Western Isles Libraries were today (Friday 13 January) celebrating two decades of dedication to readers, as mobile librarian Donald Ewen Morrison marked his 20th work anniversary. Donald Ewen...

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 UK Government announcement on energy price support for smaller businesses is a major blow to island businesses, says the Federation of Small Businesses’ Highlands & Islands Development...

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...

Barra councillor Kenneth Maclean has launched an interactive map to flag up infrastructure repairs and improvements on the island. The public map is hosted at Google Maps and can be used by...

There’s a distinct whiff of dèja vu about a new novel published today (Tuesday, January 3). It’s a richly atmospheric thriller called 'The blackhouse' set on an isolated Scottish island where...

The Yellow weather alert for ice in the Western isles has been extended into tomorrow (Monday January 2, 2023)  The alert covers all the Western Isles. Rain, sleet and snow is expected to ease...

His Majesty The King has appointed Donald Martin, DL, a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in His Majesty’s first New Year Honours List. The Royal Victorian Order is a dynastic order of...