You need to rush out and buy the Highland News for the full story but it seems that the consortium that is behind the Whitness Head development are denying rumours that plans are on hold.
'A source told the Highland News that the company was laying off staff, demolishing offices and putting the site up for sale amid fears that the deepening credit crunch had placed the whole project in jeopardy.'
The developers strongly contradict the rumours however “We can assure the public there is no break in our momentum and this suggestion is completely unfounded.”
You'll have to go to the dead tree shop for more.
Who needs a new 500 berth marina on the Moray Firth when we have Nairn's very own 'kaleidoscopic riot of colour and shapes' down at the harbour? How does the harbour get a mention in a 'country diary'? The hard-core duck and swan police will be most upset if they read Ray Collier's article, it seems, 'Some people were feeding the gulls, despite a sign by the council warning against this practice "in the interest of health and safety'.