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

A Forres cycle shop owner is revving up for a fundraising challenge to ‘give something back’ to the nurses who cared for his mum before she died. Kevin Riddoch, who runs The Bike Bothy on Forres High Street will travel the epic NC500 on a 30-year-old moped to raise money for cancer charity Macmillan next … Read more

Windy Wilson will start the 30-mile ultra from Forres in une

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

A weather buff is hoping the sun will be shining and the wind will be behind him when he comes to Forres to take part in a gruelling race next month. Windy Wilson, who is well-known for his straight-talking, off-beat (and sometimes sweary!) weather reports through Facebook, has amassed more than 300,000 followers on his … Read more

Vaccine nurses dance to viral beat in local beauty spots

A viral dance craze filmed in Forres and other scenic parts of Moray is raising vital funds for a popular local charity. Sandra McKandie lost her son, Keiran, in a tragic accident in 2016 and set up Keiran’s Legacy to ‘save lives, advance education and provide recreational facilities.’ The fundraising dance has been performed as … Read more

Rotary Club Forres

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

Forres Rotary Club members have been busy during the last few weeks working hard for their charities, despite members being restricted to virtual meetings. They are now looking forward to a busy few weeks ahead, with a variety of events planned. Forres Rotary’s current president Tanya McLaren said: “Although we have been enjoying our Zoom … Read more