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Helpers wanted for Scottish Week Events

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

Shop boss is at the public's convenience

Published: Wed 27 Aug 2014

Stewart Noble from the Community Council hands the keys of the door to Craig Milton

A retail manager has stepped in to save Forres town centre public toilets from closure. Forres store manager, Craig Milton, accepted an invitation from Forres Community Council (FCC), to take on responsibility

New Forres Health Centre prepares to open

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Published: Tue 26 Aug 2014

Forres Health Centre will open to the public on September 8, with an open day on September 1

THE NEW Forres Health and Care Centre on Grantown Road, will open its doors to the public on September 8. Meanwhile, an open day is taking place for patients to view the facility next Monday, September

Watchdog bid to round up recruits

Published: Mon 25 Aug 2014

Carol Shaw hands a leaflet to resident Alison Fraser as part of a drive to recruit new members to reform the Dyke and Landward Community Council

THE PUSH IS on to recruit individuals who would like to represent their community, in a rural area of Forres. Dyke and Landward Community Council failed to establish at the last elections in September,

Forres Common Good plea handed to MSP

Published: Wed 13 Aug 2014

oray MSP Richard Lochhead takes a petition calling for more control of Common Good assets to be given to local people by vice chair of the Forres Community Council Stewart Noble

A PETITION with more than sixteen hundred signatures was handed over to the Scottish Government by Forres people last week, calling for more local control of community assets. Stewart Noble, vice chair

Families left devastated by floods

Published: Tue 12 Aug 2014

Families living between Forres and Kinloss, near Seafield and Netherton took the full force of the River Findhorn as it breached near Waterford yesterday morning.

FAMILIES living between Forres and Kinloss, near Seafield and Netherton took the full force of the River Findhorn as it breached near Waterford yesterday morning. Farmers lost crops and at least five

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