Special offer for Chamber Members from Safety Zone

10th December 2019

Do you need to catch up with your Continuing Professional Development? Safety Zone might be able to help if you’d like to continue learning but don’t quite have the time to go on a course. For the rest of December 2019, Safety Zone are offering Chamber members a fantastic 40% off all online courses so you can […]

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Beatrice wind farm takes renewable energy industry award

6th December 2019

The Beatrice offshore wind farm has capped a momentous year by winning a top renewable energy industry award. The £2.5 billion project off the east coast of Caithness took the Judges’ Award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards, held in Edinburgh on Thursday night (5th December) – recognising its excellence in engagement with local communities, […]

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Chamber Comment in the John O Groat Journal – Remote and Rural Communities

6th December 2019

As a Chamber, we have long argued that the North Highlands is an area within Scotland which faces its own unique set of challenges and opportunities, and that centrally set policies are often not appropriate to the unique needs of our communities and the businesses within them. While it is the case that there are […]

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Updates from Our Members 04/12/2019

4th December 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group – AREG 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 Solicitors – […]

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Visitor levy could harm cruise traffic say chambers

3rd December 2019

The introduction of a tourist tax could lead to lucrative cruise liner traffic by-passing the Highlands, and even the whole of Scotland, four leading business organisations have warned. In a joint submission to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL), the chambers of commerce for Inverness, Caithness and Lochaber, plus the Cairngorms […]

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S2 pupils take a “Step into STEM”

21st November 2019

Developing the Young Workforce North Highland (DYWNH) in partnership with Dounreay and North Highland College UHI recently delivered another 3-day Step Into Stem event for S2 pupils in both Caithness & Sutherland. This event reached out to around 390 pupils from seven schools promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths through interactive and dynamic activities showcasing […]

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Updates from Our Members 20/11/2019

20th November 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Caithness Broch Project – Caithness broch conservation boost after funding put in place A charity promoting the archaeological landscape of Caithness has been awarded £180,000 towards the conservation of an important Iron Age broch. Caithness Voluntary Group – […]

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Executive Magazine November 2019

18th November 2019

See an online copy of the latest Executive Magazine which is published monthly. The November edition includes our quarterly newsletter which is bursting at the seems with information from our members. We submit information from members for inclusion within the magazine on a first come, first served basis. Members can submit to us, a short editorial […]

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Updates from Our Members 14/11/2019

14th November 2019

A quick roundup of news and blog posts from around the web from members of the Chamber: Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group – From 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 […]

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Trudy’s Leader Magazine Column November 2019

13th November 2019

In Trudy’s latest Leader column, she welcomes an opportunity to help shape a proposed Rural Communities Bill. With the focus over the past few years so prominently on nationwide political issues – most notably the ongoing Brexit process – it can be easy for policymakers to forget that Scotland’s communities and the businesses within them […]

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