Nairn River Community Council back up and running Feb 2020

Nairn River Community Council is now back up and running in 2020 after a year off

Our first meeting was in February
Minutes of meeting February 11th 2020
Our  next two public meetings  are Tuesday March 10th  and Tuesday April 14th* both at 7 30 at Nairn Community and Arts Centre ( *due to lockdown members met online on 14 April)

Please send your concerns and questions to  or chair@nairnrivercc or contact  any of our 12 newly elected volunteer members, listed below
( see our Members page  for contact details)

Tommy Hogg ( Chair)
Hamish Bain (Vice Chair)
Mandy Lawson ( Secretary)
Veronica Mackinnon ( Treasurer)
Steven Bain
Peter Gibson
Ian Gordon
Simon Noble
Paul McIvor
Stewart Stansfield
David Thomson
Katrina Woods

Nairn River CC represents around 5600 residents of  Fishertown, High Street, Lochloy, Merryton, Balmakeith, Broadhill, Boathpark,Househill, Queenspark and Mill Road areas .If you are not sure if you live in our patch see the map of Nairn River territory
Nairn West and Suburban Community Council represents the rest of the former Nairn \’Royal Burgh\’

A Community Council is a \’statutory consultee\’, with a public duty to monitor all  Highland Council Planning and Licensing applications in our area and submit comments as required to reflect  the concerns and best interests of local residents.
Community Councillors are elected by the public but unlike Highland Councillors who are paid  – they are volunteers and do this work in their own time. 

Nairn\’s 4 elected Highland Councillors Laurie Fraser, Tom Heggie, Liz Macdonald and Peter Saggers are ex-officio members of the Community Council which means they can attend but do not vote.

You will find latest information on our meetings and activities here online, in  the Nairnshire Telegraph and on public noticeboards  at Castle Square, the Library and Community and Arts Centre.

We are working hard on improving communication with the local community to make sure that your voice is heard and that  your views and needs are fully reflected in local authority Plans

Please contact members anytime with  your local concerns and  questions and tell us what you think about local housing, infrastructure (roads, drains, sewerage),  public services and amenities in the Nairn River area.

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