Highland Council leader Margaret Davidson said the Press and Journal's Fight for Fort George campaign had helped delay the closure of the barracks.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon
UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has been urged to travel north to listen to the case for saving the historic Fort George barracks from closure.
A furious war of words erupted over the future of the UK's nuclear weapons yesterday after the Conservatives confirmed they would build four new Trident missile-carrying submarines.
Fears that a Moray-based Typhoon fighter jet could crash into a passenger plane were raised with the head of the RAF seven months ago, it has emerged.