Infrastructure

Highlands & Islands MPs Launch Highland Energy Rebate Campaign

Drew Hendry, MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey and Brendan O’Hara MP who represent Argyll and Bute communities today announced the launch of a new campaign aimed at introducing the Highland Energy Rebate. The campaign seeks to address the disproportionate energy costs faced by residents of the Highlands & Islands, who play a significant role …

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RELEASE: Launch of new electric bike share scheme (Hi-Bike) in Inverness

Inverness is gearing up for the launch of HI-BIKE, the new electric bike share scheme being introduced in the city. The first phase of the scheme will see 30 electric bikes being made available for hire in the city, with three docking stations located at:- The Railway Station (near its entrance to Falcon Square) The …

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Funding

UK Government needs to replace funding for Highland communities

Scotland’s Finance Secretary, finally, received a response from the UK Government regarding replacement funding, lost due to the UK’s exit from the EU. Tory Minister, Steve Barclay stated that, from now, the UK Government will decide on projects and funding. Confirming that Tories, in London, will bypass the Scottish Government and Scotland’s policy priorities. Since …

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future

Setting out long term ambitions is never easy but it is necessary

Across our city pavements, we see the ability of the Highlands to realise our ambitions. Gigabit speed broadband connectivity is becoming a reality, and in this, we are ahead of many other UK city’s and even across Europe. Almost a year to the start of City Fibre’s project launch, we have cutting edge digital infrastructure …

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New 9.5 million investment to transform digital infrastructure

MP hails investment as ‘enormous’ opportunity for Inverness and wider Highlands The delivery of public sector services in four Highland locations is to undergo a dramatic transformation thanks to a project that will bring new full fibre infrastructure – the fastest, most reliable digital connectivity – to the region. As part of Capita’s Scotland-wide SWAN …

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