Scheme to reopen cinema gathers pace

By sue restan

Published: 12/07/2008

Plans to restore and reopen a historic cinema in Easter Ross have moved a step closer with the preparation of a business plan and the launch of fundraising for the second phase of the project.

Built as Tain’s town hall in about 1850, the imposing building on Tower Street was used as such until World War II.

During the war, it was used as a canteen for troops. When the war ended, it was turned into a picture house, run by Caledonian Associated Cinemas.

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