The A96 Corridor Plan

September 18, 2009 · Filed Under Development, Nairn 

I seem to recall reading somewhere that 70% of employment in the Highlands is in the public sector. In other words, most people are employed in the Highlands just to administrate it! I’m not sure how reliable a stat that is, but it certainly would explain why the Scottish Government has been trying for some […]

Nairn property prices: flats very over-priced

September 8, 2009 · Filed Under Nairn, Property 

I posted a while back that Nairn property was relative cheap by comparison to other areas in the region. However, I had mainly been looking at the higher end of the property market, ie, detached homes. Now that I’ve been looking at the price of flats in Nairn, it is obvious that these are woefully […]

River Nairn in flood

September 4, 2009 · Filed Under Nairn, Weather 

Elgin is still on a Severe Flood Warning, and my sister-in-law at Kingston by Spey Bay reports that the village was cut off by flooding, and that Fochabers was reported to have been hit hard, with one property rumoured to have partially collapsed because of the flood waters. In the meantime, the River Nairn is […]

Flood alerts along Moray Coast

September 4, 2009 · Filed Under Moray, Nairn, Weather 

The rain has been continuous for over 24 hours now, and there are flood warnings for Nairn and Findhorn, and severe flood warnings for the Rivers Lossie and Spey: SEPA flood warnings FLOOD WARNINGS Currently in Force Across Scotland : (6) The Mosset Burn in Forres The Brothock Water including the Arbroath area The River […]