News and Blogs - Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership

Weekly update, 30th July & 6th August

10th Aug, 2018

Sutherland Spaceport: Greg Clark MP, the UK Government’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) was in the north this week to visit the site of the proposed Spaceport in North Sutherland. Also on the visit, which was extensively covered on BBC and STV television news, were representatives of the UK Space […]

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Weekly update, 23rd July

29th Jul, 2018

UK Vertical Launch Sutherland: Following last week’s major announcements concerning the vertical satellite launch facility proposed for North Sutherland, it is good to see interest and comment continue to appear in the press. I was particularly delighted to see the pieces in this week’s local press with Caithness Chamber’s Chief Executive Trudy Morris highlighting the […]

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Weekly update, 16th July

20th Jul, 2018

UK Vertical Launch Sutherland: Around three years ago, Roy Kirk and colleagues from CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) began to investigate the potential economic benefits of developing a facility somewhere on the north coast from which to launch small scale satellites into polar and sun synchronous orbits. The market for small scale satellite […]

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Weekly update, 9th July

13th Jul, 2018

Energy & Business Services: Yet another milestone was achieved for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm (BOWL) project this week, as the final turbine foundation (number 86 of 86) was installed by contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting. Travellers on the A9 and A99 on the east coast of Caithness will this week have seen the huge SHL vessel […]

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