'Industrial Land' Zone Sparks Tourism Fears


Published: Wed 09 Apr 2014

Beverley and Mark Ellis at the site of proposed 'industrial land' between the Kinloss roundabout and Findhorn Bay.

A Forres couple object to the Moray Development Plan to turn fields between the Kinloss roundabout and Findhorn Bay into 'employment land', potentially blocking the view with industrial buildings.

Trust explores potential of solar meadow

Published: Wed 09 Apr 2014

Plans for a solar meadow have been mooted for Forres

FORRES Area Community Trust (FACT) want to know if the local community would support a 'solar meadow' in the area. Scotland's first solar meadow was opened at Edinburgh College's Midlothian campus in Dalkeith

Posties £630K cash can be delivered again

Published: Wed 09 Apr 2014

Nan Mavor (left) with Forres councillor Lorna Creswell

CASH left by a Forres postie in his will is finally being made available to the town. Eligible applicants are being urged to take advantage of the trust fund which has been revived after lying dormant

Council holding a meet the buyer event

Published: Mon 07 Apr 2014

A meet the Buyer event is being organised by Moray Council later this month

MORAY Council is inviting businesses to a meet-the-buyer event in Elgin next month. The council spends millions of pounds a year on services and supplies but suppliers, in order to do business with

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Mums marathon effort to raise cash for charity

Published: Mon 07 Apr 2014

Forres Harrier is off to London this weekend to run the marathon in support of her neice who is suffering with skin cancer

A FORRES woman is preparing for a fundraising challenge with a very special reason for taking part. Elizabeth Watson is preparing to run in this weekend's London Marathon for the Maggie's Centres Charity,

Golfers get the season underway

Published: Fri 04 Apr 2014

Ladies celebrate the official start of the season at Forres Golf Club

FORRES Golf Club's ladies and Mens Sections held opening matches to mark the official start of the new season. A field of 76 enjoyed excellent sunny conditions for the annual men's captain versus vice

Chuffed Charlie eyes up silver

Published: Fri 04 Apr 2014

Charlie Rowley is all set for this weekend's game

FORRES Mechanics manager Charlie Rowley was thrilled by his side's performance against Deveronvale. After Vale's Graeme Rodger had cancelled out Kyle Scott's early opener, Craig McGovern gave Mechanics

Final tee time for Club veteran

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014

Forres Wednesday Seniors say good luck to Hunter Brown who is hanging up his golf club

FORRES Wednesday Seniors gathered to say farewell and good luck to one of their stalwarts who is hanging up his golf club. Hunter Brown moved to Forres with his wife Rea from Kinghorn, Fife, in 1990

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