and the surrounding countryside. There are neighbouring Community Councils in Balintore & Hilton, Fearn and KALE
WHAT WE DO•Scrutiniseplanningapplicationsandrespondwherethereisapublicinterest.Wehavetherighttobeconsultedon planning matters, but decisions are taken by Highland Council•Requestrepairstoroadsandpavements.WeannuallysurveytheconditionofallroadsandpavementsinNigg& Shandwick, and passed the information to Highland•Council, who take the decision on priorities for repair.Makerepresentationonlocalservicessuchasbincollections.Wealsocampaignonimportantlocalissues,suchas broadbandcoverage,thelibraryvanandroadsafetyandspeedlimitswithinthesurroundingareaandaroundthe Tain junctions (Asda/Lidl)• Respond to Scottish Government and other Public Consultations. Recent examplehave been comments on the Tain Campus and the Local Development Plan proposed by Highland Council.HOW WE DO IT•We hold 6 meetings a year. Meetings are open to all local residents and members of the public, who are invited to raise matters of concern, voice opinion and contribute to discussion.•If you wish to raise any matter or ask a question, you can contact us or also raise the matter in person at the meeting during the Any other Business agenda item. •We can only function as a community council if we are aware of the community’s view of a topic, so we rely on your communication or participation.WHAT WE CAN’T DO•Report every pothole that appears, and every case of dog fouling. Residents should report these and similar issues direct to Highland Council. The dedicated links on Highland Council web site. Alternatively, telephone Highland Council at 01349 886606•Residents have the right to raise formal complaints with Highland Council if they are not satisfied that reported issues have been dealt with in a satisfactory way.
EMERGENCY NUMBERSIn an emergency dial 999 for the police, fire and ambulance service. For non-emergencies, you can contact the police on 101 and the fire service on 01382 835804 (24 hours).Council /emergency out of hours phone numbers•Health and social care - 0845 601 4813•Roads, flooding and street lighting - 01349 886690•Housing, homelessness, and public buildings - 01349 886691 (We no longer provide Lochaber Housing Association's out of hours service, please contact the association direct on 01397 702530)•Registration - 07818 588 203•Trunk road maintenance: .BEAR Scotland - 0800 587 1107Other numbers•Gas Freephone - 0800 111 999•NHS 24 - Call free on 111 if you are ill and it can't wait until your regular NHS service reopens •Tain Health Centre: Tel: 01862 892203 (Tain & District) Tel: 01862 892759 (Tain & Fearn)Balintore Pharmacy Tel: 01862 832291 • Police Scotland - 101 (for all services)•Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - 01463 240999 (24 hours)•Scottish and Southern Electric Freephone - 0800 300 999•Scottish Water - 0800 0778 778 (24 hours)•SEPA Floodline - 0345 988 1188•SEPA Pollution hotline - 0800 807060 (24 hours) •Dial a Bus - 01862 892166 •Nigg Ferry Operator - 07468 417137•FREE Fire home safety visit - 0800 0731 999 or Text ‘CHECK’ to 61611
NIGG & SHANDWICK CC CORONAVIRUS RESILIENCE GROUPOur CC has set up this Group to handle a limited number of activities.1.To deliver groceries to individuals in the Community who are either over 70, and or are suffering from underlying medical conditions.1.To deliver medical prescriptions to appropriate Pharmacies, and as necessary, collect and deliver such prescriptions.1.To telephone individuals regularly who feel lonely to have someone to talk to.The first two activities obviously do not apply to individuals who have neighbours, friends, or relatives who already have grocery and prescription deliveries etc.Veronica Morrison, our Secretary administers a group of local volunteers. All enquiries must be made through Veronica on her landline 01862 851764Anyone contacting Veronica, themselves, or indeed on behalf of another Community member MUST pass on the individual's name, landline or mobile number, and address, and if necessary email address. The CC has an up to date “VOTERS ROLE”. Other Groups in the area must obtain this information for any residents in our CC, We have already had inadequate, and inaccurate information passed on.Veronica also receives information from Highland Council, The Tain and District Development Trust, The Balintore & Hilton CC, and other organisations who wish to carry out additional functions affecting our CC area.Veronica places some information on Facebook. Such in formation will also periodically be placed on our CC website nascc.org.uk Enquiries to the CC can also be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. When Veronica receives a grocery order she contacts one of the volunteers will details of the given to her by the individual . The volunteer then contacts the recipient to make arrangements for delivery. Veronica also confirms with the recipient how the order will be paid for: There are three alternatives, cash, cheque, or transfer to the CC's online bank account.
MMMobile LibraryThemobilelibrary(Loandhu,Fearn&Nigg)willvisitthisareaeverythirdWednesday,as detailed below. Forfurtherinformationortorenewitems,pleasephone07733300761or01349852698. Books are loaned for a period of 3 weeks and may be renewed by phone. Did you know that your Highlife card gives you free access to our online catalogue? Youcanreserveitemsandaskforthemtobedeliveredtoyourmobilelibraryreadyfor youtopickup.Youcanalsoreservee-booksfreeofcharge.Whypaytobuywhenyou can borrow for free?Housebound service 9:20am - 9:30amLoandhu 9:35am - 9:50amFearn Village 10:00am - 10:45amFearn Primary School 11:00am - 12:00pmPost Office 12:05pm - 12:10pmPitcalnie 12:25pm - 12:45pmDewings, Nigg 2:15pm - 2:30pmNigg, Old Shop 2:30pm - 2:50pmBroomhill 2:50pm - 3:05pmNigg Pier 3:10pm - 3:20pmBayfield 3:25pm - 3:45pm
Contact Highland Council
8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday.
General enquiries, comments, compliments or report a complaint 01349 886606
Roads, flooding and street lighting 01349 886601
Council house repairs,pest control, housing applications and rent enquiries 01349 886602
Waste collections, fly-tipping, pollution, dog fouling or abandoned vehicles. 01349 886603
Blue Badge, travel and National Entitlement Cards 01349 886604
Make a payment by debit or credit card 01349 886605
Planning and building standards 01349 886608
Licensing 01349 886609
Elections helpline 01349 886657
Highland Council Contact•8am to 5pm Monday to Friday•General enquiries, comments, compliments or report a complaint - 01349 886606•Roads, flooding and street lighting 01349 886601•Council house repairs, pest control, housing applications and rent enquiries 01349 886601•Waste collections, fly tipping, pollution, dog fouling or abandoned vehicles 01349 886603•Blue Badge, travel and National Entitlement Cards 01349 886605•Planning and building standards 01349 886604•Make payment by debit or credit card 01349 886605•Planning and building standards 01349 886608•Licensing 01349 886609•Elections helpline 01349 886657
Nigg & Shandwick Community Council
Hire of the Hall: £1O p/hr. Weekend package Friday-Sunday: £450.OO Veronica Morrison Nigg Community Hall Nigg IV19 1QPTel: 018628517654 e: email@example.com
WelcometoNiggCommunityHall,apicturesquevenueconvenientlylocatedintheheart ofthevillageofNigg,Rossshire.Whileonly12minutesdrivefromTain&hourdrive fromInverness,surroundedbymagnificentviewsoverNiggBay,NiggCommunityHallis theperfectdestinationforavarietyofeventsofallsizes-includingweddings, conferences, family functions, parties and so much more. Whetheritisabirthdayorengagementparty,concert,pop-updinnerorevenacharity quiz...NiggCommunityHallisaflexibleandversatilevenuewhichregularlyholdsa varietyofevents.Choosetheperfectsettingforyourevent.OurMainHallandBack Room each has its own unique advantages and would suit a diverse range of functions. Catering Wehaveacoupleofverygoodcatererswhowillworkwithyouandyourbudgetto create food & drinks for your event and needs. Planning an Event IfyouwouldliketovisitNiggCommunityHall,gettoknowthevillageand discuss planning an event, we're just a phone call away.