The time spent in hospital by patients undergoing joint replacements in the Western Isles has been reduced - and everyone's happier.  NHS Western Isles has introduced a nurse-led Arthroplasty...

On Tuesday June 14 the Lewis and Harris Youth Pipe Band headed off on a tour of the mainland with the Lewis and Harris Youth Concert Band. This was made possible with funding from Scottish Schools...

Expectant mothers in the Western Isles are being supported to express colostrum - or first milk - before their babies are born, both to get used to the idea and to build up a reserve of the vital...

Coastguard staff and volunteers past and present are this week [Monday 13-Friday 17 June] joining together in the Hebrides to mark 200 years of keeping people safe in some of the most remote...

Last week (Wednesday June 8) saw the end of an era in Loganair, with the retirement of the longest-serving member of their team. Janet MacLean joined the airline on 7 March 1984, and in her role as...

With yet more ferry sailings between Tarbert and Uig cancelled today (Sunday June 12) while repairs are made to MV Hebrides, the people trying to use that often fully-booked route are getting a...

With The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS), the country’s largest teaching union, taking aim at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's e-Sgoil project, which had been widely praised over recent years,...

Erect a house  Planning consent is being sought to build a two-bedroom home at 13A Cleat, Castlebay. The applicant is Paul MacPhee of 11A Cleat. The proposed dwelling is earmarked for an 1145...