Comhairle Welcomes Judicial Review Appeal Decision

February 6, 2013 News Editor

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is pleased to note that an appeal by the Scottish Government against a judicial review decision which backed Comhairle nan Eilean […]


February 5, 2013 News Editor

Stornoway Port Authority will be holding an Open Day on Friday 8th February 2013 to share proposals for the next stage of the Inner Harbour Regeneration […]

“MSP Highlights Home Heat Helpline”

February 4, 2013 News Editor

Rhoda Grant MSP, Shadow Minister for Energy, is campaigning this month to raise awareness of the 6.5 Million U.K. households that are estimated to be […]

Winter Maintenance Operations and Policy

February 4, 2013 News Editor

The last week has seen a recurrence of wintery conditions across the Western Isles and the Comhairle wishes to remind communities and households in the […]

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Year of Natural Scotland 2013

January 28, 2013 News Editor

FOURTEEN projects offering opportunities to engage with natural surroundings in innovative and exciting ways, are to receive a share of more than ÂŁ500,000, as part […]

Construction begins at Arnish Business Park

January 21, 2013 News Editor

One of Scotland’s key renewable energy manufacturing sites in the Outer Hebrides is being further developed to create a leading location for potential developers. Construction […]

Outer Hebrides set for tourism boost as VisitScotland launches its Big April Adventures

January 21, 2013 News Editor

VisitScotland has launched its biggest ever nature-focused tourism drive, highlighting the country’s natural environment and designed to get the Scottish population out of their armchairs and […]

Investigation into the distribution of road fuels in the Western Isles

January 18, 2013 News Editor

 OFT launch a formal investigation into the distribution of road fuels in the Western Isles of Scotland by GB Oils Limited (‘GB Oils’). The investigation […]

Scotland’s biodiversity vital to our tourism sector

January 18, 2013 News Editor

Jamie McGrigor, Highlands & Islands MSP and the Scottish Conservative Environment Spokesman argued today that Scotland’s biodiversity is vital for Scotland’s tourism sector. Jamie was […]

Highlands and Islands Press Ball chair awarded Barron Trophy for services to journalism

January 14, 2013 News Editor

THE chair of the Highlands and Islands Press Ball Committee – John Ross – has won the Barron Trophy in recognition of organising the prestigious […]


January 8, 2013 News Editor

Western Isles  MP, Angus B MacNeil has expressed serious concern over the impact on the islands of Royal Mail privatisation. The SNP have called upon […]

Sir E Scott School Goes Virtual!

January 3, 2013 News Editor

Six became seven, when first year gaelic medium pupils attending Sir E Scott School welcomed a new addition into the fold. As part of a […]

Flame shell reef discovery

December 28, 2012 News Editor

A huge colony of an elusive and brightly coloured shellfish species – numbering at least 100 million – has been revealed in coastal waters in […]

UK and Scottish Governments have secured much improved deal for Scottish fishing communities.

December 20, 2012 News Editor

Jamie McGrigor, Highlands & Islands Conservative MSP and the Scottish Conservative Fisheries Spokesman has said this morning that the outcome of the annual EU Fisheries […]