'Se amas a' phoileasaidh Gàidhlig anns an fharsaingeachd gum bì na h-Eileanan an Iar na coimhearsnachd dhà-chànanach far a bheil an aon ùghdarras aig a' Ghàidhlig agus a' Bheurla mar mheadhanan conaltraidh.
The overall aim of the Gaelic policy is that the Western Isles should be a bilingual community in which Gaelic and English have equal validity as the languages of communication.
On a thòisich a’ Chomhairle ann an 1975, tha i air a’ Ghàidhlig a chur air adhart ann an iomadh dòigh agus tha poileasaidh dà-chànanach air a bhith aig a’ Chomhairle on fhìor thoiseach.
Anns an Dàmhair 2004, dh’fhoillsich Comhairle nan Eilean Siar am poileasaidh Gàidhlig ath-sgrùdaichte aca. ‘S e amas a’ phoileasaidh anns an fharsaingeachd gum bi na h-Eileanan an Iar na coimhearsnachd dhà-chànanach far a bheil an aon ùghdarras aig a’ Ghàidhlig agus a’ Bheurla mar mheadhan conaltraidh.
Since the inception of the Council in 1975, Gaelic has been promoted in many ways and a bilingual policy has been in place since its inception.
In October 2004, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar their revised bilingual policy. The overall aim of the policy is that the Western Isles should be a bilingual community in which Gaelic and English have equal validity as the languages of communication.
The council may offer grants to clubs who can demonstrate a commitment to developing sporting opportunities for young people. Grants will be issued subject to the club meeting conditions laid down by the authority which may vary according to the nature of the club and the purpose of the grant.
The CnES Sport and Health Section offer Leisure and Learning Grants for sport-related activities, organisations and clubs throughout the Western Isles. For further information please contact Steven Munro on 01851 822785 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org (Lewis and Harris) or Christina McWilliams on 01870 603539 or by e-mail at email@example.com (Uist and Barra)
Provision of grants to local voluntary organisations. Grants are usually available for projects/organisations that meet the councils criteria and comply with the terms and conditions imposed on the issue of funding.