Councillors approve the building of thirty new council homes in Mosstodloch.
THIRTY new council homes are to be built in Mosstodloch.Councillors this morning approved the application for affordable housing on the 1.9 hectare site at Stynie Road, currently used as agricultural land. Consent granted previously for the site approved the provision of 15 affordable units, however this has now doubled to 30 affordable homes in the first phase alone.A total of 76 houses will be b
Buckie's £1.7million industrial development on track to exploit offshore wind energy business
The first phase of an industrial development in Buckie to exploit the growing offshore wind energy market has been completed.The £1.7million development at Rathven Industrial Estate is designed to support new and existing businesses in East Moray as well as the regeneration of Buckie harbour and the servicing of the planned offshore windfarms in the Moray Firth.The first phase required the constru
A96 dualling options
For anyone interested in the route options for A96 dualling, you can download a large file map from the 'related material' section below this message. This is a government project, so if you have any comment or questions, please direct them to the consultants acting on behalf of the Scottish Government. Their website is here , where you can find lots more information about the consultation process
Recycling bins missed in Aberlour area
Very sorry, but recycling bins in the following areas were missed today in Aberlour due to a vehicle breakdown;Allachy TerraceAllachie Drive, and some rural areas around Aberlour.We did send a crew back to service the orange glass boxes, but unfortunately didn’t manage to collect them all.All the recycling in these areas will be serviced tomorrow morning, so please leave all bins out.
Buckie recycling centre temporary closure
Due to essential roadworks on the access road to our recycling centre in Buckie, we will have to shut the site on Golf View Drive this coming Thursday 16th and Friday 17th March. Anyone with recycling for this facility should use either the centre at Nether Dallachy in Spey Bay or at Balloch Road, Keith.The opening times of these sites are 08:00 -16:00. Please pass on to anyone or business you thi
Pupil equity funding - what it means for Moray schools
Moray schools are to benefit from an additional £1.2 million pounds of funding as part of the Scottish Government’s Pupil Equity Fund. This money is distributed to schools based on those young people in P1 to S3 entitled to free school meals. The money is to be used to focus on closing the equity-related attainment gap and Head Teachers will have autonomy over how to use this money to achieve that
Paying online for meals at secondary school on the increase
Increase in online payments for secondary school mealsMore parents and guardians than ever before are choosing to pay for secondary school meals online, thanks to our easy -to-use, cashless catering system. Online payments have surged month-on-month with October rising by 38 per cent - in volume and value - when compared with the same time last year. The cashless catering system allows students to
Elgin car park closed for emergency repairs
The Moray Council car park next to council HQ and to the rear of The Muckle Cross bar in Elgin will be closed from 5pm Friday 7th (tonight) until lunchtime Saturday 8th . This is to allow emergency repairs to electrical installations. The exit barrier will be opened to allow cars out of the car park.
Roads grant to help local timber industry
Moray Council has been awarded £122,000 to help with the upkeep of roads which play a vital part in the area’s timber industry.
Winter returns! Our gritter teams will be out today and tomorrow am on these routes
RouteActionCauseStart TimeBuckie 2 - Cullen (L/H)Pre-treat - 20g/m² SaltSnow/slush < 50mm Forecast26.04.2016 18:00Ice also forecastDava 1 (VH/H)Pre-treat - 20g/m² SaltSnow/slush < 50mm Forecast26.04.2016 18:00Ice also forecastDava 1 (VH/H)Treat - 15g/m² SaltSnow/slush < 50mm Forecast27.04.2016 06:00Increase to 20g if snow conditionsDufftown 1 - Glenrinnes (VH/H)Pre-treat -
The closing date for applications to access grant funding of up to £5,000 is April 22nd – this Friday!
The closing date for applications to access grant funding of up to £5,000 is April 22nd – this Friday!Forms are available from this link: The initiative is being administered by a working group consisting of volunteer representatives of community groups in Moray, supported by Moray Council’s Community Support Unit. Any local community, voluntary or non-profit organisation can apply for funding, fr