Community asymptomatic Covid-19 testing for Moray

Moray’s first mobile community testing site is set to open in Keith on Monday 22 February. Based at the scout hall (old Ogilvie school) on Fife Street for two weeks, the site will provide free testing for members of the public who have no symptoms associated with covid-19 but who could be infectious and spreading … Read more

Walled garden to feature in TV series

Gordon Castle Walled Garden, Fchers

The walled garden at Gordon Castle in Fochaber is to feature is a new TV series on BBC Alba. The Gardens of Scotland celebrates some of Scotland’s most important gardens, and explores their design, plant-life, setting and history. The walled garden, which is one of the oldest and largest in Scotland, was built at the … Read more

Moray nurseries to benefit from £1m winter outdoor learning fund

Nurseries and Early Learning Childcare (ELC) settings in Moray are being urged to apply for Scottish Government funding to help children take part in outdoor learning and development whatever the weather. The Government is committing £1million of funding to nurseries and other education centres to buy children warm winter clothes, so they can enjoy playing … Read more

Bookings for Elgin’s recycling centre to become permanent fixture

For the foreseeable future, bookings will remain mandatory for visits to all recycling centres in Moray, in line with Scottish Government social distancing advice. However, today councillors voted in favour of keeping the system in place permanently in Elgin only. Doing so will allow Moray Council, which had allocated £1.53 million over the next two … Read more

Work resumes at two Moray school building sites

Work resumes today at Linkwood Primary School

Construction workers arrived for a fresh start at school today, as building works resumed at Linkwood Primary in Elgin and Lossie High. Both project were stalled almost three months ago when the Covid-19 lockdown was introduced. The re-start follows the announcement by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that sites can now proceed to Phase 2 of … Read more