Around 80 people are in self-isolation on Lewis and Harris as the impact of the latest Covid-19 outbreak expands.   And while the self-isolation period is now 10 days, the clock is reset each time...

The top four beaches in Europe are all on islands – and one of those is in the Western Isles. That’s the verdict of the definitive travel guide Lonely Planet, which has published its top 20...

A roadside takeaway in Harris yesterday (Thursday 4 March) made it into the top ten places to buy a takeaway picnic in the UK. The Guardian newspaper listing – alongside North African and Indian...

Rockets could be launched from a new Spaceport 1 in North Uist within this year, according to an application which has gone before the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The CAA are considering a...

Greylag goose shooting began yesterday (Monday 1 March) as part of the Lewis and Harris goose management project. Volunteer teams across Lewis and Harris will be active throughout March and April,...

You can’t beat a cracking picture of a beautiful Western Isles beach – unless it’s with another cracking picture of a beautiful Western Isles beach. Happy snappers around the islands are being...