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HHA has completed the sympathetic regeneration of Merchant House in Inverness to create eight much-needed homes and new commercial space for the city. Forming part of the 18th Century Castle Street frontage with scenic views overlooking Inverness Castle, the B-listed building at 51-53 Castle Street

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New traffic calming measures designed to improve road safety and encourage walking, cycling and wheeling are to be introduced in Invergordon. The proposed traffic order, which includes the introduction of 20mph limits and traffic calming measures in the town was approved by members of the Easter Ros

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Dunnet Bay Distillers Ltd is set to expand after having secured funding up to £180,200 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for the project. The Caithness distillery, owned by local husband and wife team, Claire and Martin Murray, started trading in 2014 after building a small gin

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The Highland Council, working in partnership with Inverness City Heritage Trust, has created a free to download guide to help promote essential, regular inspection and maintenance of all traditional buildings. Throughout the Highlands there are many examples of commercial, retail, business, public a

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The latest impacts on the Highland Council's Capital Programme are to be considered by councillors this week with a number of reports setting out the context of the ongoing financial crisis across the UK. A range of factors, including the pandemic, Brexit, the war in Ukraine, and related impact

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The second phase of road improvements has been officially opened on the A832 at Slattadale. The Wills Bros project replaces a single-track road with passing places to one lane in each direction and lies between Kinlochewe and Gairloch.

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Highland Council's renewable energy installation, Hydro Ness, has been commended with a Merit from judges at the national Structural Steel Design Awards 2022. The Archimedes Screw installation on the banks of the River Ness in Inverness was shortlisted for the main awards earlier this year.

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A Highland care home operator has resubmitted plans for new affordable housing for key workers in Inverness. The project forms part of a multi-million-pound care hub in the city which comprises a 58-bed care home, currently under construction, which will then be followed by a later living village on

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The community-led development of 15 affordable homes, flats and self-build plots was granted full planning permission at the end of September. The project above Kirkton Gardens was initiated by Lochcarron Community Development Company (LCDC) based on strong local need, and is being taken forward by

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Network Rail will later this month begin extensive work between Inverness and Nairn as part of the wider programme of enhancements being delivered around the new Inverness Airport station development. A section of the line between Inverness and Aberdeen will be closed for 11 days from 23.55 Fri

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