Due to Sound of Harris Ferry issues, the Comhairle is having difficulties in shipping waste to Landfill in Lewis.
2 Lifeguard training course
The CnES Sport & Health team plan to offer a Lifeguard training course targeted at supporting staffing levels at the swimming pools in Lionel and Shawbost.
3 Spaceport 1 Environmental Impact Assessment
An additional hard copy of the Spaceport 1 Environmental Impact Assessment is available to view at Hosta Hall, Isle of North Uist.
4 DYW Outer Hebrides Hosts Careers Fair
Developing the Young Workforce Outer Hebrides is hosting a careers fair for Nicolson Institute pupils.
5 Budget Setting 2022/23
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has set its budget for 2022/23. The Comhairle agreed a Council Tax increase of 3%, or 69p per week for a Band D taxpayer. An amendment to freeze Council Tax was defeated by…
6 Local Government Elections
The Scottish Local Government Elections for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are taking place on Thursday 5 May 2022 to elect 29 Councillors in 11 wards.
7 People Urged to Respond to Ferry Online Surveys
Online surveys are being undertaken as part of research into the social and economic impacts of introducing additional sailings on the Sound of Harris (Berneray-Leverburgh) and Sound of Barra (Ardmhor-Eriskay)…
8 Contract for Lochmaddy Pier Improvement Works Awarded
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has awarded a £15.3m contract to civil engineering contractor George Leslie Ltd to carry out upgrade works at Lochmaddy Pier in North Uist.
9 Trading Standards Warning
Trading Standards at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are warning businesses across the Islands to be vigilant in relation to possible scams involving fake invoice requests sent by email to businesses across…
10 Comhairle unites to protest at no island appointments to CalMac Board
At its recent meeting Comhairle nan Eilean Siar unanimously supported a motion expressing disappointment at the lack of island based members appointed to the Calmac Board and supported a call for a review…
11 Urgent Action Needed on Ferries
With islands at crisis point as widespread chaos engulfs ferry services throughout the Inner and Outer Hebrides as a result of over runs in the Calmac dry docking schedule and the breakdown of MV Hebrides,…
12 Severe Weather – Yellow Warning
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind, covering the Western Isles, on Thursday 10th February. The warning is valid between 0300 and 1200 on Thursday.