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Buffalo owns a South African company, Buffalo Coal Dundee, which controls two mines, the Magdalena bituminous mine and the Aviemore anthracite mine. "Although the group has implemented various restructuring initiatives, the group continues to experience operational challenges. The group remains ...
“There is high demand for quality, affordable hotel rooms within easy reach of both Aviemore and Inverness as well as the many attractions of the area. “The development will showcase the best of the Highland region, from the products in the retail outlets to the locally sourced produce in the restaurant and ...

Plans have been unveiled today for a multi-million pound hotel, food and retail village on the A9. William Frame, managing director of Tomatin Trading Company, has submitted a planning application to revitalise the currently disused site at the Tomatin junction, within easy reach of both Aviemore and ...
Some of Britain's leading cleanerfish experts are taking part in a Q&A session as part of Aquaculture UK in May. The cleanerfish conference session aims to identify current technical issues with cleanerfish husbandry and deployment and will be divided into four sections: hatchery operations; best practice in ...
Householders dependent on biomass in the strath are struggling to keep the cold out and being forced into fuel poverty because of a double whammy as winter's firm grip continues. Unreliable wood-fuelled systems mean some housing association properties in Aviemore and Highland Council homes in ...
It is immediately apparent on a visit to Aviemore, the tourist heart of the Highlands, that EU nationals here are by no means a drifting population of seasonal workers: 91% of non-UK EU nationals employed by businesses in the region are permanent staff. Further up Grampian Road, at the four-star ...

Aviemore Youth Hostel is situated in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, a short walk from Aviemore town centre and an ideal location for outdoor activities. The path in to the Craigellachie National Nature Reserve goes right past the door. Situated just nine miles from the Cairngorm mountain funicular ...
Skiiers in Aviemore have been unable to make the most of the snow on slopes after the access roads were shut. In a video, filmed in the Cairngorms by The Courier's Gayle Ritchie, she explains they've been unable to go skiing after the access road to the ski centre was shut due to the volume of snow.
When Chris Tiso opens the Tiso Aviemore Outdoor Experience in the next few weeks he will be placing what he describes as the “missing piece in the puzzle” for the leading outdoor adventure retail business he has run for 25 years. This latest evolution of its established Outdoor Experience concept will ...
Not everyone is a fan of the snow but there's no denying its transformational properties in the Highland landscape, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the Aviemore area. The trails around Glenmore and Abernethy are always enticing and a covering of the white stuff only made an escape to the area ...
A female polar bear at a Scottish animal park has given birth to a cub, says the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. (RZSS). It is the first polar bear to be born in the UK in 25 years. The mother bear, Victoria, is one of three adult polar bears at the Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig, near Aviemore.
SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER First prize for a recent draw at the Aviemore Restaurant was this framed 16” by 20” photo print, taken and donated by Linda Cardona, called Mix and Mingle. All proceeds from the draw were donated to the Salvation Army Annual Christmas Appeal.
I can still remember the first time I had bacon and egg pie. I was about six; a friend from school invited me to go with her parents on a vintage car rally. Her mum was an incredible cook and at lunch time she pulled out these huge slabs of heaven. We sat on a rug and I will never forget the smoky, salty, ...
The Sunday Post has teamed up with one of the Highlands' most popular holiday destinations to offer readers the chance to win an exclusive getaway this festive season. Courtesy of the Macdonald Aviemore Resort and Spey Valley Shopping in the heart of the Cairngorms, the prize winner and their guest ...
A snow-making factory dubbed "Snowy McSnowface" is producing the white stuff in the Cairngorms. CairnGorm Mountain snowsports centre, near Aviemore, is one of three Scottish mountain resorts manufacturing snow this season. It will be used to cover lower slopes at CairnGorm, also Glencoe Mountain ...
Aviemore is set for another major film tourism boost from a Robert the Bruce historical drama. New Netflix historical drama Outlaw King - which was filmed in the Highlands - is boosting Scotland's economy by more than 10 times what the taxpayer has spent on it. The Scottish government says the film has ...
An Inverness family had a lucky escape following a crash with a lorry on the A9 – the third such collision involving a lorry to happen at Aviemore in less than three months. The family of three from Inverness were left uninjured, but badly shaken, following the incident which involved their Ford Kuga and a ...

A popular sled dog rally, held annually in the Highlands, will go ahead this year after being saved in time to celebrate its 35th anniversary. Organisers of the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally worked “exceptionally hard” to attract sufficient sponsors to enable the event – which costs around £15,000 to host – to take ...
The last of the autumnal days near Aviemore before a covering of snow. Nicol Nicolson. "This one was taken between snow days on the cycle path from Aviemore to Boat of Garten, as autumnal colours clung on to the bitter end," Nichol says. "The hill in the background is Craiggowrie in the Cairngorms ...
Three inches of snow had already fallen in Aviemore, in the Scottish Highlands, by dawn on Friday, while parts of Northern Ireland, Wales and areas to the west of the Pennines had also seen a covering. Around 500 properties were without power overnight as Storm Caroline hit Scotland, with up to 20cm ...
Storm Caroline, which brought more than 90mph gales to parts of northern Scotland, left an Arctic air flow in its wake, with temperatures plunging across the UK. About 8cm of snow had already fallen in Aviemore, in the Scottish Highlands, by dawn on Friday, while parts of Northern Ireland, Wales and areas ...
The group's chief executive Chris Tiso, who grew up skiing and mountaineering in the Cairngorms area, said: “Aviemore is Scotland's adventure capital and is renowned as a destination for people of all ages to access and enjoy the variety offered by the local mountains, forests, lochs and rivers. “The area ...
Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Tiso Group is to create up to 30 new jobs opening a new store in Aviemore. Tiso Aviemore Outdoor Experience has taken a 12,000 sq ft unit within the £10 million Myrtefield Retail Park, which will open next year.
The final proposals for connecting Aviemore and other villages in the strath with the dualled A9 have generally been welcomed following their unveiling. The route between Dalraddy and the Slochd will be the longest single section to be constructed at 25 kilometres as part of the Scottish Government's £3 ...
In separate incidents on the A9, a car and lorry collided near Aviemore and a lorry jack-knifed at Berriedale Braes. The causes of the accidents are not known but came during wintry weather. The Met Office had issued a yellow "be aware" snow warning. It now has a warning for ice that runs into Friday.
The hotel is a five-minute taxi ride from Aviemore train station, which is served by the Caledonian Sleeper train. You can go to sleep in Euston's smog and wake up ready for a full day's skiing. Otherwise, hike or bike tracks lead directly from the hotel past glittering lochs, pine-clad, snow-topped mountains and some of ...
Geoffrey Taylor, 64, who lives on Aviemore Gardens and is a member of The Bearsted and Thurnham Society, said: "It's just a real shame that ...
Loch Morlich in Aviemore is a fine example of a tranquil destination refreshed with a whole new postcard-perfect look after a light coat of frost ...
Macdonald, who previously lived in Aviemore, avoided a jail sentence because the sheriff accepted he was provoked. He was ordered to carry ...
Cairngorms National Park Authority planners have said there is no problem with the principle of a new hospital at the chosen site in Aviemore.
Inshriach Bothy near Aviemore represents a new generation of hut being built in Scotland. PIC: Reforesting Scotland.
The Aviemore and Glenmore Community Trust said it has been overwhelmed by the support it has received for its proposals for the resort.
A trust has been set up to lead a proposed community buyout of the CairnGorm Mountain snowsports centre. Aviemore and Glenmore ...
Plans for a micro distillery on the outskirts of Aviemore could take a step forward next week, if Highland Council grants an alcohol licence.
Another step has been taken to open the new £10 million retail park in Aviemore as Home Bargains has applied for an alcohol licence.
Meanwhile, a 58-year-old woman died on Tuesday night following a head-on crash between her Smart car and a lorry on the A9 near Aviemore ...
A 58-year-old woman has died following a head-on crash between her car and a lorry on the A9 near Aviemore. The collision happened about ...
As a family, we made our now regular annual pilgrimage to Aviemore last week for the October school break. It's a lovely time of the year in the ...
The collision happened at about 4pm on Wednesday at the Lynwilg junction near Aviemore in the Highlands. Police and firefighters were ...
Police have released the name of a man who died in a crash involving a car and lorry near Aviemore. He was Norbert Palfi, 37, who lived in ...
The A9 has been closed in both directions in Aviemore following a serious crash between a car and a lorry. The crash happened just before ...
The collision happened on the busy route at Aviemore in the Highlands. Officers have shut the road in both directions following the smash ...
A STRESSED cafe boss is banning drop-in customers because he can't keep up with demand. Philip Borrowman was swamped with 35,000 ...
Macdonald Aviemore Resort has launched a nationwide appeal for the perfect person to don the famous red and white suit to help spread the ...
One of the Highlands' most popular holiday destinations, Macdonald Aviemore Resort, has launched a nationwide appeal for a very special ...
The four-mile (7.5km) stretch of new road south of Aviemore in the Cairngorms was to be fully opened to traffic in the summer. Speed ...
Marty is one of two Amur tigers held in the collection at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland's park in the Cairngorms near Aviemore.
More than 250 community leaders from across Scotland are meeting in Aviemore today and tomorrow at a national conference to look at the ...
Cairngorms National Park Authority A total of 44 new homes for Aviemore have been given the go-ahead by planners with 15 of those being ...
I just like the fact that you can get on the sleeper train from Crewe, have a great breakfast in Aviemore and then go out for three hours and see ...


 

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