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Coronavirus Update #2

Thursday, 12 March 2020 20:19

Further to our last Coronavirus Update, we want to assure  all those planning to attend the event that their wellbeing continues to be our number one priority. Etiom and the staff at Drumossie Hotel continue to monitor the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) very closely. 

Coronavirus Update

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:27

Event organisers, Etiom, continue to monitor the situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak very closely, taking the advice of the World Health Organisation, UK and Scottish Government and NHS Scotland. The risk to the UK remains moderate.

Finding a suitable plot of affordable land is often the biggest hurdle for anyone looking to build their own home, but a group of local residents near Aviemore recently found a way to overcome this problem, providing an excellent example of what can be achieved with collaboration between the community and local landowner, without the need for public funding.

Up to 40 new jobs could be created in Caithness as part of a company's expansion project. Ashley Ann Ltd, which designs and makes kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms, plans to invest more than £2m in its factory in Wick over the next five years.

The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Home (AIMCH) has published a research report to help the housebuilding sector better evaluate productivity and respond to future demands.

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