Category Archives: General Issues

TOWN CENTRE CONSULTATION

Introduction: Highland Council is planning to hold a mini-Charrette event in Nairn that will have a clear focus on identifying the mechanisms for delivering and funding projects that will best deliver town centre regeneration. This proposal is made by The … Continue reading

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NICE returned to its roots for a brainstorming session

NICE grew out of public meetings held originally in the Sailing Club. It returned to that venue once more last night (11th Nov) to meet with members of the Kayak Club, the Sailing Club, harbour representatives and two Highland Councillors, … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION ON THE COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT (SCOTLAND) BILL

The following serves to explain and underscore why NICE was formed. Some question our motives but there is nothing sinister about it – it is Government policy to give communities more say and more local control. == The Minister for … Continue reading

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The Scottish Government: Return control of Common Good Assets

We are pleased to publish an email concerning efforts in Forres to have Common Good Asset control returned to Community Councils. Friends, Something amazing happened last week! Our petition asking The Scottish Government to return our local assets to the … Continue reading

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A Noble Perspective

The Chair of NICE, Dr Alastair Noble shares his personal perspective on local Nairn issues in this series of videos published on the Gurn – a local Nairn blog. 1. Introduction and background 2. A reflective look at Nairn South … Continue reading

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NICE Annual General Meeting

NAIRN IMPROVEMENT COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the second ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the above company will be held at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 7 August 2013 at the Nairn Community & Arts Centre for the purpose of … Continue reading

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NICE – by the Community for the Community

The Vision for Nairn presentation will take place at the Community & Arts Centre on 12th October at 7.30pm Background: Around two years ago a group of residents concerned about town centre development met together to see if they could … Continue reading

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The Future is Bright….the Future is NICE!

There have been various rumours of our demise, but the reality is that the Directors have been quietly following up on the decisions made at the last AGM. It has taken much more time than anticipated and we had to … Continue reading

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NICE Directors’ Meeting Notes

The Directors’ of NICE met on the 14th Oct to deal with aspects of business and discuss future direction. You can download the report of the meeting here

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The Farmers’ Showfield

The future of the Farmers’ Showfield is certainly a matter which has over the years prompted considerable discussion – and strong feelings – around the town.  We are grateful for the comments posted in an earlier thread and feel that … Continue reading

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