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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.


Prime minister pledges £20million for Elgin town centre

Prime minister pledges £20million for Elgin town centre

Prime minister pledges £20million for Elgin town centre

01 October 2023

The prime minister said the 10-year deal would put 'funding in the hands of local people' to improve communities.


Farming: New Agriculture Bill is essential for necessary powers - but how powers will be used is more critical says union

Farming: New Agriculture Bill is essential for necessary powers - but how powers will be used is more critical says union

Farming: New Agriculture Bill is essential for necessary powers - but how powers will be used is more critical says union

30 September 2023

NFU Scotland says the Agriculture and Rural Communities (Scotland) Bill is a key step forward but policy detail now needs urgent attention.


Farming: Scottish Government publishes landmark legislation to support sustainable farming

Farming: Scottish Government publishes landmark legislation to support sustainable farming

Farming: Scottish Government publishes landmark legislation to support sustainable farming

30 September 2023

Support for farmers and crofters to produce food more sustainably, work with nature and reduce emissions is at the heart of new draft legislation.


YOUR VIEWS: Moray A96 stretch claims road's grim danger record

YOUR VIEWS: Moray A96 stretch claims road's grim danger record

YOUR VIEWS: Moray A96 stretch claims road's grim danger record

25 September 2023

OUR new A96 danger rankings have sparked reaction and debate among readers, with local politicians also having weighed in.


Confirmed: The Moray schools strikes will shut on Tuesday

Confirmed: The Moray schools strikes will shut on Tuesday

Confirmed: The Moray schools strikes will shut on Tuesday

23 September 2023

HALF of Moray's schools will fully close on Tuesday (September 26) due to strikes, Moray Council has confirmed.


REVEALED: Moray A96 stretch tops single-year list of road's deadliest sections

REVEALED: Moray A96 stretch tops single-year list of road's deadliest sections

REVEALED: Moray A96 stretch tops single-year list of road's deadliest sections

20 September 2023

THE A96 section spanning Forres and Elgin, in 2019, was the trunk road's deadliest stretch throughout the last five years, we can reveal.


Farming: NFU Scotland calls for retailers to add country of origin to online food and drink shopping

Farming: NFU Scotland calls for retailers to add country of origin to online food and drink shopping

Farming: NFU Scotland calls for retailers to add country of origin to online food and drink shopping

14 September 2023

Farming Union NFU Scotland has joined calls for retailers to add country of origin to online food and drink shopping to boost Scottish sales.


Holyrood committee calls for north-east oil and gas workers input

Holyrood committee calls for north-east oil and gas workers input

Holyrood committee calls for north-east oil and gas workers input

14 September 2023

A Holyrood committee wants to hear from workers in the north-east and Moray in the oil and gas industry ahead of its inquiry into a Just Transition.


Tourism tax could lead to business closures says chairwoman of Visit Moray Speyside

Tourism tax could lead to business closures says chairwoman of Visit Moray Speyside

Tourism tax could lead to business closures says chairwoman of Visit Moray Speyside

13 September 2023

COUNCILLORS urged to carry out extensive consultation.


Farming: 'DEFRA has effectively been asleep at the wheel for months'

Farming: 'DEFRA has effectively been asleep at the wheel for months'

Farming: 'DEFRA has effectively been asleep at the wheel for months'

13 September 2023

Seed potato exports to NI restart from September 30 but Gordon MP told by DEFRA that exports not discussed with EU since March.


Former council leader Graham Leadbitter seeks SNP nomination for Westminster election

Former council leader Graham Leadbitter seeks SNP nomination for Westminster election

Former council leader Graham Leadbitter seeks SNP nomination for Westminster election

12 September 2023

MR Leadbitter has been a councillor for the Elgin City South ward for over 16 years.


Eddie Gillanders: Farming and food get scant mention in First Minister Humza Yousaf's speech

Eddie Gillanders: Farming and food get scant mention in First Minister Humza Yousaf's speech

Eddie Gillanders: Farming and food get scant mention in First Minister Humza Yousaf's speech

10 September 2023

LITTLE mention of farming and food.


New legal targets proposed for nature recovery

New legal targets proposed for nature recovery

New legal targets proposed for nature recovery

07 September 2023

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation asking for views on its plans to accelerate nature restoration and regeneration in the country.


A96 review outcome delayed again

A96 review outcome delayed again

A96 review outcome delayed again

05 September 2023

OUTCOMES from the ongoing A96 Corridor Review have been delayed further, a Scottish Government spokesperson has confirmed.


Nothing new on A96 from First Minister in Programme for Government

Nothing new on A96 from First Minister in Programme for Government

Nothing new on A96 from First Minister in Programme for Government

05 September 2023

FIRST Minister Humza Yousaf failed to shed light of A96 dualling project during his "Programme for Government" announcement today (September 5).


Let's remember Scottish Government A96 dualling update promises

Let's remember Scottish Government A96 dualling update promises

Let's remember Scottish Government A96 dualling update promises

05 September 2023

WITH an update on the A96 dualling's fate looming, the Northern Scot has looked back at the Scottish Government's transport promises to Moray.


NFU Scotland seeks First Minister's support for future of farming and crofting

NFU Scotland seeks First Minister's support for future of farming and crofting

NFU Scotland seeks First Minister's support for future of farming and crofting

04 September 2023

The farming union identifies five key areas for agriculture to take priority as Parliament returns and the Programme for Government is published.


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