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BUILD THE BYPASS: Readers encouraged to send their questions ahead of Nairn event

BUILD THE BYPASS: Readers encouraged to send their questions ahead of Nairn event

BUILD THE BYPASS: Readers encouraged to send their questions ahead of Nairn event

20 May 2024

Don’t miss your chance to put Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport on the spot.


Nairn community invited to attend Build the Bypass event with Fiona Hyslop in attendance

Nairn community invited to attend Build the Bypass event with Fiona Hyslop in attendance

Nairn community invited to attend Build the Bypass event with Fiona Hyslop in attendance

10 May 2024

Members of the community in Nairnshire are being invited at an event which will see the Cabinet Secretary for Transport Fiona Hyslop in attendance.


FERGUS EWING: Lack of info on A96 dualling is not good enough

FERGUS EWING: Lack of info on A96 dualling is not good enough

FERGUS EWING: Lack of info on A96 dualling is not good enough

07 May 2024

SNP leadership, end of the power-sharing agreement with the Greens and wood-burning stoves are among the hot topics for our MSP.


Highland MSP set to pressure First Minister in waiting John Swinney for action on killer A96

Highland MSP set to pressure First Minister in waiting John Swinney for action on killer A96

Highland MSP set to pressure First Minister in waiting John Swinney for action on killer A96

03 May 2024

Highland MSP Fergus Ewing is demanding Scotland’s future First Minister makes a concrete pledge on A96 dualling before the summer.


Motion lodged in bid to boost A96 dualling conversation in Holyrood

Motion lodged in bid to boost A96 dualling conversation in Holyrood

Motion lodged in bid to boost A96 dualling conversation in Holyrood

29 April 2024

A Highland MSP has lodged a motion in Holyrood seeking a debate on progress over dualling the A96 and building the Nairn bypass.


First Minister turns down invite to visit Nairn amidst A96 bypass delays

First Minister turns down invite to visit Nairn amidst A96 bypass delays

First Minister turns down invite to visit Nairn amidst A96 bypass delays

18 March 2024

The First Minister has turned down an invitation to visit Nairn and see for himself the impact the lack of a bypass on the A96 has on the area.


Highland MSP demands accountability for delay in Nairn bypass timetable publication

Highland MSP demands accountability for delay in Nairn bypass timetable publication

Highland MSP demands accountability for delay in Nairn bypass timetable publication

12 March 2024

A Highland MSP has slammed the Scottish Government's 'failure' to publish a timetable of delivery for the dualling of the A96 Inverness to Nairn.


A96 Investigation part two: Less than 0.5 per cent of A96 dualling price tag pledged as emails show removal of funding details from Government reports

A96 Investigation part two: Less than 0.5 per cent of A96 dualling price tag pledged as emails show removal of funding details from Government reports

A96 Investigation part two: Less than 0.5 per cent of A96 dualling price tag pledged as emails show removal of funding details from Government reports

26 February 2024

LESS than 0.5 per cent of the A96 dualling's price tag has been pledged – as internals emails reveal "removal" of funding details from report.


WATCH: Only one piece of land bought for A96 Nairn Bypass since 2011

WATCH: Only one piece of land bought for A96 Nairn Bypass since 2011

WATCH: Only one piece of land bought for A96 Nairn Bypass since 2011

21 February 2024

Since 2011 only one piece of land has been bought by the Scottish Government as part of the development of the A96 Nairn bypass.


WATCH: First Minister denies A96 dualling 2030 deadline was scrapped years ago, claims 'we were always upfront'

WATCH: First Minister denies A96 dualling 2030 deadline was scrapped years ago, claims 'we were always upfront'

WATCH: First Minister denies A96 dualling 2030 deadline was scrapped years ago, claims 'we were always upfront'

20 February 2024

HUMZA Yousaf has denied that the Scottish Government scrapped the 2030 target for dualling the A96 more than three years ago.


FERGUS EWING: It's about time Transport Scotland had an Inverness office

FERGUS EWING: It's about time Transport Scotland had an Inverness office

FERGUS EWING: It's about time Transport Scotland had an Inverness office

31 January 2024

Staff usually drive up and back on the same day or have to stay over in hotels – that does not seem a practical or effective, says our columnist.


BUILD THE BYPASS: What do you think of traffic on the A96 in Nairn?

BUILD THE BYPASS: What do you think of traffic on the A96 in Nairn?

BUILD THE BYPASS: What do you think of traffic on the A96 in Nairn?

23 January 2024

As part of our Build The Bypass campaign we are keen to hear from Nairnshire residents about their experience and thoughts on the Nairn bypass.


BUILD THE BYPASS: Fergus Ewing calls on First Minister Humza Yousaf to visit Nairn over A96 concerns

BUILD THE BYPASS: Fergus Ewing calls on First Minister Humza Yousaf to visit Nairn over A96 concerns

BUILD THE BYPASS: Fergus Ewing calls on First Minister Humza Yousaf to visit Nairn over A96 concerns

22 January 2024

Nairn's MSP wants the First Minister to visit as part of his pledge to dual the A96 between Inverness and Auldearn – including the Nairn bypass.


BUILD THE BYPASS: Fergus Ewing calls on First Minister Humza Yousaf to visit Nairn over A96 concerns

BUILD THE BYPASS: Fergus Ewing calls on First Minister Humza Yousaf to visit Nairn over A96 concerns

BUILD THE BYPASS: Fergus Ewing calls on First Minister Humza Yousaf to visit Nairn over A96 concerns

22 January 2024

Nairn's MSP wants the First Minister to visit as part of his pledge to dual the A96 between Inverness and Auldearn – including the Nairn bypass.


WATCH: Update on A96 Inverness-Nairn development expected in first quarter of 2024

WATCH: Update on A96 Inverness-Nairn development expected in first quarter of 2024

WATCH: Update on A96 Inverness-Nairn development expected in first quarter of 2024

12 January 2024

The First Minister said orders for the improvement scheme of the A96 between Nairn and Inverness are due to be presented soon.


BUILD THE BYPASS: 'Betrayal' of communities in Nairnshire and the north as A96 Corridor Review over one year late

BUILD THE BYPASS: 'Betrayal' of communities in Nairnshire and the north as A96 Corridor Review over one year late

BUILD THE BYPASS: 'Betrayal' of communities in Nairnshire and the north as A96 Corridor Review over one year late

08 January 2024

A YEAR has passed since the Scottish Government said it would reveal its plan for the under-threat A96 dualling project.


Year-late A96 dualling review a 'broken promise' as minister briefing 'imminent'

Year-late A96 dualling review a 'broken promise' as minister briefing 'imminent'

Year-late A96 dualling review a 'broken promise' as minister briefing 'imminent'

04 January 2024

A year after the Scottish Government's deadline for an A96 dualling review outcome – politicians have attacked the “completely unacceptable” delay.


‘Horrific’ figures show 11 people have died and almost 70 seriously injured on A96 amid calls for road to be fully dualled

‘Horrific’ figures show 11 people have died and almost 70 seriously injured on A96 amid calls for road to be fully dualled

‘Horrific’ figures show 11 people have died and almost 70 seriously injured on A96 amid calls for road to be fully dualled

31 December 2023

New figures show that 11 people have died and 69 have been seriously injured on the A96 in the last four years.


BUILD THE BYPASS: Concerns new deadline for A9 will push back Nairn bypass plans

BUILD THE BYPASS: Concerns new deadline for A9 will push back Nairn bypass plans

BUILD THE BYPASS: Concerns new deadline for A9 will push back Nairn bypass plans

26 December 2023

Progress on A9 dualling should not be allowed to delay work towards securing the Nairn bypass and dualling the A96, community leaders have insisted.


BUILD THE BYPASS: Concerns raised as Scottish Government admits no meetings were held for a year over overdue A96 report

BUILD THE BYPASS: Concerns raised as Scottish Government admits no meetings were held for a year over overdue A96 report

BUILD THE BYPASS: Concerns raised as Scottish Government admits no meetings were held for a year over overdue A96 report

18 December 2023

Scottish Government ministers and officials have had no meetings about the A96 Environmental Impact Report in the past year, it has been revealed.


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