Highlands And Islands Enterprise

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A £2 million project to transform a major tourist attraction in Lochaber has secured up to £500,000 of funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Funds will go towards the construction of a new base station at Glencoe ski centre which will see the demolition of the current fire

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Community development group North Yell Development Council (NYDC) is undertaking ambitious developments at Cullivoe Harbour on the island of Yell to help local firms to grow, create new jobs and attract more visitors. With a population of around 200, the north-eastern community has become a dynamic

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Argyll and Bute is to be at the forefront of efforts to absorb and store carbon from the atmosphere, in ways that also generate economic and community benefits. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is leading a major project to explore and quantify commercial opportunities associated with carbon s

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Sinclair Breweries, which operates the Orkney Brewery, has secured £99,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to boost its efforts to create new jobs and decrease its carbon footprint. The company is investing £300,000 to expand the kitchen in the brewery’s visitor ce

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Scotland’s development agency for the Highlands and Islands has published its annual report and accounts for the year 2020-2021. The report shows that Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) activity was dominated by its response to the pandemic, both in supporting hard-hit businesses and commu

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Businesses in rural areas across Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a new Rural Business Panel survey which gets underway this week. More than 2,700 firms are to be contacted for their views on topics such as economic confidence, business performance and optimism, as well as current conce

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A £7.4 million project to rebuild Shetland’s world-renowned bird observatory on Fair Isle takes a step forward yesterday, as Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Scottish Government announced a funding package totalling £2.35m.

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A £4 million project to transform one of Lochaber’s main tourist attractions has secured up to £800,000 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Work will begin this month at Nevis Range on a 22-bedroom hotel, 24-berth Bunkhouse, bar and restaurant, bike shop, childr

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A cross-border collaboration project to develop an energy and cost-efficient power management system for the aquaculture sector has secured up to £129,428 investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The project aims to research and develop a clean energy storage system, recharged f

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Morlich Homes Limited (MHL) has secured an investment of up to £87,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help the company develop a facility to build green homes. MHL has already purchased a site at Elgin Business Park where fit-out costs will total £189,000.

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The Temple Café, an Outer Hebrides business which has gone from strength to strength since lockdown as a result of the owner’s unique approach to using local produce, is delivering an eco-friendly expansion with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The Temple Café

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There are signs of emerging economic recovery and renewed optimism in the Highlands and Islands, according to the latest Business Panel survey undertaken in the region. More than half (57%) of businesses in the Highlands and Islands are now operating at pre-pandemic levels or beyond.

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