Inverness Aquadome closed due to fire

September 16, 2008 · Filed Under Inverness, Tourist 

Only just read on the BBC News site that the Inverness Aquadome has been closed due to fire. That’s a total shame, as the Inverness Aquadome is an excellent family-friendly visit. Rather than the traditional “little pool + big pool” format of many leisure centres, it instead has a few different pools all together: – […]

Sainsburys seeks support for Nairn supermarket

September 12, 2008 · Filed Under Nairn 

According to the Gurn, Pettifer Estates are pushing ahead with plans to develop a Sainsburys on the town borders, and are seeking local supporters to write to the Scottish Government about the matter: Mr Iain McLeod, Planning Decisions, Scottish Government Area 2J, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ I’ve just written and sent one off, because […]

Spaceflight from Lossiemouth?

September 11, 2008 · Filed Under Nairn, Tourist, Transport 

Here’s a seriously interesting suggestion from BBC News today – that RAF Lossiemouth is being considered as a potential launching platform for Virgin’s Eve space ship. Sounds fantastical, and possibly is to some extent – but it’s a fun fantasy. After all, how could I object to the idea of some of the first commercial […]