Nairnshire


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Nairnshire

or

Nairn,

former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Nairnshire became (1975) part of the new Highland region (now a council area).

Nairnshire

(until 1975) a county of NE Scotland, now part of Highland
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SGDS, Vol 3: Item 360 shows that the final vowel in this word is dropped in all of Perthshire (apart from that part of the county lying between Ben Lawers and Tyndrum), Aberdeenshire, Inverness-shire (east of a line running from Laggan to Inverness), Morayshire, Nairnshire, the Black Isle, Easter Ross, Caithness and Sutherland (excluding Assynt).
Catriona McPherson, 44 and daughters Eilidh, nine, and Isabella, eight, of Glenferness, Nairnshire, arrived back in Edinburgh yesterday from a break in London.
Mark, 37, will wed Emma Ferguson at Cawdor parish church in Nairnshire tomorrow.
But villagers in Auldearn, Nairnshire, claimed the youngster got what he deserved - and backed the local bobby.
The Earl of Cawdor, whose ancestor was immortalised in Shakespeare's Macbeth, pleaded with Nairnshire Challenge organisers not to let 460 competitors disturb his land and nesting game birds.
SHINTY: The sport was handed a boost last night when five clubs - Nairnshire, Lochbroom, Ardnamurchan, Aberdour and Col Glen - announced they will join the senior leagues.
SHINTY: Five new clubs - Nairnshire, Lochbroom, Ardnamurchan, Aberdour and Col Glen - have announced they will join the senior leagues.
Vehicle inspectors stopped them during their morning run taking country pupils to Auldearn primary school in Nairnshire.
Mr Barclay claimed police were investigating threats to his children Hugh, four, and Lucy, three, by a little-known group calling itself Nairnshire Against GM.
John, a farmer in Cawdor, Nairnshire, opposes many of the Government's policies on agriculture.
McMillan, 50, of Auldearn, Nairnshire, was ordered to do 240 hours community service after admitting copyright offences.
BAS" was originally meant to be introduced for Nairnshire in the 50s.