MFR Christmas Adverts

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

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

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

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

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

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

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

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

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

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

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

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

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

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 …

Rural Business Scoops Top Prize at Industry Awards

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Speyside based communications agency SPEY beat off competition from the whole of the UK to win Small Consultancy of the Year at the Public Relations and Communications Association ‘Dare’ Awards. The PRCA is the world’s largest PR professional body and exists to raise standards in PR and communications. In contrast to most communication agencies which are based in cities and …

Investment in Moray is being targeted at the right areas, says Leader of Moray Council, Cllr Graham Leadbitter

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Confidence in the local economy is strong, cemented by the £65m Growth Deal announcement, which has seen the Scottish and UK Government’s pledging £32.5m each for Moray in what’s been described as a “game-changer” for the region. It’s an incredible achievement which has seen business sectors from all over Moray come together to champion the case for investment, with support …