The ferry serving the route across the Sound of Barra was brought to a halt yesterday (Thursday 21 January), after a crew member tested positive for Covid-19. MV Loch Alainn was taken from the...

HM Coastguard will continue to provide support to NHS Western Isles this weekend, and every weekend until the outbreak in Barra is considered to be under control, it was announced this morning...

Fines for breaches of Covid regulations multiply if the offence is repeated, as one offender has discovered today (Friday 22 January). A man aged 22 and a woman aged 32 were charged with breach of...

HM Coastguard came in for particular praise today (Thursday January 21) for their “mission-critical” assistance after a “fairly last-minute request” for assistance to enable the mass vaccination...

A new exciting virtual exhibition ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ has been launched in the Outer Hebrides by Museum & Tasglann nan Eilean, the museum and archive service of Comhairle nan Eilean...

Ishbel MacAulay from Lewis had the first scheduled appointment at the COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic at the Lewis Sports Centre in Stornoway today (Thursday January 21). Ishbel, aged 80, is...