Facing criticism on social media and elsewhere, NHS Western Isles has responded with a strongly worded statement, particularly in relation to the source of the Covid-19 outbreak in Stornoway and the...

Little did any of us think when we wished each other a Happy New Year at the end of last year that 2020 would turn out as it has. We have encountered a year like no other, where we have all been...

NHS Western Isles and the band Peat & Diesel are reminding islanders to keep safe and avoid unnecessary risks, particularly in light of the recently announced holiday guidance from the Scottish...

NHS Western Isles has received a stinging rebuke from Barra’s GPs over the ‘needless alarm and concern’ caused over future provision of medical cover out-of-hours and at St Brendan’s Hospital. A...

A message in a bottle dropped from a fishing boat off Newfoundland was swept on to the west shore of the Isle of Barra yesterday (Saturday 5 December) – and picked up by a dog. The discovery, just...

Ferry company Caledonian MacBrayne has issued a reminder to passengers on safe practice when travelling, as new Scottish Government protection measures become law tomorrow (Friday 20 November). A...