Tory opponents speak out in support of dumped SNP candidate

TORY CANDIDATES CONTESTING for places in the new Moray Council in May have been expressing their shock on learning that prospective SNP candidates have been blocked because of their Brexit position. As reported exclusively by insideMoray yesterday, SNP activist Paul Briggs, who ironically had held the role of political education officer with the Moray branch … Read more

Snub for SNP candidates putting heart before party

A DEBATE OVER the priorities for potential local councillors has broken out in both Moray and Aberdeenshire as two potential SNP candidates have been spurned for not obeying orders. In Moray it has emerged that a prominent SNP activist has been blocked from contesting a place on the local council for his party – because … Read more

Moray Greens get their bid for Council up and running

THE RACE FOR COUNCIL places in the local elections in Moray this May took another turn this week with the declaration of intent from the Moray Greens. It came in the form of a statement from local Greens Convenor, James MacKessack-Leitch, who has confirmed he will once again contest the Heldon & Laich ward as … Read more

Feature: Forres councillor on why he is prepared to stand again

Yesterday we reported that Forres councillor George Alexander was preparing to run again in May – despite the difficulties facing Moray.  Today, we are please to publish Councillor Alexander’s full statement on just why he feels it important to seek re-election…. Having served almost five years already, I can honestly say that I have learned a … Read more