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Traffic calming at Fleurs is blocked

There will be no new traffic calming measures at Fleurs.

Following a request from Forres Community Council secretary Eleanor Hayward, traffic calming measures for the Fleurs area have been deemed unnecessary by Moray Council.

Car park mound losing its cobbles

Published: Thu 04 Feb 2016

The cobbled pile makes it difficult for people using the disabled bays to leave their cars.

A concrete area at Leys Road car park has been losing its cobbles since a local councillor asked for it to be removed.

Local butchers and baker win national prizes

Published: Wed 03 Feb 2016

Presenter Carol Smille and chief executive officer at Bako North Western Group Mark Tomlinson congratulate Forres butcher Ronnie Murdoch for his hand-held steak pie.

Murdoch Brothers Butchers, Maclean's Highland Bakery and Ashers Bakery grabbed awards for their hand-held steak pies, haggis and chicken pies, and apple tarts.

Beach Huts petition thrown out by Court of Session

Published: Wed 27 Jan 2016

Protestors campaigning against beach huts at Findhorn have lost their legal challenge

A PETITION which was lodged with the Court of Session in Edinburgh against a Moray Council decision to allow 30 beach huts to be built on Findhorn Beach, has been thrown out. Planning consent was granted

Forres faces six weeks without petrol station

Published: Wed 27 Jan 2016

Forres only petrol station is closing for a major refurbishment

THE town's only petrol station is closing for several weeks while it gets a major refurbishment valued at hundreds of thousands of pounds. Motorists will either have to travel to the nearest garage

Forres trio sleep rough for homeless

Published: Wed 27 Jan 2016

Glen Fleetham (left) and Liam Condron raising awareness of the homeless on Inverness High Street.

Brothers Liam (18) and Alex Condron (18) and Glen Fleetham (20 raised more than £500 for the Big Issue Foundation by sleeping rough at Christmas.

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