Openreach recruitment drive complete

Openreach, BT's local network business has announced the completion of a major recruitment drive.

More than 180 engineers and 35 apprentices have been hired, with 35 engineers and 3 apprentices in the Highlands and Islands to install new lines and fix faults.

The new recruits are also working on rolling out fibre broadband.

The Highlands and Islands recruits are based in Benbecula, Dingwall, Fort William, Inverness, Kirkwall, Stornoway and Orkney.