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New car park planned for care staff

New car park planned for care staff

New car park planned for care staff

26 October 2020

Wasteground off North Road is to be turned into a car park for Varis Court staff.


Visitors will flock to the loch

Visitors will flock to the loch

Visitors will flock to the loch

18 October 2020

Friends of Blairs Loch are creating a beauty spot worthy of visits from both people and wildlife.


Zero Waste Scotland survey, carried out by YouGov, reveals 80% of people in north-east Scotland concerned by single use plastics

Zero Waste Scotland survey, carried out by YouGov, reveals 80% of people in north-east Scotland concerned by single use plastics

Zero Waste Scotland survey, carried out by YouGov, reveals 80% of people in north-east Scotland concerned by single use plastics

17 October 2020

CONCERN at use of single-use plastics high in Moray and north east Scotland.


'Dragon's eggs' found on castle grounds

'Dragon's eggs' found on castle grounds

'Dragon's eggs' found on castle grounds

13 October 2020

Brodie Castle's first gardener Jonathan Barton is scattering his creations around the grounds.


Activists return to protest at bypass

Activists return to protest at bypass

Activists return to protest at bypass

13 October 2020

Extinction Rebellion Forres returned to the footbridge over the A96 bypass to raise awareness of the world's climate emergency.


Cygnet saved after tackle ordeal

Cygnet saved after tackle ordeal

Cygnet saved after tackle ordeal

08 October 2020

A cygnet with fishing line caught in its bill at Sanquhar was rescued by the SSPCA.


Forestry work affecting Brodie Castle facilities

Forestry work affecting Brodie Castle facilities

Forestry work affecting Brodie Castle facilities

05 October 2020

The gardening team is removing non-native species planted for commercial harvesting.


Environmentalist reports wildfowlers for "illegal" gathering

Environmentalist reports wildfowlers for "illegal" gathering

Environmentalist reports wildfowlers for "illegal" gathering

02 October 2020

Spencer Julian claims that a friend took a picture of 10 wildfowlers gathered by vehicles at Findhorn Bay.


Flood alert for this weekend

Flood alert for this weekend

Flood alert for this weekend

02 October 2020

SEPA has issued issued a flood alert for the Findhorn, Nairn, Moray and Speyside areas.


£1.7k for relief fund after Marie steps up

£1.7k for relief fund after Marie steps up

£1.7k for relief fund after Marie steps up

30 September 2020

Marie Jacques handed over £1700 to the Moray Emergency Relief Fund and £160 to a local author writing a guide to the Moray Way.


Culbin fires covered area the size of 28 football pitches

Culbin fires covered area the size of 28 football pitches

Culbin fires covered area the size of 28 football pitches

27 September 2020

Fires in Culbin Forest over recent weekends burned areas over 15 hectares.


Volunteers help battle green giants

Volunteers help battle green giants

Volunteers help battle green giants

24 September 2020

Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust, and Wild Things, have managed to hold back the Giant Hogweed tide despite the lockdown.


Town Hall set to get a new lease of life

Town Hall set to get a new lease of life

Town Hall set to get a new lease of life

16 September 2020

Forres Area Community Trust have applied to restore and make extensive changes to Forres Town Hall.


Permission granted for 112 new homes in Forres

Permission granted for 112 new homes in Forres

Permission granted for 112 new homes in Forres

15 September 2020

Moray Council planners approved the building of 84 private and 28 affordable homes at the 7.6 hectare Knockomie site.


Police monitoring motor complaints

Police monitoring motor complaints

Police monitoring motor complaints

12 September 2020

Forres Community Council passed on examples they regularly experience themselves to contacted Inspector Kerry Rigg.


MIRO awarded £500 to cover increased costs

MIRO awarded £500 to cover increased costs

MIRO awarded £500 to cover increased costs

11 September 2020

Easing of lockdown restrictions, good weather and uncertainty around holidaying abroad has brought unprecedented numbers of visitors.


Warning signs are broken at Roysvale

Warning signs are broken at Roysvale

Warning signs are broken at Roysvale

10 September 2020

The warnings were initially screwed into trees before being removed on environmental grounds and mounted on poles.


Work still needed on overgrown path

Work still needed on overgrown path

Work still needed on overgrown path

09 September 2020

Nearly a year after Douglas Urquhart raised his complaint, a local walkway remains overgrown and unusable.


Blairs Loch gets a makeover

Blairs Loch gets a makeover

Blairs Loch gets a makeover

06 September 2020

Friends of Blairs Loch have built a bird hide on the water's edge and a bridge to an island picnic table with a panoramic view.


Research into new housing for Rafford

Research into new housing for Rafford

Research into new housing for Rafford

31 August 2020

Finderne Development Trust will use Scottish Land Fund support to assess developing community led affordable housing at Brockloch.


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