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Planning approved for 151 new riverside homes in Glasgow

Graeme Thomson General News

Swan Group to start work on affordable homes in Glasgow’s Clyde Gateway Planning consent has been granted by Glasgow City Council to affordable housing developer Swan Group, to build 151 new homes in Glasgow’s east end. Swan Group has recently concluded a contract with PfP Capital to deliver all 151 units. The new development will be close to the city …

FM Conway doubles Port of Tilbury bulk operation

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Rail freight of aggregate increases to two per week The Port of Tilbury and FM Conway today announce that they have extended their agreement for a further five years to load aggregate for FM Conway’s Theale facility.

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Meadhbh Hendrie Spreng Thomson

Whether it’s investing in entrepreneurial businesses; keeping people safe at work; providing fresh, healthy food or getting vital goods to businesses and people across the UK – 2020 highlighted just how important our clients are to our health, our wellbeing and our economy. They’re helping to keep our lights switched on, producing the finest Scottish salmon and helping construction workers …

Archangels increases support for Scottish tech and life sciences companies in 2020

Graeme Thomson Archangels

Business angel syndicate ends year with appointment of IP expert to board Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, Archangels, led investments of £16.3m in promising Scottish start-up and early stage companies in 2020, topping its 2019 total of £13.4m by 22%. Across 2020, the syndicate directly invested £8.1m (2019: £7.4m) in companies in the …

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Scotland’s much-loved Clydesdale Horse is star of new feature length documentary

Meadhbh Hendrie Graven

The much-loved Clydesdale Horse breed – currently classed as ‘vulnerable’ in the UK by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust – is the focus of a feature length documentary to be screened on BBC Scotland during the Christmas holiday period on 30 December at 19.30. Clydesdale: Saving the Greatest Horse – is produced by the BBC, in partnership with Screen Scotland …

Charles Hammond: Our team is Brexit ready, are you?

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Charles Hammond OBE, Chief Executive, Forth Ports With less than a month until the end of the transition period, Forth Ports’ chief executive, Charles Hammond, issues valuable guidance to shippers, cargo owners and the wider logistics sector using the group’s eight ports along the east coast of the UK. 

Further investment in Port of Dundee as new wharf and land upgrade gets under way for energy transition

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Construction specialist GRAHAM to deliver major project The investment programme in the redevelopment in the Port of Dundee, totalling £40m, has reached a significant milestone with the start of the latest contract for the construction of a new wharf alongside land upgrades to secure the port’s future in offshore renewable energy and North Sea Oil and Gas projects. This work …

Investment to respond to growth in demand for integrated services at UK drug delivery company BDD

Mark McIntyre Archangels

Backing to fund the further expansion of formulation and manufacturing capabilities underpinned by strategic senior appointments Innovative Scottish-based drug delivery company, Bio-Images Drug Delivery Limited (BDD), has positioned itself for rapid growth with a further round of investment in its GMP* manufacturing capabilities alongside strategic recruitment to the senior leadership team and the Board of Directors. The £1.2m investment, has …

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Port of Grangemouth invests £3 million in rail freight facility at Scotland’s largest freight hub

Meadhbh Hendrie Port of Grangemouth

Investment secures capacity for the UK’s longest freight trains The Port of Grangemouth today (10 December) announces a multimillion-pound investment in its rail freight offering which will cement its position as the key strategic freight and export/import hub of Scotland. The £3 million investment will significantly scale up and modernise the port’s current rail capacity to create an extended dual …