV series This Farming Life

Local News

Review: Blood Harmony, Universal Hall

Local News

Forres Academy undergoing urgent repairs following engineers’ inspection

Local News

Mount Dora Pipe Band to visit Forres and meet their ‘twins’

Local News

Bikers make Forres their base for 120-mile Poker Run

Local News

Up to 50 at risk of redundancy as Findhorn Foundation found to be ‘not financially viable’

Local News

Walking family back in Forres to start Moray Coast Trail

Local News

Antiques valuation day coming to St Leonard’s Church in support of charity

Local News

City businessman says he can’t wait to open new car wash in ‘magical’ Forres

Business, Local News

Findhorn is Scotland’s best beach – but we knew that already!

Local News

Ania puts the focus on the youngsters as she opens high street play zone and cafe

Business, Local News

Avian flu feared to be the cause of increased sightings of dead and sick birds

Local News

Children’s book with ‘fantastic’ insight into history of Forres now on sale

Business, Local News

Orbex expands Forres base as debut rocket launch get closer

Local News

Tolbooth Street restaurant and bar looks set for re-opening as new signs appear over door

Business, Local News

Steph and Sue name new Knockomie coffee shop in memory of their beloved Kevan

Business, Local News

Trio start family aid bank in Forres as demand for essentials increases

Business, Community, Local News

Army surplus store moves into bigger premises on Forres High Street

Business, Local News

£72k outdoor gym will be free for everyone, and you can pick your favourite design

Community

Which award does Forres deserve most?

Local News

George Alexander gets MBE in King’s Honours

Local News

Buffalo farm moving into retail and tourism with farm shop and straw bale cabins

Business, Local News

Scientists visit Falconer Museum as part of Siwalik fossil research project

Local News

Fiona reaches her fundraising target on gruelling walk from Lisbon to Porto

Local News

Local farmers get involved with initiative to promote farms as a destination

Business, Local News

Beer is brewed in Forres again as Speyside Brewery re-opens with refreshed recipes

Business, Local News

Old tackle shop could be turned into child-friendly cafe

Business, Local News

Annual show in Findhorn will mark dance company’s 20-year anniversary

Entertainment, Local News

Forres area putting on celebrations for Coronation weekend

Local News

‘Truly inspirational’ volunteer Cathy recognised as Coronation Champion

Local News

Picture special – Forres Theme Day 2023

Local News

Local classic car lover will take his ‘family’ of six old motors to Forres Theme Day on Sunday

Business, Local News

Arts festival racks up nearly £1m economic benefit despite challenging financial climate

Local News

Fully-funded spaces for arts summer school in ‘truly inspiring location’ of Findhorn Bay

Local News

Mr Moto says Forres has waited too long for a place that bikers can call their own

Business, Local News

Converted horsebox is new food and drink stop at Findhorn Bridge

Business, Local News

Musician Ewen brings lockdown-inspired book to life to tell history of Fantastic Forres

Business, Local News

Fundraiser set up to help pay for ‘miracle’ cat’s extensive injuries after traumatic episode

Local News

Three new businesses on the cards for Forres

Business, Local News

Forres woman is walking 1000km along the ‘Western Front’ to wage war on diabetes

Local News

Have your say on road improvements for pedestrians and cyclists

Local News

Forres Academy cellist named Moray’s top Young Musician

Local News

Your town hall memories will help to bring £4.3m refurbishment to life

Local News

Popular newsagent bows out with poignant window display

Business, Local News

Traffic lights finally installed at Forres road junction

Local News

Pride in Moray event will be held in Grant Park

Local News

Have you seen our toilet?

Local News

Disabled parking bays are being added to Forres high street

Business, Local News

Enterprising baker expands with new sit-down and takeaway service

Business, Local News

Show will shine again as Forres Theme Day gets the green light

Local News

Forres woman makes urgent appeal to help earthquake victims

Local News

Opinion: Our small businesses are in this crisis too

Local News

The eagle has landed… as graphics business comes to Forres high street

Business, Local News

All the local venues where you can celebrate Burns Night

Business, Entertainment

Donation points set up for fire-hit family

Local News

Fire badly damages house in Twinning Link

Local News

Reunited: Bonnie, the 17-year-old lab, is back with her family after major public search

Local News

Searching for Bonnie: £500 finders’ fee offered for missing dog

Local News

Forres banking hub plans ‘well under way’

Business, Local News

Pam puts presents under the Christmas tree for 600 kids after raising a staggering £32,000

Local News

Lorna wins bumper £300 prize in Forres Festive Shop Local Trail

Business, Local News

Forres plumbing apprentice wins silver award in UK skills contest

Local News

Protection and surveillance zones centre on bird flu case at Councillor’s Walk

Local News

Darnaway duo secures £75,000 Scottish Edge funding to develop “Parkinson’s glasses”

Business, Local News

Win more than £300 of gifts and prizes in the Forres Festive Shop Local Trail

Local News

Santa prepares a seven-day tour of Forres from Monday 12 December

Local News

Forres is the new HQ for city training company

Business, Local News

Forres Christmas Lights switched on

Local News

Decorations light up Twinning Link home once again – and all for a good cause!

Local News

‘Room at the inn’ for warmth, friendship and a free Christmas dinner

Local News

Net-zero homes to be built at Dallas Dhu in Moray Growth Deal pilot

Local News

Plea for beach visitors to disinfect footwear after bird flu cases double at Findhorn Bay

Local News

Forres-grown Christmas trees capped at £50 in ‘season-of-goodwill’ gesture

Local News

Erdi is the new Turkish barber on the high street aiming to offer a ‘cut above’ the rest

Business, Local News

Forres Crafters’ annual Christmas pop-up shop opens in Tolbooth

Business, Local News

The Scout Post is back and they’ll deliver your Christmas cards in Forres for just 30p

Local News

Shop local gift card is a ‘no-brainer’ says Forres retailer as numbers grow

Business, Local News

More than 50 trees to be felled on Cluny Hill as part of plan to manage woodlands

Local News

Three swans and a gull put down as bird flu discovered at Sanquhar Pond

Local News

Remembrance Day parade in Forres – pictures

Local News

Little Luna has been missing for several days – have you seen her?

Local News

Fireworks draw crowds of thousands to Grant Park for epic show

Community

Two guys tie for right to burn on top of first bonfire for three years

Local News

Maclean’s Bakery to open new cafe and takeaway in Forres Enterprise Park

Business, Local News

Brodie family paintings projected onto castle in magnificent light show

Local News

Forres fireworks organisers’ plea for cash to ensure future displays will go ahead

Local News

Pumpkin trail draws crowds to Cluny Hill for spell of Halloween fun

Local News

Police investigating bakery break-in and theft of charity collection box

Local News

New high street deli to offer flavours of the world from Findhorn to the Middle East

Business, Local News

The spookiest house in Forres raises the hairs on the back of your neck… and cash for kids

Local News

Film crew follow couple to Forres for BBC show Escape to the Country

Business, Local News

Lorry fire closes A96 bypass at Forres

Local News

Findhorn’s only hotel to change hands as Paterson family become new landlords

Business, Local News

Forres wins gold in Beautiful Scotland awards

Local News

Council to sell flood prevention hardware at cost price as ‘wetter winters’ predicted

Local News

£40m funding will allow Orbex to scale up rocket venture and unlock more funds

Local News

Theme Day chairman in desperate drive for help to save show

Community, Local News

Young farmers create giant Mr Men artwork to deliver healthy living message

Local News

Marathon effort from local runners in Ellon, Inverness and London

Local News

Former Tesco site goes up for sale with permission for housing development

Local News

High street business expands with new laundrette and clothing shop to open soon

Business, Local News

Bakery couple bring tasty refreshments to Dunes Road car park in ex-fire truck

Business, Local News

Queen Elizabeth II dies at Balmoral

Local News

Could ALL the banks be coming back to Forres?

Community, Local News

Family of Arran, who broke his leg, hip and back in France, ask for help to get him home

Local News

Takeaway re-opens for business… and anyone else for that matter

Business, Local News

Historic Forres landmarks get permission for £110k lighting project

Community, Local News

Findhorn food is amongst Scotland’s best vegetarian fare says Peter Irvine

Business, Local News

Speyside Brewery to relaunch in Forres thanks to new investment partners

Business, Local News

Forres in Bloom’s Ian MacLennan is Rotary Club’s Citizen of the Year for 2022

Community, Local News

Findhorn Bay Festival publishes full programme of 100 events over 10 days

Entertainment, Local News

Nominate a local business to be Scotland’s Greatest Escape in TV special

Business, Local News

Forres to benefit from £150,000 CCTV investment by council

Local News

Refurbished pop-up shop puts the focus on fresh produce and local crafts

Business, Local News

Witch trials, folk music and a tall ship – all part of 100-strong arts and culture line-up for Findhorn Bay Festival

Entertainment, Local News

MIRO volunteers ‘proud and privileged’ to be invited to Royal garden party

Community, Local News

Travel agency returns to Forres high street as business continues local expansion

Local News

Amazing views over Forres as Tolbooth tours include access to clocktower walkway

Local News

Businesses urged to get ready for influx of up to 3000 competitors as major event returns to Forres area

Local News

Mum opens outdoor play centre on family farm with ‘mud and water’ as a feature

Local News

Young girl is ‘shining example’ of riding tuition as she heads for national contest

Local News

Sun shines for Toun Mercat as crowds turn out to support return of key Forres event

Community, Local News

Beacon burns under a fiery Findhorn sky as jubilee celebrations get under way

Community, Local News

Jubilations – Forres businesses pull out all the stops for Queen’s platinum Jubilee

Community, Local News

Forres residents invited to sow, grow and share as garden project is launched

Entertainment, Local News

Olive Tree couple Gill and Weller back in business baking home-made treats

Business, Local News

Ray opens high street shop to sell off 25-year haul of ceramic collectables

Business, Local News

Pictures reveal Orbex space rocket being tested in Kinloss forest

Local News

Four new councillors elected to serve Forres

Local News

Boutique baker banishes boredom with coffee shop venture by the sea

Business, Local News

Popular Toun Mercat is back to form part of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration

Local News

Forres residents asked for input on £50,000 playpark upgrade

Local News

Forres solar company continues to reach new heights with work on Edinburgh Castle

Business, Local News

We asked all six election nominees what is their promise to the people of Forres

Local News

MP Ross ‘will never apologise’ for standing up for Ukraine after being sanctioned by Kremlin

Local News

Forres solar panel manufacturers win Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Business, Local News

What’s this big blue Heilan coo doing in Grant Park?

Local News

Public urged to stay vigilant on bird flu as geese start to leave Findhorn Bay

Local News

New Forres inspector puts focus on ‘best possible service to local communities’

Local News

Community grant scheme on the hunt for local food projects to support

Local News

Organic kitchen promises to deliver high quality frozen meals on subscription

Business, Local News

Mobile speed cameras will be in Forres as spring safety campaign gets under way

Local News

Moray is safest place in Britain to drive

Local News

New Nimrod memorial at Morayvia will remember crewmen killed in crashes

Local News

Bank of Scotland tells MSP they’re ‘listening to the community’

Local News

MP demands bank execs come to Forres after ‘disgraceful’ meeting

Local News

Plans well under way for ambitious Jubilee weekend in Findhorn village

Local News

Fuel prices reach record levels

Local News

Bank of Scotland to close Forres branch

Local News

Giant metal sculpture at Edinkillie is a pleasant surprise for drivers and walkers

Local News

Forres heritage icons to be lit up as plans submitted for tower, tolbooth and cross

Local News

New memorials at Califer will be removed as council clamps down at beauty spot

Local News

Missing dog finds her own way home after 36-hour ordeal in the wild

Local News

Three van loads of emergency essentials leave Forres for Ukraine

Local News

Brodie Castle bags ‘holy grail’ of TV spots as Antiques Roadshow heads for heritage site

Local News

It’s finders keepers for young readers as Sarah hides free books all over Forres

Local News

Falconer museum offers £1500 grant for research in 150th anniversary year

Local News

Forres Harriers battered by wild weather

Sport

War zone trio will sleep under the stars in Dunphail to raise cash for homeless veterans

Local News

Teenage girls charged following damage to property in west end of Forres

Local News

Lanes and alleyways of Forres to see ‘unexpected growth’ from cultured gardens

Local News

Forres is all loved up for Valentine’s Day

Business, Local News

Rocket launcher arrives at Kinloss

Local News

Emergency support available for anyone left without power after storms

Local News

Shoppers urged to help schoolwear charity as poverty takes an upward turn

Local News

New high street cafe promises to give young people a place they can ‘hang out’

Business, Local News

New Culbin exhibition explores the history of the village swallowed by sand

Local News

Forres pies amongst best in Scotland as bakeries bring home medals in head-to-head

Business, Local News

Forres shows overwhelming support for skate facility in Grant Park

Community, Local News

Pamela does the work of 450 Santas as she tots up £25k sack of Christmas gifts

Local News

Courier’s masterplan to get parcels delivered in time for Christmas

Local News

Letter from Santa winner is announced

Business

On your own at Christmas? Forres mum says you can drop in at hers… online

Local News

Christmas bonus for Finderne with £330k funding boost to buy homes land

Local News

Westies with their besties

Local News

Dyke and Landward Community Council formed

Local News

Mechanic means business as he and his wife buy the Forres garage he served his time in

Business, Local News

Crowdfunding campaign for electronic trousers will bring gift of mobility

Business, Local News

Forres business owners have their say on the shop local culture

Local News

Win £100 in our Letter from Santa Festive Shop Local Trail

Local News

Missing Merseyside teen could have travelled to north or northeast Scotland

Local News

Forres businessman wins regional award from Institute of Directors

Business, Local News

Alternative festival will be relived at Town Hall coffee morning

Local News

Free school meals for P5s will become available automatically from 10 January

Local News

TSB tells MSP there’s no going back on closure decision for Forres bank

Local News

The lights are on – The Stewart family light up their home to spread Christmas joy

Local News

Nine-month trek across Canada raised £30k for Findhorn-based Trees for Life charity

Local News

Fallen trees and muddy tracks are no barrier for cross-country runners – Forres Harriers

Local News

Pop-up scheme will allow business owners to set up short-term shops in Forres

Local News

New plastic bridges at Mosset Pond will last for half a century

Local News

Loss of bank branches ‘totally unacceptable’ says MSP as he urges TSB to reconsider 2022 closure

Local News

Forres businesses sign up to exclusive Moray Gift Card scheme to keep spending local

Local News

PICTURES: Forres Christmas lights brighten up the town for festive season

Local News

Pictures: Forres Christmas lights switched on

Local News

Police say ‘stay put’ as North-east recovers from Storm Arwen battering

Local News

George’s unstinting commitment to solar energy recgonised with Lifetime Achievement Award

Local News

Leanchoil survey aims to assess housing and wellbeing needs in Forres

Local News

Events in Moray – we’ve widened our reach

Local News

Christmas tree goes up in town centre

Local News

PICTURES: Brodie Castle all lit up with watery theme as dark nights draw in

Local News

Pictures: Remembrance Day in Forres

Local News

Charlie Rowley announces resignation as Forres Mechanics manager this month

Local News

Leanchoil Trust invites public to see progress on asset transfer

Local News

Motorhome park is awarded five stars as ‘aires’ spread through Europe

Local News

Have you seen these spook-tacular Halloween illuminations at Twinning Link?

Local News

Tolbooth lit up to mark World Polio Day

Local News

Tolbooth will be lit up to highlight Rotary Club’s worldwide campaign against polio

Local News

Five years after the RAF left, more doubt falls on future of Kinloss Barracks

Local News

Calendars and Christmas cards now available in our online store

Local News

Princess Anne flies into Forres to say thanks to key workers and volunteers

Local News

Expanding my dog treats business was a ‘no-brainer’ says K9 Deli owner

Local News

Chronic pain sufferer from Forres to speak at international conference

Local News

Art triggers diverse opinion as the word ‘PORN’ appears on high street building

Local News

A sweet tooth brings new owners to The Wee Icy in ‘friendly’ Forres High Street

Local News

Four new businesses open at Findhorn Bridge giving vacant site new vitality

Local News

Forres Are Community Trust accredited as Living Wage employer

Local News

Visit Forres app provides a handy guide for visitors and locals alike

Business, Local News

No issues with fuel supply in Scotland says Kinloss forecourt operator

Local News

Brodie Illuminated promises bigger and better event for 2021 winter light show

Entertainment

Kinloss filling station has ‘loads’ of fuel despite scenes of panic buying

Local News

Town centre closes to traffic for climate protest as hundreds gather

Local News

Beware the dragon that guards the walk to Nelson’s Tower

Local News

Forres Rotary Club ‘bitterly disappointed’ to cancel bonfire and fireworks for second year

Local News

Findhorn toilet closed after overnight vandalism

Local News

Fire ravages disused farm buildings outside Forres

Local News

Gift card scheme aims to help keep money in local area

Local News

Brodie pond walk closed while tree-felling takes place

Local News

New drainage system to be installed at flood-prone Clovenside cemetery

Local News

Medal ceremony marks ‘milestone’ in battle against virus says Forres councillor

Local News

Library moratorium on late fines is ending – get your books in now

Local News

Twilight tractors run through Forres

Local News

Partnership formed to tackle flash flood hotspots in Forres

Local News

A bonfire and fireworks display will go ahead in Forres this year

Local News

Forres recycling centre will end booking system from Monday

Local News

The five hospitality businesses in Forres and Findhorn that have the highest ratings on Tripadvisor

Local News

Chef de Partie, Forres

Jobs

Police find body in search for missing woman

Local News

Missing: Helen Campbell, 60

Local News

Flash floods cause disruption to roads and power in Forres

Local News

Moray art graduate gets second chance at degree show in new high street gallery

Local News

Nelson’s Tower to reopen next Saturday after 22 months closed

Local News

Dunes Road and East Beach Car Park re-open at Findhorn after resurfacing work

Local News

Kevin says moped will put a smile on his face as he tackles 500-mile fundraiser

Local News

Moray will move with rest of Scotland to Level 0 in less than a week

Local News

Police appeal for witnesses after woman dies in A96 crash

Local News

There’s no calm before this storm as a season of coastal events is announced

Entertainment, Local News

A week of drop-in street football for youngsters kicks off in Forres – and it’s free

Local News

Vouchers hidden in the area will encourage youngsters to get their heads into a book

Local News

Jacob fulfills dream to open hair salon despite six-month wait for lockdown

Local News

Vandalism blights work at Findhorn beach access road

Local 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

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

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

General

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

General

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, General, Local News

Tourism restarts cautiously with self-catering and extended travel range

Covid, General

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, General

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

General

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, General, Local News

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, General, Local News

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

General

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

Local News

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

General, Local News

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

General

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

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Santa begins tour of Forres

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

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Finderne trust invite community to bring their ideas

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Forres solar company helps build ‘House of the Year’

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Christmas lights switched on by five-year-old Arrik

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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

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

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Best drive in Scotland leads to Forres

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

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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

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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

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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

General

Culture Day Forres in Pictures

General

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

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Three Peaks challenge for ambitious team of adventure-seekers

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Three Peaks challenge for ambitious team

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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

General

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

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Forres and Findhorn in shortlist for ‘most beautiful’ award

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Inveraray crowned pipe band champions at Grant Park

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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

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DYW Moray practises what it preaches

Business, Featured

Walking app will bring history alive

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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

General

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

General

Advance works for new rail station under way

General

Public invited to see options for A96 dual Forres bypass

General

Forres pickers invited to Moray litter summit

General

Baxters’ cash still available to claim

General

Concern expressed over future of Kinloss Barracks

General

New walking route with military links

General

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

General

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

General

Nelson’s Tower attracts visitors from 53 nations!

General

Recruits wanted for new Highland orchestra

General

Forres building yard raided

General

Cluny Hill to be lit up?

General

Forres firefighters wanted!

General

Event to showcase housing plans

General

Snow White Coming to Forres

General

Santa Needs Help in Forres!

General

Forres Choir Perform at Royal Albert Hall

General

The Great Skate Debate

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Forres Looks to the Future

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Redco Milne Scraps Forres Bogton Road Plan

General

Moray Council Throw Out Redco Plans

General

Forres Culture Day Success

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Forres Rail Upgrade

General

Culture Day

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Local Youth Activities Showcased

General

Daredevils take a dive for charity

General

New council sports programme

General

Action needed on ‘jungle’ paths in Forres

General

Aviation centre set for take off

General

Rejuvenated Tolbooth

General

Blooming great showcase

General

Day 4: Darnaway

General

Forres Sprint Final will be televised

General

View Sea King up close

General

RGU Graduations

General

Demolition job out for tender – Forres Old Healthcentre

General

Photo Diary: Piping At Forres

General

Piping At Forres

General

Town tuning up for Piping at Forres

General

Media Release: Forres Area wins

General

Baroque at Brodie

General

Step back in time at Forres photo exhibitions

General

Pipers calling for volunteers for Moray summer festival

General

Applegrove set for £5m works

General

World tattie scone competition open for entrants

General

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

General

Moray town up for £100,000 arts award

General

Holiday fun and games on offer for Forres youngsters

General

Community Projects win £90,000 from Berry Burn Fund

General

Forres pain sufferer wants to spotlight chronic pain issue

General

MSP on the warpath over Moray roadside walkway

General

Harriers win two titles on Nairn beach

General

Road to beach will close for eco houses

General

Piping Hot Forres in line for tourism award

General

Help shape Forres’ sporting future

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Scottish curling silver medal for Forres junior

General

Your town needs you!

General

Fight inflated delivery charges to Forres!

General

Bluefins awards mark another memorable year

General

Moray Council claim RAC pothole figures are wide of the mark

General

School threatened with closure doubles intake this year

General

Forres community sets targets for change

General

Storm damage reported locally

General

Shops get set for Christmas Countdown

General

Dial-a-Bus takes off in Forres

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Mr and Mrs Skinner are in perfect harmony

General

Royal couple visit Moray

General

Rowley sees only the up side

General

Information bus in Forres to focus on drug awareness

General

School closure threat lifted … for now

General

Young sleuths at Forres Primary School use science to catch criminal

General

Watchdog backs road safety campaigners

General

Bonfire crowd warned of parking restrictions

General

Scottish students enjoy stay in sister city Mount Dora

General

Forres has carrier charge in the bag

General

Mixed reception for pool’s camera move

General

Escape to the movies

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Forres barmaid to trek China’s Great Wall

General

Pupils enjoy Moray orienteering festival

General

Councillor hosting Spirit of Community event

General

Culture Day brings town centre benefits

General

Land could become new industrial area despite complaints

General

Moray Council investigating Forres drainage problems

General

Hopes high for bus link to health centre

General

400 properties saved says flood scheme manager

General

Helpers wanted for Scottish Week

General

New Health Centre prepares to open

General

Nelson’s Tower

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