The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Western Isles has risen to five, all on the Isle of Lewis. This was announced at 21.42 tonight (Tuesday April 7) by Western Isles NHS Chief...

Scottish Government ministers have today (Tuesday 7 April) said that they ‘reserve the right to intervene’ in the planning process for a vertical launch commercial spaceport in North Uist. The...

Stornoway police are asking for public help in identifying a thief who took a lawnmower from a home in Point at the end of last month. The petrol lawnmower was last seen at the house in Druim...

NHS Western Isles is launching a ‘Virtual Visiting’ service for hospital inpatients. The service, which officially launches tomorrow (Wednesday 8 April), is available seven days a week between 2pm...

MV Loch Seaforth coming into Stornoway this weekend, while MV Isle of Lewis was tied up for shelter from strong winds (Chris Murray). Food from CalMac ferries which would shortly be out of its...

The Lewis and Harris cruise season cannot now start and could be postponed indefinitely due to the international situation with the Covid-19 virus.The port of Stornoway is in lockdown, with a...