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.

400 properties saved says flood scheme manager

Published: Tue 09 Sep 2014

The River Findhorn was widened to accomodate more water and prevent local flooding.

Forres Flood Scheme manager, Barbara Hellet, believes the project was a success during the recent storms but conceded that lessons have been learned and improvements will made.

Helpers wanted for Scottish Week Events

Published: Tue 02 Sep 2014

An event being held today to guage support for next year's Scottish Week celebrations

AN APPEAL has gone out to anyone who would like to help with Forres Scottish Week 2015. The event is held every three years in the month of June and is co-ordinated by the Forres Community Activities

Band in tune with new pipe major

Published: Tue 02 Sep 2014

New Forres and District Pipe Band Major, Kevin Johnston

FORRES and District Pipe Band have appointed a new Pipe Major following the departure of Tam Cornwall who has left to develop his piping career. Kevin Johnston, has accepted the appointment and band

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