Kingsteps plans go to June 12 planning committee and are deferred for Lochloy \’site visit\’ on 8th August

Plans for 115 homes to be built by Springfield development on Councillor Liz MacDonald\’s land at Kingsteps will go to the planning committee tomorrow 12th June.See below the planner\’s report,SPAC 12 Jun18 Item 6.8 Springfield Properties We feel this report  is inadequate in briefing decision makers on the scale and detail of the many objectionsContinue reading “Kingsteps plans go to June 12 planning committee and are deferred for Lochloy \’site visit\’ on 8th August”

Local consultation in plans and decision making for Nairn

In case you’d like  to know what Community Councillors do between meetings ( apart from reading about ourselves in the Nairnshire and on social media….) we have been quite busy since April LOCAL DECISIONS AND COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT We have on Monday 6th May sent out a joint letter  with 5  other Nairn community groups to Continue reading “Local consultation in plans and decision making for Nairn”

Agenda for Next Meeting of Nairn River Community Council – Wed 16 May 2018 7pm

Here is the Agenda for the next meeting of Nairn River Community Council to be held in Nairn Community and Arts Centre at 7 pm on Wednesday 16th MayAgenda NRCC 17 May 2018 You may also be interested in reading the draft minutes of our last meetingNRCC Draft Minutes 18 April 2018We have been busy sinceContinue reading “Agenda for Next Meeting of Nairn River Community Council – Wed 16 May 2018 7pm”

Latest Planning comments – new retail developments at Sainsbury site, and further housing at Lochloy/Kingsteps and Forres Road

Nairn River Community Council has recently posted three  planning comments in relation to  current local planning applications. We have  noted a number of longstanding concerns around the pressing need for investment in infrastructure ( roads, drainage, sewerage) , and increased traffic congestion in East Nairn ( A96/Lochloy Road, Merryton junction bottleneck)  .We have also notedContinue reading “Latest Planning comments – new retail developments at Sainsbury site, and further housing at Lochloy/Kingsteps and Forres Road”

Access to Banking Services in the Highlands – HIE surveys for public and businesses

Find below links to a number of surveys launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise to find out about access to banking services in the Highlands for citizens, businesses and community groups. Nairn River Community Council would  urge citizens, businesses and community groups to complete these – particularly in light of Nairn losing our RBS bankContinue reading “Access to Banking Services in the Highlands – HIE surveys for public and businesses”

Community Responses to 2 Nairn Planning Applications

Nairn River Community Council has in January 2018 submitted detailed objections ( in our role as a statutory consultee)  to  two  planning applications for significant new housing developments in East Nairn You can read our submissions and others  on the Highland Council Planning website Kingsteps application (115 homes) and Forres Rd/A96 Morganti site( 32 homes)* Our mainContinue reading “Community Responses to 2 Nairn Planning Applications”

NRCC letter to Nairnshire re pressure on local infrastructure of new housing developments

Letter from NRCC to Nairnshire Telegraph published Tuesday 31 November 2017 On behalf of Nairn River Community Council, we are very concerned about the misleading way that discussions at our meeting last Wednesday 15 November were reported on the front page of last week’s Nairnshire ( Tues 22 November 2017). We wish to clarify our consistentContinue reading “NRCC letter to Nairnshire re pressure on local infrastructure of new housing developments”