Local News

Ross welcomes High Court ruling on lockdown insurance claims

Businesses in Moray that were refused insurance cover during the COVID-19 lockdown could be in line for payouts following a High Court ruling.  

A judgement was handed down yesterday (Tuesday) following a test case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority. 

Moray MP shows support for emergency workers

Moray MP Douglas Ross has paid tribute to men and women working on the frontline as Moray marked Emergency Services Workers day today (Wednesday, September 9). 

Ross welcomes success of Eat Out to Help Out scheme in Moray

Diners in Moray have claimed discounts on 85,000 meals under the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.  

Chancellor Rishi Sunak launched the initiative to provide a boost to the hospitality sector which has been badly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moray MP welcomes £700,000 investment in Elgin electricity network

Moray MP Douglas Ross has welcomed the news that SSE are upgrading the electricity sub-station at Ashgrove in Elgin. 

This follows numerous power outages in the Elgin area, which Douglas reported to SSE during the summer after constituents contacted him to complain. 


Moray MP Douglas Ross has written to over 600 residents of Hopeman after being contacted by a number from the village who were concerned by the large increase in visitor numbers this year, which caused traffic congestion in and around the village, and also resulted in a noticeable increase in lit

Ross sees how GPs have adapted to Covid restrictions

Moray MP Douglas Ross visited Moray Coast Medical Centre in Lossiemouth recently to congratulate the practice staff and GPs on the way they have supported patients during the Covid pandemic and their plans going forward as the current restrictions are lifted.

Moray MP concerned at decision to close overnight respite care facility

Moray MP Douglas Ross has expressed his concern that a flat located in Murray Street, Elgin, used for overnight and emergency respite care for adults with learning difficulties will not reopen due to Moray Council being unable to meet Health Protection Scotland and Care Inspectorate requirements 

Ross welcomes signing of Moray Growth Deal heads of terms

Moray MP Douglas Ross has welcomed the significant progress made with the Moray Growth Deal today (Monday) as it became the first deal of its kind in Scotland to be signed virtually by the UK Government, the Scottish Government and Moray Council on behalf of the local partners.