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Highway robbery

November 3, 2009 News Editor

The current fuel duty regime is hampering the haulage industry’s efforts to recover from the economic downturn, it has been claimed. A recent increase in […]

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EC backs ferry subsidies

November 3, 2009 News Editor

The way ferry services to the western isles are subsidised does not breach competition laws, EC chiefs have ruled. The decision follows a review of […]

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Spinningdale removed from St Kilda

September 8, 2009 News Editor

The vessel which ran aground on St Kilda during winter storms in February 2008, has been successfully dismantled and removed from the Dual World Heritage […]

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Community Open Day at Gaelic College

September 7, 2009 News Editor

The Gaelic College Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Sleat on the Isle of Skye is inviting the public to its community open day on Thursday, September […]

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Christian Party leader criticises Sunday ferries

September 6, 2009 News Editor

The leader of the Scottish Christian Party has criticised the Sunday ferry newly introduced between Stornoway and Ullapool. The Rev. George Hargreaves has been reported […]

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Western Isles historic attractions draws tourists

September 5, 2009 News Editor

The Western Isles attracted a substantial increase in visitor numbers this year, especially in regards to its historic attractions and ancient churches such as St […]

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New Hebridean whisky

September 3, 2009 News Editor

The iconic whisky distillery Ardbeg – which has won the coveted World Whisky of the Year title two years running – announces the launch of […]

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Scotland The Brave ?

June 16, 2009 News Editor

By Greigg Adams Last autumn the national press were fascinated by a practical joke when some Hebridean jokers rowed out the craning in the middle […]

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Golden eagle watch

June 9, 2009 News Editor

Looks like mum, is bringing home ‘the bacon’, or should that be rabbit, for this golden eagle chick which has now reached six weeks old […]

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Over 17,000 hebrides islanders emigrated

June 6, 2009 News Editor

A programme to identify how many Hebridean islanders quit their homelands for new opportunities abroad has revealed more than 17,000 people made this decision. The […]

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Marine eye candy at Stornoway Harbour

June 4, 2009 News Editor

By Annie Smith With its towering three masts striking against an evening sky the magnificent three masted tall ship, ‘Gunilla’ graced Stornoway Harbour yesterday (Wednesday) […]

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Hebrides whisky attract’s wide interest

May 28, 2009 News Editor

By Greigg Adams A limited edition bottle of Kilchoman Distillery’s first ever single malt from cask number one, filled in December 2005, was sold at […]

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Logging on to ‘Bebo’ Gaelic

February 12, 2009 News Editor

IT’S NOT pants! Or rather we should say “Drathais”, as Gaelic takes a large leap into the land of teen-talk. The language may have been […]

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Islanders voting on Hebrides park status

February 10, 2009 News Editor

Islanders on Harris in the Western Isles are being balloted on whether they want to pursue national park status.Hebrides news today can confirm The island’s […]

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The past comes to life

February 9, 2009 News Editor

WESTERN ISLES museums – Museum nan Eilean and the Comainn Eachdraidh are taking part in a project entitled ‘Lewis at War, 1939-1960’, a new oral […]