SCOTLAND’s firefighters are calling on communities to help stop preventable deaths in house fires – by making a five-minute phone call. Make the Call is a hard-hitting appeal to carers, family,...

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has awarded over £50,000 to communities across the Highlands and Islands to support the response to the coronavirus crisis. Among 27 projects...

In keeping with many NHS Western Isles services, the Dental Department will soon be increasing services. Social Distancing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) rules have meant that, over the...

For Western Isles residents who develop symptoms of COVID-19 infection, a local phoneline – 01851 601151 - has been launched to help them book a test. The Scottish Government’s Test and Protect...

West coast ferry operator CalMac is to further extend its essential travel only timetable until at least 30 June. No future bookings will be taken until after this date as the company continues to...

A major change to Scottish Government policy on support for Bed & Breakfast operators during the coronavirus crisis is being welcomed in the Western Isles. Rhoda Grant MSP says: “This is a...