Labour go for Nick Taylor in Elgin North by-election

MORAY LABOUR PARTY has revealed their candidate contesting the Elgin City North by-election on July 13. Nick Taylor will contest the seat vacated by the resignation of Sandy Cooper just a few days after being elected last month. In a statement prepared for insideMoray, Mr Taylor said: “Mr Cooper betrayed the trust of those who … Read more

New Moray Council eases into position with little fuss

BUSINESS FINALLY OPENED at Moray Council a week later than planned this morning – with no major hiccups as the Conservative and Independent administration took control. As predicted, Conservative leader James Allan took the chair after being elected unopposed as Convener, while his Independent colleague George Alexander was elected as Leader, again without opposition. Two … Read more

Editorial: Fears growing that Education will indeed be Moray’s battle ground

WHILE PROSPECTIVE NEW leaders of the Moray Council remained tight-lipped last night a picture is emerging of the new administration that will strike fear for many parents of school-age children. Forres councillor George Alexander is emerging as the most likely member of the new 14-strong Conservative and Independent group to take on the role as … Read more