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[ Wednesday, 01 August 2018 - Friday, 31 August 2018 ]
1 Statement on Resilience Fund
The Comhairle has tentatively welcomed today’s announcement by Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, that £3.5m is to be invested by Scottish Government…
2 Uist Economic Taskforce Welcomes New Regeneration Strategy for Balivanich
A meeting of the Uist Economic Taskforce Working Group took place in Benbecula on Friday 24 August 2018.
3 Comhairle Expresses Disappointment at Ferry Delay
The Comhairle has expressed its disappointment and frustration at the recent announcement that the new ferry which is to be allocated on the Uig-Lochmaddy-Tarbert route will not now be entering service…
4 Iolaire tragedy
Students Freya Macleod and Katie Macinnes visited The Nicolson Institute to tell S1 & S2 History pupils about the research they have done on their own families’ connection with the Iolaire during …
5 We're Here to Help
Numerous organisations are offering support for those facing the risk of being overwhelmed by the challenges of life.
6 Switched on Towns & Cities Programme
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has been awarded feasibility support from the Energy Savings Trust through the Scottish Government’s ‘Switched on Towns and Cities Programme’.
7 Comhairle Meets With UK Transport Minister
The Comhairle has welcomed the opportunity to meet with Baroness Sugg, UK Government Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, when she visited the Western Isles this afternoon.
8 Comhairle Welcomes SSEN "Needs Case" Submission
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar today welcomed news that Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted its ‘Needs Case’ for the proposed 600MW Western Isles Radial Connector to energy regulator,…
9 Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership Community Engagement Event
“Residents in the Uists are invited to attend an Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership community engagement event which will be held in at An Caladh, East Camp, Balivanich on Wednesday 22 August…
10 Comhairle Calls For Increased Transport Resilience Following Ferry Breakdown
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Transportation and Infrastructure Chair has called for an increase in resilience in the ferry services network including the use of two ferries on the Stornoway Ullapool route.
11 Iolaire Panel from the Great Tapestry of Scotland
A panel from the Great Tapestry of Scotland depicting the Iolaire disaster of 1 January 1919 will be on display at Museum nan Eilean Lews Castle as part of an exhibition commemorating the tragedy.
12 Eilean Siar 2018 SQA Results
2018 SQA data, released today, indicates that percentages in Eilean Siar achieving National 5 are higher than the national figure. 83.39% achieved National 5 in Eilean Siar, whereas the national pass …