The Isle of Barra is to become an international carbon neutral trailblazer, according to a Scottish Government plan announced yesterday (17 May) by rural affairs minister Mairi Gougeon MSP. Barra...

Barra mariner Iain Macneil is back on dry land, after setting a new world first circumnavigation of the world’s southern oceans. Iain and his crew sailed into Lanzarote’s Puerto Calero harbour on...

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee runs from the 2 to 5 June 2022 - and on the Western Isles, the Ness district is leading the way in recognising the event. And there's a need to register events and...

Do you have an innovative technological solution that could help reduce anxiety?  IT4Anxiety aims to support the implementation of innovative solutions through start-ups with the objective of...

High winds and low cloud over the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye left the Skye Mountain Rescue Team unable to call in helicopter assistance from Stornoway in recent days. On Thursday afternoon the...

A total of £5000 has been awarded for youth projects throughout the Western Isles.  The Youth Local Action Group (YLAG) project aimed to test, explore, and identify the most appropriate, inclusive,...

The Western Isles Citizens Advice Service is looking for new volunteers.WICAS operates across the Western Isles from four offices, located in Castlebay in Barra; Liniclate in Benbecula; Tarbert in...

Groups in Uist and Barra have benefited from awards made by the CalMac Community Fund. The latest round of the Fund, delivered in partnership with Foundation Scotland, welcomed applications...