Barra’s annual 5k, 10k and half marathon road race has been cancelled for the second year, as lingering uncertainty over coronavirus restrictions prevails. Organisers announced yesterday that the...

A new environmental charity is launched across the highlands and islands today (Wednesday March 3) with the sole aim of encouraging community-based projects which will restore and regenerate the...

More than 50 per cent of adults in the Western Isles have now received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, says NHS Western Isles. This gives the islands the highest vaccination rate in...

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar today (Wednesday February 24) joins a range of community representatives in the islands in formally rejecting proposals from Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland...

Rockets could be launched from a new Spaceport 1 in North Uist within this year, according to an application which has gone before the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The CAA are considering a...

Emergency services fielded reports of a ‘green flare’ over the Western Isles last night, as amateur astronomers were preoccupied with the landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. Stornoway...