Uist is effectively entering voluntary lockdown after news yesterday (Sunday 27 September) of a significant increase in COVID-19 cases in South Uist. Businesses across North and South Uist,...

Nominations are being sought for Community Heroes in the Western Isles during the Covid-19 Crisis. As part of the Scotland Loves Local campaign, Scotland’s Towns Partnership is on the search for...

Western Isles athletes are digesting disappointing news after the announcement on Saturday (26 September) that the 2021 NatWest International Island Games will not go ahead. The games, set to be...

Four additional individuals in Uist have been confirmed as positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 infection.  This brings the total number of people identified as having the virus in Uist to...

Schools throughout Uist are being kept closed tomorrow (Monday September 28) and for at least the following two days as the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak focused in South Uist spreads.  There are...

Amid the debate about Covid-19, a statement frequently made is that ‘it’s just like flu.’ But which flu… the mild cases of flu which the majority of people are familiar with or the deadly outbreak...