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Norscot to showcase its expertise at Homebuilding and Renovating Show

Norscot to showcase its expertise at Homebuilding and Renovating Show

Norscot to showcase its expertise at Homebuilding and Renovating Show

24 April 2024

Bower-based Norscot is set to showcase its expertise at a prestigious show in Glasgow.


Scrabster to Stromness ferry operator NorthLink sets Gold standard for green award

Scrabster to Stromness ferry operator NorthLink sets Gold standard for green award

Scrabster to Stromness ferry operator NorthLink sets Gold standard for green award

24 April 2024

NorthLink Ferries has become the first ferry operator to achieve Gold standard in an environmental awards programme.


Moray West wind farm blades ‘bigger than Wembley pitch’ installed off Caithness coast

Moray West wind farm blades ‘bigger than Wembley pitch’ installed off Caithness coast

Moray West wind farm blades ‘bigger than Wembley pitch’ installed off Caithness coast

24 April 2024

Wind turbine blades longer than the Wembley Stadium pitch have begun to be put in place as part of an offshore wind farm off the Caithness coast.


Agreement between ship firm and enterprise agencies could benefit the Highlands

Agreement between ship firm and enterprise agencies could benefit the Highlands

Agreement between ship firm and enterprise agencies could benefit the Highlands

20 April 2024

The signing of a memorandum of understanding between Scotland’s enterprise agencies and the world’s largest shipbuilders could benefit the Highlands.


Business Comment: Small firms must be heard on efforts to control waste

Business Comment: Small firms must be heard on efforts to control waste

Business Comment: Small firms must be heard on efforts to control waste

20 April 2024

As evidence for climate change grows, so governments are introducing measures to reduce carbon footprints and ensure that we meet net zero targets.


Caithness householders urged to check bills after ScottishPower refund promise

Caithness householders urged to check bills after ScottishPower refund promise

Caithness householders urged to check bills after ScottishPower refund promise

20 April 2024

Caithness householders urged to check bills after ScottishPower refund promise


Caithness writer and photographer in line for top journalism awards

Caithness writer and photographer in line for top journalism awards

Caithness writer and photographer in line for top journalism awards

19 April 2024

The John O’Groat Journal and Caithness Courier will be well represented at this year’s Scottish Press Awards with two shortlisted entries.


Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards 2024: Enter the awards by April 28 for your chance to shine bright on tourism’s big night!

Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards 2024: Enter the awards by April 28 for your chance to shine bright on tourism’s big night!

Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards 2024: Enter the awards by April 28 for your chance to shine bright on tourism’s big night!

19 April 2024

Be sure to get your HITA 2024 entry in by April 28!


GMB says it will coordinate strike action at Dounreay

GMB says it will coordinate strike action at Dounreay

GMB says it will coordinate strike action at Dounreay

17 April 2024

The GMB will co-ordinate strike action at Dounreay with the other two unions at the site, a representative has confirmed.


Quoybrae sale sees natural grazing sorts in demand

Quoybrae sale sees natural grazing sorts in demand

Quoybrae sale sees natural grazing sorts in demand

16 April 2024

Quoybrae Aberdeen and Northern Marts on Monday sold 519 store cattle.


Unite and Prospect unions announce Dounreay strike dates

Unite and Prospect unions announce Dounreay strike dates

Unite and Prospect unions announce Dounreay strike dates

15 April 2024

Hundreds of workers at the Dounreay site will go on strike next month, unions have announced.


£320 million power infrastructure projects thrown open to tender in north of Scotland

£320 million power infrastructure projects thrown open to tender in north of Scotland

£320 million power infrastructure projects thrown open to tender in north of Scotland

13 April 2024

Some £320 million of power network infrastructure projects in the north of Scotland have been thrown open to tender amid massive expansion plans.


Unions ‘open to further discussions’ as Dounreay strike looms

Unions ‘open to further discussions’ as Dounreay strike looms

Unions ‘open to further discussions’ as Dounreay strike looms

12 April 2024

Unions at Dounreay “remain open to negotiating with management” over an improved pay deal but are preparing for a strike if no new offer is made.


‘Unprecedented infestation’ of rats at Dounreay site

‘Unprecedented infestation’ of rats at Dounreay site

‘Unprecedented infestation’ of rats at Dounreay site

11 April 2024

Dounreay has had to bring in pest controllers to deal with an "unprecedented infestation of rats," according to a safety rep at the site.


Highland IT firm gives business owners peace of mind with forward-thinking solutions

Highland IT firm gives business owners peace of mind with forward-thinking solutions

Highland IT firm gives business owners peace of mind with forward-thinking solutions

11 April 2024

Giving business leaders peace of mind is at the heart of a Highland IT firms’ mission.


Plans moving ahead for Thurso town centre tidy-up

Plans moving ahead for Thurso town centre tidy-up

Plans moving ahead for Thurso town centre tidy-up

09 April 2024

A group of Thurso community councillors has been "working tirelessly" on plans to tidy-up the town centre and make it more attractive.


Strike at Dounreay ‘inevitable’ as workers from all three unions vote overwhelmingly for action

Strike at Dounreay ‘inevitable’ as workers from all three unions vote overwhelmingly for action

Strike at Dounreay ‘inevitable’ as workers from all three unions vote overwhelmingly for action

09 April 2024

Workers from all three unions at Dounreay are set to go on strike after members at the site voted for industrial action over an ongoing pay dispute.


New £209 million Highland prison moves a step closer as construction contract signed

New £209 million Highland prison moves a step closer as construction contract signed

New £209 million Highland prison moves a step closer as construction contract signed

09 April 2024

The building of a new £209 million Highland prison that will increase custody capacity and attract significant investment has moved a step closer.


ScotRail ‘crew shortage’ cancellations on Highland lines spark concerns from business leaders

ScotRail ‘crew shortage’ cancellations on Highland lines spark concerns from business leaders

ScotRail ‘crew shortage’ cancellations on Highland lines spark concerns from business leaders

09 April 2024

A spate of cancellations due to lack of crew during the Easter break is ‘a blow to Highland businesses’ at the start of the tourist season.


High demand for well finished hoggs at Quoybrae

High demand for well finished hoggs at Quoybrae

High demand for well finished hoggs at Quoybrae

08 April 2024

Quoybrae, Aberdeen and Northern Marts on Monday, April 8, sold 942 prime, store and feeding sheep.


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