Articles in the Scotsman and the Courier online today: "A previous attempt by local man John Oliver to create a £250,000 trail was backed by various bodies but foundered through lack of money.The 72-year-old from Ardersier is now hoping to breathe life back into his plans by setting up a group which would be better equipped to apply for funding."
More in the Courier Danny is backing John according to the Courier this time round as well and there are other supportive sounds from Tourism worthies.
Danny is quoted in a Scotsman article: “I first spoke to Mr Oliver in 2010 and directed him to various organisations. I’m glad to see the project now take root. I wish him every success and would be happy to meet him again if I can help in any way.” There's a few comments stacking up on that article from people with a Nairn connection click here for further details.
While John does enjoy support from many of the usual tourism suspects this observer has heard one or two negative comments in the past about the idea of a Charlie Chaplin trail but suspects the majority might support the idea if the money could be found. We've created a new poll in the sidebar to gauge current feeling in Gurnshire on this matter.