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Caledonian Heritable acquires the North Berwick hotel site

PUB giant Caledonian Heritable has acquired the staff accommodation building of the former Macdonald Marine Hotel in North Berwick.

Edinburgh-based Caledonian, owned by entrepreneur Kevin Doyle, is redeveloping the property after pushing back competition to secure the deal.

READ MORE: Sale price was not disclosed, but it exceeded asking price by £ 1.353million, said Allied Surveyors Scotland, who brokered the deal.

Turbine factory plan fuels hopes of renewable energy boom in Scotland

Net Zero Minister Michael Matheson and Nova Innovation CEO Simon Forrest.

A SCOTTISH tidal energy specialist has secured Scottish government backing for their offer to develop a pioneering turbine manufacturing plant that could help Scotland become a leader in the field.

READ MORE: Nova Innovation won £ 2million in funding for a project it says will develop Europe’s first assembly line for mass production of tidal turbines.

Chivas Brothers appoints new chef

HeraldScotland: Jean-Christophe CouturesJean-Christophe Coutures

Whiskey giant SCOTCH Chivas Brothers has a new CEO reveals The Herald.

READ MORE: The Dumbarton-based distiller, part of the Pernod Ricard beverage empire, has appointed Jean-Etienne Gourgues as new chief executive and chairman.

Scottish audiologists explore acquisition opportunities

HeraldScotland: Martin and Chris Stone from The Hearing Clinic UK.Martin and Chris Stone from The Hearing Clinic UK.

A SCOTTISH audiology company whose Glasgow clinic is considered one of the largest independent facilities in Europe is about to finalize two acquisitions that will strengthen its presence in England.

READ MORE: Hearing Clinic UK, owned by brothers Chris and Martin Stone, is already on track to nearly double turnover from £ 2.1million recorded in the year at the end July, as patients seek to bypass NHS backlogs.

Street food chain opens third location in Edinburgh

HeraldScotland: Staff Celebrate Launch with New Style of Face Mask.Staff are celebrating the launch with a new style of face mask.

A THIRD restaurant in the Mexican street food chain El Cartel has opened in Edinburgh.

READ MORE: The new venue is located in the heart of Old Town at Roxburgh Court. With a capacity of over 100 place settings, it is the largest of the group to date.

Insight, analysis, opinion

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Brian Donnelly: Scotland should follow UK lockdown strategy

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