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New parents continue to be supported by Baby Box scheme

New parents continue to be supported by Baby Box scheme

New parents continue to be supported by Baby Box scheme

28 December 2023

New figures have revealed that 283,118 Baby Boxes have been delivered to expectant families in Scotland since the project started in 2017.


Real term increase in funding for Moray Council

Real term increase in funding for Moray Council

Real term increase in funding for Moray Council

26 December 2023

Moray will receive an extra £11.3m equating to a 5.6 per cent increase in 2024.


UNESCO Cultural Heritage bid for Hogmanay, tartan and haggis making

 UNESCO Cultural Heritage bid for Hogmanay, tartan and haggis making

UNESCO Cultural Heritage bid for Hogmanay, tartan and haggis making

26 December 2023

The UK Government has confirmed its intention to ratify the 2003 UNESCO Convention for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.


What are your thoughts on a new Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence Bill?

What are your thoughts on a new Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence Bill?

What are your thoughts on a new Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence Bill?

23 December 2023

Views are sought on proposals to better protect and champion the rights of people with learning disabilities, autistic and neurodivergent people.


A "hammer blow" to businesses and families or protecting public services: Moray politicians react to Scottish Budget

A "hammer blow" to businesses and families or protecting public services: Moray politicians react to Scottish Budget

A "hammer blow" to businesses and families or protecting public services: Moray politicians react to Scottish Budget

20 December 2023

MORAY politicians have had their say on yesterday's Scottish Budget announcement.


New income tax band to provide additional revenue for public services in Scotland

New income tax band to provide additional revenue for public services in Scotland

New income tax band to provide additional revenue for public services in Scotland

19 December 2023

The Advanced rate band will apply a 45 per cent tax rate on annual income between £75,000 and £125,140.


Pupils at Logie and Botrophnie primary schools successful in MSP Richard Lochhead's Christmas card competition

Pupils at Logie and Botrophnie primary schools successful in MSP Richard Lochhead's Christmas card competition

Pupils at Logie and Botrophnie primary schools successful in MSP Richard Lochhead's Christmas card competition

19 December 2023

WINNERS were chosen from a large amount of entries.


Rishi Sunak at RAF Lossiemouth: Prime Minister praises Moray personnel's festive "sacrifice"

Rishi Sunak at RAF Lossiemouth: Prime Minister praises Moray personnel's festive "sacrifice"

Rishi Sunak at RAF Lossiemouth: Prime Minister praises Moray personnel's festive "sacrifice"

18 December 2023

PRIME Minister Rishi Sunak visited RAF Lossiemouth today (December 18), praising the "sacrifice" of personnel set to work through Christmas.


KAREN ADAM: Immigrants are workplace solution and not problem

KAREN ADAM: Immigrants are workplace solution and not problem

KAREN ADAM: Immigrants are workplace solution and not problem

16 December 2023

Recruitment challenges, labour shortages and restricted access to essential services have featured large for local MSP Karen Adam.


New Scottish woodland schemes approved at the highest rate this century

New Scottish woodland schemes approved at the highest rate this century

New Scottish woodland schemes approved at the highest rate this century

12 December 2023

Scottish Forestry has approved 13,111 ha worth of new woodland creation schemes so far this year, making it the highest number recorded this century.


Forres Councillor announced as MP candidate

Forres Councillor announced as MP candidate

Forres Councillor announced as MP candidate

10 December 2023

THE Scottish Greens have selected Draeyke van der Horn as their candidate at the next UK general election.


Elgin town centre: Timeline announced for Junners and the Jailhouse Nightclub redevelopment

Elgin town centre: Timeline announced for Junners and the Jailhouse Nightclub redevelopment

Elgin town centre: Timeline announced for Junners and the Jailhouse Nightclub redevelopment

07 December 2023

WORK could start next year on bringing Elgin town centre properties, including the old Junners toyshop and the Jailhouse Nightclub, back into use.


WATCH: Council clash over "respect" as new Moray equality champion named

WATCH: Council clash over "respect" as new Moray equality champion named

WATCH: Council clash over "respect" as new Moray equality champion named

06 December 2023

Moray gets new equalities champion after resignation


Moray Council to ask for change in law on asylum seekers

Moray Council to ask for change in law on asylum seekers

Moray Council to ask for change in law on asylum seekers

06 December 2023

Local authority will write to UK Government.


Scottish Forestry increases grant support rates to boost Moray tree planting

Scottish Forestry increases grant support rates to boost Moray tree planting

Scottish Forestry increases grant support rates to boost Moray tree planting

06 December 2023

Amongst the new measures to the Forestry Grant Scheme, is a doubling of the payment for expanding native woodland through natural regeneration.


Moray Liberal Democrat leader Neil Alexander seeks party's selection for Moray West, Nairn and Strathspey seat

Moray Liberal Democrat leader Neil Alexander seeks party's selection for Moray West, Nairn and Strathspey seat

Moray Liberal Democrat leader Neil Alexander seeks party's selection for Moray West, Nairn and Strathspey seat

04 December 2023

PARTY leader in Moray looks to win nod from Liberal Democrats.


Cabinet Secretary calls for EU agricultural funding to be replaced

Cabinet Secretary calls for EU agricultural funding to be replaced

Cabinet Secretary calls for EU agricultural funding to be replaced

27 November 2023

The Scottish agriculture sector requires future funding certainty due to the long term nature of investment decisions and long lead-in time.


Council asks: What do you think about Moray's town centres?

Council asks: What do you think about Moray's town centres?

Council asks: What do you think about Moray's town centres?

25 November 2023

MORAY Council has asked locals for their opinions on the area's town centres, to guide future spending.


Anger over delay to A96 dualling review we revealed in September

Anger over delay to A96 dualling review we revealed in September

Anger over delay to A96 dualling review we revealed in September

24 November 2023

ANGER is mounting over the latest delay to the review into A96 – which we revealed in September.


Farming Union calls for new food labelling initiative to drive food security and self-sufficiency

Farming Union calls for new food labelling initiative to drive food security and self-sufficiency

Farming Union calls for new food labelling initiative to drive food security and self-sufficiency

22 November 2023

NFU Scotland is looking to UK and Scottish Governments for food labelling changes to underpin the nation’s food security.


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