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Plans for the Coire Glas hydro pumped storage scheme have taken a significant step forward with the receipt of tenders for the project’s main construction works. Six shortlisted tenderers from around the world are taking part in the Invitation To Tender (ITT) process to conduct the civil engin

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The traditional 'topping out' ceremony has taken place at The Cairn Distillery at Grantown-on-Spey. Hugh MacKay, 1st year apprentice from AB Masonry, and Mhairi Winters, distillery manager, did the honours of placing a bottle of whisky in a cavity in the stonework.

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NatureScot is in advanced discussions with a potential new owner for Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rum, a property the nature agency has owned since 1957. Subject to requisite approvals being obtained, the Castle would be placed into a charitable trust, the aims of which are to conserve the building

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Sustainable biomass supplier and timber products specialist GMG Energy has made a strategic purchase of a substantial swathe of forest in the far north-east of Scotland to protect future supply and increase its resilience to market shocks. The company, which originated on a farm in the Strath of Hal

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The Hydro Ness, a hydroelectric generator on the banks of the River Ness, is now fully operational. Hydro Ness is a 92kW Archimedes screw hydroelectric scheme and interactive visitor experience which will generate over 500,000 kWh of renewable energy each year.

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An 18th century steadings building in the Outer Hebrides is set to be transformed into a distillery, community hub and visitor centre. The ambitious project is being led by owners of North Uist Distillery, which acquired Nunton Steadings in Benbecula in 2020.

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The new Broadford Hospital on Skye has been officially opened by the cabinet secretary for health and social care, Humza Yousaf. It is one of two new community hospitals delivered by hub North Scotland on behalf of NHS Highland in a £40 million project. The other hospital, the Badenoch and Str

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A £4.3 million project to significantly improve the inner harbour at Ullapool in Wester Ross has secured an investment of up to £1.086m from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Set to benefit visiting leisure craft, local businesses, fishing boat operators and the cruise ship sector,

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Specialist marketplace lender Assetz Capital has provided a £2 million development funding loan to London Edinburgh Investments Ltd to regenerate the former Star Hotel in Kingussie.

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The Highland Council is now accepting expressions of interest for the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund for 2023-2024.  The fund, which is delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government, supports locally developed regeneration projects for communities, helping with job creation and support

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