Property industry news & blog

Top Sea Side cafe in Scotland

Posted on Monday, June 25, 2018

A trip to the seaside is always fun, but the Scottish weather can turn cold quickly – so it’s great to escape into a cosy cafe to avoid the wind. There are a great selection of seaside cafes all around the country to choose from, ranging from gourmet to traditional greasy spoons. Here's 15 of our favourites. 1. Inversnecky Cafe,  Aberdeen Sea Beach, 7-8 Esplanade, Aberdeen Open every day 9am-5pm 01224 596531, www.facebook.com/Invesnecky In recent years this...

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New Hotel for Elgin

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018

TRAVELODGE has been given the go-ahead for a hotel in Elgin. A 61-bed facility can now be constructed at Barmuckity Business Park after planning permission was granted by Moray Council this morning. The three storey hotel will take up a prominent spot bordering the A96 road on the eastern entrance to Elgin and include a bar and restaurant area as well as parking. Behind the plans are Drum Capital Projects Limited who have teamed up with Travelodge on the project. A letter with...

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Great news for rail users in Moray and the North East

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018

Cramped Inverness rail services connecting with Edinburgh, Glasgow, Elgin and Aberdeen are to increase in capacity by 45% this year – providing much-needed extra space for frustrated passengers. Highlands and Islands Transport Partnership (Hitrans) has hailed the decision by the ScotRail Alliance that the current three-car trains serving the north are being replaced by larger four and five-car trains in a major country-wide rolling stock programme. ScotRail said it was also...

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Press Release - CCL Property

Posted on Friday, June 1, 2018

MORAY  ESTATE AGENT CCL PROPERTY LISTS PROPERTIES AT ONTHEMARKET.COM   CCL Property announces today that it is listing its properties at OnTheMarket.com, the third biggest UK property portal in terms of property-seeker visits.   OnTheMarket.com property portal features hundreds of thousands of properties for sale and to rent at all price points across the UK and has developed unique sources of competitive advantage such as the “New &...

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Wind Farm Error - More disruption!

Posted on Friday, June 1, 2018

Blundering wind farm bosses could be hit with a convoy bill of up to £180,000 after ordering turbine parts in the wrong size. Over the last four weeks, there has been major disruption on the A96 Aberdeen to Inverness road as components of the Dorenell Wind Farm have been delivered. But now it has emerged that six huge parts will have to be sent back as they will not connect into the ground. Engineers have discovered the huge base parts are unable to be attached...

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Huge Tourist boost for Moray

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The futuristic £140million new home of one of the world’s top whiskies bring a huge boost attracting 30,000 visitors in its first year. Cut into a slope above Craigellachie, yards from Easter Elchies House where the world-famous Speyside brand was founded nearly 200 years ago, The Macallan’s strikingly modern distillery and visitor centre will open to the public at the end of next week. Last night it was hailed as “breathtakingly stunning” by Moray MSP...

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New Parling Charges for Elgin

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018

New parking charges will apply in Moray Council’s car parks in Elgin from this Wednesday, 23 May. While motorists may welcome reduced charges in some of the car parks, there will be pain for some as charges increases in other places. Most controversial will be the introduction of charges in Cooper Park and the Railway Station car parks. Twenty-five new ticket machines are being installed in five of the car parks, including Cooper Park, to allow drivers to pay for car parking by...

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CCL Press Release - Landlord Protection

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Housing Minister supports Government report which calls for new measures to protect rental money   CCL Property takes on new CMP cover to safeguard the money they handle for landlord and tenants in Moray   Letting agents across the country will soon be required to protect rental monies through an approved Client Money Protection (CMP) scheme, following the recommendations made in a new Government report.   CCL Property is already offering...

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Great News for Elgin Emergency Services

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Years of campaigning have paid off for Elgin’s paramedics with the announcement that several new recruits will soon boost their fleet – and accelerate emergency response times across Moray. The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) yesterday announced that eight extra members of staff will join the 21-strong Elgin team – an increase of more than 40%. The decision was met with relief from local paramedics who have worked tirelessly to convince bosses of the need for...

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GDPR

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

What companies do with consumer data has always been a hot topic – and becomes hotter after every security breach, when consumers learn more about what can go wrong with their data and worry about the implications of their personal information in the wrong peoples’ hands. In the United States, most states and several cities now have laws about data breaches and many have laws regarding some form of consumer data protection. Europe has had a data protection law covering its...

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