A report is to be commissioned into the future needs and costs of the Stornoway abattoir, after it was raised as an issue at the Comhairle’s budget meeting yesterday (Tuesday 23 February). Members...

Two Stornoway-based police constables were named for bravery and meritorious conduct, in a national Police Scotland awards ceremony on Friday (19 February). PCs Lisa MacPherson and Davie Fraser...

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) Young Crofters group hosted a session yesterday (Wednesday February 17)  to find solutions to the difficulties in getting access to crofts and was inundated...

Enrolment week for the new intake of Primary 1 pupils is usually a busy one, with school offices preparing enrolment packs, appointments being made for parents to visit their local schools, and...

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have chosen Neil Mitchison as their candidate for the Western Isles in the next Scottish Parliament election.  Neil, a Gaelic speaker from Kintyre who spent many...

Wearing gloves when shopping – whether as customer or a salesperson – is increasing the risk spreading Covid-19…not reducing it, warns NHS Western Isles. When used in clinical or hospital settings,...