Subjects: Local/Regional influence
Budget proposals for 2019/20 financial year
A range of measures to get the Council closer to balancing its budget for 2019/20 were debated by councillors yesterday.The measures will reduce the council’s budget deficit by approximately £2m, with work continuing over the coming month to find another £5m to reach a balanced budget position on 27 February. Subject to consultation with staff affected, the measures are expected to lead to a reduc
Secretary of State for Scotland gets an insight into Moray’s vision for the future
The potential for Moray to invigorate its economy and create scores of jobs and opportunities came closer today with a visit by the Secretary of State for Scotland. See video here: David Mundell, Secretary of State for Scotland, was invited by Moray MP Douglas Ross to hear the details behind the £200million Moray Growth Deal bid.Industry chiefs, council leaders and senior Moray Council and Highlan
A month left to sign up and support the Growth Bid!
Following a successful Moray Growth Deal pitch to Scotland’s Under Secretary of State, Ian (Lord) Duncan yesterday (Thurs), Moray residents now have one month to have their say on the bid.Lord Duncan met Moray Council representatives and local MP Douglas Ross in Elgin to hear details of the area’s Growth Fund Bid, and said he was highly impressed with the pitch.Chair of Moray Council’s Economic De
Statement on the budget by Leader of Moray Council, Cllr Stewart Cree
Leader of Moray Council, Cllr Stewart Cree, welcomed the passing of the budget by Full Council.He said: "We have been working with senior managers for some months, looking at ways to reduce our costs and balance the books. I am also grateful to the staff in general who have responded with suggestions and proposals that have allowed us to present a range of savings which will bring both long and sh
Changes for Council ward boundaries in advance of May elections
Changes for Council ward boundaries With Council elections due in May, some electors will be affected by changes to council ward boundaries and will vote in new wards for the first time.The council’s election office is writing to 167 households affected by the changes to highlight the change in their ward. If electors vote in person, the polling station they previously attended will also change.Sm
Council leader launches seven-week budget conversation with residents
Starting Monday, Moray Council is launching a seven-week conversation with the community on its budget.Conducted mainly online via social media and the council’s website, residents will also be able to take part via libraries, access points and community centres.A wealth of material and information has been produced and made available to provide as clear a picture as possible of what the council s
Moray museum stages Maori skull repatriation ceremony
A Maori skull which has been held as part of a museum collection in Moray for more than 130 years is to be repatriated to New Zealand.
Public sector organisations seek a conversation with Moray residents
Starting Monday there’s an opportunity to get involved directly with the people and organisations that provide your public services. That includes the police, fire and rescue, council, NHS, HIE, the voluntary sector and others. They’re all part of the Moray Community Planning Partnership and they’re working together to shape the future of Moray’s services for the next ten years.
Schools' Walk of Fame
Congratulations to the Moray primary schoolchildren who are stepping out and leading the way in the national Walk of Fame competition which encourages active travel to school.On Monday - the first day of the competition - Moray had four schools in the top 10 in Scotland, with Kinloss Primary in pole position followed by Greenwards in fourth, Burghead in sixth and Bishopmill in eighth.Yesterday Mor
Scottish elections latest
One hour to go at the Scottish Parliament election polls, have you voted yet?
Polls for the Scottish Parliament Election opened at 7am this morning and are open until 10pm tonight
Have you voted yet?….don’t leave it to the last minute to vote polls open until 10pm
Do you know where your polling place is?….help the staff serve you quickly take your pollcard with you
Scottish Parliament elections - latest
Forgotten to post your postal vote? Hand it in to staff at your local Moray polling station
Scottish Parliament elections - latest
73 Polling Stations now open across Moray for the Scottish Parliament election
Polls open at 7am tomorrow for the Scottish Parliament election…get to the polls early it will be busy!