Marie Bruhat, a designer who is keeping the Fair Isle knitting tradition alive, has been awarded £40,842 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to expand her business. Marie Bruhat was inspired to move to Fair Isle from France four years ago following a previous internship with another is
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A three-year project to restore confidence and resilience in Orkney’s tourism sector has secured £300,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). The £390,000 project, by destination management organisation Destination Orkney Limited (DOL) will deliver a series of initiatives
A renowned Speyside mansion is being converted into a luxury holiday and events venue, aimed at whisky enthusiasts.
One of Orkney’s oldest family bakery firms has moved into a new purpose-built factory on the island of Westray in a bid to boost production and meet growing UK wide demand for its traditional products. WFM Brown Ltd, which trades as The Westray Bakehouse, was established on the island in 1892
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has approved £4.5 million of funding for two new stages in its development of the European Marine Science Park (EMSP) at Dunstaffnage near Oban.
Shetland-based firm J & G Shetland Ltd is to launch a new range of biltong snacks, including Scotland's first lamb biltong, in a move that is expected to create new jobs. J & G Shetland Ltd, which owns Sound Service Station is set to start production at their premises in Lerwick, in February
MIME Technologies, a med-tech spin-out from the University of Aberdeen, has secured up to £161,000 of funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
Companies from the Highlands and islands have made their mark on the annual Scottish Green Energy Awards which took place virtually last night, with finalists from the region shortlisted in eight of the 13 categories. Organised by Scottish Renewables and supported by Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Nine businesses from the Highlands and Islands joined the latest edition of the Highlands and Islands Enterprise's (HIE) Pathfinder Accelerator programme yesterday, which aims to put them on the fast track to success. The support programme nurtures growth in life science and technology and help
Cairn Gorm will benefit from more than £20.51 million of funding from the Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to make it a year-round attraction, generating significant economic benefits for the local area and Scotland’s tourism sector. Funded by the Scottish G
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Highland Wildlife Park has secured £1 million of funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
Sam Britten, a former chef who moved to Orkney, is expanding his vinegar-making business as demand for his products soar across the UK. Mr Britten started Orkney Craft Vinegar Limited in a garage in the village of Orphir in 2017. The award-winning firm has grown rapidly after becoming a favourite wi
Two innovation projects are underway in the Highlands and Islands to develop new ways to support the growth of the food and drink sector.
A free programme developed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help businesses accelerate their growth has opened for new applications, with a virtual taster session arranged for September 24. The Pathfinder Accelerator programme provides fast-track training and mentoring and will be delive
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is to invest £3 million in tourism destination management organisations (DMOs) over the next three years as part of the agency’s support for the sector’s recovery.