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2017 Chair Report

Chair’s Report, Alastair Noble. I would like to start off by quoting Marion Francis the outside management consultant who was engaged using DTAS investment to take the town centre charrette forward. “I have worked in lots of communities in the … Continue reading

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BID Project Co-ordinator

Job Advertisement Nairn Improvement Community Enterprise has been awarded funding by the Scottish Government, The Highland Council, and Highlands & Islands Enterprise to develop a Business Improvement District (“BID”) in Nairnshire.  An individual experienced in developing and providing direct support … Continue reading

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Notice of AGM

The Annual General Meeting 30th March at 7.30pm in The Little Theatre, King St The Annual accounts and report can be found here New Directors: We invite applications to join the Board of Directors, particularly from those with Business and/or … Continue reading

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New Date: Town Centre Plan

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we’ve had to re-schedule the Drop-in Session and evening presentation. This will now take place on the 3rd March, 2-5pm in Community Centre and 7.30pm in the evening. The AGM will take place on the 30th March. … Continue reading

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TAKING THE NAIRN TOWN CENTRE PLAN FORWARD

Reports of the demise of NICE have been greatly exaggerated, but understandable given that NICE has been unable to put much into the public domain. The key difficulty was that identifying the mechanisms for delivery and the fundamental need for … Continue reading

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A TOURISM “BID” FOR NAIRNSHIRE 

“BID” stands for Business Improvement District. It is a model operated worldwide, and the Scottish Government has been a particularly strong supporter with a department dedicated to the promotion and support of BIDs. The ultimate aim of a BID is … Continue reading

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Tribute to Graham Kerr

We were all saddened to learn of the recent death of Graham Kerr. Graham was born and bred in Nairn. He cared passionately about his home town and on retirement devoted much of his time to making Nairn a better place … Continue reading

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2016 AGM Minute

You’ll find the report and Minute of the 2016 AGM on the Documents page.

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Business Improvement District Proposals

This is a discussion paper that looks to the possible development of a Nairnshire BID. It can only proceed with the agreement and participation of local businesses. It may take 15 months to define the terms of the BID and … Continue reading

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NICE Chairman’s & Directors’ Annual Report for AGM – January 2016.

We think this could be our most important and significant AGM ever. A whole series of national and local policy decisions, such as the rebirth of a Nairnshire Committee, community planning, community empowerment, town centre regeneration and new Community Councils … Continue reading

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