Are you looking to downsize? Are you looking for somewhere with affordable fuel bills? Would you like the option of having the company of others? If you answered yes to any of the above, Cairn Housing Association can help by offering you an excellent range of one-bedroom and studio apartments in Wick that are available to move into right now. Caberfeidh Court is situated in a quiet residential area in Wellington Avenue and offers quality accommodation exclusively to people over the age of 50.
John Thurso has recently been contacted by at800 who will shortly be carrying out specific activities in the constituency to ensure TV viewers, including the elderly and vulnerable, can continue to watch Freeview as new 4G mobile services at 800 MHz are activated. The company will also send postcards to some constituents to inform them that new 4G masts operating at 800 MHz may soon be activated and that there is a very small possibility these new mobile signals may disrupt Freeview.
It takes more than a gun to protect the nation's defences and National Infrastructure sites. Stamina, Vigilance, Resilience You'll need to arm yourself with all of these qualities.
Got an idea then check this out?.
Almost 800 delegates have already signed up to attend the NDA estate's 2014 event for suppliers in November - but there is still room for several hundred more visitors. The exhibition hall meanwhile is approaching full capacity, providing delegates with the opportunity to meet with 260 companies from across the supply chain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 18th) sold 3,269 store lambs and ewes. Lambs (2,817) averaged £52.39 and sold to £110 gross for a Texel tup lamb from Teanluick, Beauly.
North Highland College UHI wish to invite tenders from suitably qualified contractors to be placed on a preferred contractor's framework for planned and reactive maintenance at their sites in Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire. The College will require separate trade tenders for each of the trades listed below and suppliers can tender for more than one trade - but separately - if they have the requisite skills.
Dalneigh and Columba Community Council have become the latest community to say "NO" to unwanted doorstep traders by establishing a Cold Call Control Zone. Residents in St Mungo Road, St Margaret's Road, St John's Avenue, St Mary's Avenue, St Andrew Drive and St Ninian Drive will be covered by the initiative which is facilitated by The Highland Council’s Trading Standards and supported by Police Scotland.
The Highland Council wishes to establish a framework agreement for Accommodation Services in the Highlands with suitably competent providers. The framework agreement would commence on 1 December 2014 until 30 November 2017 with an option to extend for a further 12 month period.
At the Fourth annual Energy North Awards held in Inverness saw Leask Marine collect the top award for the Best Renewable Energy Service Supplier. Organised by Energy North the event recognises the important contribution companies from across the region make to the success of the renewable energy and supply chain industries.
An increasing number of investors are reducing their holdings of sterling as Scotland prepares for the independence vote next Thursday, according to one of the world's largest independent financial advisory organisations. deVere Group reports that its Foreign Exchange division has recorded a "significant upturn" in the number of its clients who are readjusting their portfolio's currency balance, with this trend intensifying since Monday.
China's inevitable hangover after a six-year debt-fuelled investment binge may finally be kicking in. The question is whether the government lets the slowdown play out, or reaches for the 'hair of the dog' in the shape of more credit.
First Direct once again tops the table for customer satisfaction however many of the big high street banks are still stuck near the bottom as a new Which? analysis reveals the best and worst financial companies. We asked more than 20,000 members of the public, in four independent surveys, how happy they are with their current account, savings, mortgage or credit card provider and analysed the results to find the best and worst banking providers.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 16th) sold 31 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 216.9p (+8.4p) and sold to 226p per kg and £1,390.65 gross.
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 1.5% in the year to August 2014, down from 1.6% in July. Falls in the prices of motor fuels and food & non-alcoholic drinks provided the largest downward contributions to the change in the rate.
UK house prices increased by 11.7% in the year to July 2014, up from 10.2% in the year to June 2014. House price annual inflation was 12.0% in England, 7.4% in Wales, 7.6% in Scotland and 4.5% in Northern Ireland.
Community energy in the UK must overcome recent setbacks and live up to its potential says leading energy provider Co-operative Energy which kicked-off Community Energy Fortnight 2014 at its annual energy conference on Saturday. The event, which united pioneers from the world of community energy with over 200 visitors to the NEC in Birmingham, was supported by many of the UK's leading community projects and saw prominent industry figures sharing best practice and expertise.
Police Scotland will be conducting increased high visibility officer patrols across the Highlands and Islands on Friday evening (19 September 2014) as part of Operation Respect and the ongoing national Campaign Against Violence. The Highlands and Islands are one of the safest places in the UK, with low crime and high detection rates as well as high levels of public confidence in the police.
"On 18 September the Scottish people will vote on whether Scotland should be an independent country. During the referendum campaign we have been developing contingency plans to ensure we continue to provide the service our customers expect, regardless of the outcome of the referendum.
For those below retirement age, 45% of men and 49% of women in Great Britain did not have any private pension savings in 2010-2012. 95% of men and women working in Accommodation and food service industries did not pay into a private pension in the UK in 2012.
Azad Zangana, European Economist, Schroders provides his latest economic insight into the Scottish Referendum. On the 18th of September, Scotland will decide whether it wants a divorce from its political union with the rest of the UK.