Castlebay and Vatersay Community Council have been asked to report to the Scottish Government about the measures taken in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Anyone with concerns about the...

Virtual isolation across the Western Isles comes into force from midnight tonight (Sunday 29 March) as island airports move to a new emergency service. As of tomorrow (Monday) Highlands and Islands...

HIAL to close its airports to all but a skeleton air service, a decision which will affect Stornoway, Benbecula and Barra. MSP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Alasdair Allan said: “I think people in the...

Ferry travel is to be blocked to non-essential travellers, preventing visitors from arriving into the islands, First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has this afternoon (Sunday 22 March)...

A war of words broke out on Twitter yesterday (Monday March 23) after Isles MP Angus Brendan MacNeil publicly criticised councils across Scotland for keeping schools open and staffed. He said on...

As the preparations go on for the almost complete shutdown of schools throughout the Islands, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar says it is receiving a significant number of enquiries relating to criteria...