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...

Cairinis mobile library and Taigh Chearsabhagh have bagged two spots on Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage’s annual week-long tour of UK libraries. There are only nine dates, and the Uists join...

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...

Bosom Buddies, the weekly local breastfeeding support group led by NHS Western Isles, has restarted. Whatever way local mums choose to feed their baby is their decision, but it is also important...

Obsolete BT phone boxes are to be repurposed for community use under a new initiative by the North Uist & Benbecula Locality Planning Partnership. The phone boxes, victims of the mobile phone...

North Uist Distillery is toasting 2022 by making all ten of their employees into shareholders in the company. The distillery has earned a reputation for being a progressive and forward-looking...

A former HIE industrial estate on Grimsay is poised to become a new sea salt production facility. The proposal being mooted by local businessman Duncan Griffiths is to install two polytunnels at...