Press Releases

Funding for events from Moray Council

May 22, 2015 20:36 BST Moray Council Moray Council has established a fund to support events in the area

Unpaid carers to be celebrated in Moray

May 22, 2015 14:06 BST Moray Council A celebration of Moray’s unpaid carers will be held next month during national Carers’ Week, with a theme of building carer friendly communities.

Free housing offer for teachers

May 21, 2015 13:33 BST Moray Council Moray Council and leading housebuilder Springfield Homes have joined forces to attract new teachers to one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland.

£65k Community Covenant grant boosts schools leadership programme

May 21, 2015 13:33 BST Moray Council Scottish charity SkillForce expands its leadership programmes into primary schools thanks to pro-armed forces grant aid.

May 14, 2015 19:51 BST Free Credit Card Machines for Small Businesses Many Businesses are renowned for only taking cash payments, it is also a pain for paying customers to divert to the cash machine to get more money. Well here is the solution with the worlds first FREE card reader from iZettle. Welcome to the no contract, no commitment, 100% pay as you go credit and debit card reader. This reader is fully secure with no monthly fees. What else could you want? ;)

Primary school pupils give drivers a lesson in safety

May 12, 2015 13:49 BST Bury Council Pupils have been helping the police and council to enforce local speed limits near their school.

May 11, 2015 09:39 BST Uppsala University More than 2,000 dissertations from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries have been digitized and made searchable and readable online. They are accessible as images and full text files in the DiVA system, Uppsala University´s repository for research publications.

May 08, 2015 07:55 BST Uppsala University Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University, is awarded the 2015 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. He receives it for having with “breath-taking learnedness, clarity and courage thrown new light over the growth of modern political order.”

May 06, 2015 18:00 BST Uppsala University In a new study, published in Nature this week, a research team led from Uppsala University in Sweden presents the discovery of a new microbe that represents a missing link in the evolution of complex life. The study provides a new understanding of how, billions of years ago, the complex cell types that comprise plants, fungi, but also animals and humans, evolved from simple microbes.