The Association of Nairn Businesses at their recent AGM agreed to make a donation of £250 to the Community Centre towards the costs of running the Tourist Information Centre.
Chair of the Association, David Brownless, said “Our members were keen to support the Community Centre in their efforts to maintain a focal point for tourist enquiries in the town. The membership of the ANB covers a wide range of businesses across Nairnshire, including the High Street, and obviously some of these businesses do benefit from the advice and assistance given to visitors by the staff at the Community Centre. The money offered represents a substantial commitment from the annual subscriptions we gather from those High Street traders.
There is no doubt that many businesses, both directly and indirectly connected to the tourist sector, would suffer if the Tourist Information Centre was to close. All the agencies involved need to ensure that plans are made to guarantee its long term future, in the meantime we hope that our donation will act as a catalyst to other groups to support this extremely important facility”.