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In what the Highland Council hopes will be a significant boost to the local economy, it has been revealed that two thirds of the subcontractors involved in the transformation of Inverness Castle are based locally within the Highland region with the remaining, who require specialist skills, within r

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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.

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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

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Members of the Badenoch and Strathspey Area Committee of the Highland Council have approved the Area Roads Capital Programme for 2024/25. At the same time, members of the Skye and Raasay Area Committee agreed a list of prioritised programme of works for structural overlay/inlay works and surface dre

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Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club has been given planning permission for a battery facility near the city's Fairways Business Park. The site would store excess energy generated by wind farms and release it back to the Grid at periods of high demand. The Scottish Championship club said

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Twelve applications for community projects in the Inverness Area have been awarded funding totalling £475,773.55k from the Community Regeneration Fund. Leader of Inverness and Area, Councillor Ian Brown said: “I am delighted that we have been able to approve a dozen key projects and acti

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A section of the West Highland Line between Crianlarich and Fort William/Mallaig will be closed for nine days in March.

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Springfield Properties has signed a new contract worth £15.3 million for the delivery of affordable housing for Highland Housing Alliance (HHA). Supported by funding from the Scottish Government, The Highland Council, and the Highland City Region Deal, the contract will see high-quality and en

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Members of the Highland Council's City of Inverness Area Committee have agreed a list of proposed prioritised roadworks which will be funded out of the council’s Capital Budget allocation for 2024/25.

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Members of the Highland Council's Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh Committee have approved £359,459.00 worth of funding bids aimed at supporting the economic regeneration and sustainable development of communities across Ward 5. Communities were invited to apply for Community Regeneratio

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The Highland Council’s Employability Service and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) are delighted to announce an exciting collaboration to offer a pre-employability programme which seeks to support out-of-work young people on a pathway to the trades. Supported through the Scottish

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A refurbishment project at Northern Meeting Park in Inverness gets underway this week. The work is going ahead as one of three projects along the River Ness in Inverness being supported with almost £20 million from the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund.

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