Engineers conducting detailed reports on the Cairngorm funicular railway have deemed that the general condition of the structure is “poor” for its age, with a number of “widespread minor deficiencies”.
A free event is taking place in Inverness next for businesses interested in exporting to the US.
A final decision on whether to recommend saving or scrapping Cairngorm funicular will depend on “detailed numbers” currently being compiled by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), the agency’s boss has said.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is to pursue legal action against the holding company of the former operator of the Cairngorm Ski Resort amid claims it failed to maintain its “guaranteed obligations” in operating the resort.
The Cabinet Secretary for Culture has thrown her support behind efforts to find new premises for the under-threat Ironworks.
The first snows of autumn have fallen on the Highland hills. And the news has encouraged many a keen skier to start checking their equipment for the coming winter, in hopes of a good season.
Bosses at the under-threat Ironworks have a new venue in their sights after "fantastically positive" crunch talks.
Enterprise bosses are investing in a new piste grooming vehicle for the beleaguered Cairngorm Mountain resort.
The NC500 tourist route has generated almost £23million for the local economy in just 12 months, a major new study has revealed.
An ambitious £250,000, three-year plan to boost adventure tourism in the north – believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland – has been revealed.
Backers of an ambitious travel scheme aiming to boost island tourism hope it will be set up next year.
Work has finally started on repairing the stricken funicular railway in the Cairngorms.
A fresh petition to ensure the future of live music in the Highlands has been launched.
Bosses at Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are currently searching for the right candidate to oversee the repair of the organisation's stricken funicular railway.
Landowners in Sutherland were celebrating yesterday after agreeing a 75-year lease with the developers of an ambitious project to deliver the UK's first dedicated spaceport to the Moine Peninsula.
Two recently undertaken studies of Highlands and Islands prospects have come up with very different takes on where the region is headed.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise has detailed how it will bring the stricken Cairngorm funicular back to life.
Enterprise chiefs have ploughed almost £2.5 million into crisis-hit Cairngorm Mountain since its funicular railway was taken out of service and the ski resort’s former operators went into administration, it has been revealed.
Residents of one of Britain’s most remote inhabited islands have stepped up efforts to move towards a cleaner energy system.
A series of new adventure features are being added to Cairngorm Mountain this summer – including a tubing slide and all-terrain vehicles – in a bid to attract more tourists while the resort continues without the stricken funicular.
Passengers were left stranded at Inverness Airport by the 24-hour strike over pay by air traffic controllers.
Businesses have been warned the beleaguered funicular mountain railway in the Cairngorms faces being out of service for yet another winter – and a repair bill could exceed £4.5 million.
Work on a dedicated culture centre in Uist will start in a matter of weeks after the project received a near-£3million funding boost.
Technical issues with the new £1million snow machines on CairnGorm Mountain have now emerged – as options for the future of the funicular railway will be known “within weeks”.
A Danish billionaire could have the power to block plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands.
North business leaders yesterday outlined their top priorities for air services across the Highlands and Islands over the next 30 years after meeting with top UK government officials.
In the final part of the P&J’s series on the “space race”, Calum Ross finds out if more than one spaceport can be cleared for take-off.
Top officials have discussed moving the proposed site of the UK’s first spaceport, it can be revealed.
Space wars have erupted in the Highlands amid explosive claims that the region’s development body has been “working against” rocket-launching projects on the islands.
Rocket launches from Sutherland could require safety measures to reduce risks to workers on North Sea oil and gas platforms - and residents of the Faroe Islands.
A study has revealed Scots aged 55 and above are three times more likely to work flexibly than their younger colleagues - with older workers across the Highlands and Islands leading the charge.
A massive project for a marina and facilities at Stornoway Harbour received a £3.5million funding boost from enterprise chiefs yesterday.