1 Isles To Tackle Empty Homes
Councillors on the Western Isles have backed in principal the introduction of a dedicated officer to help bring long-term, privately-owned empty homes back into use.
2 Comhairle Calls For Direct Action By Minister In Ferries Debacle
The Chairman of the Comhairle’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has today called for the intervention of the Minister for Transport and the Islands to address significant and growing concerns…
3 Scotland’s Early Silver Comes to Museum nan Eilean
A new exhibition from National Museums Scotland supported by Glenmorangie shows how silver, not gold, became the most important precious metal in Scotland over the course of the first millennium AD.
4 Hebrides Take Control Tariff
Hebrides Energy, a not-for-profit community interest company led by key local agencies including Tighean Innse Gall, Hebridean Housing Partnership, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, The Stornoway Trust and Community…
5 Athlete Travel Award Scheme – 2018-19 Awards
Eight elite athletes from the Outer Hebrides are set to benefit from a scheme designed to support travel costs for island competitors.
6 Outer Hebrides Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance Study – Public Exhibitions
Island communities will have the opportunity to input into the Outer Hebrides Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance (STAG) study commissioned by Transport Scotland in late 2017.
7 Iolaire Group Thanks Cormorant Alpha Platform Charity Fund
Taqa Cormorant Alpha Platform Charity Fund today presented a cheque for £200 to the Iolaire Working Group which is working on a range of events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Iolaire disaster.
8 Public Meetings For Stornoway Port Authority Plans
Public Meeting and Exhibitions will Help Shape Stornoway Port Authority Plans
The public will have a chance to help shape plans for major developments at Stornoway Harbour that will bring significant …
9 Comhairle Steps Up The Case For Fair Jobs Distribution
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have called on the Scottish Government to work with the island area local authorities to ensure that jobs created for the islands are secured within the islands...
10 Abandon Ship! Surviving the Wartime Atlantic
Discover the dramatic accounts of the sinking of two merchant ships in a new temporary exhibition at Museum nan Eilean, Lews Castle.
11 Comhairle Welcomes Announcement on BiFab
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the announcement that Canadian company JV Driver, through its subsidiary DF Barnes, has acquired BiFab.
Chairman of the Sustainable Development Committee, Cllr Donald…
12 Comhairle Youth Champions Support Loganair Year of Young People
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Youth Champions, Cllr Paul Steele and Cllr Norman MacDonald, have welcomed Loganair’s support for the the Year of Young People 2018 (YOYP).