BBC ALBA’s long-running Gaelic drama series Bannan has been picked up for a North American launch by streaming service MHz. Announced by producers Young Films and the sales distributors,...

Emergency services fielded reports of a ‘green flare’ over the Western Isles last night, as amateur astronomers were preoccupied with the landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. Stornoway...

Two island businesses are well on the way to a much greener future, after getting support for their environmental efforts from a Government grant scheme. Essence of Harris and Sandwick Bay Candles...

Because of positive cases of COVID-19 in Western Isles Hospital, the decision has been taken to temporarily restrict visiting while contact tracing is under way. Until further notice, visiting will...

As all our readers should know, we are now all on Level 4 of Scotland's Coronavirus restrictions. Only Orkney and Shetland, and a handful of smaller islands, remain in Level 3. For the last three...

A controversial plan to merge headships of island secondary schools, leaving the Isle of Harris with no head teacher based in the community, was roundly rejected by a special meeting of Western...