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[ Monday, 01 June 2020 - Tuesday, 30 June 2020 ]
1 Baga Leabhraichean/ Library Books Bags
The library service is now able to prepare Book Bags for customers at Stornoway Library. The service is specifically for library customers who have no internet access, are visually impaired, shielding…
2 Covid-19: Route Map for Western Isles Public Transport
The introduction of the Phase 2 public bus services has been delayed until Wednesday 1 July 2020. Timetables for these services will now be available from today, Tuesday 30 June 2020. Moving to Phase…
3 Care Home Visiting
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Care Homes are working hard to have a protocol in place for Care Home visiting by 3rd July. This comes after the announcement by Health Secretary Jeane Freeman that some visiting…
4 45 Years and 1.8 Million School Meals Served!
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar would like to pay tribute to Katie Campbell for the hard work and dedication she has shown in 45 years working in Sgoil Dhalabroig’s canteen.
5 Urras Cuimhneachaidh Dhòmhnaill Stiùbhairt - The Donald Stewart Memorial Trust
This year’s Donald Stewart Memorial Trust awards have gone to Sir E Scott School and Castlebay Community School with Hamish Scott, a 5th year pupil in Sir E Scott winning the, Award for Significant Contribution…
6 Coronavirus Business Support Scheme
The Scottish Government’s Coronavirus Business Support Scheme opened for applications at the end of March and to date nearly £8 million has been paid out to businesses in the Western Isles.
7 New Partnership Offer to Improve Availability of Online Learning Across Scotland
New support announced today (Thursday 25 June) will increase the availability of online learning across different subjects and support digital inclusion across Scotland.
8 Weather Warning - Thunderstorms
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms in the Western Isles.
9 Comhairle Approves Plan to Aid Economic Recovery
At its meeting on 24 June, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar approved a Plan to aid the recovery of the economy of the Outer Hebrides.
The Plan, developed in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise …
10 Funds Raised for Macmillan Cancer Support
Local artist, Calum Martin, hosted the Comhairle Cèilidh on Saturday night and managed to raise over £700 pounds for the local branch of Macmillan Cancer Support, taking their total to over £2000.
11 Education Live Q+A – Thursday 25th June
On Thursday 25th June at 1pm, Education, Skills and Children’s Services staff will hold another live stream discussion forum for pupils, parents, staff and members of the wider community.
The stream will…
12 Comhairle Website Seventh Best UK Local Government Website
The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Local Government website has come in at No 7 in the 2020 Q2 UK Local Government INDEX with a score of 8.8/10 and is the only Scottish website in the top 10.