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General HIE news

Chief Executive sought for Outer Hebrides Tourism

An Outer Hebrides destination organisation is looking for a Chief Executive to lead and spearhead the delivery of its strategy.

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Strengthening Scotland’s snowsports industry

David Oxley, Director of Business and Sector Development at Highlands and Islands Enterprise, reflects on the ski season

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HIE’s new head of innovation and technology

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new regional head of innovation and technology.

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HIE funding boost for Fèisean nan Gàidheal

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has announced £370,000 support to Fèisean nan Gàidheal for the next three years.

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Step forward for new bridge linking Inverness Campus and retail park

Tenders are being invited by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to design and build a new bridge linking the north end of Inverness C...

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Survey shows optimism remains high among Highlands and Islands businesses

More than half (53%) of Highlands and Islands businesses plan to take on new staff in the coming year, and most plan to recruit them from...

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XpoNorth unveils new national and international speakers

Scotland's leading creative industries festival, XpoNorth, has unveiled the next wave of speakers for the one-of-a-kind event this summer...

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Rural banking survey extended

Individuals, businesses and community groups in and around 14 communities in the Highlands and Islands have an extra two weeks to take pa...

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Board members wanted for Highlands and Islands Enterprise

People with a wide range of skills and experience in business and community development are being invited to apply to join the Board of H...

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Fort William hosts Marine Tourism Conference

A sell-out conference in Fort William gave a warm welcome to a Swedish delegation while it played host to marine tourism experts on 13 Ma...

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Public urged to engage in Fort William transport study

Residents, businesses, students and key stakeholders in the Fort William area are being urged to take part in a transport study being car...

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Animal health companies attend HIE reception in London

Seventy-two people from innovative animal health companies attended a reception in February aimed at promoting the Highlands and Islands ...

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Welcome to the year of young people

The Year of Young People is a great opportunity for the region, explains HIE chief executive, Charlotte Wright.

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HIE graduate is ‘Scotland Young Thinker of the Year’

Rebecca MacDonald (24), who is on graduate placement with HIE in Inverness, won recognition as Scotland’s ‘Young Thinker of the Year’ for...

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New ‘factory of the future’ will benefit Highlands and Islands

Businesses across the Highlands and Islands stand to benefit from the new £65m National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS), anno...

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SRUC expands on Inverness Campus with Centre of Excellence

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) announced plans this week for a £2m investment which is set to create around six new jobs at Inverness Ca...

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Island music studio aims to attract global stars

A new residential music studio in the Outer Hebrides is set to capitalise on its scenic location and high-end technology to attract both ...

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Hotel opportunity at Inverness Campus

Developers are being invited to register their interest in developing a hotel at Inverness Campus.

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