Month: February 2021

Hydro ice update…

The ice has retreated a bit and has allowed the hydro to restart. There has not been much snowmelt yet so it is only generating about 1kW. Today is the 6th anniversary of its commissioning.

Further Town Centre Funding

KCDC are pleased to confirm that Highland Council have disbursed £10,300 from the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Fund to complete the north end of the Gynack Gardens Project and revitalise the south end with additional planting and fencing.  The money has to be committed by the end of March with projects completed by September. KCDC […]

Frozen Hydro…

The hydro finally succumbed to the ice at half past seven on Friday evening. It had been restarting automatically but eventually there was not enough water flow to keep it going for more than a few minutes. It had been -17°C in Kingussie early on Friday morning…

Thistle Sculpture, Gynack Gardens Project

Introduction The recent modifications to the Gynack Memorial Gardens incorporate provision for a sculpture/art project. The pre-planning process has taken well over a year, including considerable research to look at options and to request feedback from community representative groups and public sector stakeholders. On the strength of the feedback received a planning application has now been […]