Net Zero challenge issued to governments as HALO Kilmarnock and Net Zero Nation launch carbon reduction initiative for SME sector

Dylan MacdonaldHALO Kilmarnock

Ayrshire’s small and medium enterprise (SME) businesses have a new route to increase the sustainability of their businesses following a landmark deal between HALO and Net Zero Nation. Meanwhile, Marie Macklin C.B.E., Founder and Executive Chair of the HALO Urban Renewal Company, has called on governments to provide more financial support for SMEs as they strive to lower their carbon …

The HALO and CSIC to create world class smart homes of the future

Dylan Macdonaldblog

The HALO Urban Regeneration Company and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) announce today a partnership that will bring world class smart homes of the future to Kilmarnock. The HALO and CSIC are both committed to creating future smart and sustainable homes while supporting the adoption of new skills in the construction industry. The unique partnership between the HALO and CSIC …

Scottish Businesswoman urges Dunkirk spirit during coronavirus pandemic

Dylan Macdonaldblog

Scottish businesswoman, Marie Macklin CBE, has today (Wed 18th March) offered a package of support to the communities of Kilmarnock which will help tackle the local impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the places closest to her heart. Having seen first-hand how the pandemic is directly affecting the community of her home town, Kilmarnock, Marie is promoting a ‘Lift Up …

Scotland’s CyberFirst Girls from Greenwood Academy in Irvine

The HALO backs Scotland’s CyberFirst Girls

Dylan Macdonaldblog

The HALO Urban Regeneration Company today (Fri 13th March) announces it is sponsoring Scotland’s CyberFirst Girls from Greenwood Academy in Irvine. The cyber savvy Greenwood girls won the Scotland regional section of the National Cyber Security Centre’s annual competition to qualify for the Grand Final which takes place in Cardiff next week. And the HALO, whose Enterprise and Innovation Hub in …

Scot Gov backs geothermal heating

Dylan Macdonaldblog

Ross Developments & Renewables Ltd announces that Scottish Government allocated £1.8m of grant funding for Scotland’s first geothermal heating network

£5.3 million for Ayrshire

Dylan Macdonaldblog

Scottish Government to invest £5.3 million to turn a former Kilmarnock bottling plant into a low carbon development, including hundreds of affordable homes.

The HALO signs MoU with UWS for Enterprise & Innovation Hub

Graeme Thomsonblog

The HALO Kilmarnock Limited (The HALO), and The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at creating a ground breaking Enterprise and Innovation Hub as part of the regeneration of the former Diageo bottling plant site in Kilmarnock.