NOV 2016 CPP Events Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  1 Innes CC / Portgordon Village Hall Meeting / Community Engagement Group Meeting / Dufftown Community Consultation Presentation 2 Forres Area Forum / Dufftown & District CC / Findochty & District CC / Strathisla CC 3 Burghead & Cummingston DC / Social Enterprise Learning Exchange 4 5 Bonfire Night / Moray College UHI Open Day 6
7 Keith Community Council 8 Elgin Community Council / You Choose Participatory Budgeting Events 9 Dyke Landward CC / Environment & Sustainability Forum / You Choose Participatory Budgeting Event / Moray SOUP 10 Joint Community Council Meeting / You Choose Participatory Budgeting Event 11 Remembrance Day 12 Forres 2020 Vision Consultation 13 Remembrance Sunday
14 Public Partnership Forum / Portknockie Community Council / FACT Board Meeting 15 Dufftown & District CC 16 Buckie Area Forum / Moray SDS Work-based Learning Event 17 Forres Community Council / Public Protection Partnership Meeting 18 19 20 MFCH&A AGM
21 Lossiemouth Community Council / sportMoray Recognition Awards Night / St Rufus Park Regeneration Group / Forres 2020 Vision Consultation 22 Moray Children & Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Event 23 tsiMORAY Environmental & Sustainability Forum / Volunteer Managers Network Meeting / Moray Parent Forum 24  Findhorn & Kinloss CC / Moray Health & Social Care Partnership Meeting / Community Planning Board Meeting 25 26 Pop-up Social Enterprise Market 27
28 Buckie & District CC / tsiMoray Children & Young People's Forum 29 Cullen & Deskford CC 30 Lennox Community Council        


  • Consultation on School Catchment Area amendments 2016-7 is open until 20 January 2017: Moray Council is proposing to vary the catchment areas of Bishopmill, Lhanbryde, Linkwood, Seafield and West End Primary Schools, Elgin Academy, Elgin High School and Milne's High School. For more information click here.
  • Functional Assessment Consultation: The Council is reviewing how we assess and award additional points for housing due to health or disability issues. Consultation has begun on the proposed changes: for more information about the proposals and to access the survey please visit the consultation page on our website. The consultation will end on Tuesday 31 January 2017.  The outcome from the consultation will be presented to the Council’s Communities Committee on 7 March 2017. After the consultation, your comments will be used to develop the functional assessment process. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact the housing policy team on 0300 1234566.
  • Skills Development Scotland (SDS) will be holding Learning through Work Weeks in November: employers, training providers and Modern Apprentices will visit classrooms in schools talking with young people about their career options. The SDS team in Elgin are also planning a series of events to support people looking for work. One popup event will happen every month from March-December 2016.  Example planned events: CV tips; local labour market information; interview skills and employer updates.The Community Consultation 2026 is scheduled to take place from October to December.
  • The Master Plan Elgin Town Hall review is scheduled for October and November. 
  • The Open Space Strategy direct consultation with all community councils and associations and public consultation (including a series of drop-in events) will take place September-November. The point of contact is Rowena MacDougall on 01343 563265.
  • The Council Budget and HITRANS Business Plan will be undergoing review from October 2016 to January 2017.
  • The Children's Services Plan and Self-Directed Support consultations will be ongoing throughout the year. Points of contact are Anne Pendery (tel: 01343 56563400) for the former and Kathy Henwood (tel: 01343 563608) for the latter.
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) ongoing engagement with interest groups (e.g. social enterprises, small businesses, etc.)
  • Police Scotland will be conducting Local Policing Plan engagement in October and November, in addition to ongoing online engagement activities.
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) Station Managers with responsibility for each area attend local area forum meetings on a quarterly basis.
  • The  Moray Council's Trading Standards team will be conducting ongoing engagement via their Twitter and Facebook accounts, and sending out customer surveys to get feedback on consumer advice, money advice and welfare benefits service users.
  • Ongoing activities will also be carried out for Regional Transport through a mix of formal written consultation and informal engagement with members of the public and/or community councils. For more information: Nichola Smith, 01343 563774.