A community project is underway in Knoydart to improve cycling facilities for visitors and residents. The Knoydart Foundation is leading the project to refurbish a former generator shed close to the pier and The Old Forge community-owned pub.
A funding package has been agreed to secure an estimated £350 million in inward investment for a major energy industry expansion in the Highlands. Sumitomo Electric UK Power Cables Ltd (SEUK), a subsidiary of Japanese company Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd (SEI) is planning to establish
A project to increase electricity supply and reduce emissions on a west coast island has been awarded more than £25,000 by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The HIE funding is being used to replace and upgrade high voltage transformers and other associated equipment to enable a major upg
People working in or entering Scotland’s growing renewables industry will soon have access to a new training facility in Inverness. The £1.22 million Renewable Energy Training Centre, being established by Aurora Energy Services Ltd, (AES) will be the first of its kind in the region.
In a joint initiative by the Highland Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), and the Lochaber Chamber of Commerce, a transformative dynamic masterplan for the future of Fort William's town centre has been created with the next steps involving a series of public engagements events being he
Islay Ales Co Ltd, the sole brewery on the island of Islay, has embarked on a £280,000 expansion with a boost from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), which has invested £54,000. This initiative promises to create 2.5 full-time jobs and retain current employment. The brewery, a subsi
A community project is underway to upgrade and secure the only fuel station on the west coast island of Jura. The facility, in the village of Craighouse, has been operated by Jura Community Business (JCB) since 2001 with the help of local volunteers.
Work is underway to enhance facilities at Glencoe Mountain after the operator secured £38,400 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) towards the project costs. Glencore Mountain Limited (GML) said the HIE funding will help meet the costs of acquiring plant and equipme
Fort William-based Highland Soap Company (HSC) is poised to significantly scale its operations after securing a £51,400 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). This funding forms part of a larger £205,600 expansion project that will substantially boost both the firm's man
The funicular railway at Cairngorm Mountain near Aviemore could be back in service before the end of this month. The popular 2km ride between the Cairngorm base station and the UK’s highest restaurant was withdrawn on Friday 25 August to enable a series of snagging works to be carried out.