29th January 2020

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

Care & Learning Alliance – Parentzone Scotland – I am an engineer!

A recent newsletter from the Northern Alliance highlighted the website Parentzone Scotland for supporting Family Engagement. This website is a tool to support parents ‘be at the heart of their child’s learning’ by providing useful information on a broad range of topics including curriculum, schools, additional support needs and ideas for supporting their child’s learning at home.

Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd – New FAQ section for ATMS Programme

HIAL announced its plans to introduce a remote tower air traffic management system (ATMS) in January 2018 and since then HIAL staff, the Unions and key stakeholder groups have been kept informed on all aspects of the review from its inception.

HRI|Munro Architecture – Update January 2020

January update from HRI|Munro Architecture

Lyth Arts Centre – Imagine

Lyth Arts Centre and Imaginate are collaborating in 2020 to support an artist to explore a new theatre and/or dance performance idea for young audiences and undertake a period of practical research towards a new piece of work.

Dunnet Bay Distillers – BBC Saturday Kitchen featuring Rock Rose Gin

Episode of popular Saturday Kitchen, featuring local Rock Rose Gin.

Highland Council –  increasing pace to build a sustainable future

A national audit report has highlighted the Highland Council’s clear strategic vision and the increased pace of change to ensure long term financial sustainability, accountability and ambition.

North Lands Creative – ISGNE AiR – Sophie Longwill

A blog entry from Sophie Longwill, Artist in Residence at North Lands Creative.

Scrabster Harbour – Weekly Update (24th January 2020)

An update from Scrabster Harbour

Ashley Ann – plans to create new jobs

UP to 40 new jobs are set to be created by a Caithness company over the next five years following an investment of more than £2 million in its Wick base.

GDES – SAFETY II: The New Positive Approach to Safety and the Human Factor

GDES has started progressive implementation of the SAFETY II philosophy in its work teams. A new positive and collaborative approach to safety focused on what is done well and what keeps the workplace accident rate at zero.

Caithness Voluntary Group – Nominate for the Young Scot Awards 2020

The Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards 2020 are now open for nominations. Do you know any incredible and inspiring young Scots who deserve recognition? 

Caithness Voluntary Group – Robertson Trust Main Grant & Small Awards

Please note that the last date on which The Robertson Trust will accept applications for their Main and Small Awards is 5pm on Friday, 28th February 2020.

John O’Groats Brewery – Time for a Move

We are delighted to be able to announce our plan to move into the Last House at John o’Groats where we will open our gleaming new brewery, along with shop and a tasting bar….all going well.

Highland Council – Vehicle restrictions at Highland Council Household Waste Recycling Centres

From the 3rd February 2020, The Highland Council will be introducing vehicle restrictions at Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC).

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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