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  • Vehicle Auction

    Range of Vehicles Auction For Sale By Offer Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is offering for sale, by bid via email, a range of used vehicles. Range of Machinery Viewing can be organised by appointment Marybank Depot, StornowayPlease note that this equipment may not comply fully with current Health and Safety regulations and all goods are…

  • Kara Hanlon – Olympic Trials

    Aquatics GB (British Swimming) Swimming Championships 2024 Results Link and Start-lists Live Stream Kara Halon is hoping to qualify for the Paris Olympics this week.  There will be full broadcast coverage on the BBC Sport website and BBC iPlayer of all six finals sessions (7pm), as well as live coverage of heats (10am) and finals…

  • Western Isles Development Trust

    Election of Directors 2024 The public are reminded that the close of nominations for the Western Isles Development Trust Election for two Directors resident in Barra and Vatersay, two Directors resident in Uist, two Directors resident in Harris and two Directors resident in Lewis is 2.00pm on Thursday 28 March 2024. To be eligible to…

  • Minister Visits RCGF Projects

    As part of a visit to the Outer Hebrides Joe Fitzpatrick MSP, Minister for Local Government Empowerment and Planning joined Comhairle nan Eilean Siar officers on a tour of local Regeneration Capital Grant Fund funded projects. Regeneration Capital Grant Fund or RCGF is a Scottish Government fund that supports locally developed, place-based regeneration projects that…

  • Council Tax and Non Domestic Rates Billing 2024

    Due to ongoing problems with the Comhairle’s IT infrastructure following the cyber-attack on 7 November 2023, annual bills for Council Tax and Non-Domestic Rates will be delayed. The Comhairle is working closely with software suppliers to ensure that this issue is resolved quickly and with the least disruption possible. We aim to issue bills for…

  • Official Opening of Goathill Project Development

    Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Social Care, Mental Wellbeing and Sport and Joe Fitzpatrick MSP, Minister for Local Government Empowerment and Planning officially opened the Goathill Project Development at a ceremony in Stornoway today, Monday 25 March. The Goathill Development Project consists of the 52 bedroom Taigh Shiphoirt Care Home, 50 Unit Bremner Court Housing…

  • Sgeama Greis Gnìomhachais nan Oileanach

    Sgeama Greis Gnìomhachais nan Oileanach Comhairle nan Eilean Siar 2024 Ann an co-bhonn le Bòrd na Gàidhlig, tha Comhairle nan Eilean Siar a’ tabhann cothrom do dh’oileanaich le sgilean Gàidhlig a bhith a’ cosnadh airson deich seachdainean as t-Samhradh 2024 aig buidhnean a tha a’ cleachdadh Gàidhlig mar mheadhan obrach gu làitheil.  Faodaidh na deich…

  • Stornoway Welfare Fund Deadline Extended

    The Stornoway Welfare Fund, which amalgamated three existing trusts (Dr J L Robertson’s Bequest, Provost’s Coal Fund and the William Cook Mackenzie Trust), has recently been established. The deadline for applications to the Stornoway Welfare Fund has been extended to Friday 5 April 2024. Details of the fund, eligibility criteria and how you can apply…

  • Spaceport 1 Airspace Change Consultation

    Formal consultation on the proposed airspace change associated with Spaceport 1, Scolpaig,  North Uist will commence on 20 March and close on 24 May 2024.  The airspace change application is being managed by ‘change sponsor’ QinetiQ on behalf of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. As rocket launch poses a risk to aviation, it is necessary to…

  • Comhairle Outdoor Learning Manager Meets with Minister

    The meeting was focused on giving Ms Don a flavour of the educational value of good quality outdoor learning in a residential setting. Tim was keen to ensure the minister understood the difficulties young people in peripheral areas like the islands face in accessing outdoor residential experiences. Its second focus was looking at how Outdoor…