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[ Sunday, 01 December 2019 - Tuesday, 31 December 2019 ]
1 Comhairle Calls for Meeting on Arnish
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has called for a meeting with the Scottish Government and Highlands and Islands Enterprise early in the New Year to regarding the Arnish yard in Stornoway following the news …
2 Public Bus Contract Public Meetings - Uist & Barra
A series of public meetings will take place this week to provide an opportunity to discuss the next public bus contract and review the priorities identified as part of the Participatory Budgeting process…
3 UK Parliamentary Election 12 December 2019
Na H-Eileanan an Iar Constituency
WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW
Malcolm Burr, Returning Officer for the Na h-Eileanan an Iar UK Parliamentary Constituency is reminding voters what they need to know to have…
4 Comhairle Calls for CalMac to Understand Hardship
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has repeated the call for Calmac Ferries Limited to completely overhaul their approach to securing lifeline services when vessels are withdrawn for technical failures.
5 Comhairle Seeks Level Playing Field on Transporting Costs
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has called for the introduction of discount schemes for transporting goods to and from the islands, similar to those available on Northern Isles ferry services.
6 Success of Small Grants Scheme
The Western Isles Development Trust (“WIDT”) is delighted to announce that funds from its small grants scheme (opened in September 2019) have been almost fully committed.
7 Nicolson Institute YPI Winners Announced
The Nicolson Institute held their 6th Annual YPI Final (Youth and Philanthropy Initiative) on Wednesday 4th December.
8 Trading Standards Warning
Trading Standards are asking residents in the Islands to be wary of any telephone calls purporting to be from their bank.
9 Sgoil Lionacleit Successful at National Debate 2019
The final of the 2019 National Gaelic Schools Debate took place at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 5th December.
10 £2m Business Investment For Barra On Course
With regard to the former Co-op building in Castlebay, Isle of Barra, the proposed demolition of the property was included in the Comhairle’s successful ‘South Uist and Barra Regeneration Programme’ bid…
11 Comhairle Meetings At Nicolson Institute
Next week’s meetings of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will take place in the Nicolson Institute instead of the Comhairle Chamber because of preparations for the General Election on 12th December.
12 Sgoil Lionacleit an Aghaidh Sir E Scott
Sgoil Lionacleit's team, comprising of Joanne Laing and Marion MacCorquodale, faced their opponents Lewis Boag and Finlay Maclennan from Inverness Royal Academy.