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Friday 29th January

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

Notice No. 01/2016 Loch Erisort added ...

Consumer and Environmental Services - Annual Service Plan and Quarterly Monitoring

Service Plan 2015/16 Monitoring : Quarter 3 added ...

Press Release : Lews Castle Museum and Archive Writer’s residency launched as part of Bealach and Between Islands

Author Kevin MacNeil has been working in partnership with Lews Castle Museum and Archive as part of the Bealach creative writing commission...

Thursday 28th January

Press Release : Severe Weather - Disruption to Services

The multi-agency Emergency Planning Group for the Western Isles, WIEPCG, met today at 1:30pm to discuss the severe weather forecast for the Islands on Friday 29th January 2016. High winds are expected with gusts of up to 80mph. An amber warning has been issued...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Wednesday 27th January

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Adult Swimming Lessons added...

Outer Hebrides Child Protection

Local Documents & Resources - Western Isles Inter-Agency Child Protection Procedures updated ...

Press Release - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Budget Consultation Deadline

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s budget consultation ends on Friday 29th January 2016...

Press Release - Outer Hebrides Meet The Funder Roadshow 2016

The Outer Hebrides LEADER and EMFF Local Action Groups, in co-operation with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Regeneration Team, have organised an ‘Outer Hebrides Meet the Funder Roadshow 2016’ to take place throughout the islands in February...

Have You Ever Considered Fostering?

Be a Foster Carer and Change Lives Forever : Do you have time, patience and understanding to give to children? ...

Food Safety - Shellfish Biotoxin Results

Updated: Shellfish Biotoxin Results...

Monday 25th January

Cleansing Services - Organic and Residual Bin Collection Dates

Uist and Barra 2016 dates added...

Business Gateway - Workshop Programme

Winter 2016 programme...

Press Release - Crofting Concerns

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Vice-Chair of Sustainable Development, Cllr Donald Crichton, has written to Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Richard Lochead MSP, expressing concern at the delays crofters are experiencing with regard to Basic Payments Scheme payments that crofters and farmers are entitled to under the CAP...

Press Release - Consultation Report Udal

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is pleased to announce the completion of Stage 2 of its consultation exercise on the potential of the Udal Archaeology Project...

European Direct Information Centre - Articles, News and Events

Copernicus – Europe’s Eyes on Earth
Skills and Jobs
Integrated Approach to Energy Efficiency
EU Funding to Strengthen Cross Border Links

Building Standards - Building Warrant Applications

Performance Indicators updated...

Consultations

Integration Joint Board - Strategic Plan Consultation updated...

Friday 22nd January

Press Release - WISE Power Launches Engagement Tool for Onshore Wind farms

WISE Power is an EU project which aims to significantly improve local engagement and support for wind turbines through increasing local community participation in the site selection, planning and implementation of wind energy projects...

Wednesday 20th January

Development Plan Consultations

Documents added...

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Press Release - Delayed Flights Compensation

CnES Trading Standards are advising airline passengers who have experienced flight delays that they may be entitled to claim compensation under European Law...

Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards

The Scottish Civic Trust is presently accepting nominations for buildings, places, spaces and people for the My Place Awards 2016...

Tuesday 19th January

Press Release - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Budget

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar budget consultation meetings are continuing throughout this week with meetings taking place in Barra this evening (Tuesday 19th), North and South Uist on Wednesday and Stornoway on Thursday...

Comhairle Budget 2016-18

Comhairle Consultation : The Comhairle held an additional meeting on Tuesday 13 January 2016 to consider the Settlement and what budget choices to consult on. The Main Report and Supplementary Report set out the overall position and recommended areas of consultation. A Consultation Paper is now available and can be returned either by post or email. It is also possible to respond to the consultation by completing an Online Survey...

Education and Children's Services - Schools

Infant Enrolement to school 2016 (PDF 92k) added...

Human Resources - Organisational Development

SPI3 - Benchmarking updated...

Monday 18th January

Licensing

Occasional Licences updated...
In the future Occasional and Premises Licences will be posted on the tellmescotland.gov.uk public information portal ...

Human Resources - Organisational Development - Performance

SPI2 - Community Care updated...

Outer Hebrides Child Protection - What's New

Vulnerable Children & Young People at Risk of Significant Harm...

Press Release - Comhairle Budget Consultation Meetings

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar budget consultation meetings will be held throughout the Western Isles this week...

Press Release - End Of Term Activities At Sgoil Lionacleit Raise £1,250 For Accuvein Scanners In The Western Isles

Over the years it has been a custom at Sgoil Lionacleit to organise a retiring collection after the Christmas Assembly with the proceeds going to a local charity. It was decided that the money collected at the Christmas 2015 Assembly should go towards the fundraising for Accuvein Scanners..

Press Release - Comhairle has new ePlanning Portal

In line with ePlanning nationally, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is investing in ePlanning as part of its commitment to become more electronic and save the customer some time and money in the process...

Western Isles Health & Social Care Partnership

Strategic Plan Consultation...

Press Release - CnES announces Students Summer Placement Scheme 2016

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is offering Gaelic-speaking students and organisations which work through the medium of Gaelic the opportunity to participate in the 2016 Summer Placement Scheme...

Lewis Sports Centre

Kick Start - Early Morning Circuits Taster Sessions ...
Get lean in 2016 ...

Thursday 14th January

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

European Direct Information Centre - Newsletters

January 2016 Newsletter added...

Press Release - Budget Consultation

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has agreed to go out to consultation on reducing expenditure on a range of service areas in advance of setting its budget for 2016/17...

Press Release - Public Consultation Events – IJB Draft Strategic Plan

A series of public consultation events will be held in the Western Isles in January and February 2016...

Planning Service - ePlanning

Planning applications can now be submitted via the ePlanning.scot planning portal which was launched on 13 January 2016.  From this date, any new applications should be submitted using this portal...

Wednesday 13th January

Building Standards

FAQ's updated...

Press Release - New Year, New Learning

Community Learning Hebrides is launching a new programme of community learning classes for Spring 2016...

Outer Hebrides Child Protection Committee

Minutes of Business Meetings updated...

Tuesday 12th January

Community Learning and Development

Programme of Community Learning Classes & Workshops (January - March 2016)...

European Direct Information Centre - Articles, News and Events

The Role of Vocational Education and Training in Combating Early Leaving
Interreg VB Atlantic Area Programme
Migration, Cybersecurity and Public Sector Websites - This Week in the European Parliament
Creative Europe Programme and Creative Europe Desk UK

Monday 11th January

Press Release - Comhairle Meetings

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is this week holding Special Meetings of Policy and Resources Committee and the Comhairle in relation to the implications of the Comhairle’s financial settlement which was announced on 16th December...

Committees

January Series 2016 : Policy & Resources and Full Council agendas added...
Environment and Protective Services Committee - Urgent Items added...

Museum & Tasglann nan Eilean

December 2015 e-bulletin added...

Consumer & Environmental Services - Licensing and Registration

Miscellaneous Licences : Cooling Towers Registration...

Press Release - SSE Roadshow

Cllr Angus Campbell, Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar said: “Fuel poverty is one of the most serious issues facing the Outer Hebrides with the highest levels (71%) of households in fuel poverty...

The Queen’s 90th Birthday Beacons 21st April 2016

A guide to taking part...

Business Gateway

Approved Funding In 2015 updated...

Friday 8th January

Committees

January Environment and Protective Services Agenda added...

Thursday 7th January

Community Learning and Development

Learning Community Area CLD Action plans added...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Lewis Sports Centre

Western Isles Badmington Open...

Comhairle Budget 2016-18

Following the UK Spending Review on 25 November 2015 the Allocations for Scottish Local Authorities were announced as part of the Scottish Budget on 16 December 2015. The Comhairle is holding an additional meeting on Tuesday 13 January 2016 to consider the Settlement and this will be followed by further public consultation...

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar - Books And Reading

New Books list updated...

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Wednesday 6th January

Lewis Sports Centre

Pay and Play Football Coaching 2016 Primary 3, 4 & 5...
ISL Primary 3, 4 & 5 Multi/Ball Sports : Thursdays 3:50pm - 4:50pm...
ISL Primary 1 & 2 Football Coaching 2016 : Fridays 3.50pm - 4.50pm...
ISL Primary 1 & 2 Football Coaching 2016 : Saturdays 9am - 10am...

Isle of Harris Sports Centre

Public notice...
Updated Timetable / Price List: Monday 11th January 2016 - Saturday 2nd April 2016...

Press Release - STATEMENT ON AIR SERVICES

Commenting on the suggestion that Island Councils should be involved in running air services, the Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Cllr Angus Campbell, said....

Child Protection - What's New

Current items updated...