4th December 2019

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

Aberdeen Renewable Energy GroupAREG Sets Up ‘Investing in the Future’ Event

The Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is hosting its final event of the year at the Carmelite Hotel on Wednesday 11th December.

BBM SolicitorsDelighted to be back at Zimbali to speak at the SARIPA Annual Conference

Eric Baijal of BBM Solicitors shares an update on his recent visit to the SARIPA Annual Conference.

Caithness Voluntary GroupAttention all groups supporting young volunteers

CVG are appealing to young people currently registered for the Saltire Award or organisations with young volunteers to come forward and claim their volunteering hours.

Caithness Voluntary GroupFree trees for schools and community groups

To find out more about free tree packs visit the Woodland Trust website.

Caithness Voluntary GroupVolunteer opportunity with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

An exciting opportunity for adult volunteer youth instructors based in Wick Fire Station.

Dounreay Site Restoration LtdThe work being carried out to preserve the history of Dounreay

Information on the work being carried out to provide a lasting legacy of Dounreay’s history and how to donate items to the historic collection.

Dunnet Bay DistillersFestive Party Evenings & Festive Tours in December

Details of festive party evenings and festive tours at the Dunnet Bay Distillery.

Highland CouncilBe Scam Aware

Highland Council Trading Standards are asking members of the public to be on their guard as the latest attempt to scam people has been reported.

Highland CouncilGlowing report for Council’s Apprenticeship Programme

The Highland Council Modern Apprenticeship Programme recently achieved a top grading following a three-day Quality Assurance Assessment from Skills Development Scotland.

Highland CouncilHighland Council has most successful night ever at Scottish planning awards

Highland Council enjoyed its most successful night at the SAQP (Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning) held recently.

Highland CouncilIntroduction of Dynamic Purchasing System for future transport procurement

In Spring 2020 the Council intends to introduce a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for any new procurements of public and school transport contracts. This will be advertised for expressions of interest in January.

Highlands & Islands Airports LtdATC Dispute: Ballot on HIAL’s offer

HIAL can confirm that a revised offer has been presented to Prospect to resolve the long running air traffic control industrial dispute.

Highlands & Islands Airports LtdNew members appointed to HIAL Board

Public Appointments Scotland has today (Thursday 28 November) announced the appointment of Eric Hollanders; Christopher Holliday; Loraine Strachan and Isabel Todenhoefer as Non-Executive Directors of the Board of Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL).

Mackays HotelMalt of the Month: Glenkinchie’s 10-Year-Old

For December, the Mackays Hotel team highlight the Glenkinchie 10-Year-Old malt.

MeyGenThe MeyGen Tidal Power Project: Episode 1

Morson ProjectsMorson Projects Celebrates 40 Years!

On the 22nd November 2019, Morson Projects celebrated its 40th birthday with a Morson Projects & Waldeck Management Conference and a 1979 themed party.

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SSE)New study points to rapid growth of electric vehicles and low carbon technology in the north of Scotland

Northern Scotland’s roads could see 116 times the number of electric vehicles by 2032, according to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN).

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SSE)‘Ready together, whatever the weather’: SSEN encourages its customers to prepare for winter

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is encouraging its customers to prepare for the colder months ahead and the potential for extreme winter weather to cause disruption to electricity supplies.

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SSE)Resilience funding supports Scottish communities this winter

Funding from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) will help communities across the north of Scotland build their resilience, tackle issues of vulnerability and prepare for winter storms.

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SSE)SSE signs Armed Forces Covenant

Major employer SSE has demonstrated a commitment to supporting serving and ex-services personnel as it signed the Armed Forces Covenant.

SSE and Armed Service Covenant Signing from SSE Plc on Vimeo

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc (SSE)SSEN secures multimillion-pound award to support low-carbon network resilience

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has secured over £9.5 million of funding from Ofgem’s Network Innovation Competition (NIC), to deliver a project supporting low-carbon solutions for maintaining network resilience.

Scrabster Harbour TrustWeekly Update 22 November 2019 & 29 November 2019

All the latest from Scrabster Harbour Trust.

Strathnaver MuseumMuseum Designer Wanted

Strathnaver Museum is seeking an exhibition designer to produce design proposals for the museum as part of our wider refurbishment project.

Wick Harbour AuthorityHarbour News November 2019

All the latest from Wick Harbour Authority, with news of developments including new energy-efficient lighting, harbour improvements, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm and the High Water Protection Gate.

This is just a short roundup of stories we’ve spotted over the past two weeks. 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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