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Plans for a proposed multi-million pound project to enhance facilities on CairnGorm Mountain and transform it into a year-round destination will go on public display for the first time this week. Natural Retreats, which currently operates CairnGorm Mountain, is holding consultation events on Wednesd

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A Highland housing association has confirmed its intention to build over 700 affordable homes over the next five years. Albyn Housing Society will build 500 social rented, 100 mid-market rent and 125 new LIFT shared equity homes by 2020, growing its social rented estate by 20 per cent. It will also

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The Highland Council has moved quickly to purchase land surplus to Tesco’s requirements in Fort William for £2 million to make provision for a new hospital for NHS Highland. The council was requested in May 2015 to take the lead by its community planning partners to secure the Tesco site at Blar

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Construction work on student residences in Fort William and Inverness will begin in the next week following a £44 million agreement between University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) and developer Cityheart. The deal will see the student residences specialist build and operate accommodation acro

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A proposed regional sports facility in Inverness has moved a step closer after the Highland Council agreed funding of up to £150,000 to develop detailed designs and costings for the development. The project planning is to be taken forward for a facility incorporating indoor cycling, tennis and athl

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The Highland Council has approved an innovative Community Land Use Plan designed to reverse population decline on the Isle of Rum and attract new investment to the village of Kinloch. Commissioned by The Isle of Rum Community Trust (IRCT), the plan has been produced by PAS following a significant am

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A ‘masterplan’ which includes plans to create a £25 million visitor resort with a ‘world-class’ five-star hotel on the northern slopes of Ben Nevis has been approved by The Highland Council. Produced by Forest Enterprise Scotland and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), the masterplan is

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Head boy Marlon Hall and head girl Samantha Fraser with (from left) Gordon Piper (dept head teacher), Robin Fyfe (acting head teacher), hub North Scotland Ltd chief exec Angus MacFarlane, Cllr Drew Millar, Donald Mclachan, Morrison Construction and Cllr Norrie Donald. A topping out ceremony has been

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A contractor has been appointed to build a new £1.9 million bespoke field centre at Forsinard in Sutherland. Thurso-based contractor O’Brien Construction will build the research centre in the Flow Country, a vast area of peatland in Scotland's Far North.

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Scottish Ministers have completed the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) which will enable the West Link road project to go ahead, the Highland Council has confirmed. Negotiations with the land owners concerned, which focussed on resolving land access and boundary treatment details, led to the withdraw

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Fully assembled social homes are ready to leave the factory for Highland tenants after just three weeks of construction work, thanks to a pioneering new project. Believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland, the social housing project delivers fully assembled buildings which are ready for tenant

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An £8 million Gaelic primary school is set to be built in Portree on Skye after councillors gave planning permission for the development. The cost includes the demolition of the Margaret Carnegie Hostel and Boys Hostel which will make way for the new building.

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