Royal recognition for jubilee tree planting efforts as Wessexes visit Moray

SCHOOLCHILDREN, community organisations and volunteers received Royal recognition yesterday (28 June) during a visit to Moray by The Earl and Countess of Wessex and Forfar. Following a visit to Gordonstoun in the morning, Their Royal Highnesses unveiled a commemorative plaque at The Queen’s Green Canopy ceremonial avenue in Cooper Park, Elgin. Seven lime trees have … Read more

Four Moray groups get Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Moray Food Plus, Gordonstoun Fire Service, the Duke of Edinburgh Award Moray Committee, and 1st Buckie Company Boys’ Brigade, have all been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and is equivalent to an MBE. Moray Food Plus Moray Food Plus … Read more

Lossiemouth’s new bridge ends three-year wait to access east beach

Moray’s popular beach is accessible once again, following three years of limited access. Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands, Mairi Gougeon MSP, opened the new £1.8m Lossiemouth East Beach bridge on Tuesday 31 May 2022 with help from local school pupils. Moray Council has also formally taken ownership of the new bridge to Lossiemouth’s … Read more

Moray’s new P1s eased into school by The Everywhere Bear

Moray P1s and everywhere bear

Pre-school children in Moray are being helped in their transition to primary school in August by Julia Donaldson’s The Everywhere Bear. The Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) team at Moray Council are introducing a programme of transition to help young learners navigate their way into primary school. Transition activities in nurseries are being delivered in … Read more

MP Douglas Ross sanctioned by Kremlin

Moray MP Douglas Ross has commented after being sanctioned by the Kremlin for spreading “Russophobic hysteria”.  Douglas is one of nearly 300 UK politicians who have been hit by the sanctions by the Russian Foreign Ministry, including his fellow Scottish Conservative MPs.  He says he will never apologise for standing up for Ukraine in light … Read more