Suggest a name for the new town centre block of council flats

Nairn River CC, as the local community council, has been asked by the Highland Council ‘Corporate Address Gazetteer’ ( CAG ) Team to propose, on behalf of the local community, a suitable name for the new block of 12 social housing flats, which are nearing completion on the site of the former Community Centre inContinue reading “Suggest a name for the new town centre block of council flats”

Ombudsman Complaint Against Highland Council Upheld re Town Centre Project -a joint statement by Nairn Community Councils

Nairn River Community Council and Nairn West and Suburban Community Council welcome the Scottish Public Service Ombudsman’s findings and decision in relation to the Highland Council’s decision-making, funding and delivery of the town centre new housing/offices building.The Ombudsman’s verdict is unequivocal. Highland Council got it wrong:• the Council failed to follow appropriate process during decision-makingContinue reading “Ombudsman Complaint Against Highland Council Upheld re Town Centre Project -a joint statement by Nairn Community Councils”

Next NRCC Meeting Wed 16th February

The next public meeting of Nairn River Community Council will be held next Wednesday 16th February at 7.30 pm on Zoom. The Agenda is below Agenda 16th February 2022 Members of the Public wishing to attend the above Meeting should send an email to: nrcc.online@outlook.com including their name and postcode. The invitations will be sentContinue reading “Next NRCC Meeting Wed 16th February”

Nairn Common Good latest – miscoding errors, illegal parking charges and a withdrawn Planning application

2022 has so far been very busy on the Common Good front for both of Nairn’s (former Royal Burgh) community councils. We hope that this year we will see long awaited progress on an improved ‘governance’ structure for these valuable Nairn assets with the local oversight we have been asking for for 25 years sinceContinue reading “Nairn Common Good latest – miscoding errors, illegal parking charges and a withdrawn Planning application”

NRCC Meeting 19th Jan 2022 7.30

The next public meeting of Nairn River Community Council will be held next Wednesday 19th January at 7.30 pm on Zoom. The Agenda is below Agenda 19th January 2022 Members of the Public wishing to attend the above Meeting should send an email to: nrcc.online@outlook.com including their name and postcode. The invitations will be sentContinue reading “NRCC Meeting 19th Jan 2022 7.30”

2 Nairn CC’s urge Nairn’s 4 local Councillors not to approve an ‘unfit for purpose’ Local Development Plan on Wed 1 Dec

On Wednesday 1 December – Nairn’s 4 Highland Councillors will be asked by Highland Council at the Nairnshire Local Area Committee to review and approve the ‘ Nairn section’ of a proposed new ‘Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan’ See the Agenda here for Thursday 1 Dec Nairnshire Committee. If Councillors ‘rubber stamp’ the IMFLDP2Continue reading “2 Nairn CC’s urge Nairn’s 4 local Councillors not to approve an ‘unfit for purpose’ Local Development Plan on Wed 1 Dec”

Sewage Spill at Lochloy/Kingsteps

Here at Nairn River we are devastated but not surprised to hear of  yesterday’s  sewage flood at Kingsteps. This  occurred on Wednesday at the newest development at  Lochloy  which we campaigned so hard in 2018 to persuade Highland Council to reject  for reasons exactly like this.   As far as we are aware, no homes wereContinue reading “Sewage Spill at Lochloy/Kingsteps”

Citizen Action to improve Nairn’s environment- the tale of a Bench

Click here to watch the ‘makeover’ of this Riverside bench. This was achieved with volunteer effort, donation of wood from a local business, paint from the Council, and coordination by Nairn River CC . Not everything is about ‘money’…….. We also note this week in the local press another recent example in the Nairn RiverContinue reading “Citizen Action to improve Nairn’s environment- the tale of a Bench”