It'll be discussed next Tuesday (21st) in Inverness. There's money available for affordable housing in Nairn but it seems this is the only site immediately available which was a big factor in the decision. You can read the reasoning behind the go-ahead recommendation here. This observer wonders what Nairn's councillors will have to say on Tuesday. Whatever happens this divisive application will upset quite a few people.
Also up for debate on Tuesday is Tornagrain. Maybe they'll have a team in the Highland League in a few years time when the 4.960 houses get built.