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Donald Wilson


Nairnshire Reporter

Donald Wilson was appointed Nairnshire correspondent for the local edition of the Inverness Courier after the demise of the Nairnshire Telegraph where he began his career in 1971. Donald has been with the company for over 20 years and before taking on the role as correspondent for his home town, where he has a rich seam of contacts, he had specialised in court journalism for nearly a decade.

Peninsula row legal action an option: 'There’s a lot of public anger about this'

04 May 2022
Peninsula row legal action an option: 'There’s a lot of public anger about this'

Peninsula row legal action an option: 'There’s a lot of public anger about this'

04 May 2022

Highland Council has said it will consider legal action against the owners of the Port of Ardersier if they fail to meet terms of land reform laws.


Highland festival's programme theme is is bewitching

18 April 2022
Highland festival's programme theme is is bewitching

Highland festival's programme theme is is bewitching

18 April 2022

A LOCAL artist is creating the programme cover for Nairn Book and Arts Festival using The Witch of Auldearn, Isobel Gowdie, as her subject.


Colleagues pay tribute to Highland councillor Tom Heggie

24 February 2022
Colleagues pay tribute to Highland councillor Tom Heggie

Colleagues pay tribute to Highland councillor Tom Heggie

24 February 2022

Shocked colleagues at Highland Council have paid tribute to Councillor Tom Heggie who died suddenly yesterday.


Barrier in place at 'Secret Beach' in Highlands

21 February 2022
Barrier in place at 'Secret Beach' in Highlands

Barrier in place at 'Secret Beach' in Highlands

21 February 2022

The new owners of the Port of Ardersier (PoA) have defended their right to build a fence which has closed off access to the Whiteness peninsula.


Tributes paid to pipe band leader

29 January 2022
Tributes paid to pipe band leader

Tributes paid to pipe band leader

29 January 2022

Tributes have been paid to a pipe band leader who died following a tragic accident.


PICTURES: Duchess of Rothesay officially opens splash pad at poignant ceremony

18 September 2021
PICTURES: Duchess of Rothesay officially opens splash pad at poignant ceremony

PICTURES: Duchess of Rothesay officially opens splash pad at poignant ceremony

18 September 2021

THE Duchess of Rothesay was the surprise guest at the formal opening of the Nairn's splashpad today.


Public warned to avoid Highland beauty spot following attacks by bird of prey

23 June 2021
Public warned to avoid Highland beauty spot following attacks by bird of prey

Public warned to avoid Highland beauty spot following attacks by bird of prey

23 June 2021

The area is popular with runners and cyclists – but now they've been urged to be on guard.


Tributes paid after death of legendary Highland journalist

15 June 2021
Tributes paid after death of legendary Highland journalist

Tributes paid after death of legendary Highland journalist

15 June 2021

A former national newspaper staffman and one of Scotland's most experienced freelance journalists has died at the age of 79.


'Wee George made us the fittest team in the league'

09 June 2021
'Wee George made us the fittest team in the league'

'Wee George made us the fittest team in the league'

09 June 2021

A Highland League football trainer and coach who worked with many young army recruits during World War II has died at home at the age of 97.


Team Hamish say waterfront attraction is ‘better than we dreamt’

08 June 2021
Team Hamish say waterfront attraction is ‘better than we dreamt’

Team Hamish say waterfront attraction is ‘better than we dreamt’

08 June 2021

“It’s been fantastic to see the children and their mums and dads and grandparents enjoying the splashpad,”


National honour for Highland dance teacher

05 June 2021
National honour for Highland dance teacher

National honour for Highland dance teacher

05 June 2021

A DANCE teacher who has tutored thousands of children over a period of more than 60 years has been given a prestigious accolade.


Award-winning Highland restaurant's owner appoints familiar face as general manager

05 May 2021
Award-winning Highland restaurant's owner appoints familiar face as general manager

Award-winning Highland restaurant's owner appoints familiar face as general manager

05 May 2021

THE owner of the award-winning Sun Dancer restaurant has taken on a former school friend to look after its day-to-day running.


Splash pad created in memory of Highland youngster is switched on for the first time

26 April 2021
Splash pad created in memory of Highland youngster is switched on for the first time

Splash pad created in memory of Highland youngster is switched on for the first time

26 April 2021

The splash pad replaces a paddling pool which had been a feature of the seafront at Nairn since the 1950s.


'World is ready for significant advancement in wheelchair technology'

07 April 2021
'World is ready for significant advancement in wheelchair technology'

'World is ready for significant advancement in wheelchair technology'

07 April 2021

AN innovative new wheelchair design has caught the eye of judges in a national design competition.


PICTURES: Model citizen produces amazing Titanic replica

31 March 2021
PICTURES: Model citizen produces amazing Titanic replica

PICTURES: Model citizen produces amazing Titanic replica

31 March 2021

After a lifetime at sea former fisherman Tommy Campbell discovers a passion for model making with a spectacular scale model of the Titanic.


Brothers are grateful for support in bid for beach café 30-year lease

16 March 2021
Brothers are grateful for support in bid for beach café 30-year lease

Brothers are grateful for support in bid for beach café 30-year lease

16 March 2021

Two chefs have been overwhelmed by the positive reaction to their plans to invest in a popular Highland beach café.


E-cargo bikes can help environment

13 March 2021
E-cargo bikes can help environment

E-cargo bikes can help environment

13 March 2021

A charity tasked with bringing environmental solutions to a Highland community has taken delivery of a new e-cargo bike and trailer.


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