CalMac has today (Tuesday February 22) announced awards of up to £2,000 each to charity groups across the Western Isles working to provide community services.  The awards are the latest to have...

Stornoway recording studio Wee Studio has hit the headlines today (Sunday 20 February), with recognition from The Scotsman newspaper of an initiative to gather Gaelic and traditional music out in...

A new, high-tech solution to protecting both grazing land and cows is being tried, tested and approved at An Lot in North Dell, where ‘geo-fencing’ is helping to manage the grazing of cattle in a...

While islanders look on and the rest of the UK is lashed by storms, it’s our stories of wild weather that are in demand next week as part of a continuing citizen science project. Làn Thìde emerged...

A long battle by social enterprise and community produce outlet Bùth Bharraigh has ended with them gaining the chance to buy their own premises.  The building which they are currently operating...

There's been a lot of talk recently about whether it was a good idea to have the islands run by a Council consisting entirely of older males…and some effort has been put into encouraging women to...

Students at Castlebay Community School have secured £3000 for the Uist and Barra Foodbank through the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI), supported by ferry operator CalMac. The S3 team, made...

As if Covid-19 scams, B52 nuclear bombers overhead, and vanishing ferries weren't enough to cope with, Island firms are now getting sent invoices from their own customers which are actually fake....