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Jobless statistics on the way down

Alan Kane Senior operations manager for the DWP says unemployment for the Forres area is on a downward trend

STATISTICS show that unemployment in Forres is on a downward trend. Senior operations manager for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Alan Kane, spoke to the 'Gazette' about the local labour

Council reviews town hall booking policy

Published: Tue 25 Nov 2014

A new booking system will be introduced next week for Forres Town Hall

THE TOWN Hall booking period has been extended after a review by Moray Council. A recent story in the 'Gazette' revealed that bookings for the following year do not open until the Moray Council offices

Elgin link road back on the agenda

Published: Tue 25 Nov 2014

Councillor Douglas Ross was defeated in his motion to keep the Elgin link road off the council's agenda

ALMOST exactly two weeks since it was thrown out, Moray Councillors put the controversial Elgin link road project back on the agenda. Members of the economic development and infrastructure services

Royal couple visit Moray

Published: Thu 20 Nov 2014

The Queen chats with members of 39 Engineer Regiment at Kinloss Barracks, with Commanding Officer Lt Col Tom Marsden

HRH The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited Moray today, and were hosted to a private luncheon at Kinloss Barracks. The Royal Couple travelled to Moray by train arriving at Elgin Station, where

Queen to visit Kinloss Barracks

Published: Thu 20 Nov 2014

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are visiting Kinloss today

HER MAJESTY The Queen will visit Kinloss Barracks today accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. The visit to the home of 39 Engineer Regiment, tomorrow (Thursday), will follow a morning

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Cans set for rematch with oldest rivals

Published: Wed 08 Oct 2014

Elgin keeper Michael Fraser claims possesion of the ball from Forres twins Lee and Graham Fraser with Marvin Andrews offering protection.

Following a 0-0 draw with Elgin City on Saturday, Mechanics must beat them in the replay at Mosset Park this weekend to qualify for a third round tie with Bo'ness United.

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