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Education and universities

Caithness and Lochaber confirmed for Norwegian style learning centres

Young people in Caithness and Lochaber will be among the first in Scotland to benefit from new Norwegian style learning centres. The c...

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Food and drink

Hotel reports record trade after major upgrade

Major refurbishment of a rural hotel in Sutherland has created new jobs and resulted in the establishment’s busiest year yet.

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Digital and broadband

State Aid public consultation issued for CBS projects

Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) is carrying out a series of State Aid public consultations to assess commercial plans for broadband ac...

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Digital and broadband

Community Broadband Scotland hosts successful supplier event

At the end of September, Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) hosted a success supplier engagement event in Glasgow.

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Energy

First Minister unveils world’s largest free stream tidal power project

The world’s largest free stream tidal power project was unveiled today (Monday 12 September) at the Nigg Energy Park by First Minister, N...

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Energy

New business start-up for Thurso

Five new jobs have been created thanks to the establishment of a new business in Caithness and Sutherland’s energy sector. Envision En...

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Food and drink

Wave of optimism for Wick seaweed firm

The first batches of seaweed have been harvested and processed by a new food and drink business in Wick.

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Food and drink

Highlands and Islands breweries shortlisted in Scottish Beer Awards

Breweries from the Highlands and Islands have been shortlisted in every category in the Scottish Beer Awards.

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Food and drink

Highlands and Islands businesses shine at Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2016

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) congratulates five of the region’s businesses which scooped food ‘oscars’ at the 2016 Scotland Foo...

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Food and drink

HIE at Aquaculture UK exhibition in Aviemore

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) will be in Aviemore this week to offer advice about support available to businesses working in the...

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Energy

Development agencies welcome SSE’s Beatrice offshore wind announcement

Confirmation that SSE is to go ahead with its investment in the Beatrice Offshore Wind project has been welcomed by both of Scotland’s ec...

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Business support

HIE reports successful year in Caithness and Sutherland

Economic development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has reported a successful year of investment and job creation in the...

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Food and drink

Demystifying foodservice conference in Edinburgh

Taking place in Edinburgh on Thursday 2 June, Scotland Food & Drink’s Demystifying Foodservice conference brings together buyers and key ...

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Life sciences

£4m investment in university’s new school of health, social care and wellbeing

A £19m initiative by the University of the Highlands and Islands, to develop a school encompassing health, social care and wellbeing, has...

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Food and drink

Businesses invited to China food and drink event

Food and drink businesses in the Highlands and Islands interested in exporting to China have the opportunity to access specialist informa...

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Tourism

Workforce development key to future growth at wilderness hotel

Two hoteliers from north west Sutherland are investing heavily in developing the skills of their workforce in a bid to grow their tourism...

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Food and drink

Call for entries for Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

Food and drink businesses from across the Highlands and Islands are being called upon to enter the 2016 Highlands & Islands Food & Drink ...

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Financial and business services

Wick school students launch political app in London

A group of Highland school students who won a dragon’s den style competition to design apps are travelling to London for the official lau...

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