1 Comhairle Convener Chairs Final Meeting After 42 Years of Service
Comhairle Convener, Norman A. Macdonald, chaired his final meeting of the Comhairle yesterday, Wednesday 9th March, having indicated that he will not be looking to return in the Local Government elections…
2 Eat Safe Awards
Trianaid Care Home has been awarded an Eat Safe Award.
The Eat Safe Award is granted by the Environmental Health Service of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in conjunction with Food Standards Scotland. The …
3 Radio 4’s The Museums That Make Us
Neil MacGregor, former Director of the British Museum, will be in conversation with Museum & Tasglann nan Eilean staff in this week’s episode of a new Radio 4 programme The Museums that Make Us. Neil…
4 Youth Climate Action Group Western Isles
At the end of February 2022, in the shadow of the Salisbury Crags and Arthur’s Seat, young people from across Scotland met to discuss the topic on all of their minds – climate change.
5 Crown Estate Revenues Fund – Year 3
Support for Community Projects
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has announced £1.2 million of grants from Crown Estate revenues funding to support community projects across the Western Isles.
6 Get Involved in Apprenticeship Week
This week Comhairle nan Eilean Siar joins DYW Outer Hebrides to celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2022.
7 Chairman of Anti-Poverty Group Calls for Urgent Discussions
The Chairman of the Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership Anti-Poverty Group, Cllr Angus McCormack, has described the cessation of insulation measures in the Western Isles as ‘devastating news’.
8 Sgeama Greis Gnìomhachais nan Oileanach 2022
In conjunction with Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are offering an opportunity to students with Gaelic skills to be employed for ten weeks during summer 2022 in the Western Isles with organisations…
9 Surplus topsoil applications
Following a pause in surplus topsoil applications during the winter months, the Comhairle will once again be taking applications from Monday, 7 March, just in time for spring planting or any other potential…
10 Government Legislation Risks Increasing Fuel Poverty and Loss of Island Jobs
The Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Roddie Mackay, has written to the Scottish Government to express deep concern at the cessation of all activity relating to insulation works in the Western Isles…
11 Proud to support Scotland’s Census
Scotland’s Census is the official count of every person and household in the country.
It usually takes place every 10 years. The census asks questions about people’s age, sex, home and living situation,…
12 Athlete Travel Award Scheme 2022/23
The Islands Athlete Travel Award Scheme allows up to 8 Elite athletes from the Outer Hebrides the opportunity to benefit from the program designed to support travel costs in the islands.