Highlands



Tender issued for Lochaber Flood Prevention Scheme

The Highland Council has issued the tender for the Caol and Lochyside flood prevention scheme with a return date of November 26.

Published 25 September 2020

IBI Joiners moves into new home thanks to £255,000 funding package

Inverness-based joinery business, IBI Joiners, has successfully purchased and refurbished a once-popular food-stop near the city, to create its new HQ thanks to a £255,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 25 September 2020

Aberdeenshire Council reappoints Faithful+Gould to Construction Design Services Framework

Faithful+Gould has been appointed by Aberdeenshire Council to support the delivery of over £200 million of capital projects as part of its Construction Design Services Framework.

Published 18 September 2020

Compass wins Inverness Castle enabling contract

Highland Council has today awarded the enabling contract for the transformation of Inverness Castle to Compass Building and Construction Services Limited.

Published 18 September 2020

£789,000 investment approved for council housing in Nairnshire

Members of the Highland Council’s Nairnshire area committee have agreed a proposed £789,000 investment in council housing for 2021-22.

Published 17 September 2020

Highland Small Communities Housing Trust rebrands as Communities Housing Trust

The Highland Small Communities Housing Trust (HSCHT), a social enterprise which delivers a range of affordable housing and supporting developments in Scottish communities, has rebranded as the Communities Housing Trust.

Published 11 September 2020

And finally... Local artist inspired by steelwork on Skye hospital development

Construction work on a hospital project in Broadford on Skye has inspired a well-known artist to produce a series of works.

Published 9 September 2020

New ‘later living village’ earmarked for Inverness

Plans have been submitted for the creation of a later living village in the Milton of Leys area of Inverness.

Published 7 September 2020

£12.5m retail and residential project planned for Inverness city centre

A planned £12.5 million retail and residential development on the site of the former Arnotts department store in Inverness city centre is moving closer to fruition.

Published 4 September 2020

Highland Council agrees new 30-year planning vision

Highland Council has agreed a new thirty-year vision for the future of the region to promote through the Scottish Government’s new National Planning Framework.

Published 4 September 2020

New flats and Citizens Advice Bureau planned for Nairn

Highland Council is seeking to build 12 new flats and a Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) office in Nairn. 

Published 28 August 2020

Dubai ruler takes Highland retreat appeal to government

The billionaire ruler of Dubai has appealed a decision by the local authority to reject his plans for a lodge at his Highland retreat.

Published 25 August 2020

Glenfinnan car park enhancements to begin

Work is set to begin on additional parking to cater for 100 cars, ten motorhomes and buses at the hugely popular Glenfinnan Viaduct tourist destination.

Published 24 August 2020

Elective care centre approved at Inverness Campus

Plans for a new orthopaedic and ophthalmology elective care centre have been given the green light at Inverness Campus.

Published 21 August 2020

155-home Inverness development decision deferred

A decision on a planning application to build 155 new homes in Inverness is being deferred to allow for more information to be gathered regarding fears of overdevelopment and flooding.

Published 20 August 2020