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Weekly update, 27th March

31st Mar, 2017

Energy & business services: Following last week’s news that it has received consent from Scottish Government for its proposed Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind project off the north Caithness coast, this week Hexicon has announced a €45 million funding boost which will allow it to begin construction on the project. The offshore construction phase […]

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Weekly update, 25th January 2016

29th Jan, 2016

Energy & Business Services: Good to see Derek Campbell of Denchi Power heading out to take part in a programme sponsored by CNSRP partner HIE with the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The MIT Entrepreneurship Development Programme is week long, high level, intensive executive education course teaching skills for high impact entrepreneurship. Sharing premises […]

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Weekly update, 9th and 16th November

20th Nov, 2015

Energy & Business Services: Later this month there will be an event in Wick for local companies interested in opportunities in the offshore wind market. As a leading company in the development, construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms, DEME Group is preparing new projects and contracts in the rapidly expanding UK offshore wind market. […]

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Weekly update, 2nd November

06th Nov, 2015

Energy & Business Services: HIE’s Michael Koetsier and June Love hosted a successful visit from a potential inward investor last week, as progress continues to be made on opportunities related to the energy sector in the north. Tourism, Food & Drink Good to see coverage in today’s press of the new business venture being established […]

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Weekly update, 26th October

30th Oct, 2015

Tourism, Food & Drink Tomorrow (Saturday 31st) sees the official launch at John O’ Groats of public art works commissioned by CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and supported by Creative Scotland Lottery Fund. The works, entitled “nomadic boulders” will be officially launched at an event at the site on Saturday at 5pm. The […]

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Weekly update, 9th March

13th Mar, 2015

Tourism, Food & Drink A last reminder that tonight (Friday) CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands Enterprise will be supporting a public meeting in John O’Groats to present ideas for a further part of the redevelopment of John O’Groats. The public art project has been in development for some time, having been the subject of a […]

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Weekly update, 15th December 2014

19th Dec, 2014

Energy & Business services: Today’s (Friday’s) John O’ Groat Journal carries news that Caledonia Green Innovations (CGI) is re-opening the engineering facility at Bower, Caithness, creating up to 35 jobs. CGI is one of a number of Aberdeen-based companies that have been involved in the ongoing programme of engagements that have been led by CNSRP […]

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Weekly update, 2nd June

06th Jun, 2014

Tourism, Food & Drink: Further success for the area’s food & drink sector is evident in this week’s news that JPL Shellfish is to expand its premises at Scrabster to meet increasing international demand for its products. As previously highlighted, the company has been winning business in European export markets, but more recently has seen […]

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Weekly update, 28th April

02nd May, 2014

Energy & Business Services: Following last week’s encouraging news on support for the Beatrice offshore Windfarm project in the Moray Firth, it is good to see this week that developer Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) has announced a “meet the buyer” event in Wick on Thursday 8th May. The event, held in association with CNSRP […]

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Weekly update, 25th November

29th Nov, 2013

Enabling Activities: Today (Friday) was the AGM of the North Highland Regeneration Fund, the loan fund established with support from the NDA. Afterwards guest speakers Rob Arthur of Thurso Cinema and Andrew Mackay of Norseman and Castletown Hotels talked about what inspired them to get involved in business. The event finished with a presentation to […]

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