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SEPA warns of coastal flooding this weekend as Met Office issues a yellow heavy rain warning for Tuesday

07 April 2024
SEPA warns of coastal flooding this weekend as Met Office issues a yellow heavy rain warning for Tuesday

SEPA warns of coastal flooding this weekend as Met Office issues a yellow heavy rain warning for Tuesday

07 April 2024

High winds will cause issues on Sunday and Monday with heavy rain developing overnight on Monday, leading to a yellow Met Office warning for flooding.


Police appeal for information following wilful gorse fire near Strathlene

07 April 2024
Police appeal for information following wilful gorse fire near Strathlene

Police appeal for information following wilful gorse fire near Strathlene

07 April 2024

Officers are trying to identify three male youths seen in the area around the time of the incident.


Lucky escape for young paddleboarders blown out to sea near Cullen

07 April 2024
Lucky escape for young paddleboarders blown out to sea near Cullen

Lucky escape for young paddleboarders blown out to sea near Cullen

07 April 2024

RNLI lifeboat William Blannin from Buckie was launched to an initial report of two people in distress with four youngsters eventually rescued.


Charity calls for stories to contribute towards lasting legacy of Scotland’s agricultural and rural community

07 April 2024
Charity calls for stories to contribute towards lasting legacy of Scotland’s agricultural and rural community

Charity calls for stories to contribute towards lasting legacy of Scotland’s agricultural and rural community

07 April 2024

The Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland is calling for people to share their agricultural and rural stories for its 240th anniversary.


Consultation seeks local views on cattle identification electronic ID technology

06 April 2024
Consultation seeks local views on cattle identification electronic ID technology

Consultation seeks local views on cattle identification electronic ID technology

06 April 2024

Proposals to modernise how Scotland’s cattle are tagged, identified and traced is the focus of a new consultation which launched this week


Environment: Contingency planning announced to combat the threat from the Asian hornet.

06 April 2024
Environment: Contingency planning announced to combat the threat from the Asian hornet.

Environment: Contingency planning announced to combat the threat from the Asian hornet.

06 April 2024

Members of the public are being urged to notify experts if they think they see a non-native hornet species.


Holyrood Committee seeks Morayshire views on the Land Reform Bill

05 April 2024
Holyrood Committee seeks Morayshire views on the Land Reform Bill

Holyrood Committee seeks Morayshire views on the Land Reform Bill

05 April 2024

The Bill sets out reforms which aim to change the pattern of land ownership in rural and island communities.


A96 work near Keith will see weekend and overnight road closure

05 April 2024
A96 work near Keith will see weekend and overnight road closure

A96 work near Keith will see weekend and overnight road closure

05 April 2024

The work will see initial overnight convoy working, then a full weekend closure followed by a further four overnight closures.


Keith Young Farmer claims the Calladrum Cup at the Overwintering competition at Thainstone

30 March 2024
Keith Young Farmer claims the Calladrum Cup at the Overwintering competition at Thainstone

Keith Young Farmer claims the Calladrum Cup at the Overwintering competition at Thainstone

30 March 2024

Amara Nairn from Keith Young Farmers was announced as the winner of the Calladrum Cup for highest competition points.


UK first as electric aircraft helps turn Moray Flying Club green

28 March 2024
UK first as electric aircraft helps turn Moray Flying Club green

UK first as electric aircraft helps turn Moray Flying Club green

28 March 2024

Moray Flying Club has begun flying an electric plane putting it on track to be the first to offer carbon emission-free initial pilot training.


Changes unveiled for north-east and Moray farming support payments

26 March 2024
Changes unveiled for north-east and Moray farming support payments

Changes unveiled for north-east and Moray farming support payments

26 March 2024

Details about the actions farmers in the north-east and Moray will have to take to receive agricultural support payments from 2025 have been unveiled.


Accident closes A941 Elgin to Lossie road

25 March 2024
Accident closes A941 Elgin to Lossie road

Accident closes A941 Elgin to Lossie road

25 March 2024

The A941 is closed between Elgin and Lossiemouth and the B9040 is closed at the junction with the B9135 as of 9pm.


Moray set for periods of showers, rain and winds in the run up to Easter

25 March 2024
Moray set for periods of showers, rain and winds in the run up to Easter

Moray set for periods of showers, rain and winds in the run up to Easter

25 March 2024

Unsettled conditions are the main theme of the forecast through much of the week, with low pressure bringing periods of rain from the west.


Met Office: Yellow warning for snow across Grampian

24 March 2024
Met Office: Yellow warning for snow across Grampian

Met Office: Yellow warning for snow across Grampian

24 March 2024

A band of persistent rain and snow will move north across Scotland overnight Monday falling mostly as rain over Fife, Angus and Aberdeenshire.


Teenagers charged over Buckie construction vehicle thefts

24 March 2024
Teenagers charged over Buckie construction vehicle thefts

Teenagers charged over Buckie construction vehicle thefts

24 March 2024

A 13-year-old and two 14-year-old boys have been charged in connection with two theft of motor vehicles and numerous road traffic offences in Buckie.


Lossiemouth skatepark plan gets the green light

24 March 2024
Lossiemouth skatepark plan gets the green light

Lossiemouth skatepark plan gets the green light

24 March 2024

Long term plans to bring a skatepark to Lossiemouth took a major step forward this week with the granting of planning permission by Moray Council.


Moray farm income reaches a record high

23 March 2024
Moray farm income reaches a record high

Moray farm income reaches a record high

23 March 2024

For the first time since 2012-13, when these records began, agricultural activity alone is profitable for the average farm.


Is social media influence elevating misogyny in our schools?

23 March 2024
Is social media influence elevating misogyny in our schools?

Is social media influence elevating misogyny in our schools?

23 March 2024

Education Scotland's podcast shows researchers found a fourfold increase in misogynistic content via the For You page of TikTok in just five days.


New registration requirements come into force for all bird keepers in the UK

23 March 2024
New registration requirements come into force for all bird keepers in the UK

New registration requirements come into force for all bird keepers in the UK

23 March 2024

Owners of any birds other than parrots, finches, budgies and canaries will need to be registered even if they only have one animal at their location.


New wildlife management and muirburn Bill brings changes to grouse shooting

22 March 2024
New wildlife management and muirburn Bill brings changes to grouse shooting

New wildlife management and muirburn Bill brings changes to grouse shooting

22 March 2024

Wildlife will see increased protection with a range of measures to tackle raptor persecution and ensure management of species on grouse moors.


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