Moray Council

New 1,500-home community planned for Elgin

Proposals have been submitted to Moray Council for the first phase of a development which will eventually bring 1,500 new homes to Findrassie on the northern edge of Elgin.

Published 24 March 2016

Robertson hands over 19 homes to Moray Council

A construction firm has handed over keys to 19 new homes to Moray Council, marking the completion of an 11-month £2.6 million affordable housing project.

Published 9 March 2016

Moray Council to maintain council tax freeze in face of government sanctions

Moray Council has dropped plans to put up council tax by 18 per cent after local authorities were told they could face sanctions if they did not agree to the Scottish Government's freeze.

Published 2 February 2016

Moray Council to consider raising council tax

Moray Council could become the first Scottish local authority to break the eight year council tax freeze.

Published 13 January 2016

Improved online help for Moray housing queries goes live

People using the Moray Council’s housing service are now able to manage more online than ever before thanks to a raft of improvements to the website.

Published 26 November 2015

Moray councillors approve plans for over 260 homes

Plans for a 261-house development in Lossiemouth have narrowly been given the go-ahead with restriction placed on construction traffic.

Published 23 November 2015

Volunteers unveil community planning vision for Forres

A small committee of local volunteers are bringing an innovative and inclusive community planning project to Forres.

Published 2 November 2015

Moray councillors urged to significantly quicken the pace of change

The Moray Council needs to “significantly increase” the pace of change and improvement if it is to build on the progress made over the last two years, according to the Accounts Commission.

Published 29 October 2015

Moray survey seeks views of council tenants

Tenants of council houses in Moray are being invited to take part in a survey to help establish where improvements in service can be made.

Published 23 September 2015

Housing plan for former Elgin care home site

Councillors have approved plans to demolish a former care home in Elgin to make way for housing.

Published 22 September 2015

Councillors approve 1500-home Elgin expansion masterplan

A masterplan which will see a major northward expansion of Elgin over the next two decades has been approved by Moray councillors.

Published 26 August 2015

Moray councillors back three-year homelessness strategy

A Moray Council committee has approved a draft homelessness strategy for the next three years, which will now be put to consultation among the community.

Published 20 August 2015

Moray housing pilot planned to deal with condensation

A pilot scheme is to be carried out in a bid to deal more effectively with condensation in council houses in Moray.

Published 14 August 2015

First teacher takes up rent-free Moray housing offer

An initiative which offers rent-free accommodation to entice teachers to move to Moray has received its first beneficiary.

Published 12 August 2015

£2.5m low-cost housing development takes shape in Moray

New Moray Council housing has risen rapidly from the ground in Dufftown since work started in March.

Published 23 July 2015