Community bid hopes to take on revamp of Forres Town Hall

ONE OF THE MOST ambitious community projects ever to be launched in Moray will see the Forres Area Community Trust (FACT) attempt to take control of their Town Hall. The Victorian building is likely to need almost £2million for refurbishment – and with very little hope of Moray Council being able to take on that … Read more

Changes to third sector board in Moray proposed at AGM

NEW FACES AND OLD will form the next board of directors for the Third Sector Interface organisation that continues to support community groups in Moray. tsiMORAY have revealed that their call for new elected directors has been answered after two of the current board stepped down since their last Annual General Meeting – Beverley Hart … Read more

New update three years on for Forres’ older people directory

AN INFORMATION DIRECTORY aimed specifically at older people is set for re-distribution with an updated version now complete. The second edition of the Older Person’s Directory has been funded and supported by the Forres Area Forum and the Co-op. The first edition of the directory was printed and published after feedback from Older People at … Read more

Another Moray community speeds towards WorldHost Status

THE FORRES AREA Community Trust has followed up news of Lottery funding that secures their immediate future with an announcement that they are also on the verge of achieving coveted WorldHost Status. They will follow the success of Elgin, Forres and Fochabers in achieving the regional destination status with other parts of Moray striving in … Read more

Forres Trust nets a near-£150k three-year operational boost

A COMMUNITY TRUST that has set its sights on developing and improving services for its community has secured almost £150k to keep it operating for the next three years. Forres Area Community Trust (FACT) has received the funding from the Big Lottery as part of the community-led activity programme. The grant of £149,427 which will … Read more