Highlands



Affordable homes planned for Carrbridge hotel

Highland Council has revealed plans to take over Scotland's 'first ski hotel' and redevelop it as affordable housing.

Published 29 October 2020

Scotland's largest hydro project approved by ministers

The UK’s largest newly planned hydro pumped storage scheme, which could deliver power to three million homes, has been given the green light by the Scottish Government.

Published 20 October 2020

Video: Latest progress at Badenoch and Strathspey community hospital

A new video has been shared by hub North Scotland which reveals the progress that has been made on the new Badenoch & Strathspey Community Hospital and Health Centre in Aviemore.

Published 14 October 2020

CIOB launches new hub for Highlands and Islands

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) had announced the launch of a new hub for members in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Published 14 October 2020

Cairn Gorm to receive more than £20m funding for infrastructure improvements

Cairn Gorm will benefit from more than £20.51 million of funding to make it a year-round attraction, generating significant economic benefits for the local area and Scotland’s tourism sector.

Published 12 October 2020

Traditional skills to the fore as Nairn Courthouse restoration works complete

Restoration works are now complete at the Category B listed Nairn Courthouse.

Published 12 October 2020

Robertson Construction workers applauded by pupils on completion of school

Robertson Construction workers were treated to a round of applause from hundreds of Merkinch Primary School pupils after the completion of their new school building.

Published 9 October 2020

Highland Council approves £33m programme of capital projects

A £33.571 million programme of essential capital projects throughout the Highlands has been given approval as councillors agreed a "cautious and prudent" approach to the local authority's revenue budget for 2020/21.

Published 2 October 2020

Rural Highland towns to benefit from additional insulation funding

The Scottish Government has approved an increase to grant funding for energy efficiency measures for eligible properties in rural towns throughout the Highlands.

Published 2 October 2020

Tender issued for Lochaber Flood Prevention Scheme

The Highland Council has issued the tender for the Caol and Lochyside flood prevention scheme with a return date of November 26.

Published 25 September 2020

IBI Joiners moves into new home thanks to £255,000 funding package

Inverness-based joinery business, IBI Joiners, has successfully purchased and refurbished a once-popular food-stop near the city, to create its new HQ thanks to a £255,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 25 September 2020

Aberdeenshire Council reappoints Faithful+Gould to Construction Design Services Framework

Faithful+Gould has been appointed by Aberdeenshire Council to support the delivery of over £200 million of capital projects as part of its Construction Design Services Framework.

Published 18 September 2020

Compass wins Inverness Castle enabling contract

Highland Council has today awarded the enabling contract for the transformation of Inverness Castle to Compass Building and Construction Services Limited.

Published 18 September 2020

£789,000 investment approved for council housing in Nairnshire

Members of the Highland Council’s Nairnshire area committee have agreed a proposed £789,000 investment in council housing for 2021-22.

Published 17 September 2020

Highland Small Communities Housing Trust rebrands as Communities Housing Trust

The Highland Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT), a social enterprise which delivers a range of affordable housing and supporting developments in Scottish communities, has rebranded as the Communities Housing Trust.

Published 11 September 2020