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Island campsite for sale as couple retire | City responds to Stagecoach merger plan | Ayrshire factory takes ‘biggest step yet’ to net zero ambitions

A “hugely successful” island campsite has been put up for sale in what has been described as a rare purchase opportunity this week.

The Isle of Skye property is privately owned by a couple who have decided to sell their business, which offers opportunity for expansion, due to retirement, for offers over £1.5 million.

Set in a location overlooking Loch Dunvegan, and towards Dunvegan Castle, and the island of Gairbh Eilein, the campsite includes 470m of loch frontage and is licensed for 120 units, of which 80 can be tourers or motorhomes.

READ MORE: The Kinloch Campsite, a 7.5 acres touring and camping park is being marketed by commercial real estate specialists Colliers.

Shares in Scottish bus giant Stagecoach soar as investors like look of National Express deal

The City was enthusiastic over the proposal.

SHARES in Stagecoach leapt nearly 30 per cent last night after the Scottish-headquartered company opened the door to a potential merger with fellow transport giant National Express.

READ MORE: The City showed its enthusiasm for the proposed deal by sending the share prices of both companies soaring, amid forecasts that annual savings of at least £35 million could be realised from the combination.

‘World’s largest floating windfarm’ completed off Scotland

HeraldScotland: The six turbine project will generate over 200,000 MWh per year, enough to power 50,000 homes.The six turbine project will generate over 200,000 MWh per year, enough to power 50,000 homes.

AN ABERDEEN-based renewables firm has hailed the completion of what is claimed to be the world’s largest floating windfarm.

READ MORE: Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd (KOWL) said the milestone also marks the start of the long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed in 2018 with Oslo-based Statkraft, which will purchase the electrical output from the floating wind project with a guaranteed minimum price per MWh until 2029.

Scottish developer hails delivery of ‘much-needed housing’

HeraldScotland: David Wilson Homes is a subsidiary of housebuilding giant Barratt Developments. David Wilson Homes is a subsidiary of housebuilding giant Barratt Developments.

DAVID Wilson Homes has declared the first houses in its 194-home development at Cambusbarron near Stirling are due for completion by the end of next year, following approval of its revised plans by Stirling Council.

READ MORE: The developer noted that a previous application had been refused in 2020 “on the basis of over-development” and “subsequently refused at appeal on that basis” and, “12 months later and having thoroughly engaged with local stakeholders, a revised design proposal was submitted to Stirling Council for 194 homes”.

Power-hungry Ayrshire factory takes ‘biggest step yet’ to net zero ambitions

HeraldScotland: When fully operational, the solar farm and wind turbines will produce 45GWh of green electricity annually – enough to power the equivalent of approximately 12,000 homes.When fully operational, the solar farm and wind turbines will produce 45GWh of green electricity annually – enough to power the equivalent of approximately 12,000 homes.

An Ayrshire factory that ranks among Scotland’s biggest individual consumers of electricity is to receive a multi-million-pound green investment as part of its owner’s move to net zero.

READ MORE: A new 42,000-panel solar farm is to be installed across 56 acres of land owned by GSK at its pharmaceutical facility in Irvine. Plans also include the installation of two further 150-metre Enercon wind turbines, taking the total number around the site to four.

Insight, opinion, analysis

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Scott Wright: Tourism and hospitality are facing an autumn of discontent

Ian McConnell on Friday: High-stakes call from Scottish Government on overseas travel

Brian Donnelly: Humiliating reality of Boris Johnson’s US trade deal boast

Features

Monday Interview: Whisky firm delves into Leith’s rich history as it plots bright new era

SME Focus: Glasgow digital specialist creates jobs after lockdown ends

From the Briefing: Scottish visitor attraction discount scheme

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