Press Releases

Come join the Walking Rainbow

Jul 06, 2015 17:21 BST Bury Council Young people in Bury are organising an event to celebrate diversity, promote equality and say ‘no’ to homophobia.

Work under way on primary schools refurbishment

Jul 06, 2015 12:07 BST Moray Council Work is getting under way on a multi-million pound project to refurbish four primary schools in Moray.

Heavy machinery on site at Elgin's Edgar Road extension

Jul 03, 2015 14:47 BST Moray Council Heavy plant and machinery have been on site of the new Edgar Road extension in Elgin. The extension will form the access road to the proposed new Elgin High School. The road works will take approximately 13 weeks and create the new access for both Greenwards Primary and the new secondary school.

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

Jul 02, 2015 13:00 BST Moray Council 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.

Sondrel Announces Further Investment in Graduate Training for the Semiconductor Sector

Jun 19, 2015 09:26 BST Sondrel Ltd Sondrel continue to invest in the ic design engineers of the future, announcing the funding of a teaching fellow, and nine scholarship awards for the Sondrel Nottingham School of VLSI Design.

 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.

Jun 17, 2015 16:00 BST Uppsala University Previous studies have led researchers to believe that individuals with social anxiety disorder/ social phobia have too low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin. A new study from Uppsala University, however, shows that the situation is exactly the opposite. Individuals with social phobia make too much serotonin. The more serotonin they produce, the more anxious they are in social situations.

Wyre Tidal Barrage Launches

Jun 10, 2015 13:30 BST Thirty 30 Media Natural Energy Wyre Limited, has launched the UK’s first Estuary Tidal Barrage project spanning the river Wyre in Lancashire, UK. The £200m project, one of the least expensive energy projects in Great Britain, is now moving forward after a landmark deal with the Duchy of Lancaster.

Jun 10, 2015 10:09 BST Moray Council Moray College UHI and Moray Council are now jointly delivering flexible learning opportunities in both Buckie and Forres.

Getting to grips with GIRFEC

Jun 09, 2015 16:04 BST Moray Council Getting it right for Every Child’ or GIRFEC, is a national policy to help all children and young people grow, develop and reach their full potential. Its focus is to improve outcomes for children and their families based on a shared understanding of their wellbeing. It puts children and young people at the heart of everything we do.