Your Community Council

Forres Community Councils aim is to represent all people in the Forres area without prejudice. We are non-party political and non-sectarian. Any person 16 years or over and resident in the Community Council area, can be elected or co-opted to their local Community Council.

Forres Community Council meeting are held in the Tollbooth at 7:15pm on the 3rd Thursday of every month. These meetings are open to the public and we encourage you to attend.

We are consulted by the local authority on a range of issues including planning, environment and health issues.


Our Aim

Forres Community Councillors

Operate on behalf of you, the residents

Raising items of concern to you

Representing the people of the community

Empowered by public selection

Steering community issues to relevant agencies


Canvassing the public for your thoughts

Offering our free time to the Community

Maintaining tradition but seeking improvement

Mediating between differing opinions

Upholding the best ideals of the town

Nourishing your aspirations to fruition

Identifying with people’s problems

Targeting the facts from the fiction

Yielding gracefully to well argued facts


Connecting with all sectors of the community

Obligated to give everyone a fair hearing

Undertaking to work for the good of the Town

Negotiating on your behalf with the authorities

Contact us through our website or email addresses

Input from you is necessary to steer our efforts

Lawfully pursuing the right to better our society