A long-awaited, Covid-delayed exhibition of contemporary "Oil Paintings of the Outer Hebrides", the colours of which were inspired by the traditional island tweeds, is getting under way soon in...

The use of antibiotics to treat human diseases and promote a imbalance growth is spreading bacteria resistant to common antibiotics throughout the oceans – providing a threat of unknown size to...

Piping Live! will return this summer with a calendar of in-person and virtual events from Saturday August 6 – Sunday August 14. The world’s biggest piping festival celebrates its return to the full...

The MV Hebrides - only just returned from emergency repairs after an incident involving the pier at Lochmaddy - is now having to run additional services to cope with new challenges facing those...

The Scottish Liberal Democrat Party yesterday (Thursday May 26) issued a major media release to announce that crofter and former Royal Navy engineer Jamie Dobson will be their candidate for Sgir...

With just eight days to go until the extended bank holiday planned for the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, celebration plans in the islands are slowly building to create a varied...

With a massive outbreak of déja vu, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has today (Thursday May 19) called for the chartering of MV Pentalina  to cope with the crisis facing Uist with both its mainland ferry...

This morning there are no mainland ferry services from Uist to the mainland at all.  And Harris only has a tidally affected service from Leverburgh.  The ferry service from Lochboisdale was...