Showing posts from September, 2020

Have your say on Phone Boxes, Police Scotland, Pre Planning Consultation, Short Term Lets, Bathing Water signage - public consultations

Here is a list of public consultations open now to which  you can contribute  as a member of the public right now - with deadlines  where available.  Feel free also to feed back to Nairn River CC directly on any of these topics by  1/adding your own comments to our blog below 2/send  an email to or or 3/ talk to your local community councillor.  A full list of your local community councillors can be found on members page is on this website.    Police Scotland Survey   You can also complete this survey over the phone by calling 07717 150 296 and leaving a message. A member of the survey team will then call you back.    BT Payphone Consultation  survey open till 10th October 2020    3 boxes under threat in Nairn town , High St(Castle Square), Moss Side and Fraser Park     Scottish Government Proposed Changes to Pre Planning Public Consultation Requirements   about how  developers consult the public before a development proposal  becomes

Public Questions -parking and visitor facilities- to help Nairn Community groups work with Highland Council to improve 2021 tourist welcome

An online meeting was held on 1st September 2020 which brought together representatives of the  two Nairn Community Councils ( Nairn River and Nairn West and Suburban) , BID and NICE ( Nairn's Community Development Trust) with 3 of Nairn's Highland Councillors and a number of Highland officers  involved with transport and parking, policy, and improvement of tourist welcome facilities(eg toilets, campervans) across Highland.  For more information on  community groups 'Team Nairn' joined up approach to getting the best for Nairn  see our previous posting on  Working Together for Nairn   All present agreed that there was a shared wish to improve Nairn's tourist welcome and visitor amenities, to help the local economy recover from impacts of the COVID lockdown  Nairn needs to be ready for a further influx of 'Staycation'visitors including camper vans in 2021 so it is important to explore ways to target resources on improvements to local visitor facilities, as ha