14th November 2019

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

Aberdeen Renewable Energy GroupFrom Granite City to a global hub for hydrogen

With the largest fleet of hydrogen buses in Europe and the UK’s first integrated hydrogen generation and bus refuelling station, Aberdeen is at the forefront of several exciting hydrogen projects.

BAM NuttallI am a BAM apprentice

Caithness Voluntary GroupThe Turtleton Charitable Trust

The Turtleton Charitable Trust makes grants to charities which work in advancement of arts, culture and heritage and support the disadvantaged and the advancement of education.

Dunnet Bay Distillers#RockRoseFriday 2019

Dunnet Bay Distillers are offering at least 20 customers a chance to get a range of bonuses, from additional gifts to free orders on the third #RockRoseFriday, 29 November 2019.

Highland CouncilGame on! Competition for pupils across Northern Alliance launches

Primary school pupils from across the Northern Alliance – from Shetland, Aberdeen and Highland, right across to Argyll and Bute – are to benefit from the opportunity to take part in a competition to create a game using coding software, SCRATCH.

Highland CouncilHighland town centres given a welcome boost

Over £2.3 million pounds of investment is set to benefit town centres across the Highlands with 30 transformational projects about to get underway to stimulate economic investment and to help towns diversify and flourish.

Highland CouncilHighland Visitor Levy Consultation generates huge response

The Convener of The Highland Council has expressed his thanks to everyone who contributed to the Council’s recent visitor levy consultation which attracted more than 6,500 responses.

North Lands CreativeJob Opportunity: Community Design House Project Coordinator

North Lands Creative (NLC) with support from European Social Fund ‘Aspiring Communities Fund’ Stage 2 is looking for a Project Coordinator to support their ‘Community Design House’ project which is designed to engage with the community in Caithness.

Nuclear Decommissioning AuthorityCelebrating World Digital Preservation Day

An update from the NDA and the Digital Preservation Coalition on the work they’ve been doing to preserve digital records.

Restore Document ManagementRestore RootsTech Exhibition

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SSE)SSEN Pentland Firth cable replacement on track

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) continues to make good progress with its project to replace of one of the two subsea electricity distribution cables that connect Orkney to mainland Scotland, with the completion of a marine survey of the proposed route.

SNC-Lavalin (Atkins)UK Government and industry champion new compact nuclear power station

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has confirmed it has provided initial match funding to the consortium of companies, including Atkins, designing a new type of nuclear power station in the UK.

Wick Harbour AuthorityNovember 12 2019

A roundup of photos from around Wick Harbour.

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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