Publishing is one of the areas of work badly hit by the COVID-19 crisis –and Stornoway-based publishers Acair are not immune to the crisis gripping the industry. The Gaelic publishing company Acair...

A series of projects across the islands which include development of new fisheries, boat repair yards, marine tourism businesses, a cockle survey and a Blue Fin Tuna Tagging and Release scheme have...

A new bridge for Bernera, which could be completed as early as January 2021, might serve the island for a lifespan of 30 years, councillors heard today (Wednesday 23 September). But there are...

Island cat rescue group WISCK (Western Isles Support for Cats and Kittens) is looking for someone with a big heart, prepared to make a little space in their lives for a big cat. Foster cat Patch...

A mysterious substance, apparently thrown up by the sea, has caused disfiguring stains to the area around the new Iolaire memorial site at Holm. The inky stains, with a distinct splatter pattern,...

A pet goose who brought love through lockdown to a family in Tong has had to be put to sleep after a savage attack by a dog in their own garden. The Smith family put out an appeal on the Tong...