1000 houses for Granny Barbour’s Road ? Open for pre consultation till end September Have your say ..

Nairn River Community Council recently attended a public online meeting on 2 Sept for Nairn residents to have their say on a proposed major development by Springfield Properties PLC for 1000 new houses in the Granny Barbour’s Road area of East Nairn. This is a ‘pre-planning consultation’, legally required to last at least 12 weeks,Continue reading “1000 houses for Granny Barbour’s Road ? Open for pre consultation till end September Have your say ..”

Two Nairn CC’s call for urgent Nairn flood prevention action

As you may have noticed from the Inverness Courier Nairnshire edition this week, Nairn River’s Chair, Hamish Bain has backed the Chair of Nairn West and Suburban CC in sending a joint letter to Highland Councillors urging urgent progress on flood prevention action. Nairn simply cannot afford to wait another decade for this work toContinue reading “Two Nairn CC’s call for urgent Nairn flood prevention action”

Does Lochloy need a bridge to Balmakeith?

Lochloy Crossing – consultation On 16th July the two Nairn community councils and Nairn Access Panel received initial designs from Highland Council for a proposed ‘active travel’ foot/cycle bridge to link Lochloy across the railway to Balmakeith Industrial Estate. Highland Council then posted on social media on 22 July a deadline for public comments ofContinue reading “Does Lochloy need a bridge to Balmakeith?”

20 Questions (and some Answers) about Nairn Parking Charges

In Spring 2021 Nairn River Community Council were surprised to notice parking charges machines being installed at 3 car parks at the Harbour, the Links and the Maggot. We were surprised because there has been no consultation with either of Nairn’s ‘town’ community councils or local residents about this, which must happen by law beforeContinue reading “20 Questions (and some Answers) about Nairn Parking Charges”