Press Releases

Jul 09, 2015 14:10 BST Bury Council Sporting, policing and funding matters are all up for discussion when Bury West Township Form meets on Tuesday 21 July.

Climate pilgrimage launch – final destination: Paris

Jul 09, 2015 10:00 BST Church of Sweden Sunday 12 July sees the start in Uppsala of the Swedish pilgrimage to the climate summit in Paris in December.The pilgrimage is part of a global campaign, ACT Now for Climate Justice, to encourage world leaders to agree on a just and ambitious climate agreement.

City & Guilds Group CEO responds to Osborne Budget

Jul 08, 2015 15:21 BST The City & Guilds Group As part of George Osborne's Budget, he announced a new apprenticeship levy for large businesses. Read the response from Chris Jones, Chief Executive of the City & Guilds Group.

Jul 07, 2015 16:16 BST Bury Council Local priorities will be discussed when Radcliffe Township Forum holds its next meeting on Wednesday 22 July.

Jul 07, 2015 10:47 BST Bury Council Residents are invited to attend the next meeting of Bury East Township Forum which will take place on Monday 13 July.

Nominations open for interim community council elections

Jul 02, 2015 08:14 BST Moray Council 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.

Amir Khan a big hit at Freedom of Borough ceremony

Jun 25, 2015 15:13 BST Bury Council Boxing champ Amir Khan made a knockout appearance when three of Bury’s finest were given the Freedom of the Borough.

Prudence pays off as council accounts show £5million surplus

Jun 24, 2015 11:47 BST Moray Council Moray Council made a working surplus of more than £5m in the last financial year, figures presented to councillors today have shown.

Five million kronor for parishes’ work with refugees

Jun 22, 2015 13:00 BST Church of Sweden In 2014, the General Synod decided to rapidly arrange forms of financial assistance for parishes’ work with refugees and asylum seekers. 146 applications have been received from across Sweden and 35 parishes are now being granted a total of five million kronor between them.

 Roadworks for new Elgin High School starts

Jun 19, 2015 07:00 BST Moray Council 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.