An Dùbhlachd 2017
1 CEUT Volunteers win British Museum Prize for Scotland
Over the past four years, Comann Eachdraidh Uibhist a Tuath, (CEUT), North Uist Historical Society, has developed a team of 50 enthusiastic volunteers, (drawn from a population of 1600), who perform welcoming…
2 Festive Period Refuse and Recycling Collections
There are a number of planned changes to Refuse and Recycling Collections in the Western Isles between Monday 25 December 2017 and Monday 1 January 2018.
3 Statement - Outer Hebrides Chief Officer’s Group for Public Protection
The following statement is issued on behalf of the Outer Hebrides Chief Officer’s Group for Public Protection (COG) which met on Wednesday 13th December 2017, following the tragic incident at The Nicolson…
4 Statement Regarding The Fame Freight Ship
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Leader, Cllr Roddie Mackay, has called upon the UK Government ro reinstate the west coast based tug after yet another incident took place on Thursday evening.
5 Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)
At last week’s meeting of the Sustainable Development Committee, it was agreed to transfer £141k of the funds earmarked for the Global Guarantee to the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF).
6 Heritage Network Conference to be held in January
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Sustainable Development Committee last week agreed that the next Heritage Network Conference for Comainn Eachdraidh and other community organisations will be held on 17, 18…
7 Update on Services - Severe Weather Disruption
Evening bus services to and from Stornoway
All services are scheduled to operate this evening, Friday 8th December, but may be subject to disruption or cancellation at short notice due to the ongoing …
8 Update on Road Conditions
The Western Isles are today experiencing the wintery conditions forecasted yesterday.
9 Western Isles Schools Were Closed Today, Apart from e-Sgoil!!
Due to the high winds from Storm Caroline, all schools in the Western Isles closed to pupils today, Thursday 7th December 2017. However, due to the technology afforded by e-Sgoil,...
10 Update on Services - Severe Weather Disruption
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice which is valid from 05:00 on Friday 8th until 18:00 on Saturday 9th December 2017.
11 Sports Council Funding
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Education, Sport and Children’s Services have agreed to continue funding for the two local Sports Councils through devolving £13k to the Lewis and Harris Sports Council and…
12 Clothing Grant
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Education, Sport and Children’s Services Committee is recommending an increase in the family income threshold for Clothing Grant applications from £16,105 to £20,000.