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Information session for prospective council candidates

Press Release   •   Feb 27, 2017 08:27 GMT

Places are still available for an information session being held this weekend for prospective candidates in the forthcoming Moray Council elections.

The session will take place in the council chambers in Elgin on Saturday, March 4 from 10am to 12 noon.

Senior officers and the council’s election team will be on hand to outline what the role of a councillor involves and to answer questions.

Information will also be available on the nominations process and on the elections themselves, which take place on Thursday, May 4.

Elections will be held for all 26 seats across eight multi-member awards and councillors will serve a five-year term.

The session will be informal and will be entirely without commitment from those in attendance.

Places require to be booked by calling 01343 563459 or by e-mailing

Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 95,510 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live.

Headquartered in  Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray.

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