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[ Friday, 01 May 2020 - Sunday, 31 May 2020 ]
1 Child Protection Support Remains on Hand
The Outer Hebrides Child Protection Committee has released a poster to remind anyone with concerns that services are on hand to support vulnerable children during the COVID-19 crisis.
2 Islands' Major Projects Preparing to Implement Construction “soft-start”
Consistent with Scottish Government guidance set out in its recent route-map and following yesterday's announcement by the First Minister of the move to its Phase 1, the construction of major infrastructure…
3 Household Waste Recycling Centres
As the Scottish Government has confirmed that there has been a revision to guidance on travel, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will reopen the Creed Park Household Waste Recycling Centres for essential use …
4 Comhairle Leader’s Statement
This week, I want to focus on the fantastic work which has been ongoing in our Education system and pay particular thanks to all the parents/guardians, pupils, teachers and all our education employees,…
5 Comhairle Concerns over Western Isles Test and Protect Procedures
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has called on NHS Western Isles to give reassurances to the public that full Test & Protect procedures are in place for use in the Western Isles.
6 Comhairle Harbours Update
In line with Scottish Government guidelines laid out for Phase 1 easing of current lockdown restrictions, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar harbours will return open port access to local leisure craft users on…
7 Crofting Advice Update
The COVID crisis has had an impact on all aspects of island life, including crofting activities.
8 Heritage Goes Digital to Connect During COVID 19
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Heritage Service have been busy of late - using photography, artefacts, archives and videos to bring the collections of the Outer Hebrides to life. Those with an interest in…
9 Additional Allocation for Foundation Apprenticeships
The Comhairle has made additional allocation within the Foundation Apprenticeship Programme to meet the changing demand COVID-19 has brought within Education.
10 Severe Weather Warning Issued by Met Office
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind in The Western Isles. The Met Office forecasts unseasonably strong winds for the Western Isles with the potential for isolated gusts of 70 to 75 mph…
11 Island Renewables’ Key Role in COVID Recovery
Approval of the Western Isles Transmission Link will unlock £2 billion of investment in Western Isles projects, contribute 500MW of green electricity generation to the UK’s drive towards Net Zero and …
12 Harris Sports Centre Launches Online Fitness Classes
The Isle of Harris Sports Centre will now be offering Online Fitness Classes. The classes will take place from 5pm till 5:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays with the first class taking place today at 5pm.