Hospitality Sector Funding


Today sees a new round of grants being made available to businesses affected by the current temporary coronavirus restrictions in Scotland. The businesses most likely to benefit from this new funding will be in the hospitality sector, but eligibility does extend to the hospitality supply chain and to other sectors asked to restrict their operations, […]

Moray’s relief fund prepares for second COVID wave

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Moray’s Lords-Lieutenant are seeking more support for those in the area facing extreme hardship from the effects of the pandemic. The Moray Emergency Relief Fund (MERF), established by Lords-Lieutenants Seymour Monro in Moray and Andrew Simpson in Banffshire, has raised £195,000 from donations and distributed £155,000 to those in need. With the economic recovery stalled […]

Launch of Operation Home 1st


Operation Home 1st, the next phase in the health & social care response to COVID-19 across Grampian, launched Operation Home 1st is a partnership between all three of the region’s health & social care partnerships and NHS Grampian’s Acute Services and will see more health care delivered to people at home. Most critical community health […]

Emergency childcare hubs update


Moray Council has confirmed its emergency childcare provision will cease after next week. The confirmation comes after the announcement by the Scottish Government that the requirement for local authorities to provide emergency childcare hubs ends on 31 July. A number of private, voluntary and independent (PVI) childcare providers will continue their provision in Moray beyond […]


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😷 FACE COVERINGS ARE MANDATORY IN SHOPS AND ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT FROM TODAY 😷 Here’s the latest guidance: 😷 Face coverings should be worn by everyone using a shop when it is open ❌ You don’t need to wear a face covering in hospitality premises, or when you visit the bank 😷 Staff are strongly recommended to wear face coverings […]