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Nat Fraser wins Supreme Court appeal

Nat Fraser wins Supreme Court appeal

AN ELGIN businessman convicted of killing his wife has won his appeal against his conviction. Nat Fraser (52) was jailed for a minimum of 25 years at…


Highland League issues next season's fixtures

Highland League issues next season's fixtures

?HIGHLAND League champions Buckie Thistle will begin their title defence next season with a home clash against Cove Rangers. The league has drawn up…


Minister to deaf signs in

Minister to deaf signs in

WITH A flock scattered from Laurencekirk to Shetland and everywhere in between, the North of Scotland’s new auxiliary minister to the deaf community knows…


Ex-Elgin pupil elected to Scottish Parliament

Ex-Elgin pupil elected to Scottish Parliament

A FORMER Elgin primary school pupil has stepped into a new political career in Holyrood. Kezia Dugdale (29) was elected to the Scottish Parliament a fortnight…


Holyrood role for local hero

Holyrood role for local hero

PEOPLE of Moray are being asked to nominate a local hero to take part in the historic riding procession to the Scottish Parliament this summer. The successful…


Work starts on £60.5M Rothes biomass plant

Work starts on £60.5M Rothes biomass plant

WORK is officially underway on a £60.5 million biomass plant in the heart of Speyside. The Helius CoRDe venture in Rothes will use distillery by-products…


RAF Kinloss personnel say farewell to Moray

RAF Kinloss personnel say farewell to Moray

OVER 100 personnel from RAF Kinloss have marched through Forres in an emotional farewell to the town and Moray. The three flying squadrons at the base…


Storms pound Moray

Storms pound Moray

Storms have battered Moray, with winds of up to 70mph being recorded. Thousands of homes were left without power for approximately half an hour as the…


Debate rages over childcare centre

Debate rages over childcare centre

FURIOUS parents have reacted in huge numbers to the news that a popular childcare centre could be set to close.


Forres Thistle achieve Super League dream

Forres Thistle achieve Super League dream

HISTORY-MAKER Kevin Walker is relishing the challenge of leading Forres Thistle into the Super League for the first time. The Jags have never played in…


Court bid to end street hell

Court bid to end street hell

MORAY Council has gone to the courts in a bid to quell the misery being suffered by some people on Elgin’s Hossack Drive.


Baby born in camper van

Baby born in camper van

A MORAY mum had Georgia on her mind considerably earlier than she expected, after being forced to give birth to her new daughter in the back of the family…


Music student sounds plea

Music student sounds plea

A YOUNG musician from Moray has won a place at one of the country’s top music schools – only for his spot in the classroom to be left hanging in the balance.…


Employees could check roads on their way to and from work

Employees could check roads on their way to and from work

Sir, – I was not surprised to see that one of your readers who had their car damaged by a pothole had been refused compensation by the council’s insurer.…


Council urged to 'think again' on Larch Court proposal

Council urged to 'think again' on Larch Court proposal

Sir, – What a thoughtless, could-not-care-less, cruel, idea to foist 30-40 extra bodies on the residents of Larch Court residential home. As a friend…


Listening is over – the time for action is overdue

Listening is over – the time for action is overdue

... AND still we wait. It was to be before Christmas, then the new year, the end of February, into the spring, after the May elections, June or July,…


Moray SNP stalwart dies

Moray SNP stalwart dies

A LONG-standing member of the SNP in Moray has died. Tom Howe served as a local councillor for over 25 years before standing down as member for the Lennox…


Dempsie urges Elgin City to back Jack

Dempsie urges Elgin City to back Jack

DEPARTING Elgin City defender Allan Dempsie has accused his former team-mates and the club’s Board of failing to back manager Ross Jack. The fed-up…


Parents battle RAF over kids

Parents battle RAF over kids

A GROUP of furious Moray parents are battling to stop a popular childcare centre from closing. Parents of youngsters attending Elgin Childcare Centre,…


United legend Nobby Stiles turns out for Lossie

United legend Nobby Stiles turns out for Lossie

LOSSIEMOUTH have lured World Cup and European Cup winner Nobby Stiles as their star guest at a fundraising sportsman’s dinner in the town. The tough-tackling…


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