THE updated masterplan for a £100 million "world-class" golf resort, hotel and spa in the Angus countryside has been submitted for planning consent.

A section 42 order was granted by Angus Council in 2017 to allow a newly appointed project team to make alterations to the original designs, repositioning the development as a “best-in-class” hotel with traditional Scottish architecture and renowned hospitality.

READ MORE: Forbes of Kingennie owner and Angus businessman, Mike Forbes, has already received planning permission in principle for The Angus, with construction due to begin on the golf course in summer 2022 if the latest designs revealed this week are approved.

Finance chief defends record of Scottish National Investment Bank

HeraldScotland: Willie Watt, chairman of the Scottish National Investment Bank, said the capital provided by the institution will help companies scale upWillie Watt, chairman of the Scottish National Investment Bank, said the capital provided by the institution will help companies scale up

THE chairman of the Scottish National Investment Bank has defended the institution from criticism that it is not moving quickly enough to support emerging businesses, while clarifying its remit in relation to the main economic development agency in Scotland.

READ MORE: The publicly owned development bank officially opened its doors nearly one year ago to help scale up companies that can contribute to its three missions: securing a “just transition” to net-zero, tackling “place-based” inequality, and harnessing innovation to help people flourish.

Gleneagles Edinburgh grand opening announced

HeraldScotland: The Spence, Gleneagles Townhouse.The Spence, Gleneagles Townhouse.

GLENEAGLES has announced an opening date for its new townhouse hotel in the Scottish capital.

READ MORE: For the first time in its 96-year history, iconic sporting and country estate Gleneagles is expanding its brand beyond the Perthshire hills to open the townhouse in spring 2022, it said.

Oil and gas price surge helps firms with big Aberdeen bases

HeraldScotland: Picture: Neptune EnergyPicture: Neptune Energy

OIL and gas firm Neptune Energy has underlined the value of North Sea output after posting a dramatic increase in third quarter profits.

READ MORE: However, North Sea-focused EnQuest has seen its shares plunge 15 per cent after the company announced a cut to production forecasts which will deprive it of some of the benefit of the recent crude price rise.

Glasgow technology group lands £8.7m investment for expansion

HeraldScotland: Alan Turnbull (left), group sales director, and Tom O'Hara, chief executive of Kick ICTAlan Turnbull (left), group sales director, and Tom O'Hara, chief executive of Kick ICT

TECHNOLOGY services provider Kick ICT has raised £8.7 million to further its expansion drive as it looks to establish an office presence in the south of England.

READ MORE: Headed by chief executive Tom O’Hara, Glasgow-based Kick was established in 2015 as a vehicle to drive consolidation in the IT market for small and medium-sized businesses.

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