Do you want to be a childminder?

Childminding in Moray

Moray residents considering a career in childminding are invited to find out more at informal information sessions in Speyside. Moray Council’s Childminding Development Officer, Mags Smith, will be offering insights into the profession over four evenings in September at the Speyside Sports and Community Centre. Focussing on the role of a childminder; how to become … Read more

Nominations open for election to Moray’s 20 community councils

Nominations open tomorrow for election to Moray’s 20 community councils. Information packs (including nomination forms) are available for prospective candidates looking to stand for any of the 208 seats available across the region. Community council members are elected every four years and get involved in a range of issues from environmental projects and organising local … Read more

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

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

Walliams sends lockdown video to Portknockie school

David Walliams recorded a video for Portknockie primary pupils

Pupils in a coastal primary school were surprised to get a video message this week from their favourite author and Britain’s Got Talent judge, David Walliams. With lockdown preventing birthday gathering, the family and friends of a pupil from Portknockie Primary School recently rallied round to get some video messages from his favourite people. One … Read more

Adventure charity sets lockdown challenge to boost funds

An organisation that thrives on delivering outdoor experiences is asking people to take part in a virtual challenge to combat the impact Covid-19 has had on their fundraising efforts. Outdoor learning and adventure charity Outfit Moray, which is based in Lossiemouth, is asking people to take up a challenge to cycle, walk, run or paddle … Read more