COMMUNITY council nominations in Moray have closed.
Sixteen groups have been re-established, with the new Speyside Community Council bringing the total to 17.
However Findhorn and Kinloss Community Council has been lost, as not enough candidates came forward by yesterday’s nomination deadline.
There are still no community councils for Hopeman and Covesea, or Glenlivet.
Out of a total of 208 available seats, 139 have been filled.
Inaugural meetings will begin on Monday.