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Friday 31st January

Press Release - Two bus services in Harris have been temporarily withdrawn.

Two bus services in Harris have been temporarily withdrawn. The Comhairle is looking at making alternative arrangements...

EDIC - Newsletters

January Newsletter Added

Licensing - Occasional Licences

Occasional Licences updated...

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction - Local Housing Allowance

Highland & Isles LHA Rates 2014/15 updated...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: Erasmus+ Webinars
Article: Creative Europe - Calls for Proposals online under the new support programme for Europe's cultural and creative sectors from 2014.

Thursday 30th January

Press Release - Agencies On Weather Alert

The multi-agency Emergency Planning Group for the Western Isles, WIEPCG, met today to discuss the severe weather forecast for the Islands on Friday 31st January and Saturday 1st February...

Committees

February 2014 Series: Urgent items for Education & Children's Services, Sustainable Development, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Environment & Protective Services committees...

Press Release - 16 & 17 year olds to vote on Carloway Estate Buyout

At the public consultation meeting regarding the possible buyout of Carloway Estate, held in Breasclete Community Centre on Wednesday 29th January 2014, it was unanimously agreed to extend the voting age for the forthcoming ballot to include 16 and 17 year olds...

Building Standards - Forms

Buiding warrant and completion certificate forms updated...

Wednesday 29th January

Committees

February 2014 Series: Agendas for Education & Children's Services, Sustainable Development, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Environment & Protective Services committees...

Press Release - Cllr. Archie Campbell Steps Down as Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee

The Leader and the Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have paid tribute to the work of Cllr. Archie Campbell who has stepped down as Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee...

Education & Children's Services - Holidays

Scheme of School Attendance 2014/15 added...

Tuesday 28th January

Committees - Environment and Protective Services Minutes

Minutes of November 2013 Series...

Lewis & Harris Sports Council

Physical Activity Directory updated...

Monday 27th January

Planning Service - Development Management (Planning Applications)

Approved Scheme of Delegation 2013 (Local Developments) document updated...

Library Service

New books...

Community Care and Criminal Justice : Blue Badge

Eligibility Criteria updated...

Friday 24th January

Lews Castle Grounds Regeneration - Volunteering Opportunity

Following a successful grant application to the Heritage Lottery Fund under the Parks for People programme, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and the Stornoway Trust are developing detailed plans for restoring and improving the Lews Castle Grounds. Volunteering is an important part of the project...

Active Schools - Castle Grounds 5k Fundraiser

Western Isles Island Games Association: Details and application forms for the 5K fundraiser on Saturday 1st of February 2014...

Thursday 23 January

Planning Service - Extant Applications

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices updated...

Wednesday 22nd January

Library Service - Public Holiday and Closure Dates

Public Holiday and Closure Dates for 2014...

Wednesday 22nd January

Press Release - NOTICE OF ELECTION

A Ballot is to be held of all Electors within the Carloway Estate area where electors will be asked whether they would be in favour of Carloway Estate Trust (Urras Oigreachd Chàrlabhaigh) buying the Carloway Estate, including the sporting and mineral rights, from the current landowner...

Press Release - Training Opportunities within the Harris Tweed Industry  

As demand for Harris Tweed continues, a new training programme has been developed to ensure traditional skills are maintained within the industry.  The training opportunities, focused on the sustainable growth of the industry, are funded by the European Social Fund, Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Harris Tweed Industry...

Tuesday 21st January

Committees - Minutes

November 2013 Series: Minutes for following committees; Audit & Scrutiny, Transportation & Infrastructure, Human Resources, Comhairle, Policy & Resources, Environment & Protective Services, Health & Social Care, Education & Children's Services, Sustainable Development and Transportation & Infrastructure...

Monday 20th January

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: VIDEO CONTEST  -  We are Europe. Every day. 
Article: Consultation regarding the Preparation of a Draft of the non technical summary of the Environmental Report.

Friday 17th January

Planning Service - Extant Applications

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices updated...

Thursday 16th January

Building Warrant Applications - Performance Indicators

Performance Indicators updated...

Wednesday 15th January

Western Isles Biodiversity - Progress Reports

Progress Report updated...

Tuesday 14th January

Active Schools

Contacts and resources documents updated...

Sport and Health - Introduction

Contacts updated...

Zero Waste Western Isles - Newsletters

Winter newsletter added...

Monday 13th January

Press Release - Donald S. Murray Event at Stornoway Library

Western Isles Libraries welcomes author, poet, journalist, playwright and teacher, Donald S. Murray for an evening of readings, anecdotes and chat on Wednesday 22 January 2014, at 7pm...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: Consultation on the European Tourism of the Future.
Article: Open Consultation on Regulatory and Administrative Framework on Tourism Businesses, Public Administrations, and other Tourism Stakeholders in the EU.

Executive Office - Corporate Policy - Public Performance Reporting

Public Performance Calendar 2014 updated

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais - Timetables

Lane Swimming Timetable updated

Friday 10th January

Press Release - Cold Callers

Consumers are being warned to be cautious if they receive phone calls from companies offering assistance in applying for the Governmentĺs Green Deal Scheme...

Press Release - Community Council Elections

The Comhairle is seeking nominations for election to the Community Councils listed below. Any person whose name appears on the Electoral Register...

Press Release - Our Island Our Future - Consultation Meetings

The Comhairle is holding a series of Consultation Meetings throughout the Western Isles next week, starting on Tuesday 14th January...

Thursday 9th January

Press Release - Youth Employment Scotland (Yes) Fund

An update to the YES fund eligibility rules has recently been made.  Now, all jobs created on or before 31 March 2014 will be eligible to receive the full subsidy cost of 50% of the National Minimum Wage for up to 26 weeks from Scottish Government, if the young person remains in the job...

Western Isles Island Games Association - Castle Grounds 5K Fundraiser

The Natwest Island Games is a great opportunity for our local talented athletes to compete at an elite international competition and you can help to raise funds to support our athletes by participating in the Castle Grounds 5K...

Election Office - Community Council Elections

An Election is to be held for the return of Community Councillors...

Education & Children's Services - Consultations

Eriskay School and North Uist Schools Consultation Reports...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices updated...

Wednesday 8th January

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Timetable

Spring timetable: Monday 6th January - Friday 28th March 2014...

Monday 6th January

Technical Services - Monitoring (Clisham Camera)

Clisham camera operational...