Lews Castle A Scottish local authority has fought off a legal challenge over its decision to award a contract as part of a landmark project to transform a redundant castle into a major visitor attraction, The Scotsman has reported.
Construction work has started on the soon-to-be first commercial distillery on the Isle of Harris after fundraising for a new maturation warehouse was completed. The warehouse is being erected on a plot bought from a local crofter, with completion slated for next month.
Building work on a new £8.4 million school is to begin in April after Western Isles Council announced that Willmott Dixon in collaboration with Robertson Construction won the contract. The contract was awarded utilising the national Scape major works procurement framework.