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Nominations sought for Moray young citizen awards

Press release   •   Oct 24, 2016 08:21 BST

Nominations are being invited for the latest Moray Young Citizen awards.

The annual awards scheme, which is run jointly by Moray Council, Police Scotland, Elgin Rotary Club and Diageo, recognises the outstanding contributions made by the area’s young people.

It is open to primary and secondary school groups, community groups and individuals and as well as recognising good community work it helps young people build self-esteem and develop an understanding of what citizenship means.

Details of the various award categories, along with nomination forms, are available at

Nominations close on Tuesday, January 31 with the awards ceremony taking place in late March.

Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 95,510 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live.

Headquartered in  Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray.