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[ Thursday, 01 October 2020 - Saturday, 31 October 2020 ]
1 Bonfire Night
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar along with partners from Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Western Isles and Police Scotland, want to ensure that everyone stays safe this bonfire night across the Western Isles.…
2 Comhairle Welcomes Tier 1 Announcement
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed today’s announcement by Scottish Government that the Western Isles will be placed in Tier 1 of the 5 Tier COVID system for Scotland.
3 Community Unites to Fight Downgrade of Benbecula Airport
The Uist Economic Task Force is joining Benbecula Community Council in the fight against the downgrade of their life-line airport in Benbecula.
4 Arnish Update
A meeting took place yesterday to discuss the future of Arnish, involving Scottish Government, members of parliament and representatives from Fife and the Western Isles. The Comhairle has requested a …
5 Bernera Sea Run Postponed
Due to forecasted weather conditions and sea states this week, the sea run to Bernera scheduled to take place on Thursday 29th October, will now go ahead on Thursday 5th November.
6 Sandwick Road
The Comhairle and Police Scotland have been monitoring the water level at the canal on Sandwick Rd since the decision was taken early this morning to close the road.
7 Balivanich Regeneration Project Receives Funding
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has given approval for the investment of around a quarter of a million pounds of Scottish Government Town Centre Fund monies in Balivanich, as part of the Balivanich Regeneration…
8 Tesco Customers Make Generous Donation to Daliburgh Care Home
Toiletries, shortbread and sweets were very kindly donated by Tesco to the residents and staff of Sacred Heart House, Daliburgh. The store gave its customers the opportunity to show support to the care…
9 Affordable Housing Programme - Quarterly Update - Autumn 2020
At the start of lockdown we were approaching the end of financial year 2019/20, so it is worth reflecting on the success of the Affordable Housing Supply Programme and the volume of new homes completed,…
10 Comhairle Leader Meets With SSEN Over Cable Fault
Comhairle Leader, Cllr Roddie Mackay, today met with senior representatives from Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) regarding the recent failure of the subsea electricity cable between…
11 Freight Capacity
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has urged Cal-Mac to charter a vessel, the Pentalina, to ease freight capacity on the Stornoway/Ullapool ferry route.
12 Coronavirus Restrictions Fund - Business Hardship Fund
The Scottish Government has announced £40 million in funding for businesses and employees in Scotland affected by the temporary coronavirus (COVID-19) brake restrictions that came into effect from 9 October…