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Seven years since Moray Council had a 'valid' petition

22 February 2024
Seven years since Moray Council had a 'valid' petition

Seven years since Moray Council had a 'valid' petition

22 February 2024

System was supposed to encourage people power.


Icy day saw A&E patients double at Dr Gray's

26 January 2024
Icy day saw A&E patients double at Dr Gray's

Icy day saw A&E patients double at Dr Gray's

26 January 2024

Slips, trips and broken bones.


Flagpole can stay in Findhorn

18 January 2024
Flagpole can stay in Findhorn

Flagpole can stay in Findhorn

18 January 2024

Moray Council allows planning appeal.


40-bed student block near Forres will need transport links

20 December 2023
40-bed student block near Forres will need transport links

40-bed student block near Forres will need transport links

20 December 2023

Proposed development at Dallas Dhu.


More cash for Moray's foster carers

08 December 2023
More cash for Moray's foster carers

More cash for Moray's foster carers

08 December 2023

Allowance likely to rise for foster and kinship carers.


Aggression towards school staff in Moray triples

29 November 2023
Aggression towards school staff in Moray triples

Aggression towards school staff in Moray triples

29 November 2023

Call for action following 'horrific' rise.


£605k bill to tackle Forres Academy concrete problem

24 November 2023
£605k bill to tackle Forres Academy concrete problem

£605k bill to tackle Forres Academy concrete problem

24 November 2023

Some closed classrooms could reopen for next term.


Moray tenants being consulted on 11% rent rises

22 November 2023
Moray tenants being consulted on 11% rent rises

Moray tenants being consulted on 11% rent rises

22 November 2023

Average council rents could rise from £73.25 to £76.20


Mental health problems in Moray increasing police workload

20 November 2023
Mental health problems in Moray increasing police workload

Mental health problems in Moray increasing police workload

20 November 2023

Incidents have doubled in last five years.


‘Scandalous’ – 93% of Creative Scotland Moray grants go to Findhorn and Forres

09 November 2023
‘Scandalous’ – 93% of Creative Scotland Moray grants go to Findhorn and Forres

‘Scandalous’ – 93% of Creative Scotland Moray grants go to Findhorn and Forres

09 November 2023

Elgin councillor speaks out.


Moray Council: Move to back asylum seekers’ right to work thrown out

27 September 2023
Moray Council: Move to back asylum seekers’ right to work thrown out

Moray Council: Move to back asylum seekers’ right to work thrown out

27 September 2023

Procedural issue resulted in matter not being debated.


Safety pledge on faulty concrete as pupils begin to return to Forres Academy

20 September 2023
Safety pledge on faulty concrete as pupils begin to return to Forres Academy

Safety pledge on faulty concrete as pupils begin to return to Forres Academy

20 September 2023

Engineers have given assurance about the building.


Talks about job cuts at Moray primary schools will be behind closed doors

15 September 2023
Talks about job cuts at Moray primary schools will be behind closed doors

Talks about job cuts at Moray primary schools will be behind closed doors

15 September 2023

Councillors will discuss proposals in private on Tuesday.


Council houses in Moray: Who will get extra points?

12 September 2023
Council houses in Moray: Who will get extra points?

Council houses in Moray: Who will get extra points?

12 September 2023

Downsizers and domestic abuse survivors in line to benefit.


No bills issued for 1200 blue badges in Moray

08 September 2023
No bills issued for 1200 blue badges in Moray

No bills issued for 1200 blue badges in Moray

08 September 2023

Council to send out backdated invoices to some holders of disabled parking permits.


Proposed changes to Moray's council house points scheme may help domestic abuse survivors

06 September 2023
Proposed changes to Moray's council house points scheme may help domestic abuse survivors

Proposed changes to Moray's council house points scheme may help domestic abuse survivors

06 September 2023

Issue to be discussed on Tuesday.


Moray councillors back idea of a tourism tax

06 September 2023
Moray councillors back idea of a tourism tax

Moray councillors back idea of a tourism tax

06 September 2023

Visitors to the area would pay a charge.


Parking charges could be introduced in Forres

05 September 2023
Parking charges could be introduced in Forres

Parking charges could be introduced in Forres

05 September 2023

Option "likely" to be considered, meeting told.


Moray Council documents to be gender neutral

25 August 2023
Moray Council documents to be gender neutral

Moray Council documents to be gender neutral

25 August 2023

‘We really need to modernise our language’


Moray Council: School staff strike ballot closing today

25 August 2023
Moray Council: School staff strike ballot closing today

Moray Council: School staff strike ballot closing today

25 August 2023

Industrial action be likely to lead to closures.


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