Highlands & Islands Enterprise



Green light for new innovation centre on Inverness Campus

Planning consent has been granted for a new life sciences innovation centre on Inverness Campus.

Published 2 December 2020

Tomintoul and Glenlivet Development Trust buys secondary school site for new homes

The communities of Tomintoul and Glenlivet took a huge step towards realising their aspirations for community-owned housing last week with the purchase of the site of the former secondary school in Tomintoul.

Published 2 December 2020

Success of Argyll and Bute heritage regeneration projects continue

Almost £5 million worth of projects to regenerate historic buildings in Rothesay and Dunoon have continued to deliver strong results. 

Published 2 December 2020

Funding helps provide new lease of life for South Harris school building

A community project to create a multi-use hub for local people and visitors in South Harris has been awarded £41,700 by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 1 December 2020

Judicial review petition submitted into Sutherland spaceport decision

A petition has been lodged for a judicial review of the decision by Highland Council to approve plans for the proposed spaceport development in Sutherland.

Published 5 November 2020

Work begins to reinstate Cairngorm funicular

A programme of engineering works designed to bring the Cairngorm funicular railway back into service in winter 2021/22 is getting under way this week.

Published 3 November 2020

New innovation hub to help construction and manufacturing companies across Highlands and Islands

Construction and manufacturing companies in the Highlands and Islands can soon access a new online hub aimed at boosting innovation in the region.

Published 28 October 2020

Mull Hotel given green light for £3m redevelopment

An extensive redevelopment project has begun at a prominent Mull hotel.

Published 26 October 2020

Cairn Gorm to receive more than £20m funding for infrastructure improvements

Cairn Gorm will benefit from more than £20.51 million of funding to make it a year-round attraction, generating significant economic benefits for the local area and Scotland’s tourism sector.

Published 12 October 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

Space Hub Sutherland wins planning approval

Plans to launch satellites into orbit from the north Highlands have been approved by the area’s local authority.

Published 19 August 2020

Plans lodged for new modular business village on Inverness Campus

Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE) has submitted plans for a new ‘modular village’ for business units in Inverness Campus.

Published 17 August 2020

Shetland firms encouraged to sign up for local contract opportunities

Firms in Shetland are being encouraged to register their services on an online portal used by large developers to publicise opportunities to tender for contracts in sectors such as energy and construction.

Published 10 August 2020

Ramboll environmental assessment helps Sutherland spaceport take off

A spaceport in Sutherland has been given the go-ahead by the Highland Council following the successful completion of an environmental impact assessment led by engineering and environmental consultancy Ramboll. 

Published 3 July 2020

Take off for Sutherland satellite launch site plans

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has been given the green light to build a vertical launch spaceport in Sutherland.

Published 26 June 2020