A hill fire which burnt through most of the night last night (Monday 30 March) appears to have been deliberately set, despite a recent warning to suspend muirburn during the COVID-19 epidemic. The...

Planning applications, the Uists, March 27 The following planning applications are pending consideration by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.  All information and accompanying documents are publicly...

Following a request by NHS Western Isles to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar — and given the limited resources on Barra and Vatersay and its distance from hospital resources — it has been agreed, as a...

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...

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...

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...