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14 hrs ago | A Gurn from Nurn

Nairn County Supporters set off on the first part of their West Highland Way journey

The first group of 11 Nairn County FC supporters left Nairn this afternoon on board Ken's luxury coach heading to their base at Crianlaraich.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Highland food bank provision doubles in months

Councillors are linking the growth in the number of facilities to the delays in benefit payments due to the controversial reform of the welfare system.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

A Gurn from Nurn

Disappointment returns for County - Buckie 2 Nairn 0

FT: Buckie thistle 2-0 Nairn County. Nairn condemned to another defeat at Victoria park! - Nairn County FC August 23, 2014 After the midweek success at Wick, worried County fans were hoping that the club had turned the corner.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Fringe reviews: Music & cabaret

Miss Fletcher doesn't sing the blues at all but she might help you to drive your own blues away to some extent, especially if the angst of puberty is a recent or strong memory.

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A Gurn from Nurn

Golden Oldie Awards 2014 - Recognising the Service and Achievements of Older People

Do you know of any resident of the Nairn area over the age of 60 deserving of an award for their achievements or contribution to the lives of others or the wider community? The Golden Oldie Awards is a new initiative being promoted by the RCOP Highland Project .

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A Gurn from Nurn

Multi-million contract for A96 dualling detailed design work...

"A contract worth at least 30 million to take forward the detailed design work for the first section of the Scottish Government's ambitious A96 dualling programme is up for grabs.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

A Gurn from Nurn

Will local democracy remain in the bin regardless of the YES or NO outcome?

One of our correspondents tells us that they are not very impressed with the quality of the Independence debate so far at local and national level.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Newsday

Man found dead in Stranraer flat

He was treated at the scene and taken to Galloway Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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A Gurn from Nurn

Saturday September the 20th - the day the Wee County Centenary Baton will be coming home

The Nairn County FC Centenary baton is coming home on Saturday 20th September after a walk on the West Highland Way and a paddle up the Great Glen and the Moray Firth.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Missing guide dog leaves blind man devastated as charity fears pooch may have been stolen

Partially sighted Fraser Stevenson has relied on Tess, a black retriever, to get around for five years and fears she has been taken in for safe keeping or stolen Tess, a six-year-old black curly coated retriever went missing while out on a "free run" with her owner in Nairn near Inverness on July 23. The dog's owner, Fraser Stevenson, 35, who ... (more)

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A Gurn from Nurn

Overgrown Nairn-Cawdor footpath - call for a warning for people setting off from Nairn

The Cawdor Community Council heard at their regular meeting on Monday night that, so far, Cawdor Estate were the only landowners to cut their bit of the riverside path.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

A Gurn from Nurn

Nairn traffic jams - the public transport viewpoint

The view earlier this evening from on board the 10 "express service" from Inverness.

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Newsday

Energy firm wins Far East contracts

Aberdeenshire-based Hunting Energy Services has won A 10.7m worth of contracts to supply specialist well equipment to clients in the Far East.

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BBC News

Tenement evacuated following blaze

The Scotsman and Press and Journal report on Scotland's floods, saying homes were evacuated, roads were closed and transport disrupted as Hurricane Bertha made its mark.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Floods chaos as Bertha brings a month's rain in just 24 hours

HUNDREDS of homes had to be evacuated, railway and ferry services were severely disrupted and roads were closed as the remnants of Hurricane Bertha brought winds of up to 50mph and flooding to the north east and the Highlands and Islands.

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A Gurn from Nurn

Hurricane Bertha's effect on Nairn captured in a picture going viral out there.

See Inveroutlanders twitter post for more as a giant sinkhole emerges on the pig farm.

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Scotsman.com

Scotland wakes up to effects of Hurricane Bertha

WEATHER: A large part of Scotland woke up to the after-effects of severe overnight storms brought on by the fall-out from Hurricane Bertha.

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A Gurn from Nurn

Official flood warning issued for Nairn

Heavy and persistent rain has affected the wider area overnight and is forecast to continue throughout the morning.

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A Gurn from Nurn

River Nairn goes into angry brown spate mode

The scene at 7 a.m. from the Jubilee Bridge. The river was lapping at the edges of the path near the old cemetery and there is still a night of rain to come down from the catchment area.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Sunday Herald

Partially sighted man in new plea for missing guide dog

Mr Stevenson had let Tess off her lead at the River Nairn near his home in the Highland town for exercise on July 23. The river was at very low tide and she crossed over the other side.

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