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New High Street paving gets good reception

Local businesswoman Sandra DAvidson gives the new paving the thumbs up

WORK to upgrade the pavement at Forres High Street has been given a general thumbs-up by local folk. Most people coming into the 'Gazette' office have given a nod of approval to the pavement, and there

Bonfire crowd warned of parking restrictions

Published: Tue 28 Oct 2014

Forres bonfire and fireworks display is set to go with a bang

PARKING restrictions will be in force for the Forres Bonfire and Firework Display taking place on November 1. There will be restrictions in place from 5pm to 8.30pm on the day, with no parkuing allowed

Hearing for new Forres homes set for November

Published: Tue 28 Oct 2014

This land at lochyhill near Forres could see development of hundreds of new homes

MORAY Council is holding a public hearing to determine an application for a residential development at Forres. The hearing will consider an application from Robertson Homes Limited for houses, at Lochyhill.

Study looks at downstream effects of flood scheme

Published: Tue 28 Oct 2014

Homes at Netherton near Kinloss were inundated in August after the River Findhorn burst its banks

MORAY Council say they are waiting for the results of a survey commissioned after the August floods to ascertain if the river Findhorn flood scheme caused inundation downstream. Homes were flooded

Review sees rural schools in the firing line

Published: Tue 28 Oct 2014

Andersons Primary could close suggests the sustainable education review

THE SUSTAINABLE education review which has clear implications for school closures around Forres received a measured response when it was published earlier this month. Recommendations made could see

Watchdog backs road safety campaigners

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Published: Tue 28 Oct 2014

Mum, Karen Mitchell who has been campaigning for a safe crossing across Mannachie Road

FORRES Community Council are throwing their weight behind the campaign launched in the 'Gazette' to keep children safe while crossing Grantown Road. Chairman, Stewart Noble said the issue which was

Forres has carrier charge in the bag

Published: Tue 21 Oct 2014

Local shops have carrier charge in the bags

STORES in Forres have introduced a Government change which directs retailers to add a 5p charge for each single-use carrier bag (whether plastic or paper) that a customer gets to take away a purchase from

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