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Weekly update, 1st April

05th Apr, 2019

Morning sun on Castle Varrich, Tongue. SpaceHub Sutherland: Ivan McKee MSP, Scottish Government Minister for Trade, Investment & Innovation visited the north this week, and I was delighted to be invited to take part with HIE colleagues in a meeting with the Minister in Tongue. Representatives of Melness Crofters Estate, Lockheed Martin, Orbex Space met […]

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Weekly update, 25th March

29th Mar, 2019

SpaceHub Sutherland: The team’s weekly presence in Tongue continued this week, and June Love from the team also delivered a presentation on the project to members of the Thurso & Wick Trades Union Council at its meeting this week. I attend all of the Trades Council’s meetings, so it was good to hear the unanimously […]

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Weekly update, 18th March

22nd Mar, 2019

Energy & Business Services: I’m delighted to see yesterday’s news that Restore Digital have announced the creation of 39 new job opportunities in Wick. The Restore UK group will already be familiar in Caithness as the operator of the Nucleus facility in Wick, where around 30 people already work in the nuclear and Caithness archive. […]

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Weekly update, 4th & 11th March

15th Mar, 2019

SpaceHub Sutherland: Further community engagement events have taken place this week – a drop-in event was held in Tongue on Wednesday, followed by a further drop-in event in Wick on Thursday. An interesting article was published in Forbes magazine last week on SpaceHub Sutherland https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanocallaghan/2019/03/01/the-tiny-scottish-community-that-could-start-launching-rockets-to-space/#16a616953db7 and this week the Press & Journal has been running […]

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Weekly update, 25th February 2019

01st Mar, 2019

Energy & Business Services: The Beatrice Offshore Windfarm project has passed the 75% mark in its construction phase with the installation this week of the 63rd of 84 turbines  The company is also currently advertising for a Wind Turbine Engineer to be based at Wick.  http://ssejobs.co.uk/caw/en/job/519979/wind-turbine-engineer Enabling activities: Caithness Chamber of Commerce – in its […]

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Weekly update, 18th February 2019

22nd Feb, 2019

SpaceHub Sutherland: The SHS team held two more information events this week –  in both the Melness Community Centre and the Pentland Hotel, Thurso. I attended the Thurso event, which saw a steady stream of interested visitors (around 100 in total) asking questions about the background to the project and on the progress it is making. […]

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Weekly update, 11th February 2019

17th Feb, 2019

SpaceHub Sutherland: The SHS team are holding more events this week –  in both the Melness Community Centre (Tuesday 19th February, 15.30-20.00) and the Pentland Hotel, Thurso (Wednesday 20th February, 15.30-20.00). They would welcome anyone with a question to pop in and meet. A reminder that the project team have also created a web presence […]

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Weekly update, 4th February 2019

10th Feb, 2019

SpaceHub Sutherland: Jobs and How to Get Them 2019 in full swing at NH College The SHS team were in the Kyle Community Centre in Tongue for the first of a planned weekly presence in the area on Wednesdays between 1000 to 1300 hrs to allow people to meet with the project team.  They would […]

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Weekly update, 27th January 2019

01st Feb, 2019

SpaceHub Sutherland: The SHS team were in Melness yesterday (Thursday), continuing its series of engagement events with the local community. The drop-in event was in Melness Village Hall and had the additional benefit of personnel from Lockheed Martin being present to help answer questions on the project. The team are also in the process of […]

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Weekly update, 21st January 2019

25th Jan, 2019

SpaceHub Sutherland: The team working on this exciting project have now created a web presence at www.spacehubsutherland.com which will be a central resource for information about the project as it progresses. And the team will be on the ground in Melness next week, continuing the series of engagement events with the local community. The drop-in […]

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