1 Call for New Ferries
The Chairman of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has called on Transport Scotland to build two new ferries to improve capacity on west coast routes.
2 Service Redesign
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is about to consider a radical programme of Service Redesign to take account of the enduring climate of financial austerity which threatens services. Service Redesign is on each…
3 Target Met For Access to Free Sanitary Products in Schools
At this week’s meeting, Members of the Education, Sport and Children’s Services Committee will be informed that the Comhairle met the Scottish Government’s target to provide free sanitary products for…
4 Uist Economic Taskforce
The Uist Economic Taskforce held a public meeting on Thursday 20 September 2018 and a formal working meeting on Friday 21 September 2018.
5 Chairman Welcomes Debate on Western Isles Ferry Service Improvements
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Chairman of Transportation, Cllr Uisdean Robertson, welcomed the debate around how ferry services can be improved to the Western Isles.
6 Economic Development Success
The Comhairle’s Economic Development service has confirmed that five applications have been successful in getting through to Stage 2 of the latest round of the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital…
7 Dìleab 2018
Plans are gaining momentum for the Dìleab concerts which will take place throughout the islands in November and December 2018.
8 Iolaire Exhibition at Museum nan Eilean
An exhibition commemorating the centenary of the loss of HMY lolaire on 1 January 1919 will open at Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle on Tuesday 2 October 2018.
9 Comhairle Leader Congratulates Harris Distillery on Award
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Leader, Roddie Mackay, has congratulated The Harris Gin Distillery after the local business was awarded the Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year Award at the Scottish Gin Awards…
10 Iolaire Poppy Pins
The Iolaire Working Group is pleased to confirm that commemorative Iolaire poppy pins produced by Poppy Scotland, will be available to purchase for £3 each from Monday 1st October 2018.
11 Smart Meters Installed in the Outer Hebrides
Hebrides Energy’s partner Our Power has recently given its local customers the opportunity to get Smart Meters installed. This is the first time that smart meters have been rolled out to island homes.…
12 Commemorative Iolaire Tweed
Harris Tweed Hebrides, based in Shawbost, is commemorating the centenary of the loss of the Iolaire with the production of a special tweed in partnership with the Iolaire Working Group.