Nairn: the new Highland Capital

April 16, 2011 · Filed Under Development, Nairn 

The very funny satirical blog, Inversnecky, recently ran a piece how Sainsbury’s development at Nairn could steal the crown of “Highland Capital” from Inverness: Nairn now better than Inverness: Sainsbury threatens “Highland Capital” tag It could be that the main interchange between the Highland lines to Perth and Aberdeen will move to Nairn, that Eden […]

Fergus Ewing to take up Swan Man’s case?

April 16, 2011 · Filed Under Crime 

Joe Telfer was astonished when the Sheriff threw out the assault charge, brought after he was pushed into the river last year. The Crown Office regards the sheriff as incompetent in the case – but says there’s nothing they can do about it. Now Fergus Ewing has promised to chase this up. We have a […]

Nairn’s traffic lights farce

April 16, 2011 · Filed Under Development, Nairn 

Trying to travel out of Nairn has become a potential nightmare recently with five new sets of traffic lights being built – we’ve only just started to get back to normal after months of roadworks around Tradespark. The Gurn has been featuring this story heavily, along with a number of detailed posts – the most […]

Airport business park moving forward

April 9, 2011 · Filed Under Business, Development, Nairn 

The BBC reports on how development of the business part at Inverness Airport is continuing to move forward, with construction hoped to start later this year, with the first businesses moving in next: Warwickshire firm to spend £30m on Inverness air park A development company has said it would expect to spend £30m in creating […]

Nairn High Street: No threat from Sainsburys?

April 5, 2011 · Filed Under Business 

The work on the new Sainsburys is well under way, and there are conintued mutterances about the ability of the store to kill the town’s High Street. However, if that’s going to be the case there’s no obvious sign of any worry – the High Street has probably never been better occupied by shops, with […]