New group opposes eco-homes

By Jane Candlish

Published: 26/05/2008

A PROTEST group has been formed to oppose plans to build eco-houses in an amenity woodland near Nairn.

Locals claim proposals by the Forestry Commission Scotland will mean the felling of up to 70 trees in Kilnhill Wood, Lochloy. They say the plans for 32 houses and eight chalets go against the local structure plan and will create an “unacceptable increase” in traffic on Lochloy Road.

The commission lodged a planning application with Highland Council in February.

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