Co-op Dual Pricing

Sometimes it takes me time to get up to speed – and most of you probably knew already – but it costs more to shop in a Co-op convenience store than a supermarket. Nevermind that the High Street Co-op is…

Boy Racers!

Operating my shop at the bottom of Harbour Street I cannot understand why some form of traffic calming has not been implemented. During this recent spell of good weather there are dozens of pedestrians (young and old) dicing with death…

Lochloy Development

Received from a concerned resident following reports in last weeks Nairnshire. I am a resident of Old Bar Road. I’m assuming the Nairnshire’s article is accurate. My understanding is that Jack’s Contracts do not have a legal liability for maintaining…

You do have to smile – or cry!

Less than a month after the completion of the new streetscape, it has been dug up. Could it be that something was damaged when the new road was laid or has some other emergency just happended? Must be frustrating for…

No chains but is the brae any safer?

New work at the bottom of The Brae designed to slow traffic has made little or no difference to the speed of traffic coming off the A96. Most vehicles mount the newly added kerb with no reduction in speed. The…

More Madness on The Brae

You’ll recall that before the work on The Brae was started there were numerous concerns expressed about the road layout, kerbs, parking and above all general safety. One clear indication of nonsense in planning was the fact that the traffic…

A Single Community Council?

Do Nairn a favour – send a quick e-mail! If you agree that Nairn should be represented by a single Community  Council – ie. A Royal Burgh of Nairn Council then send a quick e-mail saying so to this address:…

Nairn Swimming Pool – a Distraction?

The review of swimming pools in the Highlands with the potential for closure has focussed the minds and the activities of the community in Nairn. They are rightly concerned about the loss of local facilities as demonstrated by the Facebook…

A single community council

NairnBairn makes a compelling case for a single community council on the Highland Council web site. A single community council for Nairn is both logical and necessary: the review team should assess the arguments, not duck the issue. Nairn town…

Do we need a Traffic Warden?

One of our readers raises the following issue: I feel the matter of the non-replacement of the traffic warden when he retires should be open for discussion. Who made this decision? On what basis was this decision made? With the…