Arch Henderson Celebrates 100 Years in Business

6th March 2019

Archibald Henderson started his engineering career in 1895, aged 17, working for David Cunningham who was an Engineer for Dundee Harbour Trust. During his training he worked on many marine projects around the Dundee area gaining hands-on experience of civil engineering. As a fully qualified engineer, he left Dundee Harbour Trust to go and work […]

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Europe Direct Information Centre hosts successful Brexit Business Breakfast

1st March 2019

The Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) for the North Highlands & Islands, hosted by Caithness Chamber of Commerce, held a well-attended business breakfast at the Pentland Hotel, Thurso on Friday 1 March to give businesses across the region the latest information on what they should be doing to prepare for Brexit. Featuring speakers from the […]

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The Europe Direct Information Centre to host free Brexit events across Caithness

14th February 2019

With Brexit day fast approaching, and much still to be decided about the details of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, many businesses across the North Highlands have concerns about how Brexit will impact them. Help is at hand, however, in the form of a free business breakfast being hosted on 1 March 2019 […]

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Cavendish Nuclear Employees Recognised at Women In Nuclear awards

31st January 2019

Molly Bennett, Commercial Graduate won the ‘Champion of the Year’ category, which recognised her work in championing equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) initiatives within Cavendish Nuclear. Her drive to champion and promote gender balance and make tangible change has inspired and generated an entire community of people who now want to follow her lead and […]

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Envision set for growth

4th January 2019

The team at Thurso-based Envision Engineering and Design provides product and engineering design services to clients in many industrial sectors from nuclear, oil and gas to hydro and renewables. With an increasing number of clients, the firm needed to more to a larger building. Highlands and Islands Enterprise supported Envision with a £13,000 grant to […]

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Local primary schools celebrate Europe Day with EDIC North Highlands & Islands

21st May 2018

This year Europe Direct Information Centre North Highlands & Islands (EDIC), in participation with North Highland College UHI (NHC) welcomed local Primary 7 pupils to a celebration of Europe Day. Pupils from Pennyland Primary, Newton Park and Melvich Primary participated in a variety of European themed activities including European cookery demonstration and tasting session, a […]

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EDIC North Highlands & Islands Prepares to Celebrate Europe Day

28th April 2018

Europe Day, celebrated on 9 May, is fast approaching and institutions across Europe will be opening their doors to the public and putting on events to celebrate. Held in commemoration of the signing of the Schuman declaration in 1950, the event offers a chance for communities to celebrate peace and unity in Europe. This year, […]

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Chamber to host Scotland’s only Europe Direct Information Centre

15th December 2017

Caithness Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that from 1 January 2018 it will play host to Scotland’s only Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC). The aim of this Centre is to provide information to businesses and the general public about EU matters, and to enable them to make their voices heard on any areas […]

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