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A new beacon has been completed and activated in the Sound of Harris by the Northern Lighthouse Board.

The mast and lighting station was completed and installed in the waters between Berneray and North Uist by Leask Marine Ltd, who were at the site for two weeks earlier this summer.

The construction team had to work around weather conditions and the ferry timetable to construct a concrete plinth underwater.

The mast was then lifted into position and secured within the concrete foundation.

Pictures show the new beacon under construction and in position (Leask Marine Ltd).