SNP MSP Alasdair Allan said on social media today that he was "delighted to see the first woman elected to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar for some years is the SNP’s Sue Thomson, representing the islands...

UHI Outer Hebrides - formerly Lews Castle College – say they want "to assure all current and future students that we are working hard to support them throughout the current national strike. "We are...

Isle of North Uist Pollution prevention permit Whiteshore Cockles Ltd. of Kyles, Paible, has submitted a planning application for a pollution prevention permit to the Comhairle. The application...

Woodland Trust, Director for Scotland, Alastair Seaman visited a number of planted woodland schemes in the Western Isles last week.  The visit, which was co-ordinated by Project Advisers, Viv...

A visit to the Western Isles by European seafood buyers has been hailed a success by island businesses today (Thursday 10 March). Seafood Scotland hosted a week-long tasting trip to the islands for...

The Eriskay Pony Society is celebrating 50 years of preserving the island’s unique indigenous pony A handful of islanders established “The Association for the Preservation and Development of the...

Creative Connections Western Isles – An Lanntair’s visual arts workshops for the Over 60s throughout the islands – returns with a new series of classes starting this month. Open to anyone who feels...

If you are at a loose end and wish to try something new, there’s currently no shortage of volunteering opportunities in Uist. No matter your age or skill set, it appears there is a volunteer...