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  • Establishment of Stornoway Community Council

    Following the recent Notice of Election calling for nominations for Stornoway Community Council, sufficient nominations were received to enable the Community Council to be established. Full details of membership is available on the Comhairle Website

  • Sight Action and the Western Isles Sensory Centre

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is pleased to announce that this vital support for those with a sensory impairment will be reinstated, via a new contractual arrangement with Highland Blindcraft and that the Sensory Centre will be reopened, Monday to Friday 10.00 am – 2.00pm, offering information and advice, equipment and hearing aid battery replacement. At the…

  • Spaceport 1 Airspace Change Consultation Reminder

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is reminding members of the public that the Spaceport 1 Airspace Change Consultation remains open until Friday 24 May 2024. Feedback is welcomed and is an essential part of the airspace change process, as it helps to develop the final airspace design and associated procedures.  It also enables the Sponsor to…

  • Comhairle Responds to MoveMore Decision

    At a meeting with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar on 17 May NHS Western Isles confirmed its decision to withdraw funding from the MoveMore programme The well regarded MoveMore Western Isles programme is delivered in partnership by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and NHS Western Isles and supports individuals living with one or more long-term condition (including…

  • Notice of By-Election

    A By-Election for Na Hearadh (Ward 4) is to be held on Thursday 4 July 2024. View the Notice of By-Election and further information on our Local Government By-Election webpages

  • Council Tax Update

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has this week issued the first batch of 2024/25 Council Tax bills. Households that do not receive a bill over the next few days, will have these issued shortly. The Comhairle would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding during this process. The late issue of our Council…

  • Belle Maclean’s 100th Birthday

    On Tuesday 14 May Cllr Kenny Macleod, Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar visited Belle Maclean at Taigh Shiphoirt on the occasion of her 100th birthday and presented her with a gift on behalf of the communities of the Western Isles. Cllr Macleod was joined by Reverend William Heenan, St Columba’s Church Stornoway and Iain…

  • Comhairle and MSP Call for Island Lifeline Connectivity Recognition

    Comhairle and MSP Call for Island Lifeline Connectivity to be Recognised in Air Schedule to Inverness Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Chair of Transportation Cllr Uisdean Robertson and Alasdair Allan MSP have together called for the lifeline connectivity needs of our islands to be reflected in air schedules on key routes to the Western Isles.  Recent…

  • Soirbheachadh Sgoilearan Àrd-sgoil MhicNeacail ann an cuirm Dìleab: Morair Leverhulme

    Ghabh cuirm àite a-raoir (Diciadain 15mh Cèitean) san Lanntair, Steòrnabhagh, le tiocaidean air a son air an reic gu lèir. B’ e cuirm Dìleab: Morair Leverhulme a bh’ ann, an treas tè de cheithir cuirmean a tha a’ gabhail àite ann an 2024, agus bha sgoilearan Àrd-sgoil MhicNeacail an sàs innte. Bha barrachd air 40 sgoilear…

  • Successful Young Scot NEC Roll-Out to P7 pupils

    Primary 7 pupils across the Western Isles have been receiving their Young Scot National Entitlement Cards (NEC) in recent weeks. Using their new cards, pupils can access free bus travel for under 22s, get discounts – including 10% off at the Co-op and many more across Scotland – and use the PASS-accredited Young Scot NEC…