The RNLI’s Barra island lifeboat station is looking for volunteers to join the all-weather lifeboat crew, saving lives at sea from Castlebay. There’s been an all-weather lifeboat in Barra since...

Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band are now more than halfway to their fundraising target to attend The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships in March. They are hoping to raise £5000 to cover the travel...

The community-backed Bùth Bharraigh in Castlebay is entering a new chapter – with a major public appeal for £6000 in funds to develop their work that has been going from strength to strength since...

The Screen Machine mobile cinema is on its way to Uist, full of the latest hit movies. It is due in Carinish Hall car park on Thursday, February 9 and will show Matilda the Musical and The Banshees...

Gaelic short-film competition FilmG has announced its nominees, with filmmakers from the Isle of Barra and the Isle of Skye, and previous FilmG stalwarts all making strong impressions. Faced with a...

WIRED, the leading US tech and science magazine, has named Barra’s Traigh Mor one of the world’s top 10 extreme runways. Barra was selected from among the 41,000 airports worldwide as having a...

Imagine the excitement of seeing a product that you brought into existence, being stocked in one of the UK’s premium food stores. Now imagine that you stop into a branch to see it for yourself –...

The Isle of Barra Distillers – makers of the award-winning Barra Atlantic Gin – have signed a deal that will see the gin sold at 120 Waitrose & Partners stores across the UK. “This is a massive...