Brass band will celebrate 30 years of magical music making

Popular community band, Moray Concert Brass are celebrating their 30th birthday and everyone is invited to the party. The evening of great music will be held at Elgin Town Hall on Saturday 27 August at 7pm, and there’s something for everyone on the playlist, so whether you like Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, Disney’s Colours of the wind, a medley of … Read more

Major plans revealed for schools and housing in Elgin

Advance notice of two major planning applications set to be submitted to Moray Council was considered by councillors yesterday (Tuesday 16 August). Proposal of Application Notices (PAN) have been received by the local authority and were put to members of the Planning and Regulatory Services Committee ahead of any applications being submitted. Proposals for housing … Read more

Moray residents asked for voice on housing needs

Housing estate, Forres

Moray Council has launched a survey to gather information on the housing needs and future aspirations of local households. The survey will allow the council to better understand current housing circumstances and ensure a range of housing options are delivered in future. The results will help plan for new housing and housing services, making sure … Read more

Coach boss Kevin Mayne nominated for new ‘Above and Beyond’ award

A Buckie-based coach company has been nominated for two awards in the industry’s premier recognition scheme rewards excellence among operators and individuals. Mayne Coaches, a well-known local family-owned business, has been shortlisted in the Medium Coach Operator of the Year (16-50 vehicles) category, and Operations Director Kevin Mayne has been shortlisted in the new Above … Read more

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