Super fast broadband arrives in Forres

Forres gets super fast broadband

FORRES now has access to super-fast broadband with an upgrade set to benefit 5,450 local homes and businesses. More than 2,320 Forres homes and businesses inow have access to the high-speed technology

Councillor explores views on the tower


Published: Tue 29 Jul 2014

George Alexander wants your views on thinning trees in the park to improve the view of Nelsons Tower

A LOCAL councillor has been encouraged by support for his suggestion that Nelson's Tower is made "more visible". Councillor George Alexander wants to know if the people of Forres want trees on Cluny

New pathway started between Thornhill and Pilmuir


Published: Thu 24 Jul 2014

Contractors Balfour Beattie are expected to take a month to complete the new path.

Thornhill and Pilmuir are being connected with a new cycle/footpath as part of ongoing work on a cycle track from rantown Road through Grant Drive which started earlier this year.

Forres charity shop break-in


Published: Mon 21 Jul 2014

The Highland Hospice shop on Forres High Street was broken into and a sum of money taken.

Another Forres shop was the scene of a crime last week when the Highland Hospice was broken into. The incident follows the robbery at Scottish and Southern Energy electrical shop just a week earlier.

Girl grabbed by man near Forres

Published: Tue 15 Jul 2014

Police seeking information about man who sneaked up on teenager

POLICE are appealing for information after a 16-year old girl was approached by a man on the outskirts of Forres. The girl, who was shocked, but not injured was approached from behind by a man who

Man charged with High Street robbery

Published: Mon 14 Jul 2014

The Scottish and Southern Energy electrical shop on Forres High Street was the scene of a robbery.

A 35-year-old man is appearing in court today charged with robbing the Scottish and Southern Energy electrical shop on Forres High Street.

Whisky sellers pick top man from within

Published: Fri 11 Jul 2014

Michael Urquhart (left) with his replacement as MD Ewen Mackintosh

THE MANAGING director of a renowned local single malt whisky specialist is to retire later this year. Gordon & MacPhail MD, Michael Urquhart, will hand over to the Elgin-based firm's current chief

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