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Have Your Say on the NEW Lossiemouth Active Travel Route

Have Your Say on the NEW Lossiemouth Active Travel Route

Walkers, cyclists, and wheelers of all shapes and sizes are invited to give their feedback on the proposals for a new active travel route along the B9040 to Lossiemouth. An active travel route connecting the coastal communities in the Laich of Moray has been a vision...

Join Us At Our First AMM

Join Us At Our First AMM

Laich of Moray Active Travel Routes SCIO will be hosting our first Annual Members Meeting on Tuesday 23rd March 2021 at 19:00. Given the current COVID-19 restrictions, this will be held via Zoom. The Trustees will be sharing the progress made over the last year, and...

LoMATR Is Now A Registered SCIO

LoMATR Is Now A Registered SCIO

We are delighted to announce that Laich of Moray Active Travel Routes (LoMATR) is now a registered Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO). This has formalised our group, with it becoming an incorporated body with charitable status under the Charities and...

Loss Of A Local Legend

Loss Of A Local Legend

It is with a heavy heart that we report that the Chairman of our active travel route group for the past five years, Mike Mulholland, has unfortunately passed away.Mike was a community stalwart – the chairman of Lossiemouth Community Council for the past eight years,...

COVID-19 Delays Design Phase

COVID-19 Delays Design Phase

The coronavirus pandemic, lockdown, and ongoing public health restrictions, has inevitably impacted our plans for development of an active travel route between Lossiemouth and Hopeman in 2020. Despite delays to the plans, progress has been made, and we are well on our...

Community Connection Now In Design Phase

Community Connection Now In Design Phase

An active travel route connecting the communities of Hopeman, Duffus, and Covesea to Lossiemouth has just been awarded £20,000 funding from Sustrans Scotland’s Places For Everyone scheme to develop the design of the route. The path connecting Hopeman to Lossiemouth...

Join Us At A Public Meeting

Join Us At A Public Meeting

We are holding a Public Meeting on Wednesday 2nd October at 19:30 at the Stotfield Hotel to share the progress of the development of an active travel route between Hopeman and Lossiemouth so far. This is an opportunity to see the 2018 feasibility study in more detail,...

Overwhelming Support for Active Travel Route

Overwhelming Support for Active Travel Route

Lossiemouth Community Council shared a simple survey on their Facebook last week, stating: “We are gathering support for the proposed cycle/walkway from Lossie to Hopeman. The first phase of the track is from Lossie to Aroma. Would you welcome the opportunity to...

Hopeman to Lossiemouth Feasibility Study

Hopeman to Lossiemouth Feasibility Study

Over a decade has passed since the feasibility study for an active travel route connecting the coastal communities between Burghead and Lossiemouth was produced, and with renewed interest to progress the project, it was time to take a fresh look at the feasibility of...

Support from Richard Lochhead, MSP

Support from Richard Lochhead, MSP

Our crusade to create an active travel route along the Laich of Moray’s coastline has been backed by the area’s MSP. MSP, Richard Lochhead has expressed his enthusiasm for the scheme – which he says could bring more visitors to the Laich of Moray’s coast. He...

Group Seeks Missing Link in Chain

Group Seeks Missing Link in Chain

In 2007 a feasibility study was completed by Moray Council and Sustrans to connect Lossiemouth High School to all its feeder primary schools by a cycle route. The project was undertaken, and by 2012, Burghead, Hopeman and Duffus were all connected by a dedicated...

Coastal Cycle Route Feasibility Study

Coastal Cycle Route Feasibility Study

In 2007, a feasibility study was produced for Moray Council for an active travel route connecting the coastal communities between Burghead and Lossiemouth. The aim was to offer a safe route to school by means of active travel (e.g cycling, walking, scooting or...

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