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Police Scotland has confirmed that their innovative motorbike training course is scheduled for Saturday, June 17.

The Rider Refinement course will be based at Stornoway Fire Station on Robertson Road.

The course aims to raise awareness of the importance of road safety and make riders think of the personal consequences of taking risks.

Led by police motorcyclists and accompanied by an Institute of Advance Motorists observer, the course will look at key risk factors and provide riders with the knowledge and skills to be safer.

The course involves demonstration rides and observed rides with feedback from officers, vehicle examination checks of riders’ bikes and safety checks that should be carried out before any journey.

However, places are limited and must be booked in advance by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..