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Enterprise and Skills Board publishes Strategic Plan

Scotland’s Enterprise and Skills Strategic Board has published its Strategic Plan.

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The crucial role of property in regional development

Dave Macleod, our recently appointed head of property and infrastructure, reflects on the crucial role that property plays in regional de...

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Cairngorm will open for skiing this winter

Plans are afoot to ensure Cairngorm Mountain is well equipped to welcome skiers and other snowsports enthusiasts this winter.

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Boosting Highlands and Islands business through strategic marketing

This November will see a leading expert in strategic marketing come to the Highlands.

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Taste of Shetland event features celebrity chefs

Food and drink producers in Shetland got a taste of France at last weekend’s Taste of Shetland festival held over 5-7 October.

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Update on Cairngorm Funicular Railway

The Cairngorm funicular railway has stopped operating as a safety precaution while specialist engineers carry out detailed investigations...

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Welcome for new Chair of ORIC

Internationally recognised scientist Dr Tracy Shimmield takes on the role of Chair of the new Orkney Research and Innovation Campus (ORIC...

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Cairngorm funicular closed for further inspection

The Cairngorm funicular railway has stopped operating as a safety precaution, while further investigations are carried out into new conce...

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International collaboration conference in Inverness

More than a hundred delegates from nine countries gathered in Inverness on 20 September for an annual conference on tackling common chall...

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Deputy First Minister meets life sciences’ next generation

Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, met some of the young people involved in growing Scotland’s life sciences sector, during a visit to ...

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The Data Lab secures Scottish Government funding

Scotland’s data innovation centre, The Data Lab, has secured up to £13.5 million in new Scottish Government funding.

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IMPACT30 initiative to inspire business leaders of the future

A dynamic new programme for young entrepreneurs has been launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to discover and support the b...

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HIE’s new head of property and infrastructure

Dave Macleod has worked in the Scottish commercial property sector for more than 25 years, initially with Chesterton in Glasgow and later...

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AVIEMORE HOSTS EUROPARC 2018

The biggest gathering of conservation professionals in Europe focuses on young people, writes Carroll Buxton, HIE's director of regional ...

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Lochaber office formally opens

The building housing HIE’s new Lochaber office was formally opened on Wednesday (19 September).

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HIE reports on 2017-18 results

HIE has announced performance figures for its work in 2017/18. The figures are included in the agency’s annual accounts laid before the S...

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£1.96m contract for campus bridge

A £1.96m contract has been awarded to design and construct a new public transport bridge linking the north end of Inverness Campus with t...

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Food and drink firms showcased in London

Nine food and drink businesses from the Highlands and Islands displayed their products at the Speciality Fine Food Fair in London on 2-4 ...

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