Members Updates Roundup 16/09/2019

16th October 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: BBM Solicitors – BBM Solicitors are delighted to have been recommended by a second leading legal directory in the space of a few weeks Caithness Voluntary Group – Tesco Bags of Help Winners Caithness Voluntary Group – Volunteer […]

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Dunnet Bay toasting success after Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year triumph

16th October 2019

A CAITHNESS business toasted its success after being named the Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year. Dunnet Bay Distillers won the prestigious award at a ceremony attended by almost 600 guests in Glasgow on Thursday night. The firm, which was started just five years ago, also collected a gold award for its Rock Rose Premium […]

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Women in Nuclear (WiN) UK announce appointments for Cavendish employees

9th October 2019

Cavendish Nuclear are delighted to announce that two of their employees have been appointed into key positions within Women in Nuclear (WiN) UK. Lynsey Valentine, Strategy Director, Cavendish Nuclear has been appointed as the new WiN UK President! Lynsey will formally take her position in January 2020 but will join the WiN Executive Board with […]

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Members Updates Roundup 10/09/2019

9th October 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Abbey Ecosse & Old Pulteney – Whisky by-products scheme could power fast-charging for electric vehicles in Caithness business park BBM Solicitors – Landlords lose: Debenhams CVA challenge BBM Solicitors – The Insolvency Practitioner & Auditors Dunnet Bay Distillers […]

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Chamber’s twelfth AGM celebrates another successful year for businesses

4th October 2019

The success of businesses in the North Highlands was recognised last week at Caithness Chamber of Commerce’s twelfth Annual General Meeting, held at Mackays Hotel in Wick. Around 40 attendees from across the business community were in attendance and were updated on the year’s activities by the Chamber’s Chief Executive, Trudy Morris, and Chair, Stephen […]

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Caithness port has fifth consecutive record-breaking trading year

4th October 2019

SCRABSTER harbour is on the crest of a wave after a fifth record-breaking trading year in a row. Figures released at the trust’s annual general meeting for the year ended March 2019 show pre-tax profit rose from £1.12 million to £1.26m and turnover increased by £312,000 to £3.917m. The results mean record revenue performance for […]

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Strathnaver Museum secures National Lottery support

2nd October 2019

Strathnaver Museum has received initial support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for its redevelopment as a heritage hub for north-west Sutherland, it was announced today. The project aims to safeguard the condition of the historic building at Bettyhill, improve the visitor experience and secure the future of the museum collection. Essential conservation work is […]

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Noss Head Aims for Instant Highlands and Islands Glory

26th September 2019

The Scottish highlands and islands have long been a beloved destination for tourists from all over the UK, Europe and beyond. People from every country in the world flock to our beautiful coastlines and countryside year after year. With so many visitors choosing Scotland as their preferred destination, it’s no wonder that competition for the Highlands […]

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£80,000 approved in latest Caithness and North Sutherland Fund’s grant awards

20th September 2019

A YOUTH club and a broch-building project are among seven community initiatives to benefit from more than £80,000 in the Caithness and North Sutherland Fund’s latest grant awards. Fund chairman David Glass said: “Our latest funding includes improvements to youth activities, community and recreational facilities as well as progressing an ambitious project to establish a […]

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Police station project secures funding

20th September 2019

Dornoch Area Community Interest Company (DACIC) is celebrating the substantial award from the Scottish Land Fund, which will enable the group to purchase the town’s police station. Police Scotland has already provisionally agreed an asset transfer at a discounted price with contracts due to be completed in November. It is understood to be the first […]

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