1 Help Protect Our Beautiful Islands
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, NHS Western Isles and Outer Hebrides Tourism are reminding both visitors and islanders that a number of toilets and chemical toilet disposal points facilities that would normally…
2 Support to Continue After Shielding Paused
Islanders who are currently in the shielding category are being reassured that help will continue to be offered for those in need, despite shielding being paused nationally from 1st August 2020.
3 COVID-19: Route Map for Western Isles Public Transport
From Monday 3rd August 2020, daytime bus services in Lewis and Harris and South Uist and Benbecula will revert to normal timetables with no requirement to book seats, with the exception of the bookable…
4 Comhairle Cèilidhs to Continue until New Year!
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has today confirmed that the live weekly Cèilidhs, which have been running on the Facebook page every Friday and Saturday night since lockdown began, will continue until the …
5 Integrated Social Care Manager Post for Barra
As part of the wider Health and Social Care integration plan, the Health and Social Care Partnership is pleased to announce the establishment of an Integrated Social Care Manager post for Barra.
6 High Levels of Shellfish Toxin
Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in Seilebost Sands in Harris.
7 Comhairle Welcomes CalMac Appointment
The Comhairle welcomes the appointment of Lewis based Finlay MacRae as CalMac Head of Operations. Finlay who has previously served as CalMac’s Area Operations Manager for the North region, lives in Scalpay…
8 Reopening of Sport and Leisure Facilities
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Sport and Health staff are working on getting facilities ready to reopen, hopefully in the not too distant future.
9 Home To School Transport
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has issued an application form to parents for pupils school transport, which requires to be filled in by Tuesday 28th July.
10 Mr Finlay Cunningham
The Convener of Comhairle nan EiIean Siar has paid tribute to the work of Mr Finlay Cunningham who is stepping down as a Councillor.
11 Comhairle Welcomes Announcement of Islands Deal Funding
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed today’s announcement by the Prime Minister of an Islands Growth Deal for the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland.
The Deal comprises an investment of £50m from the…
12 Sandwick Cemetery
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar intends to carry out improvement works (which had been scheduled for March) of an unused, existing area, of the lower part of Sandwick Cemetery which will provide an additional…