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[ Wednesday, 01 February 2023 - Tuesday, 28 February 2023 ]
1 Barra Pipers Heading to Schools Championships
Fourteen young musicians from…
2 Pocket Island Poetry Open
To coincide with the 2023 NatWest International lsland Games XIX, to be held in Guernsey in July, Guernsey Arts are launching a Cultural Programme to run alongside the sporting competitions. Each project…
3 Island Businesses Asked For Views
Western Isles businesses are being encouraged to take part in the biggest state of the nation business survey.
5 Industrial Action By Teachers
28 February and 1 March 2023
As previously notified, a number of the teaching unions across the Western Isles will be undertaking industrial action on 28th February and 1st March 2023 as part of two days…
6 Comhairle Sets Budget
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has set its Budget for 2023/24.
The Comhairle is facing an estimated budget deficit of £6.4m for the forthcoming financial year and has agreed measures comprising a mixture of…
7 Crown Estate Revenues Fund – Year 4 - Support for Community projects
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has announced £1.1 million of funding from Crown Estate revenues (CERF) to support community projects across the Western Isles.
8 Community Ownership Fund, Round 2
The UK Government’s Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), has announced the third application window of Round 2 for the Community Ownership Fund
9 Mixture of Savings and Reserves Proposed to Mitigate Budget Deficit
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is facing an estimated budget deficit of £6.4m for the forthcoming financial year. Proposals to deal with this deficit are a mixture of savings and additional income (£2.7m),…
10 Athlete Travel Award Scheme - 2023/24
Elite athletes from the Outer Hebrides are set to benefit from a scheme designed to support travel costs in the islands.
11 Enrolment To Schools and Centres 2023
Enrolment is now open for children entering nursery, P1 and S1 in Comhairle schools and centres for August 2023 onwards. Parents and carers should enrol eligible children by Friday 17th February 2023.…
12 Trading Standards Warning
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Trading Standards attended a home in Lewis this week to assist a family where workmen had laid a driveway earlier that day and were returning to collect payment.