Stay Apart – 2 Whisky Casks Apart

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You can download your Moray Speyside social distance posters here:     We have printed versions too, please get in touch with us if you would like to know where you can get your hands on them!  

SCC CORONAVIRUS SURVEY TRACKER

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Scottish businesses need further direct financial support to cope with further lockdowns • 8 in 10 firms regard the threat of another national lockdown or potential local lockdowns as their most significant concern • 89% say that they have not let any staff go up to this point, with 87% pledging to retain staff over the next month • Poor …

CHAMBER LAUNCHES APP FOR MORAY BUSINESSES TO OPEN WITH CONFIDENCE

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Moray Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Visit Moray Speyside, has launched a free data collection app for the Moray business community called Check & Protect. The platform allows businesses in the area to securely check in their customers and collect data in line with official guidelines to support the Scottish Government Test & Protect Programme. Originally developed for use …

Silver Medal for Snawstorm Vodka

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Snawstorm Vodka have stormed ahead again after being awarded a SILVER award at the International Whisky & Spirits Competition. Snawstorm received a score of 91/100. The IWSC said:  “This is a genuinely significant achievement. This year, we tasted hundreds of spirits at IWSC. All of these were tasted blind by carefully assembled panels of experts, with each spirit tasted individually, …

A Moray businessman and royal air force veteran has been awarded the prestigious Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award.

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Shaun Moat who runs Moray Digital based in Forres received the accolade from the Ministry of Defence in recognition of the support the organisation gives to the Armed Forces community. The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme recognises those who demonstrate or advocate support to the Armed Forces community and align their values with the Armed Forces Covenant – a pledge from …

Medal Haul for Speyside Distiller

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International Wine & Spirits Competition; Medal Haul for Speyside’s Avva Scottish Gin IWSC is a world renowned and respected in the world of wine and spirits.  Local Speyside Gin distiller Jill Brown was delighted to learn earlier this week that not one, not two but THREE medals would be heading north. Jill Brown, owner said: “The results came out the …

Your views required – UK Internal Market post BREXIT

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The UK Government published a white paper that sets out policy options to protect the flow of goods and services across the UK after the end of the Brexit transition period at the end of this year. To secure this, the UK Government is proposing to enshrine in law two principles: the principle of mutual recognition; and the principle of …

Take Time to Make YOUR Voice Heard Here in MORAY

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Moray Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, on behalf of the Moray Economic Partnership, are developing a plan for economic recovery for the region and also investigating what support the private sector needs and what the Council, and partners, can provide. We are asking businesses to complete this survey to help inform both of these actions. By doing so the …

Service 35 makes final for Scottish Transport Awards

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Stagecoach Bluebird has made the final in two categories at the Scottish Transport Awards following their £3.5million investment in 15 brand new vehicles for Service 35 in March 2019. Stagecoach Bluebird’s Service 35 fleet of electric hybrids have been recognised in the ‘Best Bus Service’ category as well as ‘Contribution to Sustainable Transport’. The awards recognise the positive impact of …