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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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An energy company has won the right to pursue a £130 million claim against contractors after a tunnel collapse hit the operation of a new hydro scheme, according to the BBC. SSE Generation launched the compensation claim following problems at its Glendoe site near Fort Augustus.

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Measures to reduce the levels of a potentially harmful gas in three Highland schools have been revealed by the local authority. The Highland Council began a programme of inspections for levels of naturally occurring radon gas at 34 schools throughout the region in November last year.

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Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has started preparatory work to replace the Ruthven Road bridge on the outskirts of Kingussie in the Cairngorms National Park for The Highland Council. The single-track road bridge spans the River Spey linking the B970 and the communities beyond

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Work has almost been completed on ten new homes across two sites in Carnoustie and Inverness for Houses for Heroes Scotland. The developments are shortly to be handed over to charity Scottish Veterans Garden City Association (SVGCA) and will soon be occupied by veterans. Both projects are being deli

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Option C for the Longman junction The emerging findings of a major study looking at a range of options to help tackle congestion, improve accessibility and support future planned development along the A96 in Inverness has recommended that the Longman roundabout should be grade-separated.

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Inverness Castle Progress on the preparations being made for two projects valued at £3 million for the City of Inverness and Highland regional economy has been welcomed by members of the Highland Council’s city of Inverness area committee.

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Wick Community Campus (pic from Ryder Architecture) Wick Community Campus has been hailed as one of the best educational developments in Europe after judges awarded hub North Scotland a prestigious prize at an international awards ceremony.

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