Albyn delivered 37 homes in Alness earlier this year Highland housing association Albyn Housing Society is set to embark on an ambitious plan to deliver up to 750 new affordable homes in the region by 2021, with the potential for even more.
Plans for a £6.4 million transformation of an historic Inverness hotel have been lodged with Highland Council. Patio Hotel Group wants to turn the nine-bed B-listed Maple Court Hotel on the banks of River Ness into a four star, 50-room, hotel with a restaurant.
(from left) Allan Macleod, projects director, Robertson Northern; Highland councillors Drew Millar and Hamish Fraser (holding spade); Portree Primary pupils Jaiden Jones and Steven Colven, and Jim Steven, head of education, Highland Council Robertson Construction has cut the turf on the site of the
Helping student Lizzie Munro (front) move into her new home are (from left) Doug Walmsley, Cityheart; Ruaraidh MacNeil, Highlands and Islands Enterprise; Raymond More, Robertson Northern; Diane Rawlinson, Inverness College UHI and Fiona Larg, University of the Highlands and Islands Students in Inver
Michael Matheson MSP Concept designs of a new justice centre in Inverness have been unveiled to cabinet secretary for justice Michael Matheson ahead of a public consultation exhibition of the plans.
A £12 million hydro power station has been officially opened in the Highlands. Situated on the Abhainn Chia-aig river 20 miles north of Fort William, RWE Innogy UK’s latest run-of-river hydro scheme in Scotland was officially inaugurated yesterday by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, minister for business, in
A business case for a proposed regional sports hub has been submitted to Highland Council’s finance service. Councillors agreed in March 2015 to progress plans for a Regional Sports Facility for the Highlands in Inverness, which could include a significant contribution by SportScotland to the proj
The opening of a new £48.5m school campus in the Highlands is likely to be delayed, the local authority has revealed. The campus is being delivered by hub North Scotland to replace Wick High School and Pulteneytown and South primaries. It will also have community facilities which will be available
The Highland Council has said it is "well aware" of problems with Scotland's roads network after a new report revealed maintenance spending has fallen over the last four years. In its 'Maintaining Scotland's Roads' publication, public spending watchdog Audit Scotland found that spending by Scotland'
Tarmac has acquired 11 of the 14 readymix concrete sites which were made available as part of Breedon Aggregates’ takeover of Hope Construction Materials. A proposal by Breedon to offload 14 sites to remedy competition concerns arising from its £336 million acquisition was accepted by the Competi
Conservation charity John Muir Trust said it will take no further legal action over a planned 67-turbine wind farm in the Highlands. Last year the charity successfully blocked the Scottish Government’s decision to approve the Stronelairg development, near Fort Augustus, at a judicial review hearin
Scottish Ministers have successfully challenged a judge’s decision to reduce a planning consent granted for the development of a new wind farm near Fort Augustus. Last year conservation charity John Muir Trust successfully blocked the Scottish Government's decision to approve the development at a
A potential site is being considered for a new justice centre in Inverness after plans to develop another location were dropped. The former Stagecoach depot in Burnett Road could be transformed into a facility with new courts and offices, replacing the existing premises at Inverness Castle.
Costain has been awarded a contract by Total E&P UK for the construction of a Hydrochloric Acid Dosing Plant at the Shetland Gas Plant (SGP). The contract, the value of which was not disclosed, includes installation, tie-in, pre-commissioning, and commissioning support.
The contract for building the new Torvean Golf Course in Inverness has been awarded to a joint venture partnership between Coffey Construction Ltd and EGS Golf Ltd. The tender value is £5.57 million for the golf course construction and Torvean housing site preparation works.