Whinnieknowe Garage Sale with Usborne Books Stall

Whinnieknowe Care Home in Nairn is having a sale of miscellaneous items including wheelchairs, mobility aids, furniture and activity items i.e. jigsaws, books, sewing & craft materials, DVDs & CDs etc. Born to Read, Independent Usborne Partner, will also be at Whinnieknowe. There will be a great selection of reading and activity books, jigsaws and … Read more

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

Two stalwarts of the community received their British Empire Medal (BEM) from Lord-Lieutenant, Major General Seymour Monro at an official ceremony in the town’s Tolbooth today. Forres councillor Lorna Creswell was awarded the BEM for services to the community following years of campaigning against deprivation and child poverty, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic. And Mairi … Read more


Arts project will record ‘life going on’ during pandemic

Two artists are asking the people of Forres and wider area to develop a picture of ‘life going on’ over the coming weeks by simply putting a can in their garden. Findhorn Bay Arts’ latest artists-in-residence are looking for Moray-based participants to capture a snapshot of time using a pinhole camera, and the images will … Read more

Jock Gibson

Covid Commendations for Forres folk going ‘above and beyond’

Letters of commendation have been sent to more than 100 people and groups throughout Moray, who have gone ‘above and beyond’ during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Lords-Lieutenant of Banffshire and Moray have created the new Covid Commendations to recognise community members and groups across the area. This is the first time such letters have been … Read more