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[ Tuesday, 01 January 2019 - Thursday, 31 January 2019 ]
1 Trading Standards Warning Over Cold Callers
CNES Trading Standards have received complaints regarding cold callers claiming to be contacting consumers from BT.
2 Comhairle Calls For Scottish Government Intervention on Talk Talk
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has called on the Scottish Government to intervene in the Talk Talk proposals for the transfer of its Stornoway operation to Manchester.
3 Trading Standards Warning
Trading Standards are warning residents about a PPI Refund scam which is currently circulating in the islands.
4 Hebrides Energy Customers Safeguarded Against Consequences of Failed Partner
Hebrides Energy, the local Community Interest Company set up to secure cheaper electricity for island consumers, is seeking to reassure island customers of the ‘Hebrides Energy’ tariff following the announcement…
5 Call for Jobs Relocation
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has called on the Scottish Government and Cal-Mac to take forward the issue of locating management jobs in the Outer Hebrides.
6 Barra Dìleab Song and Video Now Online
On the 30th of November 2018, Castlebay Community School held a concert on the theme of emigration as part of the Dìleab (Legacy) project which also formed part of the Comhairle's engagement in Year of…
7 Comhairle Expresses Concerns over Increase in Summer Ferry Fares
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has expressed concern over Scottish Government’s announcement that it is considering an option which would increase peak time fares on west coast ferry routes.
8 Bagpipes Galore
There are now around 30 pipers across Lewis and Harris Schools, many of whom are members of the Lewis and Harris Youth Pipe Band.
9 Uist Economic Taskforce Working Group Meeting
The Uist Economic Taskforce Working Group met recently in Uist to continue to progress a range of key strategic projects and initiatives.
10 Tribute To Former Councillor
The Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has paid tribute to former Councillor, Rev Roderick M Mackinnon, who passed away last weekend.
11 60 Foundation Apprenticeships Available in Western Isles
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and partners recently secured a Skills Development Scotland contract to the value of £570K to support the delivery of Foundation Apprenticeships for the 2019/20 academic year…
12 Support for Designation of Iolaire Site as a War Grave
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the support of the First Minister for designating the site of the wreck of The Iolaire as a War Grave.
The MSP for the Western Isles, Dr Alasdair Allan raised the…