Photo: An aerial impression of what John O'Groats could look like if the new masterplan is implemented.
(Source: John O'Groat Journal)
Well the £15million blueprint designed to breath new life into the derilect John O'Groat Hotel and surrounding area was warmly welcomed by owners and residents alike.
This third attempt to get a viable plan for John O'Groats - but it seems acceptable and ambitious. I believe that step by step its recommendations can be developed.
I fear though that we will not see immediate progress if there is no compulsion on the owners of to modernise it. The council and HIE need to act in the interests of the local community by placing developments into local and committed hands.
The two recent articles give further impression: