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)...

There’s been an impassioned plea for action – now – to defend Island businesses in the coronavirus crisis Island accountant John Moffat, who chairs the Outer Hebrides Chamber of Commerce yesterday...

Volunteer Centre Western Isles is working closely with its Third Sector Interface partners and the wider 3rd sector and public sector partners to support the response to COVID-19. We have four...

Face-to-face contact ended back on March 19 – doesn't that seem half an age ago – for staff and clients at the Western Isles Citizens Advice Service. But yesterday (March 28th) a spokesman said: "I...

As the coronavirus responses develop, we are aware that communities throughout the Western Isles are trying to gather together to coordinate support for people and businesses throughout their...

All face-to-face teaching at all centres of the University of Highlands and Islands - including Lews Castle College – will stop from 5pm on Friday 20 March to help reduce the risk of spread of...