1 Lewis and Harris Bus Service Passenger Survey
In recognition of the need to find nearly £10m of savings over the next four years the Comhairle agreed a service redesign programme as part of the 2018/19 Budget in February 2018.
2 MV Loch Seaforth Supports New Year’s Day Iolaire Service
Caledonian MacBrayne is pleased to confirm that the MV Loch Seaforth will participate in the New Year’s Day Service to commemorate the centenary of the Iolaire tragedy.
3 Iolaire Service on 1st January 2019
The Scottish Commemoration Panel is holding a Memorial Service on 1st January 2019 (subject to weather conditions), at the Iolaire Memorial, Holm at 12noon. The service will be broadcast live on BBC …
4 Information on New Year Iolaire Centenary Commemoration Events
As part of the commemorative events to mark the centenary of the loss of HMY Iolaire, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is hosting a civic ceremony on 31st December 2018. Weather permitting, there will be a …
5 Air Services Update
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed an update from Loganair on air services in the Western Isles.
6 Christmas Markets
Trading Standards are issuing a timely reminder to charities and community groups who are organising Christmas markets, that their organisations should ensure that all Traders selling at their events …
7 Crown Estate (Scotland) Bill: Suggested Amendments
The enactment of the Crown Estate (Scotland) Bill will be a significant milestone for island and other coastal communities.
8 National Secondary Schools’ Gaelic Debate 2018 – Semi-finals and Final
The semi-finals of the National Secondary Schools’ Gaelic Debate will take place next Tuesday, 27 November, at the Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh, starting at 6.30pm.
9 Stewards Required for Iolaire Event on 1st January 2019
With the Iolaire Commemoration events just weeks away, stewards are required for the Memorial Service on 1st January 2019, which is being held by The Scottish Commemoration Panel at the Iolaire Memorial,…
10 Tribute to Former Chief Executive
Dr Neil Galbraith OBE, former Director of Education and acting Chief Executive for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and latterly Chairman of NHS Western Isles, has passed away at the age of 78.
11 Work to Commence on Point and Sandwick Coastal Path
Work is getting underway on the first phase of the Coastal Path project around Point and Sandwick.
The path will help to open better access and stimulate economic/social activity including new nature,…
12 Iolaire Shinty Challenge Match
The 100th anniversary of the Iolaire tragedy will be remembered in a special commemorative shinty match on the 1st of January 2019. Kinlochshiel Shinty Club will be the opposition as Camanachd Leodhais…