‘Planners’ by-pass doubts’ is the front page headline in a major Nairn weekly newspaper. Could Sandy Park’s optimism that things might happen sooner rather than later be misplaced? Danny Alexander is urging the Scottish Government to get it over with and announce the result of the Sainsbury’s inquiry. Why the delay? Ye gods, could we be about to be abandoned to Co-op rule? – more details of this in your 40p treat in the morning. An advertisement for a tree preservation order, quite a large one. Pub-watch, wind farms, the usual incisive editorial, all the local sport and much more.