A fixed penalty issued by police yesterday morning (Thursday 14 January) marks a change in local policing using powers granted under the Coronavirus Act. A 32-year-old woman was issued with a fixed...

Staff at Stornoway’s health centre managed to stick to their yearly support for the SSPCA – despite being in the middle of a nationwide health crisis. The Scottish SPCA yesterday (Thursday 14...

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP Rhoda Grant and Conservative MSP Donald Cameron have joined forces to secure a meeting with Deloitte, the BiFab administrators, to discuss future options for the...

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar yesterday (Thursday January 14) issued payments of £40 per child to parents of children who are entitled to Free School Meals.  This is to support them during the current...

The shattering effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on island aspirations and community development is disclosed by a new report. This study, originally set up to investigate potential ‘gaps’ in support...

South Uist - already the location for the biggest Covid-19 outbreak so far on the Western Isles - could be the focal point for an outbreak of deadly avian influenza. That's the fear following the...