Change of focus for Community Broadband Scotland
The £600m Scottish Government digital investment incorporates an investment in infrastructure for Scotland’s most remote areas.
As a result, the HIE Digital Communities team will refocus on:
Relevant information and documents relating to previous CBS activity remain online here. Communities can keep up to date with the latest information on the current fibre broadband roll-out at www.hie.co.uk/digital
Zoe Laird, Head of Communities Infrastructure at HIE said: “We thank all of the communities who have engaged with CBS for their support, hard work and passion over the years. Some fantastic results have been achieved and the R100 programme looks set to have a transformative impact and truly bridge the digital divide.”
Industry and public sector collaborate to inspire future workforce
Community projects benefit from the latest round of Scottish Land Fund (SLF) approvals.
A company in Moray is preparing to launch and manufacture new, smart, lightweight wheelchairs.
Scotland’s first multi-purpose centre for children and young adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities was officially opened on Friday 25 August.
Sleat Community Trust improves woodfuel business
£250k award for community project to support local business on the Isle of Mull
A community-led project to create new business units on the Island of Tiree in Argyll has secured up to £395,000 investment from HIE.