23rd October 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber:

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm LtdBeatrice offshore wind farm shortlisted three times in Scottish Green Energy Awards

The Beatrice offshore wind farm, located 13km off the coast of Caithness, has been shortlisted for Best Engagement, Best Practice, and Outstanding Project

Care & Learning AllianceSafe Tea Campaign

Launched on 16 October 2019, this new campaign aims to reduce hot drink scalds and improve first aid for children’s burns.

Dounreay Site Restoration LtdDounreay waste store construction work ahead of schedule

Work on the new waste store at the Dounreay site is proceeding ahead of schedule, with the 3,100 tonne concrete floor slab just completed. A video of construction work can be viewed here:

Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd & Nuclear Decommissioning AuthorityDounreay learning shared at Japanese fast reactor

Dialogue has begun between stakeholders around the Dounreay nuclear site and those in Tsuruga, Japan, where work is beginning to decommission the Monju fast breeder reactor.

Dunnet Bay DistillersScottish Gin Distillery of the Year!!!

The Caithness-based distillery won the award at the Scottish Gin Awards 2019, along with Distilled Gin of the Year and a silver in the Old Tom category

Highland BlindCraftHighland BlindCraft: Where it all began

A short history of Highland BlindCraft and the valuable work it does to provide opportunities to individuals with a range of disabilities.

Highland CouncilPeople of Wick have their say in improvements to the town

An update on progress of the Wick Street Design project.

Highland Office EquipmentBrexit Statement

The Inverness-based office equipment specialist provides an update for clients on how they are preparing for Brexit.

Mackays HotelMackays’ Malts: November

This month highlighting the smoky, sweet Tomatin Cù Bòcan

Macleod & MacCallumAre vegetarianism and veganism protected Equality Act characteristics?!

An informative and useful update on a recent Employment Tribunal review and the potential impacts on employers and consumer service providers.

North Highland College UHIGraduation 2019 in 3 words

North Highland College UHI asked students and staff to describe their graduation experience in 3 words. See the short video here:

North Lands CreativeCalum Dawes: Bette and Michael Rogers Scholarship

A blog from a recent scholarship recipient on how attending a class at North Lands Creative affected his creative practice.

Orion GroupBlog from the Cog: Warmers, Tasters & Grinders

A lighthearted look at some of the more unusual jobs seen as part of the recruitment industry, and some advice on how to prepare your CV.

Scrabster Harbour TrustWeekly Update 18 October 2019

All the latest from Scrabster Harbour Trust.

SSEContracts up for grabs in Scotland’s offshore wind industry

Major renewables developer SSE Renewables is urging Scottish businesses to bid for a host of contracts ahead of construction of Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm.

SSECustomers save £14,000 in three months thanks to new energy advice programme

This first-of-its-kind partnership between SSEN and Citizens Advice Bureaux has seen four specialist energy advisors recruited to help clients across the North of Scotland.

VisitScotlandGreat places to see Highland cows in Scotland

A great guide for visitors on one of Scotland’s most sought-after experiences – and featuring the North of Scotland.

This is just a short roundup of stories we’ve spotted over the past week. We are always keen to promote good news and events on our members’ behalf, so contact us today if you’ve got something to share!

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