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[ Friday, 01 November 2019 - Saturday, 30 November 2019 ]
1 National Secondary Schools’ Gaelic Debate 2019 – Semi-finals and Final
The semi-finals of the National Secondary Schools’ Gaelic Debate will take place on Wednesday, 4 December, at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa in Edinburgh, starting at 6.30pm.
2 Buy Safe Goods on Black Friday
The Trading Standards North of Scotland Safety Partnership is asking consumers to think carefully when buying goods from online market places and platforms during Black Friday and the run up to Christmas.
3 Uist and Barra Housing Seminar
A major Housing seminar looking at innovative ways of increasing housing opportunities in Uist and Barra took place earlier this month in the Dark Island Hotel.
4 Laxdale School Win Gold Sportscotland School Award 2019-2022
Laxdale School have been awarded the Gold Sportscotland School Sport Award 2019 -2022. They are the only school in Lewis and Harris to have achieved this standard. Graham Lindsey and Gary Reid from …
5 Local Energy Hub project scoops top environmental award
The Outer Hebrides Local Energy Hub (OHLEH) project has won the Partnership Scotland Award at this year’s VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards with partners The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC), …
6 Registration Deadline for the UK Parliamentary Election
The public are reminded that the registration deadline for the UK Parliamentary Election is midnight on Tuesday 26 November 2019. The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications,…
7 Local Electricity Bill
A report to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is to recommend support for a proposed Local Electricity Bill which will make it easier for Local Authorities and Community Generators to become licensed Electricity…
8 Affordable Housing Programme
Quarterly Housing Update
This autumn we have 10 developments on site which are due for completion during 2019/20 – 20/21.
The Goathill Care Home, Housing and Housing with Extra Care project…
9 Semi Finalists Announced for 2019 National Schools' Debate
The Town Hall building in Stornoway was the setting for the first two rounds of the National Gaelic Schools’ Debate which took place on Tuesday and Wednesday the 5th and 6th of November.
10 Comhairle Looks Forward to a Hydrogen Future
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar hosted a seminar this week looking at the opportunities that Hydrogen could offer the islands. The manufacture of Hydrogen is extremely energy intensive but, with the best wind…
11 Comhairle Successful In European Bid for Employability Funding
The initial phase of the programme, which began in 2015, was awarded European Social Fund (ESF) grant aid of £770,000.00 and the extension has secured a further £1,457,794.00 giving a total ESF grant …
12 Wise Blood Filming Schedule - Traffic Disruption
Local residents and businesses are asked to note that there may be minor disruption to traffic in some locations while film production ‘Wise Blood’ are shooting at various Lewis locations in the coming…