1 Comhairle Website Seventh Best UK Local Government Website
The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Local Government website has come in at No 7 in the 2020 Q2 UK Local Government INDEX with a score of 8.8/10 and is the only Scottish website in the top 10.
2 Residential Care – Services Update
Following the introduction of lockdown, there were immediate changes to work practices and immediate challenges to service delivery within the care sector.
3 COVID-19: Route Map for Western Isles Public Transport
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has been making preparations for moving into Phase 2 and has provided an updated route map for Western Isles Transport.
The next step will be to allow increased access to public…
4 Sports Facilities Update
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has given an update on Sports Facilities which are currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Sports Facilities Services Manager Tony Wade said:
“Although we have been blessed…
5 Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event
The Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event will take place at Perceval Square, Stornoway, at 10am on Monday 22nd June.
6 Comhairle and NHS Western Isles Thank Island Businesses
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and NHS Western Isles would like to thank island businesses for ensuring that physical distancing has been observed. Their efforts are greatly appreciated and vital in the fight…
7 e-Sgoil Teaching Pedagogy Live Q and A - 3pm Today
The COVID-19 lockdown has required that all pupils and teachers adapt to online learning and teaching. This has resulted in a great deal of interest in e-Sgoil's established model of lesson delivery.
8 Comhairle Welcomes New Offshore Wind Opportunities
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the launch this week, by Crown Estate Scotland, of the ScotWind Offshore Wind Leasing Round.
9 Fiddler on the Roof
The Nicolson Institute was delighted to present the musical Fiddler on the Roof last June, which tells the tale of poor people who suffer from religious and racial persecution and are ultimately forced…
10 Household Waste Online Booking System for Restricted Vehicles
From week commencing 15th June 2020, the Comhairle are introducing a booking system for householders looking to dispose of bulky household waste items at our HWRCs using a restricted vehicle such as a…
11 High Levels of Shellfish Toxin
Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has continued to identify raised levels of shellfish toxins in Traigh Mhor in Barra.
12 Travel Restrictions
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has confirmed that Island Authorities are involved in discussions regarding any proposed amendments to travel restrictions on ferries to and from the Islands.