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Moray pupils create a film to help new intake make the step up to secondary education.

Moray pupils create a film to help new intake make the step up to secondary education.

Students and staff at a Moray high school have produced a ten-minute film shows pupils defining what key elements of GIRFEC – such as Safe, Healthy, Active, Nurtured, Achieving, Respected, Responsible, Included ( SHANARRI for short), looks like to them. The film is being used to help transition from P7 to S1 and is being used in secondary schools in Moray.
Nominations open for interim community council elections

Nominations open for interim community council elections

Nomination papers are now available for those who would like to stand for the community councils at Cullen and Deskford, Portknockie and Dufftown and District.
Turfing begins on Cooper Park viewing area

Turfing begins on Cooper Park viewing area

Work has begun on laying turf on a raised landform in Elgin’s Cooper Park created with surplus soil from the town’s flood alleviation scheme.
New out-of-hours number for Moray Council

New out-of-hours number for Moray Council

Moray Council’s out-of-hours number is changing to save callers money.
Moray Council appoints new corporate director

Moray Council appoints new corporate director

Moray Council’s new corporate director for economic development, planning and infrastructure services is Rhona Gunn, who has held the post in an acting capacity for the past nine months.
Hometown VC commemoration for First World War submariner

Hometown VC commemoration for First World War submariner

A big crowd turned out today to commemorate a First World War submariner exactly 100 years after he was awarded the Victoria Cross for a series of daring raids during the Dardanelles campaign.
Workshop for Elgin western link road objectors

Workshop for Elgin western link road objectors

Objectors to the proposed link road project in Elgin attended a workshop today to discuss potential changes to the plans.
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Village group gets council funding for hall upgrade

Moray councillors today voted in favour of awarding a village group a £150,000 grant towards the cost of upgrading their community hall.
Prudence pays off as council accounts show £5million surplus

Prudence pays off as council accounts show £5million surplus

Moray Council made a working surplus of more than £5m in the last financial year, figures presented to councillors today have shown.
Walking football growing in popularity

Walking football growing in popularity

Walking football sessions for the over-50s have come on leaps and bounds since being introduced in Moray earlier this year
 Roadworks for new Elgin High School starts

Roadworks for new Elgin High School starts

Despite government wrangle over EU funding rules for the High School project, Moray Council will commence work on access roads on Monday. This will minimise delays once the wrangle has been resolved.
New bus routes and bike friendly buses introduced.

New bus routes and bike friendly buses introduced.

Bus passengers can now take their bike for a ride between Elgin, Kinloss, Findhorn, Forres, Hopeman and Burghead. In addition, local services to and from the new Forres health centre have been increased to run every hour, with a drop-off point inside the health centre grounds.