New Active Travel Hub for Moray

A new Active Travel Hub will open next month in Cooper Park, Elgin. The launch on 4 March between 12-3pm, will include refreshments, challenge obstacle courses, bike maintenance check and a bike smoothie maker. The hub, which is opposite the playpark, will offer a range of active travel activities including e-bike loan schemes; 1:1 sessions; … Read more

Police concern grows for teen missing from Lossiemouth

[UPDATE: Callum has been found] ]Police in Lossiemouth are appealing for help to trace Callum Laing, 15, who has been reported missing. Callum was last seen in the local area around 4pm on Friday, 17 February 2023. He hasn’t been in contact with family since. He is described as 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build … Read more

Michael Gove to visit Moray to discuss future Levelling Up funding

Moray MP Douglas Ross has confirmed that UK government levelling up secretary Michael Gove has accepted his invitation to visit the area.  Douglas had asked the Secretary of State to come to Moray and meet with council officials, after their bid to the UK government’s second round two of levelling up, was unsuccessful.  Plans are … Read more

Burghead and Hopeman residents continue campaign to save surgeries

  A group of campaigners who are determined to find a satisfactory solution to surgery closures in Hopeman and Burghead have met with Moray MSP Richard Lochhead. The closure of the surgeries was decided by the Moray Joint Integration Board on 26 January. Mr Lochhead discussed with the group options they might have for moving … Read more

Moray Council declares a ‘nature emergency’

Moray Council has declared a Nature Emergency, which recognises the current state of nature, and its intrinsic value to society, and highlights the urgent need to aid its recovery and restoration, which in turn plays a part in realising climate targets. The move is similar to the council’s declaration of a Climate Emergency in 2019. … Read more