It’s cheers for rebirth of Thurso distillery

31st January 2013 from Press and Journal

A historic far-north distillery has been officially reborn after it yesterday started producing fine single malt whisky. The new Wolfburn distillery is less than 400 yards from the original 19th-century Thurso site. Bosses at the distillery said the commissioning of the distillery had gone without a hitch - and now…

Crown Estate could invest in sea power

17th January 2013 from Press and Journal

The Queen’s property manager said yesterday it was considering investing up to £20 million in two tidal and wave energy schemes to attract other investors. It comes after a report last year concluded there was potential for tens of gigawatts of wave and tidal projects around the UK. The Crown…

North’s ‘natural assets’ to bring boost for hospitality

15th January 2013 from Press and Journal

A Highland tourism boss has predicted a strong year for the region’s hospitality industry. VisitScotland regional director in the north Scott Armstrong said yesterday the area’s natural assets and events taking place in the Highlands in 2013 would prove to be a big draw for tourists. He added: “This, the…

Dounreay contractor seeks new business off-site

4th January 2013 from John O Groat Journal

A Dounreay contractor is bidding to build up its order books off-site in the wake of servicing a contract in eastern Europe which has brought £8.5 million of work to the far north.  Staff at Nuvia have been supporting the decommissioning of the Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania, with…

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