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[ Friday, 01 April 2022 - Saturday, 30 April 2022 ]
1 Census Deadline Approaching
Residents in the Western Isles are being urged to complete Census forms to provide vital information for the future of public services.
2 Licensing of Short-term Lets
Following the introduction of new legislation, the Comhairle must have a Short-Term Let licensing scheme in place by October 2022.
Anyone renting accommodation for short term accommodation will require…
3 Make sure you’re ready to have your say on 5 May
With just a week left until people in the Western Isles go to the polls, the Returning Officer is urging voters to get ready for the upcoming council elections.
4 ISL Parent & Baby Classes
We are delighted to be restarting Parent & Baby classes at ISL.
Every Monday from 25th April:
Parent & Baby Fitness: 10.30 - 11.15
(baby must have full head control – roughly 4 months)
5 Hebridean Charcuterie
Melissa Whitington, Hebridean Charcuterie
Salami and cured meats made from animals reared or roaming in the …
6 No Elections In Wards 1, 6 and 11 on 5th May
Voters in the uncontested wards of Ward 1 - Barraigh Agus Bhatarsaigh, Ward 6 - Sgìr’ Ùige agus Carlabhagh and Ward 11 - Sgìre an Rubha are reminded that no elections will be taking place on 5th May, …
7 Proxy Vote Deadline
Electors who are unable to attend a polling station are reminded that the deadline for applying for a proxy vote is today, Tuesday 26 April, at 5.00pm.
8 Comhairle Welcomes EIS Comments
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed comments from the EIS that ‘we have to think differently, work differently and resource differently’ for schools to recover, not only from the impact of the COVID…
9 Library Events
Ian Stephen in Conversation With Frank Rennie
Wednesday 4 May, 5.30pm for 6pm, Stornoway Library
Register your place on Eventbrite or contact the library direct.
10 Covid 19 Briefing 20 April 2022
We welcome learners and staff back to school this week for the summer term. The start of this term brings important changes to requirements for the use of face coverings and for LFD testing.…
11 Postal voters – watch out for your ballot pack
Ballot papers for postal voters in the Outer Hebrides will be arriving on doormats over the next few days, ready for the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar election on Thursday 5 May.
Malcolm Burr, Returning Officer…
12 Easter Library Hours
Please note that all our libraries are closed over the Easter weekend - from Friday 15 to Monday 18 April.