Local focus

  • Engaging at Coastal Futures

    Energy, Minerals & Infrastructure, E&I general news, Rural & Coastal, Coastal news 21 January 2015

    We are out in force at Coastal Futures 2015 conference, manning a stand and showcasing some of the recent publications.

    Coastal Futures is an independently run conference bringing together policy makers, regulators and  stakeholders interested in marine and coastal environments. We are often called upon to play an active part in developing the programme and over the years have provided many speakers and chairs.

  • Portgordon Harbour Works Underway

    Coastal, Coastal news 14 November 2014

    Reinstatement works to the East Pier of Portgordon Harbour in Moray are underway. The completion date is likely to be early February 2015, allowing for the workers’ festive break and dependent on weather conditions. We will continue to keep the community informed of any further developments regarding the future of the harbour.

  • Lochmaddy marine leisure facilities opened by HRH The Princess Royal

    Coastal, Coastal news 02 September 2014

    HRH The Princess Royal visited marine facilities at Lochmaddy, North Uist, today following completion of a £414,000 refurbishment funded by The Crown Estate.

    The project, managed by Comann na Mara, included construction of pontoons with 26 berths and floating walkways, installation of lighting and electricity, and creation of a car and bus park.

    Lochmaddy was our first Local Management Agreement project: Highland & Islands communities first to secure new agreements