If the origanal by-pass line had ever gone past the fantasy stage it would have gouged a path through the middle of this peaceful scene between Whinnieknowe and Firhall. If a by-pass is ever built it won't please everybody, someone's tranquility elsewhere would be destroyed. Plenty of time to think about it though:
'Mr Alan Farningham who has been engaged by Cawdor Maintenance Trust to progress its Delnies Planning application told a meeting in Cawdor last week that nothing would happen until after 2016 and even then would face stiff competition.' Nairshire Telegraph this week.