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Plans are being made to commemorate 100 years since the Whalebone Arch was erected at Lakefield in North Bragar.

Urras Coimhearsnachd Bhràdhagair agus Àrnoil (UCBA) is working closely with the family of Murdo Morrison who had the arch erected outside the family home in 1922 following the beaching of a blue whale at Geodha Nam Muc on the West Side of Lewis in 1920.

The Whalebone Arch is a major tourism landmark on the West Side and is visited by thousands of people every year.

A programme of events is planned to take place from 1 – 6 August and a group of pupils from Sgoil Shiaboist visited Grinneabhat in Bragar recently to present their selection of posters which will be included in an exhibition centred around the story and history of the Whalebone Arch.

The Grinneabhat Community Programme is supported by The Robertson Trust, Western Isles Development Trust, HIE, Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Community Land Scotland.