Archives for 2014

Remote Cabins heading for Lairig an Laoigh

Received the excellent news that we have been granted Planning Permission to site the cabins on Lairig an Laoigh. So the generators been serviced, the cabins have been maintained over at Mar Lodge Estate and Gordon’s bought a new tattie masher for the kitchen …… I think we’re all set! Fingers crossed for good flying weather […]...

Welcome to our new Trainees

We are delighted to welcome our new trainees to COAT, they are Alex Brown, Amelie Sumpter, Carly Raines, Josh Lee, Matthew Rochester, Neil Banks, Ryan Ward and Sarah Lawther. Starting last week, they’ve hit the ground running and have already completed their induction, first aid and manual handling courses and are now carrying out footpath […]...

Trainees Tackle Maintenance on Meall a Bhuachaille

The Trainees took to the heights of Meall a Bhuachaille to learn all about path maintenance and why its one of the key factors in path construction. They learned how to clean out waterbars, cross drains and make sure all ditching was all clear from any debris.They were also taught how to rebuild the 7 waterbars that […]...

Workplace Safety First

First Aid Training Course Our Trainees were on a workplace First Aid Training Course with Outwardly Mobile First Aid. The course covered all aspects of first aid in the workplace, which is vital to have for the environment that the trainees will be testing themselves against over the next 8 months. The course covered all […]...

Planning permission granted for the Speyside Way Extension

Following the excellent news on Friday that planning permission has been achieved for the Speyside Way extension, work will be beginning later this month on the construction phase. The eventual completed path will see the national route extended from Aviemore to Newtonmore and be an excellent recreational route for residents and visitors to the area. […]...