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Another £18m for Elgin: New life for Junners building and Jailhouse Nightclub, boats back in Cooper Park pond and more

Another £18m for Elgin: New life for Junners building and Jailhouse Nightclub, boats back in Cooper Park pond and more

Another £18m for Elgin: New life for Junners building and Jailhouse Nightclub, boats back in Cooper Park pond and more

21 November 2023

NOSTALGIC sites including the Jailhouse Nightclub, Cooper Park's pond and the old Junners building are set to be transformed by a £18 million grant.


MSP calls for pandemic alcohol ban to be lifted on ScotRail trains

MSP calls for pandemic alcohol ban to be lifted on ScotRail trains

MSP calls for pandemic alcohol ban to be lifted on ScotRail trains

16 November 2023

An MSP has urged the Government to lift the alcohol ban on ScotRail trains amid calls from transport bodies that the rule is unworkable.


Is an Aggregates Tax Bill to encourage use of recycled materials in construction the answer?

Is an Aggregates Tax Bill to encourage use of recycled materials in construction the answer?

Is an Aggregates Tax Bill to encourage use of recycled materials in construction the answer?

16 November 2023

Details of a proposed Scottish tax aiming to encourage the use of recycled materials in construction and other industries have been published.


Gaza ceasefire vote: What do Moray's political representatives think?

Gaza ceasefire vote: What do Moray's political representatives think?

Gaza ceasefire vote: What do Moray's political representatives think?

15 November 2023

Moray MP Douglas Ross and Richard Lochhead SNP MSP express their thoughts on a ceasefire in Gaza.


Moray MP welcomes “positive and constructive” meeting with Chancellor on whisky and fuel duty

Moray MP welcomes “positive and constructive” meeting with Chancellor on whisky and fuel duty

Moray MP welcomes “positive and constructive” meeting with Chancellor on whisky and fuel duty

14 November 2023

MORAY MP Douglas Ross has welcomed a “positive and constructive” meeting with Chancellor Jeremy Hunt ahead of this month’s Autumn Statement.


Douglas Ross: 'Many will welcome' return of David Cameron

Douglas Ross: 'Many will welcome' return of David Cameron

Douglas Ross: 'Many will welcome' return of David Cameron

13 November 2023

David Cameron was appointed to the role of Foreign Secretary on Monday morning.


Richard Lochhead: 'No decent person will shed a tear' over Suella Braverman sacking

Richard Lochhead: 'No decent person will shed a tear' over Suella Braverman sacking

Richard Lochhead: 'No decent person will shed a tear' over Suella Braverman sacking

13 November 2023

BRAVERMAN was removed from her role as Home Secretary this morning.


Adam welcomes release of Migration to Scotland after Independence paper

Adam welcomes release of Migration to Scotland after Independence paper

Adam welcomes release of Migration to Scotland after Independence paper

09 November 2023

DEALING with worker shortages, depopulation and migration form the centrepiece of a new Scottish Government paper.


Consultation plea for "critical step" to prevent Grenfell-style tragedy, says Moray politician

Consultation plea for "critical step" to prevent Grenfell-style tragedy, says Moray politician

Consultation plea for "critical step" to prevent Grenfell-style tragedy, says Moray politician

08 November 2023

A MORAY politician has encouraged people to contribute to a consultation on Scottish Government plans to stop Grenfell-style cladding tragedies.


Calls made for north-east mother and baby unit as Scottish Government "considering response"

Calls made for north-east mother and baby unit as Scottish Government "considering response"

Calls made for north-east mother and baby unit as Scottish Government "considering response"

08 November 2023

The Scottish Government has been urged to bring forward plans for a north-east mother and baby unit 18 months after public support was established.


Conservation area homeowners could receive £12.5k to replace windows from Moray Council

Conservation area homeowners could receive £12.5k to replace windows from Moray Council

Conservation area homeowners could receive £12.5k to replace windows from Moray Council

07 November 2023

HOMEOWNERS in Moray’s conservation areas have been encouraged to apply for a grant to repair or reinstate their traditional windows.


Moray Council approves SNP's no compulsory redundancies policy as Conservatives hit out at 'ill-advised' decision

Moray Council approves SNP's no compulsory redundancies policy as Conservatives hit out at 'ill-advised' decision

Moray Council approves SNP's no compulsory redundancies policy as Conservatives hit out at 'ill-advised' decision

01 November 2023

SNP councillor Jérémie Fernandes (Elgin City North, SNP) said the vote showed the Tories view council employees as "expendable".


Demonstrators in Forres call for ceasefire and 'end to genocide' in Gaza

Demonstrators in Forres call for ceasefire and 'end to genocide' in Gaza

Demonstrators in Forres call for ceasefire and 'end to genocide' in Gaza

31 October 2023

AROUND 40 protestors gathered outside The Tolbooth on Saturday afternoon.


Council tax freeze draws mixed reaction from Buckie councillors

Council tax freeze draws mixed reaction from Buckie councillors

Council tax freeze draws mixed reaction from Buckie councillors

27 October 2023

THE surprise announcement of a council tax freeze in Scotland has provoked contrasting reactions from two of Buckie's councillors.


Moray MP Douglas Ross slams SNP councillors' 'appalling' Cloddach Bridge votes

Moray MP Douglas Ross slams SNP councillors' 'appalling' Cloddach Bridge votes

Moray MP Douglas Ross slams SNP councillors' 'appalling' Cloddach Bridge votes

27 October 2023

Mr Ross also hit out at council officers for attempting to 'frustrate' plans.


Moray councillors say Council Tax freeze puts services "even more at risk"

Moray councillors say Council Tax freeze puts services "even more at risk"

Moray councillors say Council Tax freeze puts services "even more at risk"

20 October 2023

A SURPRISE Council Tax freeze may put jobs "even more under threat", with Moray councillors slamming the "desperate" policy.


Parliamentary inquiry into Just Transition for north-east and Moray will hear evidence at Aberdeen meeting

Parliamentary inquiry into Just Transition for north-east and Moray will hear evidence at Aberdeen meeting

Parliamentary inquiry into Just Transition for north-east and Moray will hear evidence at Aberdeen meeting

19 October 2023

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy and Fair Work Committee is heading to the north-east next month to begin its next inquiry into a Just Transition.


SNP displays bitterness at dualling critics as conference backs another A9/A96 vow

SNP displays bitterness at dualling critics as conference backs another A9/A96 vow

SNP displays bitterness at dualling critics as conference backs another A9/A96 vow

17 October 2023

Criticism still rankles as speakers take aim at critics: ‘the Tories get so chuffed when they can use SNP quotes to throw at us.’


SNP announce candidate for Aberdeenshire North and Moray East Westminster constituency

SNP announce candidate for Aberdeenshire North and Moray East Westminster constituency

SNP announce candidate for Aberdeenshire North and Moray East Westminster constituency

13 October 2023

The Scottish National Party have announced current Aberdeenshire councillor Seamus Logan as their candidate for the new Westminster ward.


Elgin £20m pledge: A "huge boost" or "purely political"?

Elgin £20m pledge: A "huge boost" or "purely political"?

Elgin £20m pledge: A "huge boost" or "purely political"?

02 October 2023

DEBATE is ongoing over the Prime Minister's £20 million, ten-year, promise to Elgin.


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