News and Blogs - Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership

Weekly Update, week ending 6th Sept 2019

06th Sep, 2019

      Tourism Sector Highland Council launches Visitor Levy Consultation   The Highlands welcome approximately four million overnight visitors a year, and another two million day-visitors, including from cruise ships.  The Council’s rationale for considering a Visitor Levy is that visitors should help contribute to the maintenance and development of the free public services […]

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Weekly Update, week ending 2nd Aug 2019

02nd Aug, 2019

Space Sector Lease option agreed for Space Hub Sutherland The owners of land earmarked for the Space Hub Sutherland development on the Moine Peninsula have agreed a lease option with developer, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Representatives of Melness Crofters Estate (MCE) and HIE signed the agreement on Wednesday 31 July. It secures the option […]

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Weekly Update, week ending 5th July 2019

08th Jul, 2019

8th May 2019 Skills Development, You’ll have seen from previous blogs that the Newton Room is now operational in Thurso. Details of the facility can be found at: – https://newtonroom.com/sct/newton-rooms/caithness-newton-room/about-us In support of this and other initiatives the Science Skills Academy will be hiring a team of five STEM Engagement Officers, in locations across the […]

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HIE Area Manager update, 20th & 27th May

31st May, 2019

Energy & Business Services: The Beatrice Offshore Windfarm project this week reached an output capacity of 587.9MW (its installed capacity is 588MW), which is the highest output from any renewable source in Scotland. And as the construction phase of the Beatrice Offshore project comes to an end it is good to see that offshore piling […]

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