National Transport Strategy Consultation

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Transport Scotland have released their new draft National Transport Strategy. The Scottish Chambers network are currently consulting on the Strategy to help determine whether it’s Vision, Priorities and Outcomes are the right ones for our transport network for the next twenty years. We want to know if the policies contained in the Strategy are the right ones to help deliver …

Award Applications are OPEN

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Have you excelled in business over the last 12 months, or know someone who has? Our awards are now open for our 5th Annual Awards Lunch. Join us as we come together to celebrate Moray business. This year we are hosting the awards at The Mill House Hotel, Tynet and our guests will be well looked after with a welcome …

MFR Christmas Adverts

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Moray Firth Radio have released their advertising opportunities for the festive period. Chamber members can take part in any of the campaigns for 10% off prices quoted below. The campaign information also gives full details of expected reach and impact numbers. Contact Michael Morrison at MFR for more information and to take part in any of the campaigns: michael@mfr.co.uk 01463 …

Research Survey

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A BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance student at the University of the Highlands and Islands, Moray College is researching the need for an affordable and convenient accounting practice in Elgin. If you have some spare time and can fill out her short survey, it would be greatly appreciated and go a long way to helping with her research topic. All …

Public Exhibitions for the A96 Dualling Hardmuir to Fochabers Scheme

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Please see the letter below from Transport Scotland. They are holding public exhibitions for the dualling of the A96 Hardmuir to Fochabers scheme on Tuesday 29th October in Forres, Wednesday 30th October in Elgin and Thursday 31st October in Mosstodloch where the developed design of the preferred route will be displayed.  

Morrisons to Stock Strathspey Scottish Gin in Local Stores

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Morrisons has chosen Avva Strathspey Scottish Gin to be sold in its North region stores as part of a programme to put more local food on customers’ plates. Morrisons customers will be able to find a Strathspey Scottish Gin in ten local stores from 27th October after Moray Distillery Ltd attended a Morrisons local supplier event earlier in the year. …

Scottish Chambers Economic Indicator Results

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The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator survey for Q3 of 2019 shows that businesses continue to struggle due to factors caused by Brexit uncertainty in the most recent quarter. Confidence remains on a downward trend in most sectors compared to the same period last year. Yet businesses, particularly in the financial and business services sector, are …

China Trek CLAN Team

CLAN Staff Ready to Take Part in Great Walk

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Two charity staff members are heading to the far east to raise money for a cancer support organisation. The employees at CLAN Cancer Support, which is based on Westburn Road, Aberdeen, along with other CLAN supporters, have been training to take part in the gruelling Great Wall of China trek from 11-19 October, to raise money to help the charity’s …

Family fighting cancer encourages others to seek support

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

An Aberdeen family touched the hearts of over 400 people at a charity event on Saturday. The family of four took part in the CLAN ball at P&J Live on Saturday 5 October. Jackie Mackenzie, mum to Megan and Harry Junior, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, after fighting the illness for the last four years. During that time, the …

Scottish Start-Ups Anounced for Inaugural Business Accelerator

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Twelve Moray businesses are set to be the first to benefit from an innovative business accelerator which has launched across Moray. Scottish Government’s economic and community development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Business Gateway, have appointed one of Scotland’s leading entrepreneurial support organisations, Elevator, to deliver the 13-week programme. The programme, to be called The Moray Accelerator powered …