£300k funding boost for Moray recruitment initiative

The Moray Employer Recruitment Incentive (MERI) has received a £300,000 funding boost from the Scottish Government to provide employment to over 40 young people. The funding, under the Young Person’s Guarantee, is to encourage employers to recruit young people aged 16 – 24 who have had their opportunities disrupted by the covid-19 pandemic. The MERI […]

Site visit builds future career for teenagers

Two young people with an interest in construction have been given the opportunity to visit a ‘live’ building site. Moray Pathways working with partner Moray Council arranged for Andrew and Brad (both 17) to visit the site of the new Linkwood Primary School run by Balfour Beatty. Moray Council key worker Beth Blampied who accompanied […]

Moray schools Covid-19 safety campaign launches

Source: Moray Council Moray Council has launched its ‘Bee Safe in Moray’ campaign for schools reopening safely. The Bee Safe logo will appear on new signs throughout all school buildings identifying hand washing points, sanitisation stations and giving general advice on access and direction of travel if in a one way zone. These measures act […]

Moray Pathways launches summer programme

Moray Pathways has launched its six-week summer programme offering young people the opportunity to try out bush craft skills, a community project, creative arts and have local employers visit the young people on site. The partnership organisation supports young people in training, learning and work and is one of the first in the area to […]

Open University skills support

Employees in Scotland who are in furlough or face redundancy due to COVID-19 are being encouraged to apply for a new selection of fully funded modules by The Open University in Scotland that offer vital post-pandemic skills. The modules have been selected by The Open University (OU) and Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) to […]

Moray Pathways on hand to help with Covid recovery

Moray Pathways which is a central point of contact for people wanting to learn, train and seek employment is reminding people of its service as the region starts to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis. Moray Pathways works with several partner agencies and can provide a wealth of information to individuals, organisations and businesses in the […]


Moray Council and tsiMoray collaborate to provide support to families in need

Source: Moray Council An online COVID in Moray information resource has been expanded to provide support to families in need. The community database for COVID-19 support will now include specific services and information for families in Moray, thanks to a new collaboration between tsiMORAY and Moray Council. The database was set up in the first week […]

Moray community councils’ virus response boosted by SSEN handout

Source: Northern Scot A POWER giant has handed out more than £20,000 to support the coronavirus response in Moray communities. A total of 27 communities in Moray, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire will benefit through Scottish and Southern Electricity Network’s (SSEN) Resilient Communities Fund, which was repurposed in March and allocated in early May, to support local […]

Vision for local development in Moray approved by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has approved Moray Council’s vision for local development in the area over the next 15 years. Unresolved objections on Moray Council’s proposed Local Development Plan, covering housing settlements, employment land, rural housing, environment and renewable energy, were considered by the Scottish Government’s Planning Reporter, in a report published yesterday. More than 600 comments […]

Donations to Moray Emergency Relief Fund reach £150,000

Donations to the Moray Emergency Relief Fund topped £150,000 this week, less than two months after it was launched. 200 applications have been received so far, and the fund has provided £40,000 in much-needed support to families in the area, in addition to £15,000 in computer equipment to help with home schooling. The fund was […]

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