The scale of the outbreak of Covid-19 on the isles of Barra and Vatersay is escalating rapidly. The latest update from NHS Western Isles Chief Executive Gordon Jamieson says there have been 17...

As part of the Connecting Scotland project, Western Isles Libraries have been allocated a number of Chromebook laptops.  These are to be gifted to digitally excluded families with children and care...

NHS Western Isles has taken the decision to offer a COVID-19 test to all individuals identified by Test and Protect as close contacts of positive cases on Barra.  This will help the NHS to...

South Uist - already the location for the biggest Covid-19 outbreak so far on the Western Isles - could be the focal point for an outbreak of deadly avian influenza. That's the fear following the...

If you have been contacted by Test and Protect and asked to self-isolate because of coronavirus (COVID-19), you may be eligible for the Self-Isolation Support Grant. You can apply at any time during...

Social enterprise in the Outer Hebrides has had a major boost with the naming of the Isle of Lewis and the Uists as Scottish ‘Social Enterprise Places’.  The recognition of the islands as hotspots...