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McTaggart Construction secures future with management buyout

Home builder McTaggart Construction has secured a robust future with a management buyout of the company.

Published 5 March 2021

Feasibility study launched into 'green hydrogen hub' in Cromarty Firth

A multi-partner plan involving the Port of Cromarty Firth has been launched to establish a green hydrogen hub in the Highlands that will see Scotland lead the world in hydrogen technology.

Published 5 March 2021

Multi-million pound later living village in Inverness gets green light

Work is set to start on a new later living village in Inverness this autumn as part of a multi-million-pound investment in care facilities in the city.

Published 5 March 2021

Finance secretary Kate Forbes confirms stamp duty cut extension not applicable to Scotland

Finance secretary Kate Forbes has confirmed an extended cut to stamp duty for housebuyers in England will not be matched by the Scottish Government.

Published 5 March 2021

Glasgow City Council approves plans for pedestrian railway arch

Glasgow City Council has approved plans to create a pedestrian arch path linking the Laurieston and Gorbals communities.

Published 5 March 2021

Work on Boroughmuir High School extension to begin next month

Work on the proposed extension to Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh is set to begin early next month and be completed by June 2022.

Published 5 March 2021

Scotland's first community-owned Passivhaus Certified homes win SURF award

The Closeburn community-owned Passivhaus project, the first of its kind in Scotland, has won the “Housing and Regeneration” category at the SURF Awards 2020.

Published 5 March 2021

Glasgow City Council seeks Scottish Government partnership to repair city's pre-1919 tenements

Glasgow City Council is seeking a deal with the Scottish Government to fund run-down pre-1919 tenements in the city.

Published 5 March 2021

New multi-milion pound Moray distillery to be open by spring

A new multi-million pound distillery near Grantown being built by Morrison Construction for Moray whisky specialist Gordon and MacPhail (G&M) is set to open next spring.

Published 5 March 2021

Renfrewshire Council announces £112m housing investment

Renfrewshire Council has announced it will invest £112.98 million in council housing over the next three years and will implement a council tax freeze.

Published 5 March 2021

Highland Council announces grant support to install first time central heating into local homes

Eligible residents across the Highlands could benefit from up to 100% Scottish Government grant funding available for First Time Central Heating.

Published 5 March 2021

Network Rail seeks engineering apprentices in the Highlands

Network Rail has launched an appeal for applications to become engineering apprentices in Inverness and Helmsdale in the Highlands.

Published 5 March 2021

Gavin Hastings tries his hand at new role within the Scottish construction sector

Rugby union legend Gavin Hastings OBE talks to SCN about his playing career, being a qualified surveyor and his new role as a business consultant for The Shore Group in Scotland.

Published 5 March 2021

And finally... Didn't see it coming?

An airport which splashed nearly £2.5 million on a runway extension can't use it because it's in a blind spot for the airport's control tower.

Published 5 March 2021