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Community Responses to 2 Nairn Planning Applications

Nairn River Community Council has in January 2018 submitted detailed objections ( in our role as a statutory consultee)  to  two  planning applications for significant new housing developments in East Nairn

You can read our submissions and others  on the Highland Council Planning website
Kingsteps application (115 homes) and Forres Rd/A96 Morganti site( 32 homes)*

*29 January - there are  some problems viewing the Forres Rd submission today on the Highland Planning website- but you can view it here on
 http://www.gurnnurn.com/2018/01/morganti-land-application-community.html  
 we hope it will be properly posted on the Highland Council e planning page very soon


Our main concerns are  that local roads, water and sewerage systems in the town are at bursting point.
Quite literally recently, as could be seen and smelt on Harbour Street  when drains overflowed with sewage from our outdated 'combined' drainage system after heavy rain on 24th January...

We believe  that no more large scal…

NRCC letter to Nairnshire re pressure on local infrastructure of new housing developments

Letter from NRCC to Nairnshire Telegraph published Tuesday 31 November 2017

On behalf of Nairn River Community Council, weare very concerned about the misleading way that discussions at our meeting last Wednesday 15 Novemberwere reported on thefront page of last week’s Nairnshire ( Tues 22 November 2017).
We wish to clarify our consistent support as a body for provision of appropriate housing in Nairn to meet local need. At no point have we ever as an organisation taken a position against provision of social housing for Nairn. We are thus disappointed to see this suggested on your front page.
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