Constructing a 600MW electricity interconnector to the Western Isles would cost consumers just 4p more per household per year than the 450MW option.

Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus MacNeil continues to engage with Ofgem who recently announced their minded-to position of favouring a 450MW link over a 600MW.

As part of that engagement Mr MacNeil asked Ofgem for figures on what the two options would mean for household bills and learned that the 600MW would mean just 4p per household per year more than the 450MW option.

A century ago the founding members of the villages of Upper Coll and Gress gathered in peaceful protest and planted potatoes to mark the land of these villages as theirs.

Yesterday (Saturday April 13) their descendants gathered together to commemorate the efforts of those men who fought to secure the land and homes fit for heroes they had been promised once the fighting of World War One came to an end.

A newly established Isle of Harris brewer has reached the finals of the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards.

Calum Bennett is one of three finalists in the Young Talent of the Year category.