Polls busy around Forres

Voting is underway in Forres in the Scottish Independence Referendum

POLLING stations around Forres are reported to be busy already with voters arriving to cast their Yes or No votes in the Scottish referendum. Meanwhile, Moray Council is reminding voters about the

Hopes high for bus link to health centre

Published: Thu 11 Sep 2014

A new chapter in Forres' history as the new health and care centre prepares to open its doors

HOPES are high that a new bus service can be established for the newly opened Forres Health and Care Centre. The new centre at Thornhill opened on Monday, and calls are being made for a bespoke service.

HIE report reveals Forres facts

Published: Tue 09 Sep 2014

HIE development manager Scott McKnockiter said the profile will help his company develop a better understanding of key issues and opportunities across the area.

The population, labour market, education and qualifications, health and wellbeing and ethnicity and migration of Forres are analysed in a new report by Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

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Confidence high for City cup clash

Published: Tue 09 Sep 2014

Kris Duncan is full of joy after scoring against Huntly as Dachi Khutsishvilli gives him a high-five. Photo by Andrew Stokes

Forres Mechanics 6-0 Huntly Forres Mechanics boss Charlie Rowley says his team is full of confidence heading into Wednesday's cup clash with Elgin City. The Can-Cans continued their recent good run

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