Tucked away on page 4 of the Inverness Courier today is an article entitled "Pensioner leads drive to 'rescue' the city centre". An 89 year old wifie called a meeting to discuss the poor state of buildings in the city centre. The meeting was well attended and you can read about it in today's Courier. This observer would simply like to quote three wee sections of it however:
Concerns were also raised that Inverness did not appear to be able to determine its own affairs.
"What came out was a sense of dissatisfaction about the governance of the city but also many people did not like the idea of being a city," he said.
"There was a very strong feeling that Inverness should have more autonomy.[...]"
Regular readers will remember that there is also a bit of discontent in Inverness over Common Good matters. Perhaps Nairnshire Liberation Front activists should be considering making common cause with the rebels in the Highland Capital?