Residents on the Fair Isle are celebrating today as a renewable energy system goes live, giving them a 24-hour power supply for the first time in the island’s history.
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Dozens of catering staff at CairnGorm Mountain have been told there is no work for them whilst the funicular railway is out of action, leaving many with the possibility of facing a winter season without wages.
The Cairngorm funicular railway will be closed for at least a month - just to let engineers work out how long it will take to fix, it has emerged.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) chairman, Lorne Crerar, has hailed “good progress” by the development agency in the 12 months following a Scottish Government climb down on plans to axe its board.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has awarded a contract that will see the design and construction of a new public transport bridge linking the Inverness Campus with the city’s retail and business Park.
Highland Council has announced a public consultation on a “masterplan” to develop Fort William and the surrounding area over the next generation.
Plans to create a "British Cape Canaveral" in the north Highlands could support 400 jobs and help "reverse" population decline in fragile communities.
The Highlands is to have the first spaceport in the UK - sparking a jobs boom potentially worth £3.8 billion to the economy.
Businesses in the north are being urged to invest in a future in the Western Isles as part of a drive to regenerate the economy of Lochboisdale.
Orkney Islands Council is seeking to employ an experienced consultant to oversee the multi-million-pound redevelopment of the Scapa Flow Museum.
A new whisky visitor experience has been launched in Aviemore by Speyside Distillery following a six-figure investment.
A Highlands and Islands-wide programme of skills workshops for entrepreneurs and social enterprises is being launched this month.
A multimedia production company based on a croft in South Uist in the Outer Hebrides is planning to expand after moving into new premises.
North development chiefs have warned of the “critical” need to ensure a new scheme is “seamlessly” created to replace billions of pounds in EU investment after Brexit.
Businesses across the north will have access to a 24-hour “innovation helpline” this Friday, as part of a campaign being launched by development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
An Orkney councillor and the head of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have been appointed to a controversial new board that will oversee several agencies.
A controversial new board that will oversee Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and other agencies will meet for the first time next month.
A prominent figure on Skye has sent out a message that the island is “well-and-truly open for business” as she appealed for calm amid a row over rising numbers of tourists.
NC500 bosses pledged to deliver a "lasting legacy" for the Highlands as a study showed the route had transformed the local economy.
Plans for a new health science centre on the outskirts of Inverness have taken a step forward.
A new carbon neutral facility has been opened by a South Uist learning centre for use as a furniture recycling and training project.
Enterprise chiefs are exploring "innovative ideas" to ensure plans for a new luxury hotel in Inverness will benefit the wider community.
The first minister has admitted that the Scottish Government has to "learn" from the way it handled a proposed shake-up of the north's development agency.
New figures have revealed that the population of the Highlands is soaring - with more than an 1,000 extra people moving to the area each year.
Harvesting seaweed could become a major business opportunity for fisherman, according to the north's development agency.
A Highland MSP has been reprimanded by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for breaking an embargo over a crucial report, the Press and Journal can reveal.
A remote Highland community has welcomed the benefits of blades turning on a new £1.8million wind turbine project.
Scottish aquaculture companies have been urged to flag interest in attending a major international trade event in Norway to be held in August.
New dry ski slope, 360 viewing platform and bigger restaurant to turn CairnGorm into world class resort
A new artificial slope could be opened at the country's busiest snowsports resort by the end of the year to turn it into a "world class" attraction.
Permission has been granted for a second building serving the life sciences sector at Inverness Campus.
There is not much point in having a board of directors if it is not responsible for the strategy of the organisation.
The fate of local decision-making at Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is due to be revealed by Scottish ministers next week.