The following planning applications are pending consideration by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.  All information and accompanying documents are publicly available on the CnES website.

Extension, Castlebay

Fiona Ferguson of The Sheiling, Castlebay, has applied for planning permission to build a lean-to property to the gable end of the house at The Sheiling, Castlebay.

New house build, Northbay

Theresa Irving of Ultima Thule, Bayherivagh, Northbay has applied for planning permission to build a house complete with septic tank and new access at 10 Bayherivagh, Northbay.

The house is to consist of 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a kitchen/dining area, lounge and utility room. 


The UK Government’s Seasonal Workers Pilot scheme to be extended to include the fishing industry.

That's the view of Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus B MacNeil who is writing to Home Secretary Sajid Javid calling for this change.

Islanders throughout the Outer Hebrides are being encouraged to join in a consultation about the future for their communities.
This supports the development of the National Islands Plan as set out in Part 2 of the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018.